Trevor Pinch: Unmasking Amazon.com’s Top Product Reviewers

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When Trevor Pinch, professor of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell, was a guest in Edinburgh he mentioned his survey with Filip Kesler of Amazon reviewers. The study focuses on how the ranking system influences the…

Fulfillment: Amazon’s Operations

Amazon Fulfilment Centre near Swansea south Wales opens its doors to the media during their pre-Christmas order rush

Earlier in the year we had a fascinating talk to our MBA class from John Abate of Amazon in Dunfermline. A long time ago I was involved in developing control systems for distribution systems and the…

Value of Words

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C J Sansom’s counter-factual history of Britain in the fifties, Dominion, is in the top ten UK fiction hardback sales list, selling, according to the Guardian, selling nearly 8000 copies per week. The reviews have been…