Ecosystems

Virtual and Augmented Reality Gateway Into the Metaverse

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Gateway Into the Metaverse?

In the early 2000s, the multiplayer online game Club Penguin was a new age internet phenomenon. You could buy outfits for your customizable penguin avatar and decorate your igloo any way you wanted. You also had the ability to chat and interact with others through various social scenarios in the game.

Read More
5 Tips for Successful Couplepreneurship

Business and Dating: 5 Tips for Successful Couplepreneurship

Starting a business with your significant other‌ can be an exciting and rewarding experience—kudos to you for taking this huge step! You have immense trust in each other and probably know the other person better than themselves, which makes it a perfect partnership to grow your own brand and build a dream life together.

Read More
Is It Time to Dump Your IRL Boyfriend for a Metaverse One Find Out

Is It Time to Dump Your IRL Boyfriend for a Metaverse One? Find Out

If the idea of a first date in real life makes you want to curl up in a corner and call it a day, perhaps it’s time to take your dates into a parallel universe: the metaverse.

Imagine this: you’ve got a date (you rock star!). But instead of finding the right outfit, texting your friends about what a terrible idea this is and feeling nauseous, you are chilling in your sweats. No, really.

Read More
You-Either-Love-Them-or-Hate-Them-Why-Are-Opinions-on-NFTs-So-Divided

You Either Love Them or Hate Them: Why Are Opinions on NFTs So Divided?

If you’ve been aimlessly scrolling through popular internet forums, like Twitter or Reddit, chances are you’ve stumbled upon the frequent and heated debates surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs). These debates, typically, question whether NFTs are the best thing to happen to the online art community or the beginnings of an environmentally-detrimental hellscape.

Read More
Great Resignation

What Is the “Great Resignation” Trend?

When Covid-19 first broke out, employees were worried about losing their jobs, and we’ve seen companies closing down or shrinking in scale to survive the economic downturn. But now, it seems like employers are in a predicament as the “great resignation” is happening. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about four and a half million people quit their jobs in November 2021.

Read More
Top 5 Startup Cities

Top 5 Startup Cities

The global startup ecosystem has been expanding since 2009, and as of 2021, the global startup economy is worth US$3.8 trillion in ecosystem value. With the startup ecosystem performing so well, who wouldn’t want to make the most of the explosive growth? Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned veteran in the startup world, you would want to set up your next venture in a city which would get you the right returns.

Read More
Is Web 3.0 a Perfect Evolution of the Web

Is Web 3.0 a Perfect Evolution of the Web?

One of the technologies that has revolutionized the way we live is the Internet. Ever since it became accessible to the public in 1993, it has been evolving to meet the needs of its growing user base. As of this year, the average person spends 59 hours a week (or more than one-third of their life) on the Internet.

Read More
The Environmental Impact of NFTs

The Environmental Impact of NFTs

Crypto artworks released as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been gaining popularity in recent months. Many creators and companies have jumped on the bandwagon and released digital artworks of their own.

Read More
How PropTech Can Help With ESG Compliance

How PropTech Can Help With ESG Compliance

PropTech (short for property technology) has been a great help to a lot of companies during the pandemic through the repurposing of vacant offices. Advancements made in related technologies are also utilized to protect the safety of homes.

Read More
Top 5 Greenwashing Scandals of the Past Decade

Top 5 Greenwashing Scandals of the Past Decade

The United Nation’s 26th Climate Conference, “COP26”, came to a close on November 12, 2021. The UN, itself, wasn’t fully pleased with the outcome. Besides weak commitments made by countries within, the conference also witnessed protestors opposing “greenwashing” and demanding “system change, not climate change” outside.

Read More
Five most valuable startups in the world

Five Most Valuable Startups in the World

Over the years, many startups have entered the global marketplace and revolutionized the ways we live. Companies with unique problem-solving methods and an ability to create one-size-fits-all solutions are the ones that make the leap to acquiring the unicorn status (companies with a US$1 billion valuation).

Read More
How Monaco Planet Aims to Democratize NFT Space

How Monaco Planet Aims to Democratize NFT Space

Non-fungible tokens or NFTs have been taking over the digital world in 2021. The sales volume of NFTs reached US$2.5 billion in the first quarter of this year. Their popularity is evident with NFT memes like side-eyeing Chloe going for US$76,377.50.

Read More
Should Social Media Platforms Be under Regulation

Should Social Media Platforms Be under Regulation?

Say what you will, it’s nearly impossible to imagine a world without social media. What’s more? Social media platforms, like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, know that. They use their popularity to their advantage, often putting national security and users at risk.

Read More
BTS at The 2021 UNGA

BTS at The 2021 UNGA: Celebrities and Climate Change Activism

September 20, 2021 marked the third visit of global pop icons, BTS, to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The seven-member group, comprising RM (Kim Namjoon), Jin (Kim Seokjin), Suga (Min Yun-gi), J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jimin (Park Ji-min), V (Kim Taehyung) and Jungkook (Jeon Jungkook), was appointed as the “Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture” by South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-In, to join her at UNGA.

Read More
TikTok Takes the Crypto Plunge into NFTs

TikTok Takes the Crypto Plunge into NFTs

The NFT craze does not seem to be going away anytime soon. The global hype around immutable digital assets has only gone up as TikTok hops on the bandwagon, allowing fans to “own a moment that broke the internet”.

Read More
The Rise of Social Audio Apps

The Rise of Social Audio Apps

After over a year of working from home and attending online classes while in lockdown, many are feeling the brunt of the increased screen time. The recent rise in the popularity of audio media, like podcasts and audiobooks, can be attributed to screen exhaustion.

Read More