Podcast: Exponent 040 – BuzzFeed and Amazon

On the newest episode of Exponent, the podcast I co-host with James Allworth:

In this week’s episode Ben and James discuss BuzzFeed in the context of the Brother Orange story, the discuss Amazon’s Dash Button and Home Services initiative, along with a dive into the technical details of Amazon’s balance sheet (sorry, it’s a bit dry) and why Ben is nervous.


  • Matt Stopera: I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life – BuzzFeed
  • Ben Thompson: Why BuzzFeed is the Most Important News Organization in the World – Stratechery
  • Matt Stopera: Who Is This Man And Why Are His Photos Showing Up On My Phone? – BuzzFeed
  • Peter Osborne: Why I have resigned from the Telegraph – OpenDemocracy
  • Introducing Amazon Dash Button – Amazon
  • Introducing Amazon Dash Replenishment Service – Amazon
  • Amazon Home Services – Amazon
  • Ben Thompson: Losing my Amazon Religion – Amazon
  • Timothy Green: Amazon.com Inc. Is Losing More Money Than You Think – Motley Fool
  • Marc Bain: Consumer culture has found its perfect match in our mobile-first, fast-fashion lifestyles – Quartz

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