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Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch shows the dangers of turning investing into a game, expert says

Dr Cesar Albarran-Torres is a senior lecturer in media and communication at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. He says Robinhood’s “infinite money” glitch – which enabled premium users to borrow seemingly endless amounts of cash and turn thousand-dollar deposits into million-dollar positions – showcased the dangers of turning investing […]
Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch shows the dangers of turning investing into a game, expert says
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Amazon is trying to make working in its warehouses like playing a video game

Amazon is testing a pilot program in five fulfillment centres around the country where its employees can gamify their workload. A game with retro graphics works together with Amazon’s facility technology to track employees’ work, comparing it with other employees’. Those with a high score get bragging rights and “swag […]
Amazon is trying to make working in its warehouses like playing a video game