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How Shopify Is Empowering Entrepreneurs Through Technology

At VOICES 2022, BoF’s annual event where global changemakers gather to inspire innovation and reimagine the fashion industry’s future, BoF’s Rahul Malik spoke to Shopify president Harley Finkelstein about the collective opportunity in entrepreneurship. The “Shopify Effect”, a term coined by the company, embodies the notion of using commerce as a force for good. Within …

How Technology Can Power a Better Future

Full access to the livestream is available to our entire global community. Register to stream all the VOICES sessions, free of charge. From supply chain innovation to Web3 community building, 3D printing and crowdfunding, technology has the potential to improve our lives and solve problems in incredible new ways. Join us for Session 3 of …

Technology and Fashion: An Intertwined Story

Technology has seemingly shaped and defined the very cultural shifts which have led humanity to its current point. As one of the most invested-in industries in the world, the influence of technology is far-reaching. What happens when a culturally-defining phenomenon, such as technology, clashes with another? Some recent trends in fashion give us an insight …

How Bottega Veneta Uses Technology In Service of Craft

Technology is still often thought of as being at odds with craftsmanship, replacing the work of human hands with processes that are mechanised, automated and ultimately soulless. The bias is common enough that challenging it provided the basis for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fashion exhibition in 2016, “Manus x Machina: Fashion …

Bounties and monkey business: the truth about crypto’s bug infestation | Technology

In February, Twitter user Brodan, an engineer at Giphy, noticed something odd about Bored Ape Yatch Club (BAYC), the premiere ape-based non-fungible token collection. A record intended to cryptographically prove the trustworthiness of the bored apes contained 31 identical entries, a situation that was supposed to be impossible. “There’s something super-suspicious about some of your …