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Portalarium has moved! (expect some delays)

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by DarkStarr, Sep 17, 2018.

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    Is that Kor in the Green shirt on the left?
     
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    Looks all swish! :D
     
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    No.
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    A very small office indeed, I hope the executives get the private office space they deserve (Richard included)
     
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    An open workspace can be a great thing if morale is good. Looks like a fun work environment.

    One thing that has always bothered me about Port is the lack of diversity though. Why is it a room full of only white males? Are there no females or people of color who can also do these types of jobs? Its a squandered opportunity to even the horribly slanted playing field IMO. Only business owners can change the discrimination that women and non-whites face in the workplace. Ending sexism and racism starts with you!

    Anyway, best of luck to the team in getting Episode 2 going! God speed.
     
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    Port have been thoughtful enough to share with us photos of their new premises and this should not be taken as an opportunity to criticise them on issues of diversity. Posts like this will only make them cautious about sharing anything with us in future. I trust that they are fully aware of the value of having a diverse workforce. In the game itself, they have made an effort to represent a good cross-section of society with the NPCs, which pleases me greatly. I'm sure that when hiring staff, they have drawn on what talent was available and not discriminated against anyone.
     
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    Really? Welcome to my Ignore list. *Facepalm*
     
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    *looks sideways at some of the concerns... takes a breath and moves on*

    All that notwithstanding, Congrats on the move guys! Sorry AT&T continues to suck really rough cut rocks, but glad you worked around it so well!
     
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    It’s just constructive criticism. They are on the front lines of fighting against things like gamergate and social issues. Just pointing out that they could be a bellwether for change.
     
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    That's what Valve does. It's been 14 years, and still no sign of Half Life 2, Episode 3.
     
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    Apparently they never watched a livestream?
     
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    As someone who works in an open plan office is like to assure you open plan has benefits and cons. It’s hard to get into things when megaphone Billyjoebob is at it or when that guy sneezes or when one bunch get food or people going in and out.

    I hate open plan. I’ve had it for some near 25 years now. But I’d doesn’t mean I like it.
     
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    Grats guys! Excellent! I do hope to visit your offices one day :)
     
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    Some will never pass up an opportunity to criticise... It seems to be their Raison D'Etre.
     
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    Some will never pass up an opportunity to criticise... It seems to be their Raison D'Etre.
     
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    I've had both and prefer the non open office. However, it would be considerably better if they had cubicles around them...
     
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    need to have some tabletop catapults in there so they can practice siege warfare and later put that design in the game! Have to test it somewhere!
     
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    We prefer to be called "women".
     
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    Maybe the people who were best suited to the job were only white males? Port could have hired on qualifications and talent rather than ticking the diversity box. Just a thought.
     
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    So who's getting crucified for suggesting that companies should hire based on talent instead of quota?

    Opps, guess its going to be me!

    :p

    edit: oh hi Scoffer, looks like we can burn together ;)
     
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