Archive for month: August, 2015

Working at Amazon

31 August, 2015 (09:06) | Uncategorized | By: seth

By now you have certainly heard of the NYT piece (or as I like to refer to it, the NYT hit piece) on working at Amazon.  And if you are truly interested, you may have read: Jeff Bezos’ response and some random employee’s response (that Jeff makes mention of) As a current Amazonian, I have […]

The colors of Microsoft–revisited again

10 August, 2015 (11:36) | Uncategorized | By: seth

In this September 2012 blog post I posited on what the colors of the (then new) Microsoft logo represented The Four Colors of the New Microsoft Company Logo I was just riffing… I had no inside knowledge, and was leveraging what others before me had suggested.  Here in summary is what I said: Today for […]

Amazon and Testing in Productions: Some good, some bad

7 August, 2015 (08:52) | Uncategorized | By: seth

Amazon has a well deserved reputation of being data-driven in its decision making.  TiP is a vital part of this, but may not have always been approached as a legitimate methodology instead of an ad hoc approach.  An example of the latter can be seen by anyone on the production site who searches for […]