The reason why the US election results came as such a surprise, is because the media focus on the East and West Coasts. The majority of the electorate lives in-between. Nuff said, can we wrap this up, please?
With the #lewisgetsinked campaign, Epson has embarked upon the most rediculous cross-branding attempt ever. I actually double-double-checked this to make sure it wasn’t a parody, even the behind-the-scenes video did not convince me. That voice-over, the link between a budget-friendly printer and Mercedes-Benz-AMG-Petronas, those poses by Hamilton.
… and the prize for the strangest headline in the history of headlines goes to CNN.
The BBC has set targets for its 2020 workforce. According to this article, these are as follows:
- 50% women
- 15% black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds
- 8% disabled people
- 8% lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons
I’m completely in favor of equal opportunities. But that doesn’t leave much room for straight Caucasian men without a disability, now does it? 🙂
This is just about the most hilarious piece of privacy-related news I’ve read in months. Microsoft is building a case against the US government, leading the way for a ‘growing resistance by technology companies to government attempts to snoop on the electronic communications of their customers’. Giant pot, humongous kettle, deep black 🙂
“Every Viennese cafe, every sausage stand pays more tax in Austria than a multinational corporation” – Christian Kern (Austrian Chancellor)