A selection of Hamish's work


Image by Hallie Bateman, for PandoDaily

Image by Hallie Bateman, for PandoDaily

Technology

Move Fast, Break Things. The sad story of Platform, Facebook’s gigantic missed opportunity. PandoDaily

The Talented Mr Green: How FWD.us Lost New York, Elon Musk, and the Tech Moral High Ground. The Mark Zuckerberg-backed tech lobby group FWD.us has alienated supporters with its early tactics in an effort to get an immigration bill passed by Congress. PandoDaily

Cyworld, Protest, and Politics: The Story of  a Korean Innovator. South Korea has never had a Mark Zuckerberg figure, but Yong Joon Hyoung is probably the closest thing to it. PandoDaily

 

Current affairs

Fishy Business. Drug cartels are running wild on the Texas-Mexico border, but is the story of a recent disappearance too good to be true? New Zealand Listener

The Unsettling Recklessness of Peter Jackson's West of Memphis. To clear the name of the West Memphis Three who were convicted in a 1993 murder, a powerful new documentary makes the case for another suspect. But is that actually responsible? The Atlantic

Sex at Dawn. When it comes to sex, we’ve got it all wrong, according to what’s being touted as the most important book about sexuality since Kinsey. New Zealand Listener

 

Entertainment

From Smashing Pumpkins to Wrestling. Not content with millions of record sales, Billy Corgan has launched a wrestling league. The Guardian

Robert Smith Interview. The Cure frontman discusses aging, the band today, and an unexpected trip. New Zealand Herald

Bret McKenzie Interview. The Flight of the Conchords star imparts the secrets of writing music for The Muppets. The Guardian