David Allegretti

The Year We Woke Up

Australians Throw Out 7.3 Million Tonnes of Food Each Year: Jane Kou Has a Better Idea

As part of our series "The Year We Woke Up," we meet a 25-year-old who's tackling food wastage with an app.
David Allegretti
12.12.19
News

Toilet Stops and Encrypted Apps: How Hong Kong’s Protests Are Coordinated

Protester Joshua Wong explains how hundreds of thousands of people are organised without central leadership.
David Allegretti
8.21.19
Dating

Which Political Beliefs Get You The Most Tinder Dates?

"I’m still stunned from how easy it is to score woke points in Melbourne. Just insert a bunch of buzzwords into your speech and all of a sudden you’re Gandhi."
David Allegretti
5.16.19
AI

Meet the Woman Teaching Empathy to AI

"My job is like this school teacher for machines, where I’m looking after the finger-painting during their upbringing."
David Allegretti
5.29.18
Australia Today

We Watched Cricket Fans Tamper With Balls for Steve Smith

A tiny but furious mob gathered in Melbourne for a kind of pro-cheating protest.
David Allegretti
4.11.18

Bendigo's Former Mayor Sure Looks a lot Like Rick From 'Rick and Morty'

Yeah I'm starting a conspiracy theory.
David Allegretti
4.10.18
Rick and Morty

We Asked People in Bendigo About That Parody Ep of 'Rick and Morty'

"I think it portrayed Bendigo for what it is."
David Allegretti
4.9.18
conspiracy theories

We Analysed Evidence That the Denver Airport Is the Illuminati Headquarters

Like, do the runways really need to resemble a Swastika?
David Allegretti
3.29.18
home decor

Here's What Happens if You Fall Asleep in a Display Bed

Some furniture store people get mad. Others don't give a shit and let you sleep two hours.
David Allegretti
3.23.18
the year that was 2017

What it was Like to Spend 2017 Living on North Korea's Doorstep

Australian photographer Ashley Crowther reflects on a year living 60 kilometres from the 38th parallel.
David Allegretti
12.29.17
schoolies

It's Schoolies So I Built the Longest Beer Bong in the History of the World

Why not.
David Allegretti
11.21.17
Travel

I Pushed Japan's All-You-Can-Eat KFC to Its Absolute Limit

More like all-you-can-take-away.
David Allegretti
8.17.17
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