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Digital Banking: A Game of Thrones For The New Age

Unbeknownst to most people, digital banking is not exactly a new concept. Back in 1988, Dutch bank ING established one of the world’s first relatively comprehensive digital infrastructures and began a process to integrate digital within their larger hierarchy of services. For almost 40 years, digital banking has been nothing but a facet of a larger, more diversified omnichannel approach. While one can argue that increasing dependence on technology over the past decade has inflated its importance...

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Pegasus: The Silent Threat to Digital Democracy

Today, our smartphones know more about us than many of our closest friends and family. The digital revolution has opened the floodgates for technology capable of digitizing every aspect of our lives. The ascendance of household devices, such as smart speakers, smart appliances and our beloved smartphones has shown us that technology can affect nearly every part of our lives...

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From Dollars to Digits: Navigating the Shadows of a Cashless Society

The landscape of financial transactions has undergone a profound transformation that steers developed societies towards a future less reliant on cash. This shift was orchestrated by a confluence of technological advancements and changing preferences amongst newer generations. The increased demand for digitized currency, fueled by the convenience of online banking and e-commerce has continuously been a driving force behind this evolution, especially in a post-pandemic society...

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The Digital Recession

In an increasingly digitalized society, technological advancement has always been accompanied by an inconspicuous force: bots and spam. With the prevalence of automation, bots and spam have become a pervasive poison to accurate information on the web, radically shifting the way governments, businesses, and even people conduct themselves online. This article explores the impact of malicious bots on the internet and the world economy, and what this incoming digital recession means for our future.

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META: An End Over Over the Horizon?

Facebook made a defining choice in its business model by prioritizing Metaverse products in their business model. In October of 2021, they leaned heavily into this new segment and restructured their business entirely around it, with the most prolific change being their name change from Facebook to Meta. However, as economic policy shifted towards a more constrained environment, the company found itself ensnared in what was once its most promising venture...

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Lab-Grown Meat: The Future of Food

People have been eating meat for as far back as our history can be traced, but science has lately discovered a way to produce meat in laboratories. Lab-grown meat is the kind of meat that can completely be grown outside of an animal's body in a lab. Will it, however, render factory farms obsolete?

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Machine Learning May Destroy Objective Truth on the Internet Forever

In today’s technological culture, the biggest and loudest voices are screaming about artificial intelligence (AI). While it is considered to be a massive part of the future of tech, there seems to be a lot of confusion on what exactly it is, and how it plans on achieving the future it seems to promise.

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Connecting Creativity and the Blockchain: How NFTs and Social Tokens can Restructure the Future of Creative Industries

NFTs and social tokens exploded in popularity in March 2021. However, the world has been left to ponder whether their popularity was due to the flywheel of social media, or if they provide substantial value to society. Continue reading to explore the potential for NFTs and tokens to disrupt the status quo in the creative economy.

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Walmart: A Pivotal Shift to Digital

Over the last decade, e-commerce and digital migration have enabled the significant growth of companies like Amazon, who have been able to expand their offerings and enter a variety of new industries. Amazon’s preeminent rise threatens Walmart and has made them a worthy challenger for the merchandising giant’s title as the ‘King of Retail’. This article explores how Walmart can defend its title by deploying a more robust omni-channel business strategy to expand their presence within online grocery and healthcare.

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Are Businesses Being Valued Properly?

Data is an integral part of our everyday lives. However, it is often difficult for data-centric companies to place an accurate value on their largest, and potentially most valuable asset - data. This article explores fundamental changes that businesses and consumers can make to work towards accurately valuing data.

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The Hardware Bottleneck for Artificial Intelligence

With recent advancements in machine learning, has computational hardware infrastructure neared fundamental speed limits? The article explores challenges in scaling and supporting future AI research, and the role that quantum computing and tinyML can play in defining new paradigm shifts.