Commentary: A teen’s take on the Pebble smartwatch

Over the last several months, I’ve been testing the Pebble smartwatch and thinking about the future of wearable technology. The Pebble links by Bluetooth wireless technology to my cell phone and allows me to access certain information on my wrist rather than on my phone. Here are the pros and cons of the Pebble smartwatch. One… Read More


Former Amazon employee who survived Bezos tirade: New book captures ‘fierce competition’ and ‘demanding environment’

It is January 2003. I am sitting in the Seattle headquarters of, surrounded by the “S-Team,” a group of the retail internet giant’s senior-most executives. I find myself the center of attention. Unfortunately, this is because our founding CEO, Jeff Bezos, is shouting at me. “The answer to that question begins with a number!” he… Read More