Is empathy alone enough to instigate social change?

Filthy Rich and Homeless is a reality television show first aired on SBS in 2017. The show follows the journey of 5 high profile, affluent and successful individuals who swap their suits and ties for jeans and flannelettes, and dive deep into the experience of homelessness, for a mere 10 days. The show’s purpose, supposedly, extendsContinue reading “Is empathy alone enough to instigate social change?”

Blockchain in the Knowledge Based Economy

If you asked me three months ago what blockchain was, I would have simply told you it’s something to do with Bitcoin, which is something to do with online currency. Over the past weeks, my knowledge and interest have expanded greatly, and I have come to the realisation that its use and significance in societyContinue reading “Blockchain in the Knowledge Based Economy”

Beyond the Hashtag: Blockchain & a New Wave of Digital Activism

Digital activism is undoubtedly transforming the way we shape society, enabling an alternate method of enacting change by placing political pressure on leaders and other influential groups. The Brooklyn Microgrid is an example of how new types of digital activity are also attempting to change society by giving individuals and groups the opportunity to collaborate andContinue reading “Beyond the Hashtag: Blockchain & a New Wave of Digital Activism”