David (WallStreetBets) Battle Goliath (Robinhood) over Stonks. Bitcoin is the Sun. Elon enjoys his Doge.

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a popular reference to William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, in which Juliet seems to argue that it does not matter that Romeo is from her family’s rival house of Montague, that is, that he is named “Montague”.

The reference is often used to imply that the names of things do not affect what they are. Well, let’s see.

You may have heard about the recent news on Robinhood, the U.S. commission-free investing app, founded in 2013 by Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt. Even though the app has been…


Exciting news! Cake and UX is back by popular demand. After a successful event back in June and feeling excited about the new year — we thought why not begin it with a bang.

If you don’t know, Cake and UX is a discussion/presentation and workshop series about user experience (UX) within emerging technologies and blockchain.

On February 7th, we at Bettymedia, will be in Boston to discuss how blockchain (that built bitcoin), can reshape the future of Haiti and its diaspora. This time in partnership with U.S. Haitian Chamber of Commerce, Inc.


We at Bettymedia, will be hosting an upcoming event, Cake and UX. It’s a presentation/discussion series, where we serve cake and wine, while leading experts in blockchain and AR/VR discuss user experience (UX).

Blockchain forward-looking startups and developers are rushing to build projects that take advantage of what the new technology can offer, but what’s often overlooked is: User Experience.

Lack of UX in emerging technologies is causing more headaches for users. Its complexity means end users find it hard to appreciate the benefits.

We will delve deep into how blockchains, Augmented Reality (AR), and Virtual Reality (VR) or mixed…


On Thursday night, as I sat watching Ryan Coogler’s film Black Panther, based on the comic by Marvel, I couldn’t help wondering, is Wakanda, Haiti?

My mind was racing. There was so much to unpack. I thought of the economic power of the African American community, Coogler showing the conflict between African Americans and Africans, (something I identified right away being a Haitian Canadian), and the African American feelings of abandonment and not belonging.

I loved seeing The Dora Milajel, Black Panther’s armed forces and how they reminded me of the legendary Dahomey Amazons, and various African female tribal warriors…


Took awhile for me to get to Dunkirk. I was much more interested in seeing other films. I’m sick of WW2 films, but since it is in the running for 2017 Best Picture this award season, I watched

😤. I’ll start with the good.


Silver Medallist Tonya Harding, Gold Medallist Kristi Yamaguchi and Bronze Medallist Nancy Kerrigan of the United States during the awards ceremony following their performances in the ladies skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich, Germany, circa March 1991

Recently saw “I, Tonya”. Took me some time to process and provide a comprehensive analysis to the film, while simultaneously trying to put my feelings to the side towards Tonya, her life and my personal thought to the whole Harding/Kerrigan incident and be objective.

Like the movie — it’s complicated.

Spoilers? Not really. It’s not one of those films. I mean, if you don’t know anything about the Harding/Kerrigan incident at all, then don’t read this.

When I first heard there was going to be a Tonya Harding film, I thought, seriously? Is this going to be a Lifetime Channel…


How TV show “All in the Family” can be a guide to talking politics with your family and friends, in Trump Era.

“All In Family” Based On British TV “Till Death Do Us Part”

Having a hard time discussing racism with family and friends?

Watch “All in the Family”. Seriously.

One of my favorite TV shows I watched on reruns, late at nights as a child, was, “All In The Family”. It was about a “lovable bigot” name Archie Bunker, WWII veteran, who worked at a factory, and believed in every stereotype known to man.

He is married to Edith, who he calls a dingbat, but is very kind and sweet. Great storyteller. She comes off not too bright, but can be sharp as a knife when she thinks… just a little bit longer.

Bettinna

Bettinna is the Founder & CEO of Bettymedia®, a design experience agency, providing design & strategy for business, brands & blockchain.

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