On March 31st, Amazon.com announced ‘Dash’ for their Prime members and it was no April Fools joke.
It’s a network connected button that can be placed around the house near items that will need eventual reordering. When you see that you’re low on toilet paper, for example, just press the button and Dash will automatically order your predetermined product in a predetermined quantity, while shipping it to your front door via two-day air.
This may seem like it would be a step forward in convenience, time-savings and efficiency—and that it may be.
But there is a major problem which comes along with Amazon Dash and it is much, much worse. [Read more…] about Amazon Dash: The Button We Don’t Need