October 14, 2019

Transformation projects require clear job descriptions

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By Dietmar Schantin, founder and CEO, Institute for Media Strategies From Reuters Does your newsroom have them? It is an uncomfortable fact in many newsrooms that strategic thinkers are valued more than the people who do the heavy lifting of implementing their plans. If someone is a strategic thinker, they can sometimes advance more easily in the […]

Cat cop

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New Zealand’s adorable cat cop not strong in the field, but ‘good at admin’ BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Cats aren’t the first animals you’d think to join a police beat, but in New Zealand, things are a bit different. Tia the cat works at Wellington District Police, helping out senior constable Kerry Morrell at […]

New Zealand: Kim Dotcom claims victory even as court rules he can be ‘surrendered to the US’

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From Business Live NZ Court says internet entrepreneur did not commit a copyright offence under New Zealand law, but is eligible for extradition from the South Pacific nation Wellington — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claimed a “major victory” in his long-running battle to avoid extradition to the US even as another New Zealand court ruled […]

Virgin Atlantic turned industrial waste into greener jet fuel

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By Andrew Dalton From engadget The company’s partnership with LanzaTech could cut airline carbon emissions by 65 percent. Illinois-based LanzaTech and Virgin Atlantic have been working on an alternative fuel source for Sir Richard Branson’s flagship airline since 2011. This week, the two companies announced a breakthrough that could drastically reduce the airline industry’s carbon […]