By Joanna N., Business Development Associate at Zero One Group

It’s been about a year since the world was thrown into chaos because of COVID-19. Here we are, March 2021 behind us, and things have calmed down a bit in the pandemic scope. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t have some equally as riveting news recaps to share with you about the past month — let’s dive right in!

Big ship, even bigger problems.

Don’t put all your eggs in one very large container ship.

Tugboats managed to move the Ever Given 30 degrees in both directions, but it remained stuck | BBC

It took six days to free the Ever Given, the container ship that ran aground and clogged one of the…


By Joanna N., Business Development Associate at Zero One Group

February flew by real quick. While it was a short month, we witnessed a lot of developments on a global scale — and this newsletter is here to talk about three of them.

We picked some thought-provoking topics this month, so buckle up and let’s get into it!

Clubhouse — a case of “They grow up so fast”

The frenzy behind the current hottest app straight out of Silicon Valley.

Clubhouse on the App Store | Business Insider

Clubhouse, an iOS-exclusive, invitation-only social audio app, has been facing a surge in popularity as of late.


By Joanna N., Business Development Associate at Zero One Group

January was a wild month in the news sphere, with everything from pandemic to politics making wacky headlines at the start of the year (did any of you have Viking Man storming the Capitol on your 2021 bingo card? No? Me neither).

On that note, here are three topics we think deserve your attention and discussion at your next (virtual) water cooler chat.

Redditors take on Wall Street

Sending $GME to the moon.

Diamond hands hold the share price of GameStop high. | The Guardian

A recent trading frenzy has sent the share price of GameStop ($GME) to astronomical levels, reaching a peak of $483 per share…


By Swedian Lie, Co-Founder of Zero One Digital

Here at Zero One Digital, we often think of branding as a mindset. How do we see the challenges that companies face as an opportunity to build, develop, and elevate their brand?

We believe in an integrated and holistic approach to digital marketing centered around the concept of a brand DNA. Our work focuses on building the foundations of a strong brand story or narrative, developing each element of the narrative into meaningful campaigns, and elevating every touchpoint of the brand — from offline to online, retail to culture — into a…


By Nanistya Probosutedjo, Manager at Zero One Consulting

We’re (slightly) changing our format! The newsletter was built to keep our team updated AND inspired. Hence, our content will be more so open-ended discussion materials usable for your next “water cooler chat” ⭐️

Shopping Alone, Together

The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce | TechCrunch

There have been many talking about the very social online shopping experience of Pinduoduo. Unlike typical e-commerce sites, Pinduoduo maximises on human network effects rather than a product-based approach. What this means is that e-commerce sites tend to push for increased basket sizes by forwarding purchase recommendations. Pinduoduo on the other hand encourages customers to share products to…


By Nanistya Probosutedjo, Data Analyst at Zero One Technology, and Daniela Sugih, Summer Intern at Zero One Group

Welcome back to our newsletter! We are concluding the month of September, which was also our Intern Appreciation month, with our regularly scheduled programming.

The topic for today’s newsletter will focus on the major actions carried out by Apple, Facebook, and Temasek-backed startup Basis AI recently. Let’s get cracking!

Apple Steps up and Develops Easily Created Extensions on Safari

You can now create Safari extensions to enhance and customise the browsing experience on your Mac | Apple

Surely, you’ve heard of Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge extensions, but Apple will now allow you to create extensions on their default browser! …


By Madeleine Pramoedya, Intern at Zero One Group (ZOG)

ZOG recently launched its Intern Blog Series, highlighting the experiences of summer interns in various divisions. In this series, interns discuss what they have learned and how ZOG is preparing them for the working world.

This is the third and final week of my Zero One journey and the main focus of this week was to get started on coding in Python. You can read Part 1 of my journey: Getting to Know the Shell here, and Part 2: Learning About Version Control and Cryptography here.

neovim

One of the things I…


By Madeleine Pramoedya, Intern at Zero One Group (ZOG)

ZOG recently launched its Intern Blog Series, highlighting the experiences of summer interns in various divisions. In this series, interns discuss what they have learned and how ZOG is preparing them for the working world.

Welcome to Part 2 of my journey, where I will be blogging about my experiences using Git as a version control system, and experimenting with GPG and asymmetric cryptography to encrypt and decrypt messages. You can read Part 1 of my journey here.

As a biochemistry major, taking part in ZOG internship programme for the past…


By Madeleine Pramoedya, Intern at Zero One Group (ZOG)

ZOG recently launched its Intern Blog Series, highlighting the experiences of summer interns in various divisions. In this series, interns discuss what they have learned and how ZOG is preparing them for the working world.

My name is Madeleine Pramoedya, and I am an intern in the technology division of Zero One Group.

This is the beginning of a series of posts in which I will share my journey as I work through Zero One’s internship programme.

This programme focuses on developing IT skills from what makes a good engineer, to…


By Joanna N., Business Development Intern at Zero One Group (ZOG)

ZOG recently launched its Intern Blog Series, highlighting the experiences of summer interns in various divisions. In this series, interns discuss what they have learned and how ZOG is preparing them for the working world.

It once seemed like a distant dream to work while living or travelling abroad. However, with the advent of remote working, it is becoming an increasingly attainable opportunity. …

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