Jivaro wrote on Jun 21, 2021, 18:08:IIRC, you're in CA? What kind of people are you seeing again and again for testing? Older? Younger? Men? Women?
My employer is still only using Moderna, which means the two counties we operate under are only giving us Moderna. Lately our vaccine events have tanked in frequency and 15 min and 4hr rapid result tests have gone up. In our area, it feels like the people who are going to get the vaccine have pretty much done it and now the adults who won't get it have to keep paying us for tests so they can go do things with everyone else. I'll be honest, I didn't expect testing to be the core of our business model for long after the vaccine became available. I was really naive to how many people wouldn't take it. The news of the delta variant(s) hasn't seemed to change that much yet. At least not in my experience.
Verno wrote on Jun 21, 2021, 14:31:Several years ago I updated my profile on LinkedIn and Amazon contacted me. I couldn't believe my luck. I had known about the warehouse issues, but assumed the tech side was like Google. Then I started doing some research: The competition, the backstabbing, the hours, having to return a midnight text within five minutes, etc.
A client of mine told me about some of this stuff in the past. He had a pretty successful business and decided to explore Amazon Fulfillment which he later regretted. He would complain about the storage fees Amazon charges for inventory and the waste it caused. You have to really turn over inventory quickly otherwise your profit is sapped significantly by the storage fees. Many sellers have done the math and realize its easier to just get Amazon to discard things entirely. He also gave up on ever handling returns in a remotely reasonable way, people would return items for the dumbest reasons, commit literal return fraud by sending back empty boxes and all sorts of nonsense but Amazon didn't care. They would almost always side with the buyer due to the A-Z guarantee. The worst part was that after he decided to break up with Amazon, they opened the floodgates to cheap knockoffs and basically ignored his complaints until he got a lawyer involved.
I've also had colleagues work on the executive side of Amazon and described it as the most competitive, backstabbing, exhausting burnout culture you can imagine.
Now that I think about it maybe there is something to that "Don't let Jeff return to Earth" petition.
Cutter wrote on Jun 21, 2021, 12:55:mRNA vaccines as well as the new Novovax one seem pretty strong against it. Also, the mRNA companies are busy producing a booster that prevents the variants that should be ready at the end of this year. We're still a couple years out from getting this under control, since the vast majority of the world needs to be upgraded to 5G so that we can beat this thing.
Well things are finally picking up speed with vaccines here - better late than never I suppose. Me ma go her second on Friday. And my second shot got bumped up to July 10 from the original Aug 31st. Here's hoping this delta plus variant isn't the fly in the ointment, Hans.
For example, there are those who feel the rounded edges of Windows' new UI are a little too similar to those you'll see in Apple's macOS.
I'm not very adept at one-handed typing, evidence of a misspent youth not chatting with webcam models.
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 21:34:Hell is other Demons doesn't appeal to me at all, so I'mma skip it. I will get Overcooked, as I think our fam will be playing that.
Jivaro wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 16:34:Isn't the job desc "observe and report?"
That is the least effective security guard in the history of security guards. In SF there isn't a law that says hired security can't do their job. I know that would be easy to believe about the supposed liberal bastion of the planet but that dude ain't paid to stand there and take cell phone pics. That isn't the job description. His response indicates to me that this is what he is specifically told to do at that site.
Walgreens shouldn't be complaining about high theft if the thieves already know the security guards aren't going to do anything but stand there and film them. That article answers the questions about why it keeps happening.....Walgreens won't stop it. If that dude with the cart tried that at Office Depot on Geary Blvd just down the way, he would be stopped by security. Nice try to blame it on the city though.
Cutter wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 15:35:It beats licking his boots and holding unrecorded meetings with his ministers in the WH, which is what the last guy did.
Or what Joe? You'll give him a stern talking to? Why don't you do something about the millions of illegals crossing your southern border daily?
Kxmode wrote on Jun 16, 2021, 19:18:I actually prefer Epic's check out to Steam's. It's much faster and more efficient. Epic respects my time. Steam makes me jump through hoops.
- Missing basic amenities (e.g., shopping carts)
Acleacius wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 14:00:I blame the opioids.
Speedy recovery Blue, glad your home safe!
Guess this is hardest on Mrs Blue cause all the sammiches and beer she will have to make, then deliver till your broken wing heals!
Hehe, think Blue gave me credit for RedEye9's China Space and him credit for my Donnie Yen.
Cutter wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 15:18:I don't think anyone would have noticed or cared if he donated to his Senator, John Cornyn and the national committees or even Trump. But he chose to donate not only to Trump, but also the worst election-denying Trump enablers: Nunes, Stefanik, McConnell, Carson, Tuberville, McCarthy, etc. Guys like Carson, Nunes, and Tuberville are under various ethics and criminal investigations. It's a pretty damning bunch he chose.
So he donates to the GOP, so what? It doesn't mean he's pro-conservative, just anti-liberal. And there's still plenty of good reasons for that these days. I'm guessing, however, that 'thank you' to the gay community is completely tongue and cheek.
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 12:34:Mitch "I'm not gonna seat any Biden court nominee if Repubs win" McConnell?
What a fucking piece of shit, rofl.
Who gives money to Mitch McConnell? I mean seriously? The rest of the list is a bunch of pieces of shit as well obviously, but literally McConnell?
I'm sorry I bought FNAF on some sale.
Beamer wrote on Jun 17, 2021, 12:43:Coincidentally, her father Mike (a state politician) lead the charge in Hawaii to ban gay rights back in the 90s.
Also, it's always fun to see how much conservatives adore Tulsi Gabbard.