Psychology in the Online Marketplace

Through the many measures taken in response to it, the Covid-19 pandemic revealed to the world the important role an online marketplace can play in our lives, especially as we   progress towards a post-Covid future. Although online shopping is nothing new, the pandemic has forced it to become more of a necessity than a choice. Sitting in our homes, advised not to go out unless absolutely necessary, online shopping became the only option for many of us, even for those like myself, who had never previously spent much time shopping online. However, this rise in online shopping raises an interesting question: how do the psychologies of the online marketplace and brick-and-mortar institutions differ?

The Virtual Renaissance

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a great social disorder that many call the “new normal.” Society has finally…

Zoom After the Pandemic

We’ll always look back on 2020 and 2021 and remember the Zoom calls, but perhaps not know why it was…

Blockchain: Society & Culture

Blockchain technology has propelled humanity into the midst of an exciting new industrial revolution. While this immutable data recording network…

Blockchain: Security & Privacy

Despite being well known as the software that underlies cryptocurrencies, blockchains have far-reaching applications within our society. These immutable, decentralized…