Amazon Pharmacy Could Kill You

through inefficiency and failed systems. By complete coincidence I moved my prescriptions to Amazon Pharmacy[1] the week they launched their $5 RXpass[2] It hasn’t gone well, 7-days later I’m still waiting for my first refill and have been out of that drug for 4-days. One of the lessons of qualifying for Medicare is you are pretty much required to pay for a Part-D drug plan. Even if you have Part-C insurance, it often won’t include drug insurance. If you don’t take out a Part-D plan, you can be assessed for a penalty payment in Medicare which you will pay for … Continue reading Amazon Pharmacy Could Kill You

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Change How Americans See Work – Bloomberg

n 2017, the real median household income in the U.S. was $61,372, which is roughly what two earners with full-time jobs making $15 an hour would make. I remain totally confused about class as a term to classify people in America. This article is a prime example. While overall this is good news, if $15-per hour helps the middle class, how little do you have to earn to be working class? And why is that term never used? As far as I’m aware the amazon deal doesn’t include health insurance, which effectively means before taxes, you’ll have to work for … Continue reading Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Won’t Change How Americans See Work – Bloomberg

My first Amazon drone delivery

| Update 3/27: As confirmed by Mag(see comments) Amazon have contracted out to USPS for Sunday delivery. This article has the details and a discussion. So, I ordered a $9 case for my Rasberry PI Computer. It’s been turning in a useful performance as a backup player for my music streaming system at home. I ordered from Amazon and was surprised when I got the order confirmation, it was going to be delivered on Sunday 3-16. See the graphic. So, I wondered who’d be delivering it, FedEx, UPS, or was it to arrive by drone? It Surely wouldn’t be USPS, … Continue reading My first Amazon drone delivery