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Jun 2, 2017

Inventor of the Hashtag

Interview starts at 12:30 and ends at 44:11

“Your pocket is now your garage, right. If one time you used to buy a car to sort of have in the garage to be like, ‘Wow. Look at this. I’m just going to go out and look at my baby.’ I think that in a similar way Apple thinks very similarly about computer products. And Amazon, meanwhile, is striking a much more ordinary context, like ‘Don’t think too hard about technology.’ But it should be there to enable your life to be easier, be simpler. ”


“Amazon’s stock price crosses $1,000 amid Wall Street love fest” by Ángel González at The Seattle Times - May 30, 2017

“The most bullish Amazon analyst on Wall Street thinks the stock will soar another 47% from here” by Akin Oyedele at Business Insider - May 10, 2016

Echo Look - $200 at

Tech Tips

“Now you can read your Kindle books in Virtual Reality” by Bufo Calvin at I Love My Kindle

Interview with Chris Messina

“Why Silicon Valley is all wrong about Amazon’s Echo Show” by Chris Messina at Medium - May 11, 2017

“Seeing Genius in Negative Space” by Chris Messina at Medium - May 19, 2015

“Introducing Echo Show” video at YouTube - May 9, 2017

Echo Show product page at Amazon

Internet Relay Chat (IRC)


“Groups for Twitter; or A Proposal for Twitter Tag Channels” by Chris Messina at - August 25, 2007

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2017

Steve Jobs in 1980 comparing computers to car models (YouTube)

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