Major League Baseball Teams Lost $93 Million This Season Because No One Is Going to Games

Major League Baseball attendance dropped 4 percent this year, continuing a steady decline for “America’s Pastime.” It’s the lowest league-wide attendance since 2003 and the largest single-season drop in a decade. What does that mean for a team’s bottom line? Bloomberg News crunched some numbers to get a better understanding. …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: More Vue, Nuxt.js + JS Data Structures

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books and mini-books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. Learning JavaScript Data Structures and Algorithms Third Edition – Packt Create classic data …

'Diablo Immortal' reveal gives entitled gamers a new chance to look like asses

On Friday, Blizzard pulled the curtain on an ambitious new project from one of its most beloved series: Diablo Immortal, a mobile spin on Diablo. Fans were… furious? In the wake of the announcement, an army of Blizzard fans materialized on social media to deride the exciting news of a …

Why the Highest Paid Developers “Fight” Their Coworkers

You’re going to be asked to do it. At some point, if it hasn’t happened already, your coworkers or your boss will ask you to do something foolish. Something you know will make things worse for you, your coworkers, maybe even the business itself. If you’re like most developers, you …

As we enter our darkest hours, quality of office lighting needs attention

As we enter the darkest days of the year, office workers in the UK are set to get virtually no natural light. For instance, today (18 December) sunrise in London is at 08:01 and sunset is 15:52, meaning office workers are commuting to and from their offices in the dark. …

Episode 62 – How to Sell More Using Humor with Lianna Patch

Interested in better email campaigns, more persuasive product detail pages and more irresistible videos?  Maybe you need to start incorporating a little humor.   By now we’ve all seen a Harmon Brother’s video (Think Poo Pourri and Squatty Potty) and we’ve seen the magical effect those videos can have when …

Basic income experiment increased wellbeing but did not encourage people to find work

Giving jobless people in Finland a basic income for two years improved their self-perceived wellbeing but did not lead them to find work, researchers have concluded. In the trial, from January 2017 until December 2018, 2,000 unemployed Finns were paid a monthly flat amount of €560.  The aim was to see …