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Behind Amazon’s quirky smile logo lurks a cold and calculating giant machine. Author Kalpanik S. reveals his own smile as he tells the somewhat quirky story of his complex, and often hilarious, relationship with Amazon. From the sophisticated wit in his portrayal of the courtship period in “How To Get Hired By Amazon In Ten Days”, to the dark humor of the disillusionment ...more
Kindle Edition, second, 220 pages
Published November 28th 2011 by Center of Artificial Imagination
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Jerome Brooke
Jan 22, 2014 Jerome Brooke rated it it was amazing
Books and Book Sellers are not what they used to be. The future was never seen clearly by all those writers of F & SF. Indeed, who would have predicted that the nice paperbacks would be snatched from our hands? Who would have foreseen that the old book stores would turn into pizza joints ? This book is well done. The book itself is structured, and reads, very well. So, what is next? Multimedia? Better readers ? Replacements for ecommerce itself, and ebooks? Just relax and enjoy. For 200 plus ...more
Wanda Hartzenberg
Dec 10, 2013 Wanda Hartzenberg rated it it was ok
Wrong book. Correct author.

Into the Heart of the Mind by Kalpanik S
I have to confess, this story confused me. The POV and the voice used for the narrative is not one I am used to reading. Not being a US citizen lots of the comparisons did not hit home for me.

I think if the author switched from the passive voice to the active voice I might have liked this better.
In all, I think you should read it yourself and make up your own mind.
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grundoon
Dec 10, 2013 grundoon rated it it was ok
2.5 There's some good material in here, but it really needs to feel less like a haphazard collection of blog entries. I'd be interested in reading an expanded account of his experiences throughout the industry, but it's unlikely I'd seek out more of these circumspect single-period journal-esque works - he's bright and clearly has much worth sharing; I wish he'd simply do so.
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