If you look at crypto communities online, be it on Twitter or Telegram or Reddit, you’ll find them to be largely made up of men. If asked to visualize the crypto community, everyone would picture a crypto bro (men who are singularly focused on cryptocurrency predictions) discussing which currency will go “to the moon” next. In fact, 94% of all cryptocurrency is owned by men, which means that women occupy only 6% of all crypto holdings.
Finding love these days isn’t as simple as meeting the right person and hitting it off. To be at the mercy of the app’s algorithm, you have to do more than be good at navigating dating applications and create an impressive dating profile bio.
As one of the leading technology giants, Google has more than 271 products serving different purposes. Many of us are familiar with Google’s search engine and the Google Workspace (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Slides, etc.). But did you know there are some hidden treasures within the product catalog that you may have never heard of but can add to your productivity?
Cryptocurrency is an extremely volatile and turbulent asset, especially owing to its immensely speculative nature. Investors use a variety of means to gauge cryptocurrencies’ price movement in order to determine future crypto asset performance, including social media sentiment and indices.
The last two years have been extremely tough for globetrotters. With all the travel bans, it was nearly impossible for us to travel freely. As the world gradually recovers some semblance of normalcy, we can finally prepare for a vacation again. While many travel companies collapsed during the pandemic, some travel startups have survived the hardship and are determined to redefine travel and hospitality in the post-Covid age.
Most great quality loudspeakers are very heavy, and those that are lightweight and don’t take up too much space might not provide a transportive audio experience. But what if there was a way to create a powerful, high-quality sound system that is both lightweight and portable?
In May 2022, Top500 rankings released their list of the fastest (and most efficient) supercomputers in the world right now. While China boasted the majority, it was the U.S. that came out on top with the fastest supercomputer in the world. American supercomputer Frontier became the first to demonstrate the performance of one quintillion (i.e. a billion billion calculations) operations per second during a set of standard tests that researchers use to rank the supercomputers.
A giant wave of layoffs has swept across industries in the past few months. The boom in startup culture is slowing, and the funding environment is deteriorating, leading to companies cutting down staff size. The unpredictability of the upcoming economic recession has also taken a toll on multinational tech companies, like Netflix, Uber, Facebook and Amazon.
In August 2021, a collection of 10,000 anime-inspired non-fungible tokens (NFTs) called “Milady Maker” entered the market. The project was the brainchild of crypto-based business Remilia Collective.
On July 21, e-commerce giant Amazon announced its acquisition of the U.S.-based primary healthcare chain One Medical. The purchase will cost US$3.9 billion (US$18 a share). “We want to be one of the companies that helps dramatically improve the healthcare experience over the next several years,” says Neil Lindsay, Senior Vice President of Amazon Health Services, highlighting the need to reimagine how the healthcare industry works.
The past few years have seen drastic changes in the workplace. With the rise of the gig economy and the prevalence of job-hopping, more and more people are questioning their current job situation (read: great resignation). Job satisfaction is at an all-time low and the idea of changing jobs is becoming more and more appealing, especially for some of the youngest workers dubbed “Zillennials”.
The education technology (EdTech) sector in India was worth US$2.8 billion as of 2020. With the pandemic forcing schools and children alike to incorporate technology into learning, EdTech has become the third most funded startup category in India after e-commerce and FinTech startups as of 2022. Despite the growth EdTech saw during the pandemic, it has become the latest victim of the slew of layoffs affecting the tech landscape across the world.
One day, you go to the supermarket and find that your usual carton of milk is now priced at US$3 more than before. A cruel joke. As you browse the other aisles, you find that all everyday goods, be it meat or washing liquid, are now more pricey. And just like that, your grocery bill is reaching amounts you can’t afford. What’s worse? Your salary can’t keep up, and you have to start cutting corners. That’s the crushing reality for many people living in countries experiencing inflation.
When you are lost on the street, you probably will use your phone and check your favourite navigation app to find the correct route. The whole process is so effortless that you may not realize how sophisticated it is to capture the entire street view in 3D and display it on the 2D screen of your mobile phone.
According to the Ethnologue guide, there are 7,151 spoken languages in the world. While the number might be surprising, did you know that there are also more than 300 sign languages worldwide, with American sign language (ASL) as the most widely used one?
With the inception of the metaverse, there is an increasing demand for devices that can provide users with an immersive experience that blurs the lines between the digital and physical worlds. This is where mixed reality (MR) headsets come in.