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60-hour weeks, ambulance call-outs, and 'swag bucks': 30 employees describe the intense reality of working for Amazon during its busiest time of the year

Business Insider spoketo 30 Amazon employees about what it’s like to work during the busiest time of year.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Business Insider spoke to 30 current and former Amazon workers across the US, the UK, and Europe about what it’s like to work during peak season. Amazon’s unseen army of hundreds of thousands of warehouse […]

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A new robot promises to make the dream of oven-fresh bread every 6 minutes a reality

Wilkinson Baking CompanyThe loaves produced by the Wilkinson Baking Company “BreadBot.”Wilkinson Baking Company A new device named the “BreadBot” is said to have a staggering bread production capability: six loaves per hour, and nearly 250 per day, with barely any human intervention, according to the company behind it. Unless you’re feeding hundreds of people, the […]

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The best virtual reality apps of 2018

Jessica Lee Star/Digital Trends If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take control of the earth, and ruthlessly hunt down any and all remaining humans in impressively efficient fashion. For now, though, we’ve still got the upper hand(s); we can safely place […]