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Yearly Archives: 2020

Competitive innovation: Formula 1

If you want to win in Formula 1, you have to be the best of the best. Your drivers, your pit crew, your team principle and your data analysts need to work perfectly in sink with one another. However, no element affects a team’s position more than their car.

When Berkeley Met… Martin Bright

Recently, we had the privilege of talking with Martin Bright, who was portrayed by Matt Smith in the film ‘Official Secrets’ in 2019. In the interview, we discuss his role in publicising the 2003 Katherine Gun scandal, contemporary journalism as well as populism.

Can we talk about the Dior Jordan 1?

  Dior and Jordan Brand’s collaborative “Air Dior” collection is set to release soon after being announced December last year and delayed earlier this year. The highlight of the collection is of course the Air Jordan 1 high. I’ve got to say, the Dior Jordan 1 is not a bad shoe. The quality is great, and the design is adequate, if a bit boring. I do like the

What Persona 5 Does Right

Persona 5 released in 2017 to worldwide acclaim. It propelled the Persona franchise to the global spotlight like never before and has since sold 3.2 million copies, and that number isn’t even taking into account the sales of the remastered version, Persona 5 Royal, released in March of this year. After playing the game twice myself,

James Bailey: The Flip Side

Some things seem just too good to be true, like James Bailey’s debut book being billed as the ‘laugh-out loud romantic comedy of the year’. Is it really possible that an unknown author could be worthy of such accolade? This is what Berkeley Squares set

How sport has started to become more player-centric

It is relatively standard to be asked who you support, for any given sport, however this question is almost always referring to a specific team rather than a specific player. The biggest sport leagues in the world all connect each team to a particular location,

Adam Burns: American Imperialism

You would be forgiven for not expecting America to have an imperialist past, or indeed present; after all, America’s foundations lie in liberating itself from the chains of imperialism. However, in his debut book published in 2017, Adam Burns, who lectures at the University of