Artificial Product Scarcity

Note: Culturewaves has previously written about the concept of the “Mark-Up Economy” here. Usually when we think of scarcity it points to a fundamental economic problem of never having enough of something. Marketing a product’s scarcity can create artificial demand—which … Read More

Virtual Recruitment

If you love video games, you have likely played a military-based First Person Shooter (FPS) game. Games like S.O.C.O.M., Call of Duty, Battlefield and Medal of Honor generally have dominated the gaming market in the past and present, but what … Read More

Pokemon Won’t “Go” Away

Pokémon is a media product created by The Pokemon Company, a Japanese consortium among Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures. This cultural icon was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995 and is based on anecdotal animals called “Pokemon.” People known as … Read More

Q315 Topic: Technology as a Teacher

Virtual Reality is entering the classroom, and we’re starting to discover the many applications for it. … Read More

The Evolution of the Female Superhero

Finding power in the X, but not knowing Y. … Read More