Examples of Damage Control in Gaming: The Cold Corporate Appeal to China
Blizzard's latest moves went out of bounds.
#Blizzard #China #ExamplesofDamageControlinGaming #HongKong #videogames
Ok first KFC makes a dating simulation game featuring #SexySanders
Now Wendy's has a tabletop RPG where Wendy has to vanquish the #EvilClown empire.
I have given up on society.
#Netflix now routinely ends shows after season 2 even if they’re still popular. It has learned that the first 2 seasons of a show are key to bringing in #subscribers—but the later ones don’t do much to retain or win new subscribers.
They are cancelling shows that subscribers like so as not to pay #creators the amount they would otherwise be able to get for making good successful #art. Netflix is raising prices on subscribers and paying creators less for their work.
We're almost ready to release Funkwhale 0.20 and we've pushed the first release candidate, 0.20.0-rc1. If you want to help polishing this release, you can upgrade your #Funkwhale pod to use this release and report any bug you encounter.
You can learn more at https://governance.funkwhale.audio/d/2Dg5G0If/0-20-release-incoming- and access the full changelog at https://dev.funkwhale.audio/funkwhale/funkwhale/-/tags/0.20.0-rc1
If everything goes well, we're planning for a final release during the first week of October 🎉
Thank you for your help!
Ursula K Le Guin, Earthsea, BBC audiodramas, ~8hrs total
A Wizard of Earthsea (2009) https://archive.org/details/awizardofearthsea ~2hrs, 4MP3 files ~30 mins each
Earthsea, seasons 1 & 2 (2015) https://archive.org/details/earthsea ~6hrs, 12 MP3 files ~30mins each
It is proven! I am moormaan on Keybase: https://keybase.io/moormaan/sigchain#869a4cba6d8159b2c7385903443373b275a52b824c1d79bbc604d81d7870087d0f
"Openly gay Prime Minister of Luxembourg with his partner welcoming openly lesbian Prime Minister of Serbia and her partner ahead of the first official visit between two LGBT+ heads of government." IMHO #TOGTT The One Good Thing Today - Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/europe/comments/d1p5o4/openly_gay_prime_minister_of_luxembourg_with_his/
My two (enormous) stories about how companies turn you and your data into cash, and how to stop them, are both out today! You can read them for free!
I want to be able to tell my friends why #mastodon is better than the birdsite, so I wrote a thing: "Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch"
I want this to be as persuasive as possible to outsiders, so I'd appreciate as much feedback as possible from Mastodon users
Dad, husband and software developer. Will use this account for general topics and federation.
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