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    A little less uniformity, a little more action.

Diversity isn't a buzzword or a box to be ticked. It's a necessity.

This month's THUNK explores the need for greater diversity in our creative industries. We hear from UNLOCKED intern Nicolle Santiago as she describes what it's been like working at Union House.

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  Do internships really create opportunities?  
    Nicolle Santiago shares valuable insights from her time working at The Union through the UNLOCKED Internship Programme, which aims to kickstart opportunities for underrepresented emerging talent in the UK's creative industries.    
India recommends
  "Past Lives is a thoroughly modern romantic drama. Both plot and visuals are excellent and hold a subtle but authentic commentary on immigration and the notion of lost and found homes."

India Winston, Account Manager, The Union
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  What we're up to: Unlocking potential  
    We're proud to have joined UNLOCKED, a new initiative launched by our friends at John Doe aimed at kickstarting the careers of emerging talent from non-white ethnicities and/or low-income backgrounds.

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  Our thunking  
  Why do Japanese websites look so different?
  Walls of text, lavish use of bright colours and over ten different fonts, why does a more convoluted style remain so popular in Japan? 
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  Children of the Internet
  The Ezra Collective recently won the Mercury Music Award, which reminded us of the collab with Future Utopia on "Children of the Internet", where concerns about the internet echo back to us through culture. 
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  Food and Beverage Trends Report
  Tuck in to Brandwatch’s analysis of more than 165 million global online conversations around the latest culinary trends, consumer eating and drinking habits, and food delivery. 
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  On the cusp of the next payments era
  Some interesting stuff on the rise and decoupling of electronic payments and the opportunities it creates for banks in the future. 
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