One Step At A Time

  Adventure. Excitement. Danger. Charity?   The Put Foot Rally combines these aspects and more into their philanthropy. The organization calls on adrenaline-seeking teams to travel 9,000 kilometers across six African countries in 18 days. Barcelona will be sending its own team, the Hot Chili Chicas, to journey their way through Read more…

4YFN Highlights

This year’s 4YFN was full of inspiring and innovative startups who are on their way to revolutionizing how we use technology for the better. Below are 10 of our favourite startups: A-muse This company uses music and technology to help health centres increase motivation for therapy in patients. Through personalized Read more…

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The Slow Fashion Movement

Having already discussed the slow movement in a previous blog, we thought it would be interesting to delve into the world of slow fashion. After all, whether or not we are all style experts, we all wear clothes at one point or another. Most of us buy from big brands, the fast fashion industry, usually for convenience. Emerging in the later half of the twenty-first century, the Fast Fashion industry is represented by the giants such as Zara, H&M, and Joe Fresh. Their low prices and fast cat-walk to rack ratio means that people can be stylish at lost cost, but also low quality. It’s designed to move quickly, and make you feel like you need to buy something new every week to stay in style.

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Buzzword: Artificial Intelligence

This week we are continuing our buzzword blog series with Artificial Intelligence.
AI has been making waves for quite a while now. It had been the subject of many a science fiction novel or film, the kind where machines have gotten so smart they rise against the human race. But in all honesty, the term artificial intelligence is nothing that should strike fear into your heart.

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The Business of Social Media Part 2

Last week, we addressed how social media makes money through advertisements, discussing how, exactly, companies such as Facebook and Instagram have made their millions. That is only one side of the story. In the age of social media, there are also users who make a living through their various accounts. That’s right, people who sign up for personal accounts can quickly find themselves getting paid. Today, we’re going to take a look a how you could be making money from it too.

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The Business of Social Media

Social media. Everyone has it, everyone uses it. In the past couple of years, it has seemingly dominated the internet, with mega-platforms such as Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, and Twitter getting the most attention. They are immensely popular, generating hundreds of millions of users from around the globe. The companies are worth billions and their CEOs are among the richest people in the world. Between July and September of 2016, Facebook saw $7 billion US in revenue. Since their services are free to users, you might wonder how they actually make money.

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