Interestingly, there was a Bojack Horseman storyline about this exact issue.
One small observation about this line: “temporary employees can be fired at any time for just about any reason”. That’s true of everyone, honestly. California is an “at-will” employment state, which means you don’t need to justify firing people. HR departments…[Read more]
This is a great piece, and I agree that this is ethically wrong. I think it’s worth noting how incredibly widespread this practice really is, though. I work in the free-to-play mobile gaming industry and we run dozens of huge AB tests on our user base every day in every product. Most large scale mobile apps do. You are certainly not playing the…[Read more]