Why Solana NFTs Are Taking Over
The Bellatrix update is complete and pre-merge excitement has reached critical mass – literally everyone is talking about it. Check it out. With ETH on the verge of becoming sexy, deflationary, ultrasound (VO: say it again, baby), ooh, ultrasound money, everyone and their dog’s dog’s dog has been aping in to secure an ENS domain, […]
AVAX Conspiracy Explained!
I think we can all congratulate Vitalik on his vast and prodigious talents. But the most explosive story this week is of course Crypto Leaks’ scintillating exposé of alleged malpractice at Ava Labs, the for-profit profit company behind the Avalanche ecosystem. Was it a targeted hit piece? Pure unadulterated FUD? Or is Ava Labs guilty […]
Why The Merge Might Fail
Yes, hard as it is to believe, after all the setbacks, breakthroughs, delays, two steps forward, one step back… three steps sideways… up down left right… the single most significant event in blockchain history is upon us: the coming together of the proof of work beacon chain, the consensus layer, with the Ethereum mainnet, the […]
The Great Tornado Cash Debate
We sat down with two crypto experts to discuss the US Treasury’s crackdown against Tornado Cash. In a fiery debate, both guests present their very different opinions on the ethical, legal and practical implications of the unprecedented measures being taken against the protocol and its users.
Major Ethereum Rebellion Will Fail
Good morning and yes, it’s me again, the ‘new guy’. Robin’s gone underground after one too many Tornado Cash transactions and, well, this one couldn’t wait. And that’s because The Merge is upon us. It’s happening. Finally. And with a ‘soft date’ of September 19th floating around, we really could be as few as 5 […]
Coinbase Blues – SEC, Coin, Layoffs, NFT Marketplace, & Degen Trilogy
Coinbase. The name is a strong one. Feels connected without overegging then crypto connection. A place to call home and an entry point. And that’s Coinbase. It’s the safe, muggle friendly interface between the great unwashed and the badlands. Onramp, offramp, coin pamp, lamp wick, damp prick, man what is this shit when the market […]
Ben Mauro Spent 10 Years Bringing Huxley to Life. Worth It. (With Steven Ilous -Feature)
“HUXLEY™ is a post apocalyptic story about two scavengers who find an ancient robot and get swept up on an adventure that could change the fate of the galaxy as they know it.”
CeFi Failed. DeFi Did Not. But Is That the Whole Story?
Tanks on the street. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was Ukraine. Armoured vehicles patrolling the thoroughfares of a city at war. But it’s not, it’s China. Henan province to be precise. And the tanks have been sent in to protect the local branch of a bank. One embroiled in a scandal as users were […]
Was Ryder Ripps threatened by Guy Oseary? Exclusive interview
Two weeks ago we released a film about the suit filed against the artist Ryder Ripps and others by Yuga Labs. The alleged neo-nazi themes underpinning the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection have fired a sub-section of the NFT community to band together in the name of ethics, morality and free speech. All of which […]
Crypto Contagion: Mapping the fallout from $LUNA, 3AC, Celsius, Voyager and BlockFi
You’ll no doubt be hearing the word contagion from all corners but didn’t we just escape the clutches of the pandemic. Well yes. But crypto is really like a house of mirrors where nothing is ever what it seems. But it’s also a house of cards, built on a complex system of levered dependencies. And […]
Ryder Ripps Is in Deep Trouble. Here’s Why (#BAYC)
Ryder Ripps. It’s a name you’re probably sick of hearing now. And you’d probably rather he went away but the truth is double R has been at this art game longer than you’d imagine and NFTs are simply the latest internet curiosity he’s turned his very specific artistic gaze towards. And you might flinch hearing […]