if you show fear, a monkey will bully you
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]

Friday, 15 July 2022

When Brands Got Horny

quote [ From dick pics to anilingus to impregnated mascots, social marketing has entered its carnal era. ]

Get horny, get horny
[NSFW] [business] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:16amGMT] [2 comments]

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]

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Stumbled Into a Discount

quote [ Cheap Tickets, one of the first big digital travel companies, has a hell of a corporate history?one with nothing to do with the internet. ]

Well we clicked on to the website and were mightily surprised
[SFW] [business] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 14 May 2022

How the Shipping Industry Sails through Legal Loopholes

quote [ A murky world of shell companies, flags of convenience, and end-of-life flags allows companies to dodge accountability and dispose of ships cheaply. ]

We had black stocks and bonds, shipping companies
[SFW] [business] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 6 May 2022

Tech workers in Latin America want to make Spanish the primary language of programming

quote [ The fact that Lenguaje Latino can?t replace common programming languages reflects the challenges of creating a Spanish-based work environment for Spanish-speaking tech workers. ]

Coding in different languages than English.
[SFW] [business] [+3 Underrated]
[by Paracetamol@9:47amGMT] [10 comments]

Saturday, 23 April 2022

Leaked ?Shill Price List? Shows Wild World of Crypto Promos

quote [ A price list is spreading like wildfire and revealing how cryptocurrency influencer promotion works. ]

Your plug got a price list
[SFW] [business] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:58pmGMT] [7 comments]



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