obviously a strongly elongated penis is the solution
Saturday, 18 November 2023

Slamming Into Painted Boulders

quote [ In the wake of the near-cancellation of yet another film, the creative community calls out Warner Bros. Discovery?s warped priorities. ]

Heard ya trap was failing like that acme
[SFW] [business] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 16 November 2023

Chicago Doesn?t Own Its Own Streets | Climate Town

quote [ DON?T TAKE THE DEAL! ]

expropriation
noun
ex?pro?pri?a?tion (?)ek-?spr?-pr?-??-sh?n
Synonyms of expropriation
: the act of expropriating or the state of being expropriated
specifically : the action of the state in taking or modifying the property rights of an individual in the exercise of its sovereignty
[SFW] [business] [+3 Good]
[by steele@7:14pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 13 November 2023

Fossil Fuel Giants Are Using British Influencers to go Viral

quote [ Oil and gas supermajors including Shell and BP are using UK influencers to push false solutions to the climate crisis and manufacture a more family friendly image, DeSmog can reveal. The influencers have included a popular former BBC presenter, a polar explorer, and an exasperated father of five who needs a break [?] ]

Suckling hard on those demon teats
[SFW] [business] [+1 WTF]
[by slaytanik@11:36amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Give ?Em Less Data

quote [ Publishers should shut off the aggressive data pipeline to the advertisers. After all, they?ve spent the last 30 years aggressively exploiting it?and us. ]

I'll be stopping all of your pipelines
[SFW] [business] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:43amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 21 October 2023

Daniel Ek, Defense Tech and Why Some Artists Have Joined a Call to ?Boycott Spotify?

quote [ Ek?s investment in security startup Helsing, via his Prima Materia firm, adds to Spotify?s history of irking artists on its platform. ]

Article is almost 2 years old already ? interesting aside on the whole music biz ethics thing. Was probably mentioned in one of the recent Bandcamp articles. Notes some other questionable musician's decisions.
[SFW] [business] [+1 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@7:25pmGMT] [0 comments]



Tuesday, 17 October 2023

Bandcamp Lays Off 50 Percent of Employees Following Songtradr Acquisition

quote [ "[?] It required some adjustments to ensure a sustainable and healthy company that can serve its community of artists and fans," the company said. ]

Uuuughh. And ironically, in the midst of these shittty handovers, business people hailed it as highly profitable (full in extended). Also, something about unionizing.

thumb via New Old Stock

[SFW] [business] [+2 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@5:33pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 30 September 2023

Netflix Has Mailed Its Last DVD

quote [ The streaming giant says it shipped its final DVD this morning, and releases a video commemorating "the era when Netflix came in the mail." ]

Netflix took over the DVD
[SFW] [business] [+4 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:49amGMT] [5 comments]

Sunday, 24 September 2023

We Spoke With the Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business

quote [ You can see from this conversation that I?m not exactly a person with great vision. I just follow what our customers want us to do. When people ask me: ?Why are you into floppy disks today?? the answer is: ?Because I forgot to get out of the business.? ]

Lengthy interesting interview ?great read. Via Sunday Papers
[SFW] [business] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@4:12pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 21 September 2023

95% of NFTs are Worthless

quote [ Crypto crashed and brought NFTs with it. ]

Just invest in any NFT
[SFW] [business] [+6 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 16 September 2023

Why Every App Now Feels Like TikTok, But Worse

quote [ It drove its competition to madness. The big social apps now feel increasingly the same because they?re filled with the same stuff: content their users didn?t ask for made by people they don?t know on platforms they may not even use. Where they used to see posts from people they know, now there are algorithmically suggested videos from somebody made for nobody. ]

Good article on the entiktokkification of shit. And it's every platform: multiple autoplays running on news outlets and Pinterest becoming nothing but a videowall.

What should be considered is the sheer energy consumption constant video streams put on bandwidth, devices and servers.
[SFW] [business] [+1 Insightful]
[by Paracetamol@8:41amGMT] [1 comment]



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