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    With Amazon's Prime Day now on everyone's mind, you can't blame consumers for a bit of skepticism about which product "deals" are really deals.
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    What I learned from my quest fix a an expensive amplifier at two very different sound equipment shops.
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    The suggestion that success will result from mere ownership of a "first-party data asset" is misleading at best.
  • The Path To Cutting The Cord
    The issue is not whether you can easily cut the cord or not. The challenge lies in what you're replacing your cords with.
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    When the world seems increasingly bizarre and unpredictable, we look for things we can still control, like the contents of our sock drawer.
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    in the end, robots don't lay brick, or carpeting, or install light fixtures, or hang wallpaper -- or do hundreds of other jobs that require human hands, math and labor.
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    Our algorithms should counter our biases, not amplify them. But that only happens if we're willing to acknowledge we have them.
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    The company that invented its own holiday -- Prime Day -- is in a unique position to shape the views of consumers on sustainability.
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