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Leaders from LinkedIn, Amazon, and Tesla say these are the 5 trends shaping talent development

March 2nd, 2018 at 10:56 am » Comments Off

Leaders in the learning and talent development space discuss trends affecting the future of corporate training.

A $42 million ‘10,000 year clock’ is being installed on Jeff Bezos’ property

February 23rd, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took to Twitter to announce that construction of the 10,000 year clock has begun on his property in Texas, with a view to encourage thinking about humanity in the long term.

If workers slack off the wristband will know. (And Amazon has a patent for it.)

February 9th, 2018 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

Employees at an Amazon warehouse in Carteret, N.J. The e-commerce giant has been known to experiment in-house with new technology before selling it worldwide.CreditBryan Anselm for The New York Times

‘Don’t think a robot could do this’: Warehouse workers aren’t worried for their jobs

January 28th, 2018 at 4:35 pm » Comments Off

The wheels of a tall, metal cart squeak as Chris Beatty, 26, pulls it through a maze of aisles inside a cosmetics warehouse in Burlington, N.J.

7 things Amazon will be selling you by 2028

January 15th, 2018 at 4:20 pm » Comments Off

Amazon has found its way into just about every part of people’s shopping lives. Once a fledgling online bookstore, the tech giant has changed retail as we know it. It has disrupted the selling of gadgets, household goods, and now even high-end groceries, having snapped up Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.

What Amazon’s Alexa economy pays the people building its skills

January 14th, 2018 at 12:38 pm » Comments Off

Who’s creating Alexa skills? Indie developers and marketing companies looking to profit from voice-controlled computing. Some cash in, and some don’t.

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history

January 11th, 2018 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person of all time. That should put an Amazon smile on his face.

Thanks to Thanksgiving shoppers, Jeff Bezos is now the world’s only living $100-billion man

November 29th, 2017 at 10:21 am » Comments Off

Jeff Bezos had a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend. After record-breaking weekend sales, Amazon’s stock price hit an all-time high of $1,213.41 a share on Monday. That pushed Bezos’ net worth to over $100 billion, which is up 35% from the same period last year, according to Bloomberg.

Silicon Valley isn’t just disrupting democracy—it’s replacing it

October 11th, 2017 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

If you want to understand the threat that Silicon Valley poses to culture at large, consider Apple’s $5 billion headquarters. The Cupertino, California, building may seem like paradise to some, with striking architecture—a donut-shaped building featuring the world’s largest piece of curved glass—and lavish details like iPhone-inspired elevator buttons and patented pizza boxes that prevent […]

Would Amazon accepting bitcoin lead to the breakthrough of cryptocurrency

October 4th, 2017 at 10:49 am » Comments Off

Unverified rumors that Amazon (AMZN) will start accepting Bitcoin (COIN) (OTCQX:GBTC) have been shaking cryptocurrency communities lately. Though these rumors might prove to be untrue in the end, facts are that there seems to exist lots of demand for this new way of payment. There even was an online petition to convince Jeff Bezos to […]

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