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Aug 22, 2015

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Six Colors
 
Interview starts at 17:44 and ends at 42:27
 
I hope the E Ink readers stick around, because I do love them. But it’s going to be a niche market. It’s going to be for people who are dedicated book readers who are willing to spend at least a little bit of money for a nice, distraction-free experience. 
 
News
“Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace” by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld at The New York Times - August 15, 2015
“Was Portrayal of Amazon’s Brutal Workplace on Target?” - blog post by Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor of The New York Times - August 18, 2015
“Jeff Bezos Responds to brutal NYT story, says it doesn’t represent the Amazon he leads” by John Cook at GeekWire - August 16, 2015
An Amazon employee’s response to NYT article at LinkedIn - August 16, 2015
 
Tech Tips
"How to renew digital titles” at Overdrive
 
Interview with Jason Snell
Jason Snell’s Six Colors blog
National Novel Writing Month
Upgrade podcast episode #8 with Jason Snell and Scott McNulty re: Kindle Voyage
 
Content
Amazon’s Fall Reading Preview
French translation of David Foster Wallace’s masterpiece Infinite Jest (Slate)
(Available at amazon.fr)
 
Next Week’s Guest
Sara Nelson, editorial director at Amazon.com

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD. 
 
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