Amazon has filed a patent for “anticipatory shipping,” which would use customers’ wish lists, previous purchases, and other data to predict which items they would likely purchase in the future and then ship such merchandise to their homes before they have even placed an order. What do you think?
“You mean my Pac-Man-shaped ice cube tray might already be here?”Joel Redding
“That’s fine, but what I like to do is look up an appliance on Amazon.com—just to see if I like it online, you know?—and then I go to Sears and just buy it there.”Ross Gordon
Internal Medicine Specialist
“Good luck knowing what I want. I’m fucking nuts.”Ann Fazekas