When I first heard about this, I thought it was a joke. But sure enough, Amazon’s R&D lab is hoping to start using drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less by 2015. The project is called Amazon Prime Air and if it can get through all of the hurdles in front [...]
I like this. A lot. Kickstarter already sort of does this, but seeing it rolled out on a much larger scale is something I’d love to see. PayPal is great I suppose, but having Amazon in the mix will be sweet.
Rich people doing rich people things.
Photographer Ben Roberts worked with The Financial Times to get exclusive images of an Amazon fulfillment center in Rugeley, Staffordshire, UK. The place is insanely organized and clean, and not to mention, very, very large (“the size of 9 football pitches”). The fulfillment center is housed inside an unassuming blue box warehouse that stood on the grounds of [...]