20+ min read · 127 saves · 2019-11-30 · Scott Shane · If Amazon built a fulfillment center in your city, would that be good – or bad? It depends who you ask, but an examination of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, may provide a more informed answer to the question. In Baltimore, Amazon isn’t focused only on ecommerce. In Baltimore, Amazon is involved with sports teams, government contracts, surveillance and security. In this New York Times article, journalist Scott Shane explores the pros and cons of the Amazonian city. If Baltimore is the city of the future, would you want to live there?