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Microtransactions: The Sword that Wins the Console Wars

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There already is evidence that my predictions regarding¬†“microtransactions” in the Xbox gaming ecosystem are coming true. Microtransactions are a pain in the ass in many ways, but they are also a proven strategy to win profit. I remember when I downloaded Candy Crush for the first time. I...
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The Rich pay for the high Standard of Living

Remember that wealthy people will be the first to pay for a “new technology” at its birth. They essentially pay for the concrete slab of a society’s standard of living. If you eliminate¬†all of the rich folk, you’ll eliminate a societies high standard of living. In 1894 Alexander...
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A Small Step Forward is still Forward

Two years after Alexandar Graham was awarded his patent on the telephone, the worlds first commercial telephone exchange opened in New Haven, Connecticut. During that time there were only 21 subscribers. Being the first switchboard model, it held only 8 lines. Soon after that switchboard was invented more people...
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