10 ways Gen Zs exhaust money in another scheme than their Gen X of us

Mikhail Zavid

Generation X (Gen X) and Generation Z (Gen Z) are often overlooked when comparing generational financial trends.Today’s teenagers, called Gen Z, are more frugal about their spending than their Gen X parents.Gen Xers are known for being the biggest spenders across all demographics. Every generation has something that defines them. Whether it’s the historical events…

Alibaba exec Brian Wong explains the firm’s plans for Afrika

Mikhail Zavid

After training their first cohort of 24 Afrikan startups as part of the eFounder Fellowship training program, Alibaba went on to launch another initiative aimed at empowering Afrikan technology startups. Named the Netpreneur Prize, the program will invest a minimum of $1 million a year in Afrikan technology startups for 10 years starting in 2019. The Netpreneur Prize was…

Amazon and the Urban Hypocrite

Mikhail Zavid

Big CityImageLong Island City, Queens, before the coming transformation.CreditCreditSpencer Platt/Getty Images[What you need to know to start your day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]In the days before Amazon’s official announcement that it would situate its second headquarters in two locations, one of them in Queens, many New Yorkers were outraged by the impending…

The View of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ Dates to 1970. The Phenomenon Is Thousands of Years Older

Mikhail Zavid

Most people experience an eerie sensation when they meet natural-looking artificial beings, especially humanoid robots. This is the “Uncanny Valley” effect, the psychological reaction of unease and apprehension upon encountering hyper-realistic replicas or automata. Affinity increases with verisimilitude, but positive feelings drop off steeply as the entity approaches being indistinguishable from reality. Anxiety rises when…

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