When Amazon becomes your block watch captain

In this season finale of Prime(d), we go deep into how neighborhood social networks and surveillance are changing our behavior in our neighborhoods.

Will technology save us?

We hosted a debate with some big thinkers.

Are you ready for Amazon to be the brains in your house?

On this episode of Prime(d), we talk with David Choffnes, Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Northeastern University. He helps run a lab studying IoT devices.

Meet the coders who hear you yell at Alexa

As we say in the radio biz – the mic is always on.

I delivered packages for Amazon. Here's what I learned

The last mile of delivery is the hardest. And for the biggest internet retailer in the U.S., sometimes FedEx, UPS and the USPS aren't enough. That's why Amazon created an army of gig workers paid demand-based wages to deliver packages using their own personal vehicles.

We wanted fast delivery. Amazon delivered. What's next?

Where is our addiction to Amazon's instant gratification taking us?

Amazon's online dominance may actually spark joy for brick-and-mortar

Are you ready for a future where you browse for knick knacks while cameras watch and analyze your every move? Well, it may already be here.

Alexa, does this online retailer make me look cool?

Seattle isn't particularly known for its fashion sense, but a breakthrough might be coming from those tech offices in South Lake Union.

There's no escaping Amazon in your life

People might think they can wean themselves off Amazon. But they can't, not really.

Amazon calls it splitsville with New York

Amazon broke up with New York City on Valentine's Day. Or maybe, New York broke up with them. Either way, Amazon is not moving in and New York is moving on.

Could grocery delivery drones be in our future?

The online grocery business is a real tough nut to crack.

Is Amazon too big to trust?

One study found that Amazon is one of the most trusted institutions in the country.

Will Amazon push out New York's beloved bodegas? We went to Queens to find out

There are those that have been expecting big changes for a neighborhood in Queens, New York called Long Island City.

Will Amazon push out New York's beloved bodegas? We went to Queens to find out

It's a wonderful Amazon life. Right?


Amazon's HQ2s: On the corner of optimism and concern

In this special mini-episode of Prime(d) we'll hear some of the first impressions from Amazon's new neighbors.

Seattle sets two new places at the Amazon family table


Seriously? Will Amazon split the baby?


Real talk from your Seattle friends about hosting Amazon

We recently hosted a debate to answer a simple question: Is Amazon good for Seattle? And the answer is: We don't really know for certain. But the debate...

Welcome to Seattle. The cloud is watching you

Amazon is the place where you buy stuff and then it magically appears at your front door. Or, more recently, it's the place where you go to buy a...

Where is Amazon headed? Let's go to the (dart) board

Amazon has released its list of 20 finalists for the company's next headquarters. Many of the chosen don't come as big surprises: Chicago, Boston, New...

A robot wrote this headline! Your job is next

This is a crazy time of year for online retail behemoth Amazon – especially for their robots. Robots have already taken over a lot of the work in Kent's...

At Amazon the job is to eliminate work

We know, you want the jobs. That's why you're offering billions of dollars and other sweet kickbacks to get Amazon to move to your town.

Is Amazon your guilty pleasure?

We're a conflicted bunch. On one hand, we love to hate Amazon in Seattle because the city grew too fast and it's made problems for a lot of people. But...

Amazon's next city: Learn from our fail

A couple of years ago, a semitruck carrying a load of fish overturned on the Alaskan Way Viaduct during rush hour on a Tuesday. We get it: This is...