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How Amazon Loses

John Battelle | Newco Shift | 10th October 2018

A diligent geek analyses with rising irritation the many ways in which Amazon’s algorithms nudge and game him while he shops online for a generic antiseptic. It seems that you can have fast, or cheap, or a brand-name, but only two of those three. “There’s a lot going on. I’ve narrowed my cho…

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