by Andy Adelson, with David Krebs, November 2018
Amazon Go and Alexa, plus several similar services, are popping up worldwide. What's the technology and the business model? Are these a fad or the future, an opportunity or a threat?
A lady walks into a store, grabs a sandwich, chips and a drink, and takes off. Next, lots of white collar brown baggers do the same thing. No cashier sees or stops them. Is everyone shoplifting? Is the store being looted?