Matt Bartlett

Matt Bartlett is an Auckland-based writer who teaches law at the University of Auckland. He writes about the intersection of technology and society.

Politics
Dec 26, 2020

Our Covid-19 response proves politicians can take radical action when they want to

If there's one lesson to take from our widely praised Covid-19 response, it's that real societal change is possible – as long as the political will is there.

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Tech
Jul 18, 2020

How Tinder’s algorithm is micromanaging your dating life 

Tinder became the world's most popular dating app by promising serendipitous connections with strangers, but there's nothing random about the way it works.

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Society
Apr 9, 2020

Ignore the pandemic productivity guilt trap – it’s bullshit anyway

It's OK if you don't come out of lockdown with abs.

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