El Estoque

Workers’ strikes in our community

SEIU 521 union conducts the second strike from their rolling strike at the Cupertino Library on October 19. Photo by Holly Okamura // Used with permission

Tanish Mendki and Sean Yagi

November 15, 2019

Exploring the causes and effects of Amazon and Santa Clara County worker’s strikes

Fighting for Rights

Graphic by Sarah Young

Anushka De, Shuvi Jha, Andie Liu, Tanish Mendki, Sean Yagi, and Sarah Young

November 15, 2019

Workers in our local community are constantly fighting for their rights. Teachers strive to expose all their students to LGBTQ texts and history. The League of Women Voters campaigns to register teenagers to vote and increase voter turnout. Librarians go on strike to demand for improved working conditions. Read this package about the process and the emotions that characterize these endeavors. 

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn’t scare us so much

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn't scare us so much

Nathan Stevens

November 17, 2017

ast month, I signed up for Amazon Prime, joining the 85 million other Amazon Prime members for one simple reason — I hate waiting for shipping. Has anyone ever really received their package in “five to seven business days?” I sure haven’t. So when I heard Amazon was testing a service to make s...

Amazon delivery drones may violate privacy rights

Warehouses such as these may soon be hives for busy drones, delivering thousands of packages to users within the hour. While a truly awesome prospect, the potential for government abuse should leave us wary of such a thing. Used without permission of Tech-ex under a creative commons license.

Pranav Parthasarathy

December 20, 2013

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/106767634" params="color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos disclosed a new, futuristic means of delivery: Prime Air . Using this system, customers of the largest online retailer will be able to see products u...