Fiverr's new recruiting ad promises to literally work you to death

It's not a parody, apparently: "You eat a coffee for lunch. You follow through on your follow through. Sleep deprivation is your drug of choice. You might be a doer. In doers we trust." As Nick Mamatas says, "Back in the 1990s, this ad would be the result of billboard liberation."

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  1. You may be a doer.

    If you fall for this, you definetively are a sucker

  2. "In doers we trust". Because those thinkers can get unruly.

  3. If I understand the business model, fiverr doesn't promise to work you to death, but to facilitate your working yourself to death, while taking their cut of the proceeds.

  4. As a design freelancer, Fiverr is my sworn enemy and mortal nemesis.

    It's destroying my career and livelihood one five-dollar logo at a time.

  5. we really need a reboot of Max Headroom, only set right now. Mercilessly mock corporate shit culture.

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