Australian politicians won’t stop dropping references to Taylor Swift




Taylor Swift is currently sending Australia into Tay Tay fever as she tours the country, and it seems the nation’s politicians aren’t immune.

Take Treasurer Scott Morrison. The minister was responding to media questions Monday regarding whether he had been offered the treasury job by current Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in February, months before the dumping of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott

We won’t bore you with the details, but please note the part where the Liberal Party member told reporters to “shake it off” in regards to these events.

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StartupU Episode Nine: Why won’t anyone build an actual working product?


Last night’s episode of StartupU couldn’t be called the calm before the storm. It was more like the total freakout before the fall.

After seven weeks of manufacturing bizarre activities to try to teach the “students” how to be entrepreneurs, Tim Draper is about to throw them to the wolves. Wolves being in this case 40 “world famous” VCs (of whom we recognized one) who are going to demolish their pitches if the VCs are remotely professional or honest.

Startups frequently get demolished at TechCrunch Disrupt, at PandoLand, or on Shark Tank by the judges even when they have an actual working product. Sometimes even when they have revenues. Almost none of these students have either. It’s unclear that many of them even know if — or how — their idea might work…

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