Party Tricks chronicles Kate Ballard's campaign to become the next State Premier. A committed and rigorous politician, Kate's victory seems assured until a new opposition leader, popular television and radio personality David McLeod, is selected. As the drama unfolds, it is revealed that several years ago Kate and David had a secret, tumultuous affair. To the world at large, David and Kate offer a compelling battle of style versus substance, but a paranoid Kate fears that their complicated romantic history is a trump card waiting to be played. Played out on a grand scale, Party Tricks becomes a cat-and-mouse game which culminates in an election night finale.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Party Tricks - Mark Rober - Netflix
Mark Rober (born 11 March 1980) is an American engineer, inventor and YouTube personality. He is best known for his YouTube videos on popular science, do-it-yourself gadgets and creative ideas. His most popular invention is Digital Dudz, a range of Halloween costumes that integrate mobile apps with clothing. As an engineer, Rober spent seven years working on the Curiosity rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Party Tricks - Career - Netflix
Rober joined NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 2004. He worked there for 9 years, 7 of which were spent working on the Curiosity rover, which is now on Mars. He designed and delivered hardware on several JPL missions, including AMT, GRAIL, SMAP, and Mars Science Laboratory. While at NASA, Rober was one of the primary architects for “JPL Wired”, which was a comprehensive knowledge capture wiki. He published a case study about applying wiki technology in a high-tech organization to develop an “Intrapedia” for the capture of corporate knowledge.
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