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Papa John's has a new ad where it teases changing its name to erase its disgraced founder

  • Papa John's has a new ad campaign that attempts to replace the voice of its disgraced founder with a more diverse array of perspectives.
  • On Tuesday, the pizza chain launched a new campaign that the company says "spotlights the voices and faces that make up the 120,000 strong Papa John's family." The first advertisement in the campaign is a 60 second online spot, featuring 24 people who own and operate Papa John's locations.
  • Following the backlash in recent months against Papa John's founder, John Schnatter, and his very public separation from the pizza chain, the company has been plagued with questions about how it will move forward.
  • Schnatter kicked off a major crisis for the brand in July, when Forbes reported the then-chairman had used the n-word in a company conference call.
  • The company reported that sales fell 10.5% in North America in July.

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American Airlines Might Soon Stop You From Changing Your Nonrefundable Flight Tickets

  • American Airlines Group would consider barring passengers from changing nonrefundable tickets if Congress limits what carriers can charge for the adjustments, Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said Tuesday.
  • Carriers currently consider the ability to change a nonrefundable ticket as a service that carries a cost.
  • The language limiting what carriers can charge for ticket changes is being supported by consumer groups as a bipartisan provision.
  • It is in a version of an aviation-policy bill sponsored by Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota, who is chairman of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.
  • The language on fees isn’t in a House version of the bill.
  • American (aal) would have to assess how any changes to company policies would affect its competitiveness with other carriers before acting, Parker said.

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Papa John's new TV ads put the focus on the company's other faces

  • On Tuesday, the company revealed the 60-second TV commercial, dubbed "Voices," which features 24 Papa John's employees, managers and franchisees talking about their experiences with the brand.
  • Schnatter started a very public feud with the company's board after they forced him to step down as chairman after it was revealed he had used the N-word on a conference call in May. That incident, and another in November, when he criticized the National Football League, has chased customers away.
  • Papa John's said in early August that customer sentiment continued to sour and the company and its franchisees were bracing for weaker sales and possible store closures.
  • In the wake of these troubles, the beleaguered pizza chain hired Bozoma Saint John of Endeavor Global Marketing, who assisted Uber during its campaign to revitalize its image last year.

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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual - Book review

  • Everybody has read a decent amount of books about technical subjects, like programming languages, design patterns, best practices, etc.
  • I say the remaining part of the life with a reason, since a lot of books focus on areas like talking to clients or job interviews, but this book promises to look at a whole facet of things in the life of a software engineer, besides coding.
  • And some chapters depend on where you are in your career for them to be useful, but again, most parts are really good, I think about 70% of the books is in some way applicable to most software engineers.
  • My conclusion, this is a must read for any software developer, I'd even put it in line with books like Clean Code and Design Patterns, this stuff is too important in your life not to think about.

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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual - Book review

  • I say the remaining part of the life with a reason, since a lot of books focus on areas like talking to clients or job interviews, but this book promises to look at a whole facet of things in the life of a software engineer, besides coding.
  • And some chapters depend on where you are in your career for them to be useful, but again, most parts are really good, I think about 70% of the books is in some way applicable to most software engineers.
  • My conclusion, this is a must read for any software developer, I'd even put it in line with books like Clean Code and Design Patterns, this stuff is too important in your life not to think about.

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Tanzania is about to outlaw online fact-checking

  • Earlier in 2018 Tanzania’s government, under the leadership of President John Magufuli, introduced a new law for social media and blogs which saw the introduction of license fees for anyone effectively running a website in Tanzania.
  • As if that wasn’t enough, Magufuli and his colleagues are now looking to outlaw fact checking thanks to proposed amendments to the Statistics Act, 2015.
  • As Aidan Eyakuze, Executive Director at Twaweza, highlights for instance, the section which stated that people who publish statistics that are false or “may result to the distortion of facts” has been removed.
  • This means that whatever statistics the government of Tanzania publish, or any of its associated organizations will be considered as final irrespective of whether they are factual or not.

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John Bolton's crusade against the International Criminal Court is so hard-line it threatens a US invasion of Holland

  • In his speech, Bolton claimed that the court was "already dead to us," and said that the US will use "any means necessary" to protect Americans in response to the court's first-ever public investigation into alleged US war crimes.
  • Last Novemeber, the Court's requested to launch an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by US service members and CIA operatives in Afghanistan and the war on terror, especially in secret prisons.
  • The International Criminal Court was established to prosecute crimes like genocide and crimes against humanity in countries and conflicts where the rule of law had broken down.
  • For example, if Ecuador signed a BIA with the US, and a US service member committed a crime against humanity in Ecuador, the ICC could not prosecute that member.

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