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Jeff Bezos: If You Have a Problem With Amazon, Email Me

Jeff Bezos hopes his minions are “having fun” and “laughing along the way.” The mega-billionaire said as much in a staff memo to address the accusations of widespread villainy and abuse in the ranks of Amazon’s best and brightest. “Dear Amazonians,” the memo begins. It should say: “Dear Amazombies.” » 8/17/15 1:50pm 8/17/15 1:50pm

Finally, Someone's Designing a Fix for the Nightmarish Open Plan Office

When the door slid closed, everything went silent. I couldn’t hear any of the chatter or construction outside. It was weirdly cozy. I was sitting in a tiny pod—wrapped in a deep green felt, with its own built-in bench, desk, and lighting—designed by a company waging war on the open office. » 6/15/15 11:55am 6/15/15 11:55am

Say Goodbye to Quirky Products (Sort of)

Quirky is becoming a much different kind of Quirky. Put bluntly, the democratic design pioneer needs money and is radically changing its direction. Part of that new direction involves no longer making or selling Quirky products, but Quirky—and its community—will still help giant corporations like GE design products. » 6/12/15 1:05pm 6/12/15 1:05pm