Article: The Metaverse, Web3, and the Inevitability of NFTs

Crypto, Web 3.0

The Metaverse, Web3, and the Inevitability of NFTs

NFTs’ astronomic rise was the culmination of the initial innovation in 2017, the steadily established infrastructure of exchanges & wallets, and macro tailwinds.

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Article: The value of NFTs, explained by an expert

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The value of NFTs, explained by an expert

How emotional attachment to certain items and gifts could affect our understanding of value.

Brands are very, very excited about non-fungible tokens. Over the past month, some of America’s most recognizable brands have eagerly hopped onto the bandwagon, selling limited-edition Taco Bell cryptoartold Time magazine covers, a New York Times column, and a virtual Pringles chip flavor. Non-fungible tokens, it seems, have entered the mainstream, even as the technology remains confusing and largely inaccessible to regular Americans.

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Article: Icaros: ‘If You Increase The Competition Of Ideas, More Truth Emerges’ – Interview

Decentralized Internet, Knowledge, Open Source

innovation ideaIcaros: ‘If You Increase The Competition Of Ideas, More Truth Emerges’ – Interview

“The Internet is so much more than these few behemoths!

People congregate to these platforms because of the network effect, i.e. because they want to be where all the other people are; however, the best have moved away already.

Personally, I don’t think the situation is so dire. On the contrary: I have the impression central planners are investing great effort to drive us to pessimism, and thus to sabotage the formidable free market of ideas the Internet represents.”

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Penguin: #GoogleGestapo Web 3.0 Thoughts from Bradley Stephenson UPDATE Anon AR Comments

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Alert Reader Brad Stepheson writes in:

I’m writing to provide some of my industry perspective from within an open source community project focused on foundational elements of Web 3.0. You are very much keyed-in on the importance of Web 3.0 decentralization, re “…G Gestapo”, censorship, etc.. I recall you’ve broached this during many of your appearances at least over the past year or two, the latest I’ve watched being X22 Spotlight posted 2019-12-21. Your consistency with this has led me to contact you.

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