Call-center economics: “After you end a call, there’s usually a three-second delay before the next one comes, which gives you enough time to take a single deep breath, and maybe ponder about how absurd it is that despite our country’s immense wealth and resources, our mostly unregulated economic system is allowing large corporations to force the majority of us into these terrible, humiliating binds, where we have to sacrifice basic human dignity and empathy in order to pay for meager shelter and food, and we have no choice but to suck it up and hope that maybe something better will come along before our souls are utterly destroyed.”
Today in inequality: “The company lost 120 hours of productivity in May due to unscheduled bathroom breaks, [company owner] Kersten added.”
Your average piece-of-shit Windows desktop is so complex that no one person on Earth really knows what all of it is doing, or how.
If it bothers you that I’m doing this, I want to point out that everyone is going to be doing crap like this after the FCC rips apart Net Neutrality.
I feel like the only reason no one is defending Donald Sterling is because racists just don’t like basketball.