Weekend rant: big data is a bad joke, gimme context
As we gird our collective loins, saddle up and cram ourselves into the sardine cans also known as modern aircraft, (please excuse all these deliberately mixed metaphors – it is a rant) I am willing to bet a good amount that Big Data will be mentioned at ...
'Oi, mate gimme some more': Charles Dickens's classics translated into 'yoof speak'
Oliver Twist - or Oliva Twist - has also been given the treatment and the orphan's famous line of 'please sir, can I have some more?' has changed to 'oi mate, gimme some more ... ‘Some people see it as a joke but it isn't. I just want to break down ...
The X Factor: Gimme more
You disappointed me last year, X Factor. This is your last chance ... the hours and hours he’s spent on dancing and singing lessons. His original song is a joke. A no, obviously. Then he really lets loose. “At least I don’t use Auto Tune.”
Scorsese’s ‘Wolf’ is a howl, and the joke isn’t pretty
Early in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the young stock trader wannabe Jordan Belfort ... Jean Dujardin (“The Artist”) as a swank Swiss banker. The women? Oh, please, this movie is not about its women, and that’s both the point and the problem.
Gimme Five: When the National Anthem, well, sucked
For a little pre-grilling fun on this Independence Day, we gathered together our least favorite for a new edition of Gimme Five that we call: When the National Anthem, like ... It’s a stunningly wrong-headed joke and a career-defining misstep all ...