Future Forward
Future Forward
Happy Birthday - Wikipedia
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Today, Happy Birthday to Wikipedia. Can you guess hold old they are.

Then,  Amazon’s best kept secret – why it matters.

And, Yup, it’s CES time, virtual this year, but still so many gadgets.

 I’m Alexa Scordato and this is Future Forward

I’m Steven Rosenbaum, Let’s Launch.

Chapter 1 Wikipedia – Happy 20th Birthday.

“It’s not just what’s known…it’s actually what’s not known that reveals quite a lot about a society.” Celebrating 

“What is beautiful about 

@Wikipedia

 is that it reflects our human biases in some really problematic ways, but it also reflects our aspirations for what it is we can do better.” —Our CEO Katherine Maher / Manoush Zomorodi 

On its 20th birthday, Wikipedia might be the safest place online

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/01/15/wikipedia-20-year-anniversary/

Elon Musk Extends Wishes On Wikipedia’s 20th Birthday, Says ‘So Glad You Exist’

https://www.republicworld.com/technology-news/social-media-news/elon-musk-extends-wishes-on-wikipedias-20th-birthday-says-so-glad-you-exist.html

The Capitol attack set off a raging debate on Wikipedia: what to call it?

https://www.fastcompany.com/90593176/wikipedia-capitol-attack-name

NYC Media Lab Celebrates Wikipedia’s 20th Birthday (full video)

Chapter 2 Amazon – The Gift Of Easy Returns

Amazon, Target, and Walmart forgo returns processing and let consumers keep unwanted products in cost-saving push

https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-target-walmart-providing-product-free-refunds-2021-1

5 insider pro secrets for shopping on Amazon you’ll wish you knew sooner

https://www.komando.com/shopping/5-insider-pro-secrets-for-shopping-on-amazon-youll-wish-you-knew-sooner/741548/

Where Amazon Returns Go to Be Resold by Hustlers

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/where-amazon-returns-go-to-be-resold-by-hustlers/580363/

Chapter 3 CES, minus the throbbing feet 

Best of CES 2021: Pandemic tech, green tech, air taxis and lots of robots

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-of-ces-2021-pandemic-tech-green-tech-air-taxis-and-lots-of-robots/
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