Zarif Faiaz

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

ShareTrip and the rise of smart travelling in Bangladesh

The age of the internet has changed how travellers plan their trips and pick their destinations. Travellers can now research potential destinations online, as opposed to a traditional brick-and-mortar travel agency.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

How foodpanda is creating a smart q-commerce ecosystem

Bangladesh is changing radically. As the country leaps forward in the digital era, its people are embracing the smart, tech-savvy way of life, day in and day out. Today,

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

How to set up a budget greenscreen at home

Did you know that you can create your own greenscreen by just using fabric from a craft store?

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Power cuts, load-sheddings are hurting rural freelancers

Not too long ago, freelancing was deemed an exciting career prospect for thousands of skilled Bangladeshi youths. The rapid digitalisation of the country, combined with a rising number of skilled, educated, but unemployed workforce—and consistently low market wages—contributed to a freelancing boom in Bangladesh over the last decade. 

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Making it into the big leagues

No matter how much it seems like one, this is not an advertisement. Welcome to a world where we influence you to become influencers.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022

Internet’s greatest art war, and the fight to keep Bangladesh in it

A small community of Bangladeshis on Reddit spent three sleepless nights defending the Bangladeshi flag on a massive open digital canvas called r/place.

February 25, 2022
February 25, 2022

Bangladeshis behind global far-right online movements: Here’s what we know

Over the past few weeks, growing protests against Covid-19 restrictions have been crippling Canada-US borders and downtown Ottawa.

February 1, 2022
February 1, 2022

Facebook's promised free internet for low-income people was not free after all

Since 2013, Facebook, in collaboration with select carriers and operators, has been offering a free text-only version of its browser that–according to Facebook–wouldn’t use up mobile data. The services were targetted particularly towards developing countries with poor connectivity and as of last October, it has more than 300 million users. But recent internal documents reveal that users of the free version ended up being charged anyway. The worst part–Facebook has no idea how much. 

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

The never-ending streaming wars

Look, I took a break from binging my latest Netflix show to write this note. You see where this is going? Kidding. Anyway

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Metaverse again

It seems like we can’t stop talking about the Metaverse. This week, once again, we talk about the Metaverse but this time, it’s