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"'Botto', the robot creating works of art, makes its first million at auction"
"'Botto', the robot creating works of art, makes its first million at auction"
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"The cyber-utopian façade of NFT and crypto art spaces is at odds with an elitist underbelly – we go beneath its decentralised veneer to uncover the mammoth effort to make the crypto world more inclusive"
"The cyber-utopian façade of NFT and crypto art spaces is at odds with an elitist underbelly – we go beneath its decentralised veneer to uncover the mammoth effort to make the crypto world more inclusive"
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After weeks of fresh immersion in web3(ish) spaces, Venkatesh Rao distills one of the most workable and actionable mental models of NFTs out there. Delightful read. “Unlike dubious architecture diagrams for unwritten software, grant _...Read More_
After weeks of fresh immersion in web3(ish) spaces, Venkatesh Rao distills one of the most workable and actionable mental models of NFTs out there. Delightful read. “Unlike dubious architecture diagrams for unwritten software, grant _...Read More_
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“Most NFT art is apolitical as well as ahistorical. Sure, there’s a vague sense of the People’s Revolution, as though we are all in one of those Chinese communist posters marching off to a brighter future. […] When the first generation of _...Read More_
“Most NFT art is apolitical as well as ahistorical. Sure, there’s a vague sense of the People’s Revolution, as though we are all in one of those Chinese communist posters marching off to a brighter future. […] When the first generation of _...Read More_
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>"Rafaël Rozendaal has been making digital art for two decades, and he’s unfazed by the rise of Web3. In this conversation with Spike, he explores how websites are like poetry, dishes some lessons in exhibiting digital work, and argues _...Read More_
>"Rafaël Rozendaal has been making digital art for two decades, and he’s unfazed by the rise of Web3. In this conversation with Spike, he explores how websites are like poetry, dishes some lessons in exhibiting digital work, and argues _...Read More_
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As I read this prehistory of DAO it is profound how much embodiment will change what this space can eventually achieve. Earth Regenerators is a DAO of physical human beings in a web of prosocial relationships. We already are functioning _...Read More_
As I read this prehistory of DAO it is profound how much embodiment will change what this space can eventually achieve. Earth Regenerators is a DAO of physical human beings in a web of prosocial relationships. We already are functioning _...Read More_
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>"I was first introduced to the conversation of art and the blockchain in 2018, when I was tasked to research potential tech disruptions to the art market during an internship. 2018 was the year Christie’s held its inaugural Art+Tech _...Read More_
>"I was first introduced to the conversation of art and the blockchain in 2018, when I was tasked to research potential tech disruptions to the art market during an internship. 2018 was the year Christie’s held its inaugural Art+Tech _...Read More_
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>"Italian luxury house Bulgari has transformed its Serpenti emblem into an immersive AI installation artwork that is set to become an auctionable non-fungible"
>"Italian luxury house Bulgari has transformed its Serpenti emblem into an immersive AI installation artwork that is set to become an auctionable non-fungible"
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"As games get more immersive, the lines blur between social and gaming. This isn’t new: as long as sandbox games have been around (games that give players lots of creative freedom), gaming has trended toward socialization, sometimes even _...Read More_
"As games get more immersive, the lines blur between social and gaming. This isn’t new: as long as sandbox games have been around (games that give players lots of creative freedom), gaming has trended toward socialization, sometimes even _...Read More_
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>"Celebrities are important to the rising NFT market, say pplpleasr and Cooper Turley, but there are caveats too."
>"Celebrities are important to the rising NFT market, say pplpleasr and Cooper Turley, but there are caveats too."
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"Have we blown past the point of Peak Identity? Continuing on the heels of last month’s column, Dean Kissick considers how memes and masks have superseded _...Read More_
"Have we blown past the point of Peak Identity? Continuing on the heels of last month’s column, Dean Kissick considers how memes and masks have superseded _...Read More_
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"Last month’s column left off with two pop stars pointing towards two different paths: to embrace cybernetic posthumanity, or destroy one’s identity. Since then, Kanye West has gone a step further, dressing in an oversised Stop Making _...Read More_
"Last month’s column left off with two pop stars pointing towards two different paths: to embrace cybernetic posthumanity, or destroy one’s identity. Since then, Kanye West has gone a step further, dressing in an oversised Stop Making _...Read More_
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When two Canadian coders started an online project called CryptoPunks, they had no idea they’d spark a hyped-up, blockchain-fueled cultural juggernaut.
When two Canadian coders started an online project called CryptoPunks, they had no idea they’d spark a hyped-up, blockchain-fueled cultural juggernaut.