October 30, 2012

Zynga's Final Roll of the Dice

Milo Yiannopoulos, The Kernel


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Consumers would be surprised, I think, to learn just how much of the success of companies like Zynga is down to the gambling industry. Because while you might imagine that the company’s San Francisco design district offices are packed to the gills with brogrammers and badly-dressed executives enjoying extended pubescence, in fact the company’s star turns are very conventional psychologists turned engineers, nicked from the casinos and slot machine arcades of Las Vegas.

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