“An insulting pitch,” email from MK12 co-founder Ben Radatz

MK12 co-founder Ben Radatz has been pitching and producing motion design work since 1999.  Like many people who’ve been in the game for a while, he’s concerned about the direction the industry is headed. Everyone, it seems, wants more for less — in half the time. Recently, MK12 was approached to pitch just to be…

Five questions for Britain and Europe after Brexit vote

BRUSSELS: Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc: 1. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN? The EU is in shock and entering uncharted territory. No member state has ever left and Article 50 of…

Number of unemployed public university graduates to soar

Former UM vice-chancellor says it could rise to 600,000 if nothing is done to improve their English proficiency and university education as a whole. Free Malaysia Today’s Minderjeet Kaur reports: The number of unemployed people who graduate from local public universities is set to rise further, an academician warned today. Not only would the unemployed…

I was fighting for AirAsia, says Fernandes

Wearing a white T-shirt, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes walked into a meeting room at klia2 the other day and dropped a bombshell: “We have renamed klia2 as LCCT2.” Is he serious? A Jalil Hamid and Bilqis Bahari write to share: Before I could say anything, he said as he walked into the room for an…

Invisible Forces Behind All of Our Decision-Making

Jonah Berger, a professor of marketing at Wharton, has spent more than 15 years investigating social influence. In his 2013 book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On, he explains how and why certain products and ideas become massively popular. In his new book, Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces the Shape Behavior, Berger focuses on the immense…

Pizza delivery man’s voice stuns America’s Got Talent judges

Sal Valentinetti is a 20-year-old pizza delivery man from Long Island, New York with skills beyond his years. The singer proved it in Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent, knocking the socks off the judges with his charisma and voice.   “I’m gonna entertain yous like you’ve never been entertained before,” he said, showing off his…