October 10, 2020 | technology | No Comments
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Last year’s Amazon Prime Day TV ad featured geometric cartoon townspeople — who built their trucks, parade floats and houses out of Amazon delivery boxes — at a boisterous parade, with a liveried band showing off all the great deals on fashion, home goods and electronics. In 2020, the backdrop is a suburban neighborhood where the same fictional characters are home, socially distanced watching a movie from a backyard projector or celebrating a new shipment of pajamas. Those on the street are wearing masks.
That’s right, even Amazonville appears to have been stricken by the COVID-19 lockdown, highlighting what an entirely changedit will