With its origins in a Harvard dorm, Facebook revolutionized social networking and redefined the meaning of “friends”. The company’s mission statement is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. With roughly 2.912 billion monthly active users worldwide, Facebook has become one of the world’s largest social media platforms.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being incorporated into various jobs today to reduce human workload and increase productivity. One of the fields that AI is being used in today is creating art. We have already discussed how you can use the AI art generator DALL-E to make some memes. But, if you are looking for AI tools to help create content for your business, apps like Picsart might be a better choice.
The Bitcoin 2022 conference, hosted by Bitcoin Inc. at The Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida in the U.S. in April, was embroiled in controversy as various cases of harassment emerged from the three-day cryptocurrency event. Several women have come forward with claims of sexual and cyber harassment in the aftermath of the conference.
On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the historic Roe vs Wade judgment, which gave women the right to have an abortion before the pregnancy reaches 24-28 weeks. This disheartening verdict has made abortion illegal in 23 U.S. states and has taken away women’s rights over their own bodies.
From over 200,000 in September 2021 to just about 20,000 in May 2022—NFT sales have taken a significant hit, falling by 92 percent worldwide. Though the space is familiar with instability, this time, it appears to be more worrying than usual. NFTs are data-driven digital tokens representing ownership stored on a blockchain. From music and art to films and more, nearly anything can be an NFT.
If you’re someone who’s invested in a streaming service subscription since the Covid-19 pandemic sent the world into lockdown, then you’re not alone. Business boomed for streaming platforms when most of the world became home-bound. In 2020, the number of streaming subscriptions across platforms crossed one billion worldwide.
By 2030, more than 134 million tons of textiles will be discarded. Yet, the environmental issues and impacts brought about by the textile industry tend to come across as abstract and far away, especially to those living in more developed regions away from manufacturing plants. The reason is simple—out of sight, out of mind.
NFTICALLY is an up-and-coming startup company specializing in the non-fungible token (NFT) ecommerce metaverse. Upon entering the NFTICALLY metaverse, you get a 360-degree view of a chosen brand’s storefront and can navigate through the store to look more closely at its different features. Users can also opt to join sessions with friends, and they can call on channels only accessible to their own specified group of people.
Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria are increasingly being used to screen investments. Nowadays, with greater environmental and social awareness, more and more fund managers and investors are prioritizing non-financial metrics, such as environmental impacts, inclusivity and diversity, to determine where to place their money.
Before the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), we might never have imagined what the technology could accomplish. But now, as most of us have got the chance to experience the power of AI—be it through talking to voice assistants, like Siri, or enjoying personalized shopping, seeing AI moving forward in the art space is expected.
Imagine a player who has just downloaded a new game that you spent months developing. They got past the initial set-up and tutorial, only to find that every time they make an in-game purchase for new skins or content, they will need to input their card details and wait for the transaction to process. Will the player still feel motivated to continue investing time in the game?
Fashion is one of the many ways with which you can express yourself. From vintage trends comebacks to the emergence of more inclusive clothing brands, like SKIMS, and fashion tech, the fashion industry continues to evolve and makes shopping for garments fun—but not for the environment. The apparel industry accounts for 10% of the world’s carbon emissions and consumes 1.5 trillion liters of water (about 400,000 Olympic swimming pool) each year.
Humanoid robots are common in sci-fi movies. If you are sci-fi fans, you must have seen many humanoid robots in different movies, such as Optimus Prime from Transformers and C-3PO from Star Wars. Optimus Prime, in particular, is a mighty robot that led the Autobots in fighting against the Decepticons.
We have probably been a master procrastinator at some point in our lives. But entrepreneurship is no easy feat, and for a business to succeed, its core team must stay consistently focused. The team has to prioritize some tasks that are relatively more important than other tasks. To keep up with all their work, employees must not procrastinate.
Governments, teachers and environmentalists consistently tell us to recycle plastic and the importance of 3Rs (i.e. reduce, reuse and recycle). However, have you ever pondered whether these strategies are effective in saving our environment? Have you ever had the chance to witness how the workers manage the so-called “recyclable plastic”? If not, don’t worry; we’ve got you.
If you haven’t been living under the proverbial rock in the crypto universe, you must have heard of DAOs, i.e. decentralized autonomous organizations. The majority in the community drives these organizations, and it has become a preferred way for startups and institutions to raise money and reach investors globally. However, with the growing number of DAOs, as a potential investor or community member, you might be confused about which one you should join.