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This Video Game Parody Of Hudson Yards Is Super Funny, Oh God We’re Going To Die

Comedian Conner O’Malley, who you might have previously seen screaming about Howard Shultz or hosting talk shows from a lake, is back with a new video game-themed parody of New York City rich-people compound Hudson Yards that’s both funny and soul crushing and has already aged me five years.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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This Video Game Parody Of Hudson Yards Is Super Funny, Oh God We’re Going To Die

Comedian Conner O’Malley, who you might have previously seen screaming about Howard Shultz or hosting talk shows from a lake, is back with a new video game-themed parody of New York City rich-people compound Hudson Yards that’s both funny and soul crushing and has already aged me five years.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Possible Reasons Why A Hedge Fund Manager Is Betting $400 Million Against Nintendo

Earlier today, Nintendo’s quarterly earnings report showed mixed signals; operating profits were up, but Switch sales and software attach rates were down. That all must have meant something to the Wall Street investor who gambled hundreds of millions on the assumption that the video game giant is about to hit a major…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Is Amazon Evil and Am I Evil for Using It?

1-Click ordering a massively discounted flat-screen TV, or seventy pounds of coarse-grained salt, it can be easy to forget, or temporarily repress, all those stories you’ve read about, say, working conditions in Amazon’s warehouses, or its propagation of the gig economy through contract labor.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Is Amazon Evil and Am I Evil for Using It?

1-Click ordering a massively discounted flat-screen TV, or seventy pounds of coarse-grained salt, it can be easy to forget, or temporarily repress, all those stories you’ve read about, say, working conditions in Amazon’s warehouses, or its propagation of the gig economy through contract labor.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Silicon Valley Can’t Stop Puking Money All Over Soylent

Soylent, a substance, is about to be everywhere. A team of queasy venture capitalists just invested $50 million into the company. This, despite the fact that Soylent is perhaps best known for lying about its ingredients and giving people fits of relentless vomiting and uncontrollable diarrhea.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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