Oompa Loompa doo-pa-dee dee, if you are wise you’ll listen to me. Whenever an Amazon package arrives at my doorstep, I imagine Jeff Bezos as Willy Wonka guiding a handful of visitors through his most advanced warehouse; a modern day candy factory. Well, courtesy of Wired’s Marcus Wohlsen, you’ve got a golden ticket good for one rare peek inside Amazon’s massive wish-fulfilling machine. “The Amazon warehouse is a uniquely 21st-century creation — a vast, networked, intelligent engine for sating consumer desire.” (Note: The gobstopper is only everlasting for Amazon Prime members.)

+ WSJ: “Google just bought a company that could have a bigger impact on its bottom line and on the world than any other recent acquisition by the search giant or its tech brethren … And here’s what Skybox could allow Google to accomplish: Within a couple of years, when you want to know whether you left your porch light on or if your teenager borrowed the car you forbade her to drive, you might check Google Maps.”