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  1. Apr 2021
    1. It is, however, priced at a measly two dollars, less on sale or in a bundle, so only the whiniest of whiners should find reason to complain here. Suffice it to say, self-professed haters of short games and "walking simulators" should abandon this Store page at once, and spend that spare couple of bucks on yet another "skin" for that first-person multiplayer frag-fest you've already wasted three thousand hours of your life on. (Whoops, is my cynicism showing? Sorry about that. I've got nearly two thousand hours up on Left 4 Dead 2 myself, so I'm hardly one to judge. That said, I would never spend money on "skinning" a character I don't even get to see, haha.)
  2. Feb 2021
    1. I admit, I was a bit cynical -- I mean, how much can what I scribble on the back of a used envelope really change my life?
  3. Aug 2019
    1. Last March, ProPublica published an extensive investigation that found IBM had fired an estimated 20,000 U.S. employees ages 40 or older in the past five years.
    2. The company started firing older workers and replacing them with millennials, who IBM’s consulting department said “are generally much more innovative and receptive to technology than baby boomers.”
    3. International Business Machines Corp. has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to boost its appeal to millennials and make it appear to be as “cool” and “trendy” as Amazon and Google, according to a deposition from a former vice president in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit.

      IBM has a long history of working against humanity, e.g. when colluding with the Nazis.

  4. Apr 2016