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Modern mediocrity is unappealing, part one

My greatest take-away from my wonderful trip to Universal Studios this weekend with my family had little to do with awe-inspiring attractions.

Actually, the prevalence of video-based rides as opposed to de facto rollercoasters wasn’t much to my liking.

What I did notice, however, was how unappealing modern mediocrity is.

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Jeff Bezos denies “nightmare workplace” claims about Amazon

Jeff Bezos replied Sunday to a weekend article in the New York Times that accused online retailer Amazon of hosting a “nightmare workplace.”

Bezos distributed a memo to his 180,000 plus employees where he criticized the portrait of a “soulless, dystopian workplace” painted by the article and insisted that he does not recognize that Amazon. He also encouraged employees to read the Times article carefully and to report any such experiences to Bezos directly.

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