May 19, 2017
Co-founder of Tor Labs
Interview starts at 16:53 and ends at 40:00
“This story is 14 episodes, and it is about security chief Dakota Prentiss and Matt Salem, who are both ex-military, working at a secret military base that happens to have a flying saucer, an alien, and a mysterious thing called the harp. No one really knows quite what it does. They instantly fall in love with one another, but the hitch is that when you sign up for this gig there is an absolute, ironclad no-fraternization policy. ”
“Amazon Echo Silver” on Saturday Night Live (YouTube video) - May 13, 2017
“8 People Test Their Accents on Siri, Echo and Google Home | Wired” (YouTube video) - May 16, 2017
Seattle Times editorial on Amazon’s donation of space to Mary’s Place homeless shelter - May 14, 2017
“Why Silicon Valley is All Wrong about Amazon’s Echo Show” by Chris Messina at Medium - May 11, 2017
“Alexa Calling Has a Major Privacy Flaw” by elise oras at Medium - May 12, 2017
“Amazon says caller blocking for Alexa/Echo is coming, amid customer complaints” by Todd Bishop at GeekWire - May 13, 2017
Interview with Jennifer Gunnels
“Tor Books Launching ‘Tor Labs’, a New Serialized Fiction Podcast Imprint” - Tor Books press release on May 1, 2017.
Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI) by Ted Chiang
Felix & Paul Studios (VR)
Steal the Stars by Nat Cassidy - available for pre-order with delivery on November 7, 2017
“Amazon Prime Reading Launches in the UK” by Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader - May 18, 2017
“Amazon Starts Weekly Bestseller Lists” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly - May 18, 2017
Next Week’s Guest
Mark Sullivan, author of Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.
Please Join the Kindle Chronicles group at Goodreads!