... but I'll wager that canceling an order placed by mistake still requires logging on to the website — and if the Marketing and consumer behavior experts have anything to say about it, you can expect that process to eventually grow longer and more tedious, to help encourage people not to cancel: "That would take so long, and it's only fifteen bucks
In any case, stand by for the inevitable headline about someone whose kid plays around and orders $10k worth of toys on Amazon without the parent even realizing it
Ever since our newest Slashdot Overlords (Whipslash et al.) took over, things have been improving. With today's dupe, however, this is the day it really, really feels like home.
On topic: This is a story I'm OK with reading twice, because even though it's in the early stages, it shows promise for our ability to use science and technology to overcome the damage our tech-fueled overconsumption has caused during the past two centuries. (And I'm using "tech" here in a broad sense of the term to cover many technologies, from the Industrial Revolution onward.) I'd like to see more investment in this to see if it's really viable at scale.
How is this news for nerds, stuff that matters?
Short answer: It isn't.
Whipslash, et. al, I like a lot of what you've done with the site since you took over, but can we please have less political news that is not directly connected to technology? If I wanted political discussions, I'd go elsewhere. I come to
I second those who don't want to see
Take a look at the Adore Me site. It advertises "advantages of membership" right on the first page, making the subscription model as obvious as Columbia House.
Yeah, and if you'd read TFA, you'd also know that only recently has the company changed its website extensively to emphasize that fact, after a flood of consumer complaints and the potential for state attorneys general to get involved.
Nice pun, anyway.
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