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Amazon.com: Amazon Values
Whether you are an individual contributor or a manager of a large team, you are an Amazon leader. These are our leadership principles and every Amazonian is guided by these principles.
amazon  hiring  leadership 
october 2012 by tysone
Nick Bergus » How I became Amazon’s pitchman for a 55-gallon drum of personal lubricant on Facebook
My career as a personal-lubricant pitchman started with a favorited tweet on Stellar that linked to Amazon where, for just $1,495, anyone could purchase a 55-gallon drum of Passion Natural water-based lubricant (and save 46 percent off list!).
privacy  advertising  amazon 
march 2012 by tysone
From the New York Times Bestseller Lists
nytapi  nytimes  reading  literature  amazon  books 
august 2009 by tysone
Test Center: Slacker databases break all the old rules
Amazon SimpleDB, Apache CouchDB, Google App Engine, and Persevere, offering far greater simplicity than SQL, may have a better way of storing data for your Web app
cloud  databases  amazon 
march 2009 by tysone
The New York Times Archives + Amazon Web Services = TimesMachine - Open - Code - New York Times Blog
Jesus: "We ingested 405,000 very large TIFF images, 3.3 million articles in SGML and 405,000 xml files mapping articles to rectangular regions in the TIFF’s ... converted to a more web-friendly 810,000 PNG images and 405,000 JavaScript files"
impressive  nytimes  data  amazon  cloud  journalism 
may 2008 by tysone
A First Look at Amazon SimpleDB - Open - Code - New York Times Blog
Like golf, high-end scalable architecture used to be just a rich man’s game. But Amazon is working to change that.
grid  nytimes  webdev  amazon 
december 2007 by tysone

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