Bernie Sanders is, on first blush, a grumpy old man with crazy white hair who’s constantly yelling numbers into microphones about income inequality. He’s been doing it for decades.
Articles by: Tim Batt
Yesterday, Reddit continued it’s dramatic month of what can only be described in a public relations context, as a cluster fuck.
Something rather big happened to the internet the other day.
The Iraq war started twelve years ago, briefly after the invasion of Afghanistan following the attacks on New York City in 2001.
What a frustrating watch! This should have been a documentary that I enjoyed immensely.
Tim Batt went to a screening at the Documentary Edge Festival, the screening he sat in featured all three of the following:
The internet has exploded in the last 72 hours because naked photos and videos of over 100 people, several of them high profile Hollywood actresses and models (and most notably 24 year old Jennifer Lawrence) were stolen.
Jamie Whyte is the new leader of ACT, a party currently polling at 0.4%, this is promising compared to the 0.00% it polled quite recently.
Get your pitchforks, light up those torches and pack your bags kids cause apparently there’s a bandwagon to jump on and it’s called Condemning Online Bullying.
We, the consumer class, are about to enter the most self-absorbed period yet. Which is really saying something considering the late 1990s era of reality TV where ‘everyone can to be famous and should want to be’ and the social media/blog generation of the 2000s where ‘everyone wants to know what I’m thinking at all times’ (a somewhat self-defeating phenomenon to blog about).
The largest nerd fest in the world, the Consumer Electronics Expo has wrapped in Vegas for 2014 and Tim Batt has chosen four key popular tech areas and the stand out product/service from each category to look out for this year.
A magical thing happened the other night. The super hyped cliff hanger episode of Shortland Street aired with the obligatory disaster (fire this year!) and viewers were invited to visit shortlandstreetclues.co.nz to see clues on mystery main character who had perished.
A 16 year old girl from Auckland’s North Shore is now number one on the American Billboard pop charts. She’s defeating the wicked witch of the twerk Miley Cyrus and is the youngest number one artist since Tiffany in 1987 – the year I was born. What does Lorde’s success say about us as a society?
John Campbell didn’t distinguish himself last week when he finally got the chance to interview the Prime Minister about the GCSB Bill.
A big fat South African taking on a fresh-faced 21 year old wasn’t the only showdown this week.
All you wanted to know about PRISM but were afraid to ask because someone might be watching (they probably are)
Much has been made in the last half week of an intensely invasive programme run by America’s National Security Agency (NSA) called PRISM.
I had the chance to have a 30 minute play through of the soon-to-be-blockbuster title The Last of Us for Playstation 3 ahead of its world-wide release and I was blown away.