July 1, 2018.
Dawn broke over the milking yards Downunder as the roosters clucked and the hens crowed, for Amazon USA had indeed blocked shipments to Australia and everything was now topsy.
Then it all went quiet as an emu climbed atop a wombat for a peck at the shearer’s screen. Sure enough, the message from Mr. Bezos there didn’t make sense. Continue reading
Late last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that US businesses must levy State sales taxes on all goods sold according to each target State’s regime thresholds.
In giving its opinion the court revealed that Amazon is already complying with this burden. In other words Amazon’s computers are dealing with roughly 50 separate sales taxes—and nary a hiccup’s been heard. Continue reading
The hardest thing to being creative is resisting the urge to be popular. Continue reading
Late last week Amazon Dot Com announced it would block its US website to Australia beginning July 1. Continue reading
In what must be a first for social media, a platform has purposefully disabled the utility of a share counter. Continue reading
Maybe next year as the luge screams down the ice in the Winter Olympics they’ll say the winner flashed by “as fast as 2017”. Aren’t these years getting quicker? Continue reading
Life has a way of filling its vessel with substance whether we’re wishing it a fair wind or setting its rigging to survive the tumble of its seas. Continue reading
One thing the news never seems to get right is the use of the allegation. Continue reading
I came across this saying today while doing some meditation:
Notice how the world around you looks and feels when the mind is unhappy or agitated and again when it is happy and calm. Our perception defines our experience.
– Headspace Inc.
Those who forget the past are bound to relive it, a saying goes. Which means in a nutshell: know your history. And this sentiment I feel, is most productive launching into a creative new year. Continue reading