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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