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What happens when Amazon comes to your town? So many cities want Amazon’s second headquarters. We get it. We here in Seattle have the first one. And it’s changed us – physically, emotionally. Psyche and soul.

What happens when Amazon comes to your town? So many cities want Amazon’s second headquarters. We get it. We here in Seattle have the first one. And it’s changed us – physically, emotionally. Psyche and soul.
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What happens when Amazon comes to your town? So many cities want Amazon’s second headquarters. We get it. We here in Seattle have the first one. And it’s changed us – physically, emotionally. Psyche and soul.

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English


Episodes

When Amazon becomes your block watch captain

4/15/2019
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In this season finale of Prime(d), we go deep into how neighborhood social networks and surveillance are changing our behavior in our neighborhoods.

Duration:00:31:15

Will technology save us?

4/8/2019
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We hosted a debate with some big thinkers.

Duration:00:23:06

Are you ready for Amazon to be the brains in your house?

4/1/2019
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On this episode of Prime(d), we talk with David Choffnes, Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Northeastern University. He helps run a lab studying IoT devices.

Duration:00:18:05

Meet the coders who hear you yell at Alexa

3/25/2019
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As we say in the radio biz – the mic is always on.

Duration:00:27:27

I delivered packages for Amazon. Here's what I learned

3/18/2019
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The last mile of delivery is the hardest. And for the biggest internet retailer in the U.S., sometimes FedEx, UPS and the USPS aren't enough. That's why Amazon created an army of gig workers paid demand-based wages to deliver packages using their own personal vehicles.

Duration:00:15:37

We wanted fast delivery. Amazon delivered. What’s next?

3/11/2019
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Where is our addiction to Amazon's instant gratification taking us?

Duration:00:24:58

Amazon's online dominance may actually spark joy for brick-and-mortar

3/4/2019
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Are you ready for a future where you browse for knick knacks while cameras watch and analyze your every move? Well, it may already be here.

Duration:00:21:44

Alexa, does this online retailer make me look cool?

2/25/2019
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Seattle isn’t particularly known for its fashion sense, but a breakthrough might be coming from those tech offices in South Lake Union.

Duration:00:25:04

There's no escaping Amazon in your life

2/18/2019
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People might think they can wean themselves off Amazon. But they can’t, not really.

Duration:00:23:26

Amazon calls it splitsville with New York

2/14/2019
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Amazon broke up with New York City on Valentine’s Day. Or maybe, New York broke up with them. Either way, Amazon is not moving in and New York is moving on.

Duration:00:14:37

Could grocery delivery drones be in our future?

2/11/2019
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The online grocery business is a real tough nut to crack.

Duration:00:23:30

Is Amazon too big to trust?

2/4/2019
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One study found that Amazon is one of the most trusted institutions in the country.

Duration:00:24:19

Will Amazon push out New York’s beloved bodegas? We went to Queens to find out

1/10/2019
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There are those that have been expecting big changes for a neighborhood in Queens, New York called Long Island City.

Duration:00:19:58

It's a wonderful Amazon life. Right?

12/18/2018
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Two decades ago, people stood in long lines at real, physical stores in order to stock the space underneath the evergreen tree twinkling in their living room.

Duration:00:20:11

Amazon's HQ2s: On the corner of optimism and concern

11/21/2018
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In this special mini-episode of Prime(d) we'll hear some of the first impressions from Amazon's new neighbors.

Duration:00:12:52

Is Amazon seriously going to split the baby?

11/6/2018
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News has been leaking that in its search for a second headquarters, the online retail giant may not just pick one location to set up shop.

Duration:00:05:25

Real talk from your Seattle friends about hosting Amazon

3/15/2018
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We recently hosted a debate to answer a simple question: Is Amazon good for Seattle? And the answer is: We don’t really know for certain. But the debate...

Duration:00:12:04

Welcome to Seattle. The cloud is watching you

2/1/2018
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Amazon is the place where you buy stuff and then it magically appears at your front door. Or, more recently, it's the place where you go to buy a...

Duration:00:17:30