Much has been written on The Two Pizza Rule used at Amazon; i.e. that no team should be larger than one that can be fed with two pizzas. Makes sense. We've all experienced teams and meetings that are just too large. What are some good (but perhaps quirky) rules you've encountered? Here's my partial list: No staff paper shall exceed two pages. Show More Summary
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Someone at Amazon is trying to tweet, and they want some feedback. Well, speaking as a Twitter expert, Amazon did not do this right. I don’t make the rules. Sorry, better luck next time. Read more...
At 2.7 million square miles, the Amazon Jungle is the world’s largest rainforest. Researchers now believe the rainforest has different levels of photosynthesis, with more during the dry season. They report that more extreme droughts due to climate change could negatively affect the rainforest’s ability to sequester carbon through photosynthesis.
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The half life of a pair of socks (meaning the time it takes to lose half the pair) is a few months at most, so stock up on athletic socks from Under Armour, Asics, and more in today’s Amazon Gold Box. Read more...
SEATTLE — The most talked about new building in downtown Seattle is Amazon's bubble building, which is going up at the base of one of the company's new high-rises. On Thursday, Amazon Global Real Estate and Facilities Director John Schoettler...Show More Summary
See sample pages from this book at Wink. How to Pack for Any Trip Lonely Planet 2016, 160 pages, 7 x 4.7 x 0.5 inches (softcover) $12 Buy a copy on Amazon I’ve bought many a travel guidebooks from Lonely Planet before jumping on a plane, but this is the first I’ve seen from the adventure publisher that guides you before you leave the house. Show More Summary
Right now you can pick up a pair of Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones for just $100 at Amazon, which happens to be the lowest price available for these headphones. These are the redesigned headphones that offer a slimmer profile, a softly padded headband, memory foam ear cushions and more. Show More Summary
IN THE MAIL: From Rod Walker, Mutiny in Space. Plus, today only at Amazon: Save at Least 20% on Whynter Portable Air Conditioners. And, also today only: Up to 35% Off Athletic Socks. We have the original FitDesk and it’s great. Plus: Save up to 30% on ECR4Kids furniture and Purell hand sanitizer. And: 70% […]
You can’t escape the Heat Dome, but you can at least keep it out of your house. Today only, Amazon’s Gold Box features deals on a half dozen portable air conditioners. Read more...
Finding a good deal on Amazon on USB flash drives can be difficult. It's not that solid bargains are hard to come by, it's that there are just so many deep discounts on memory products that sifting through them all can be tricky at best and a downright pain in the butt at worst. Show More Summary
(T)he thing that worries me...Silicon Valley's fundamental business model, I look at it like Monopoly...Google, Airbnb, Uber, Amazon. Monopolies mean you only have one place to sell...I don't like this winner-take-all model, this Google model. Show More Summary
Amazon is currently selling the Amazon Echo for just $139.99 as a “certified refurbished” unit. That’s a good $40 discount off a brand new unit, which Amazon describes as being “refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like...Show More Summary
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We’ve worked through the Amazon Deals to find the best of the best. Today, you can bolster your Blu-ray collection, get some exercise, and even discover the time at a discount. DC TV Show Collections Comic Con just wrapped up, and everyone is buzzing with all things geeky. Show More Summary
IN THE MAIL: How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life. Plus, today only at Amazon: Hoover WindTunnel 3 Pro Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum, 46% off. And, also today only: Save BIG on This FitDesk Under Desk Elliptical. We have the original FitDesk and it’s great. Plus: Up to 40% off Kids’ Ride-ons. […]
Posted by tallen1985 Have you taken a look at Google Shopping recently? Okay, so it isn’t quite the ecommerce monster that Amazon or eBay are, and yes, it’s only filled with sponsored posts. Playing around with it, however, proves that it provides a decent experience. And that experience got me thinking. Show More Summary
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