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Warning: This post was published more than 11 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

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I thought this photostory from silicon.com was fairly interesting, even if the Amazon.co.uk warehouse isn’t quite at fascinating as Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. In fact, it seems pretty dull. But it’s good to know that behind the veneer of a highly technological company, this is still a pretty simple operation, with guys wandering round picking books off shelves.

This 719th post was filed under: Technology.






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