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How To Get There 14/7/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, July 14th, 2019 - 31 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Trump’s social media summit

Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, July 13th, 2019 - 36 comments

Donald Trump’s social media summit, a white house gathering of right wing extremists and media trolls, is the complete antithesis of the post Christchurch massacre gathering organised by Jacinda Ardern to address the damage that social media can cause.

How To Get There 7/7/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, July 7th, 2019 - 73 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

5G flip flop

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, July 2nd, 2019 - 62 comments

Six weeks after banning China’s leading tech firm Huawei from contracts with U.S. businesses, U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have reversed it after meeting China’s Premier Xi Jinping.

How Brexit Party won the social media battle

Written By: - Date published: 8:54 am, July 1st, 2019 - 30 comments

A review of the use of social media has suggested that the Brexit Party’s campaign was far superior to that of its opponents.

How To Get There 30/6/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, June 30th, 2019 - 66 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

How To Get There 23/6/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, June 23rd, 2019 - 51 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

How To Get There 16/6/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, June 16th, 2019 - 68 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

How To Get There 9/6/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, June 9th, 2019 - 42 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Government under FiveEyes

Written By: - Date published: 9:48 pm, June 7th, 2019 - 11 comments

Australian Federal Police chief Neil Gaughan told media after raiding the ABC that “if police did not investigate the leaking of classified information, Australia would no longer be entrusted by FiveEyes partners with intelligence that saves lives.” FiveEyes didn’t save Muslim lives in Christchurch.

 

Tiananmen Square’s Failed Revolution

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, June 4th, 2019 - 70 comments

Right now we could be dealing with a China with a similar mixed model to Vietnam, or a re-unified country like Germany. What happened to change this?

Politicians Don’t Know Jack

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, June 3rd, 2019 - 63 comments

Politicians rely on information provided to them, not on an encyclopaedic memory and an IQ of a genius.

How To Get There 2/6/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, June 2nd, 2019 - 36 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

How To Get There 26/5/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 26th, 2019 - 36 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Run Brian Run

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, May 23rd, 2019 - 103 comments

Brian Tamaki, recent victim of self/God?-inflicted burns. Don't be like Brian.

Brian Tamaki is set to announce the launch of a new political party today.

Death tax fake news

Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, May 21st, 2019 - 62 comments

Social media was responsible for the repeated broadcasting of the claim that Labor in Australia intended to bring in a death tax.  What should happen when claims that are clearly wrong are made?

Hate Speech Is an Evitable Evil

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 19th, 2019 - 72 comments

Online behaviour like any other behaviour can be modified but this will not happen by itself.

How To Get There 19/5/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 19th, 2019 - 59 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Jacinda achieves international commitment to social media change

Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, May 16th, 2019 - 97 comments

Jacinda Ardern has shown true international leadership by achieving considerable international consensus to effecting change in the way that social media operates.

How To Get There 12/5/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 12th, 2019 - 59 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

The Brady Papers

Written By: - Date published: 3:03 pm, May 10th, 2019 - 54 comments

Anne-Marie Brady submitted to yesterday’s Select Committee Inquiry into foreign interference in our elections, making copious reference to her “Magic Weapons” paper of 2017. She didn’t mention another paper which casts a much different light on her independence and purpose

How To Get There 5/5/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, May 5th, 2019 - 83 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Death by a thousand cuts

Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, May 1st, 2019 - 74 comments

It has been reported that John Key has shown some support behind the scenes for Judith Collins.  And someone in National’s caucus has leaked to Newshub that MPs were told not to leak to Newshub.

How To Get There 28/4/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 28th, 2019 - 46 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Should white supremacists be preferred over ISIS?

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, April 27th, 2019 - 117 comments

According to media sources in the United States Twitter won’t autoban white supremacists because too many GOP Politicians would be banned.

Regulating social media

Written By: - Date published: 7:48 am, April 26th, 2019 - 83 comments

Is it possible that the zeitgeist for global social media regulation is peaking at the right time, and the big tech giants will accede?

Sri Lanka

Written By: - Date published: 7:53 am, April 24th, 2019 - 13 comments

A junior Sri Lankan Minister has suggested that the recent bombings was an ISIS inspired response to the Christchurch mosque bombings.  But others are not so sure that this is right.

Everything Should Be Made As Uncomfortable As Possible, But No Less Comfortable

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, April 24th, 2019 - 26 comments

When providing a voluntary carbon-offset scheme, make it as simple as possible, but not simpler, and tell people about it.

Kiwi Cultural Cringe is Alive and Well

Written By: - Date published: 4:00 pm, April 22nd, 2019 - 75 comments

New Zealand is too small for high-achievers and star-performers and does not offer enough challenges and rewards.

Confirmation bias

Written By: - Date published: 12:03 pm, April 21st, 2019 - 134 comments

The internet neatly divides us into separate isolated tribes with polarised views of what are the issues and what is reality.  How do we engage in a civilised discussion to educate each other and reach a consensus of what we should be doing?

How To Get There 21/4/19

Written By: - Date published: 6:55 am, April 21st, 2019 - 56 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

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