Author Archives: Divya Jha

Hey Mom, I’m Digitally Smarter Now

As I sit here making final reflections about the final class of my MBA program, I’m pleasantly surprised at how much I have learnt without feeling like I was studying. You see, in terms of adopting technology, I’ve mostly ended up in the late majority category – the kind that adopts technology only if it’s […]


Maybe more of us should go back to reading fairy tales to gain inspiration for our next digital invention. Too bad the Brothers Grimm didn’t live in the 21st Century. If they did, maybe the Evil Queen from the fairy tale ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ would’ve used the Magic Mirror to fix her […]

AI in Beauty

Last Summer, I interned at a premium skincare startup that was poised to launch its products in the Fall of 2020. I’m not going to lie, at first I was skeptical of the timing of their launch. To begin with, beauty stores were still shut. Even when they reopened, no one could use testers during […]

Of Hyper-connectivity and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Question. Would not having access to the internet (dare I say, Wi-Fi)  ruin your day? If you said yes, congratulations, the following image showing ‘Maslow’s hierarchy of needs version 2.0’ is no longer a joke to you. It’s eerily true! In our hyperconnected daily lives, Wi-Fi is truly our basic need. And Wi-Fi Rage is […]

Emerging Tech x Climate Conscious Consumers

Did you know that it takes 2,700 liters of water to produce the cotton needed to make a single t-shirt? Or that producing a single pair of denim jeans takes enough water that a human drinks in ten years? The $3.5 trillion clothing industry produces 20% of the global water waste, 10% global carbon emissions […]