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Tuesday, 20 September 2022

?Gifs are cringe?: how Giphy?s multimillion-dollar business fell out of fashion

quote [ Generational divide threatens future of tech firm as it seeks approval for $400m takeover by Facebook owner Meta ]

Stay up on the move Giphy
[SFW] [business] [+4 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 10 September 2022

How Do You Make the Perfect Toy?

quote [ Fads come and go, but how to create a toy that stands the test of time is the billion-dollar question ]

A perfect toy made by perfect tools
[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:22amGMT] [8 comments]

Thursday, 1 September 2022

Can the American Mall Survive?

quote [ On loving and loathing some of America?s most common public spaces ]

Shoppin' the mall today (Shoppin' the mall today)
[SFW] [business] [+1 Hot Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [6 comments]

Monday, 15 August 2022

The Pullman Bedbug Letter

quote [ Thank you for writing, he said, and if you ever have a similar problem ? or any problem ? do not hesitate to write again.

Enclosed with this letter, by accident, was the passenger's original letter to Pullman, across the bottom of which the president had written, "Sarah - Send this S.O.B. the bedbug letter." ]

some nice anecdote, via the CannedTXT Reddit thread.
[SFW] [business] [+2 Original]
[by Paracetamol@8:58pmGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 13 August 2022

Who Sets the Prices?

quote [ The legal decision that fostered the idea of the manufacturer?s suggested retail price, and why it still sticks around even though that decision was overturned. ]

Sellin' that shit below the retail price
[SFW] [business] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 14 July 2022

Leaked Videos Show Disney Is the Biggest Ad Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

quote [ The video uses a Star Wars theme and says that Disney had plans to use credit card data and ?survey-based pharma data.? The video starts with the iconic Star Wars scrolling text, and calls itself ?Star Wars Episode X: The Rise of Audience Segments.? ]

Hasn't this been posted before? Media biz.
[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 9 July 2022

The Petty Pleasures of Watching Crypto Profiteers Flounder

quote [ I feel like I?m being DDoS?d by marketing language, needless complexity, and vague future-casting. ]

You might be able to relate.
[SFW] [business] [+1 Funsightful]
[by Paracetamol@7:24pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Leaked Amazon memo warns the company is running out of people to hire

quote [ In a company survey of 31,000 workers who left Amazon that was referenced in the report, some former Amazon workers say it?s worse to work at Amazon than some big-name competitors like Walmart or FedEx. ]

Bit more of a management nudge but insightful nonetheless.
[SFW] [business] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@6:31pmGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 20 June 2022

Vibe, Mood, Energy

quote [ Far more important is the data we provide, supposedly willingly and mostly without realizing it, on our moods.
[?]
Even in its less extreme versions, ?no thoughts, just vibes? is something like a mantra for depersonalization. ]

Some all-over-the-place thoughts on ?hip consumerism?. They cram in a lot ? even Philip K. Dick.
[SFW] [business]
[by Paracetamol@9:45amGMT] [0 comments]

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