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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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