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TKC 403 Szymon Szott: Assistant Professor at AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland   Interview starts at 20:15 and ends at 43:40   On the Kindle Oasis: "I remember the first eBook readers that were available in Poland cost about that...

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Assistant Professor at AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland

 
Interview starts at 20:15 and ends at 43:40
 
On the Kindle Oasis: "I remember the first eBook readers that were available in Poland cost about that much as well, seven to eight years ago. It’s quite a steep price, and I’ve read comments on Polish web sites that indeed it’s very expensive. I also think that it’s something that you first need to probably experience when you’ve had it in your hands, and I think that’s when you can really say if it’s worth the price."

 

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Kindle Oasis: Unlike Any Kindle You’ve Ever Held (If you order with this link, it will support the podcast with Amazon Associates commissions—thank you!)
“When will your Kindle Oasis e-reader arrive? MAYBE not until September. My sympathy, Merlot fans” by David Rothman at TeleRead - April 21, 2016
This Week in Tech 558 with Leo Laporte & Friends - April 17, 2016
“Estimating Kindle E-Book Sales for Amazon” by Trefis Team at Forbes - April 2, 2016
“Dance With the One That Brought You” by Shania Twain (YouTube) 
     Lyrics at Google Play
“Gold-plated $290 Amazon Kindle Oasis: Less screen contrast than $120 Paperwhite” by David Rothman at Teleread - April 15, 2016
“The Kindle Oasis: Amazon’s breakthrough in snark generation” by Bufo Calvin at I Love My Kindle - 
“With Seattle Shelter Effort, Amazon Shows Glimmers of a ‘Good Neighbor’” by Kirk Johnson at The New York Times - April 21, 2016.  (Click here to donate items to Mary’s Place that will be shipped directly to the homeless shelter set up by Amazon near its new corporate offices in Seattle.)
“Amazon Wins $30 Million Deal to Sell E-Books in NYC Schools” by Hilary Brueck at Fortune - April 21, 2016
“Challenge to Google Books is Declined by Supreme Court” by Adam Liptak and Alexandra Alter at The New York Times - April 18, 2016
Google Books
 
Interview with Szymon Szott
Simon’s Linkedin profile
AGH University of Science and Technology website
“Amazon Gets Into Voice Recognition, Buys Ivona Software to Compete Against Siri” by Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch - January 24, 2013
Ivona - try all the voices!
VoicePIN voice recognition (biometrics) developed by a colleague of Szymon Szott at AGH


Szymon Szott at ResearchGate, a social network for researchers


Szymon’s Google Scholar profile
“SDN@home: A Method for Controlling Future Wireless Home Networks” co-authored by Szymon Szott at IEEE Communications Magazine, the flagship magazine of the IEEE Communications Society - to be published in May, 2016


“Discouraging Traffic Remapping Attacks in Local Ad Hoc Networks” by Jerzy Konorski and Szymon Szott - July 2014


world Readers blog by Robert Drozd - "All readers of e-books, electronic books and the Kindle in Poland"
“Polish view of Kindle Oasis” at TeleRead - April 22, 2016


 

 

Content


 
Poland: A History by Adam Zamoyski
Quo Vadis: a narrative of the time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Poems New and Collected by Wislawa Szymborska
The Last Wish: Introducing the Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski


The Old Axolotl: Hardware Dreams by Jacek Dukaj
Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold
 


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James McQuivey, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
 
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