Tag : Amazon

Alexa, what should I wear today?

2 months ago / 0 comments

Earlier this year, electronic commerce mogul Amazon released a truly innovative piece of technology: a voice-controlled selfie camera to help you decide what to wear and give fashion tips, in a way not dissimilar to Queer Eye’s Tan France – except, of course, without the human warmth, friendliness, and the … Read More

Alexa Should I Invest in Amazon Shares?

3 months ago / 0 comments

In Autumn 2011, Apple Inc. launched Siri as a feature on its then-current iPhone, the 4S. Although far from perfect, Siri was fun, and intriguing – in so much as trying to work out what accents and phrases it might understand. Fast forward a few years and now we’re spoilt … Read More

Amazon’s Minimum Wage: Compassion or Trade Union Influence?

3 months ago / 0 comments

This week, it was announced by Amazon owner Jeff Bezos that all Amazon workers were to receive a minimum wage increase (to $15 an hour in the United States and £9.50 outside of London in the United Kingdom). While this has been widely and rightly praised by members of the … Read More

Review: The Purge

3 months ago / 0 comments

‘The Purge’ is a thrilling, four-part drama that follows the premise of the original films: for one night only, everything is legal. While the films were limited in only following one or two characters each purge, the series trails several characters of different genders, ethnicities, classes and political alliances. This … Read More

Business or Betrayal? Amazon Set to Rival Partners UPS and FedEx With Their Own Delivery Service

1 year ago / 0 comments

It was recently revealed that the world leading e-commerce company, Amazon, have begun to test the possibility of providing a delivery service to customers. The business currently relies upon long-term partners UPS and FedEx amongst others to distribute millions of packages throughout the world, many of which are ordered through … Read More

Good Grief, it’s a new coral reef

2 years ago / 0 comments

A 3,600-square mile coral reef ecosystem has been discovered beneath the murky waters of the Amazon river’s mouth and is now known as one of the greatest reef systems in the world! This 600-mile-long reef stretches along the coast of French Guiana and northern Brazil and was discovered by a … Read More

What’s new in science this week?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Polling found to still be best predictor of election results: In a study from the University of Houston, researchers have found that global polling can predict up to 90% of election outcomes from around the world. Despite the views of some, in light of Donald Trump’s surprise election, the study shows … Read More

From past to present – Amazon

2 years ago / 0 comments

Since its birth in 1995 Amazon has shook the business world and has revolutionised the way we buy our goods! Everyone knows the name, yet only a few people know its story.  In this short article I will try and tell you all a little more about how a man … Read More

Amazon’s Next Revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

Siri, Google Now and Cortana are all names many of us are familiar with, the clever voice assistants that reside in our mobiles and tablets. When first introduced, these services were hailed as the future of user interaction with technology, but no such future has surfaced (other than using them … Read More

TV | Transparent a success for Amazon

4 years ago / 0 comments

Transparent, set in Los Angeles, focuses on a divorced transgendered father’s transition from Mort to Moira, and the lives of her three emerging adult children. We’re introduced to the oldest child, Sarah’s mundane family life, middle child Josh’s successful career in film, and the youngest, Ali’s life in limbo, jobless … Read More