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March 06, 2013 1:17 PM Amazon and the Modern Condition

By Henry Farrell

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Amazon isn’t a store, not really. Not in any sense that we can regularly think about stores. It’s a strange pulsing network of potential goods, global supply chains, and alien associative algorithms with the skin of a store stretched over it, so we don’t lose our minds.

Discuss.

[Originally posted at Crooked Timber]

Henry Farrell is an associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.
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