I am afraid you are right ;-)
He has 1,5 hours left.
Price is experienced with burning the midnight oil
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03-01-2016, 04:52 AM
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Six hours of driving for three hours of meetings, which happened to have been scheduled on the last possible day to launch Console Developer Rewards. All because, apparently, this team of tech gurus, who, at one point, was supposed to have "rebuilt Android from the ground up", what, couldn't figure out Skype?
Edit: The update is live and it's hilarious nonsense. He can't ship T-shirts after a year and a half but now wants to ship thousands of dollars in gear every month. What specific gear? It doesn't say. From what industry/corporate partners? Doesn't say.
Looks like he just typed out a bunch of be so he could keep to his "promise". Seems he's thrown that word out a few times lately, like " as we promised here's yadda yadda" or " we shipped lollipop as promised". What about all the other "promises" you broke to your backers you shitgoose?
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He's very careful to use the words like "experiment", and "we may", "we might not", that way when he doesn't hold up his end of the bargain, he can point back to those statements as "stated risks."
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I'll be sure to look at his astroturfing accounts to see if the gear he gives away involves his industry partner Slickdeals.net, although at this point that would be a REALLY stupid move.
He absolutely threw that update together. He was called out about developer rewards on Twitter since there was "radio silence" for 56 days. Had he not been reminded, he would have never pushed the update. But now he has to use lines like "...as we promised" to make himself feel better. I think it's the first deadline he's actually met, thanks again to someone else.
At first I thought @RobertCC18 was an astroturfing account, but it seems Robert is also @nxtlvlpiano. It's a kid who looks like he's in middle school (based on his videos) and is all gung-ho because he provided a fix for one of Christopher Prices builds; good for him, it's more than Chris could do. I think Christopher is getting a little annoyed because the kid keeps asking about getting awarded and also inquired about contributing to Console Inc as a school project. Poor fellow doesn't understand Console OS is entirely verbal fluff and only wants to get real experience in the coding world.
Christopher Price Wrote:We're not going to ask our teammates in Europe to burn midnight oil to ship source code this weekend. Some cannot even leave their homes, and are under curfew. France is in a state of emergency.
Yep. And I'll just say it's interesting that Chris decided to have the rewards go live tomorrow, after the guy has already submitted the patch and Chris said he's going to add them. We'll see how that goes.