Once in the margins, digital assets have becoming increasingly mainstream economic tools. Blockchain technology has introduced faster, cheaper, transparent financial transactions through digital assets such as cryptocurrencies as well as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that allow certification of ownership of authentic digital media.
The metaverse experienced a breakthrough in 2022. Although it is still in its infancy, many envision that it will widely be adopted in the news industry in the years to come.
A recently published article in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology argues that the social phenomenon known as the “Greta Thunberg Effect” – named after the young climate activist Greta Thunberg – has proven to be influential in mobilising collective action.
Over the course of the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has touched the lives of hundreds of millions of people across the world.
In the past two years, the world has borne witness to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic around the world across trade, finance, health and education systems, businesses and societies.