The Weekly Five Pointer: How to read Game of Thrones before 2019, a transatlantic cable, and other things you might’ve missed

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October 6, 2017

The Weekly Five Pointer: How to read Game of Thrones before 2019, a transatlantic cable, and other things you might’ve missed

Ever heard of Sputnik? Well, it’s for sale. Even if you’ve heard of Elon Musk, you may not know that his mom, Maye Musk, just landed a new job. And though you might recall learning about Paul Revere in history class, you might not have expected his name to make headlines in this century. All … Read more

HSBC: Delivering a local tournament to a global audience

To kick-start 2016, HSBC brought together the strongest field ever for the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. H+K was asked to deliver a comms plan activating HSBC’s sponsorship and helping tell the world about the strength of the competition. Ahead of the tournament, H+K teamed up with four of the world’s best golfers Rickie Fowler, Jordan … Read more

Censoring the Internet: 99 problems but a glitch ain’t one

Welcome to THE BIG TECH QUESTION, a new monthly feature where we ask members of the H+K Technology team to debate the latest issues in tech and beyond.    Up first is: SHOULD THE INTERNET BE CENSORED? In the “Yes” camp is Joe McNamara: Let me start by saying that I’m broadly against censorship of any … Read more

#Mayday! How the election night unfolded on Twitter…

Twitter can be an echo chamber when it comes to politics, but it comes into its own on election night, as commentators get increasingly delirious waiting for results. With a PlayStation-style parliament, swing-o-meters, exits polls and recounts in the early hours, by 6am Twitter was awash with gifs, memes and pictures of Lord Buckethead. In … Read more