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DAO Raises $5M for NFT Art by Silk Road Convict Ross Ulbricht

Ross Ulbricht, the incarcerated founder of the criminal darknet market Silk Road, has attracted millions of dollars worth of bids for his nonfungible token (NFT) art. The Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection depicts four graphite pencil drawings and one oil canvas alongside essays and poems composed by Ulbrich, 37, during his imprisonment. The collection also includes …

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Digital Fashion Is Going to Blow Everything Else Out of the Water

Digital Fashion Is Going to Blow Everything Else Out of the Water

Fashion is evolving. What used to be a world of threads and textiles is moving to pixels and augmented fitting rooms. Now, designers are creating more reality-bending digital fashion pieces on the daily. And we have some digital fashion fanatics to help navigate this booming space. But what does it mean for the fashion industry? …

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Metaverse Fashion Big Bada Boom

Metaverse + Fashion = Big Bada Boom

Ever wondered what you’ll wear in the Metaverse? Clothes, duh, but in the digital realm things are slightly different than IRL… In digital spaces we’re not bound to the limitations of the Earth. Ever heard of anti-gravity clothes? You will soon. In this live stream we’re diving into the Metaverse to show you a glimpse …

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J1mmy Kingship and SupDucks FrankyNines

J1mmy, Kingship and SupDucks’ FrankyNines

This week we’re joined by Jim McNelis whose collection of BAYC has just been signed to Universal in a landmark record deal through 10:22pm UMG’s next-gen Web3 label. J1mmy is an avid NFT collector and the CEO and cofounder of NFT 42. His company is best known for creating AvaStars, a digital collectibles project that …

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Metaverse Ready Avatars These PFP Projects Are Crushing Innovation

Metaverse Ready Avatars – These PFP Projects Are Crushing Innovation

A stellar line up of speakers right at the very bleeding edge of what’s happening in the next generation of PFP nft’s. The look on Benoit’s face when he realises what ASM are building is priceless.

2020 DeFi Recap so far

2020 DeFi Recap (So Far)

This is The Defiant x Harmony, a weekly series brought to you by Harmony Protocol’s Creative Director, Robin Schmidt, and Camila Russo, the founder of The Defiant, to explore DeFi’s most important stories and demystify this exciting emerging financial space.

The Defiant Guide to Pak Part III

The Defiant Guide to Pak – Part III

Here we are again. Part 3. And still so much to say. Thanks for sticking with us through what has probably felt like a ping pong battle between present, past and future. Space travel, quantum physics, pop culture, sci-fi and art criticism. But you know, that’s the Pak experience. And this episode will be no …

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NFTs Are Changing Everything But Are They Built to Last? (Hint: Some Are)

Are NFTs a bubble? That’s been the burning question ever since the first specimens of this breakthrough application on the Ethereum blockchain captured the imaginations of crypto heads and non-crypto fans alike.  In this research piece for The Defiant, we will unpack this query as definitively as possible. And what better place to start than …

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Everything Thats Wrong with NFTs

Everything That’s Wrong with NFTs

Let’s get real – NFTs aren’t just about cute profile pics. In this episode we’re lifting the curtains to unveil the ugly secrets of the NFT world: the scams, the shitcoins, the mods, the influencers, the scamdrops, wash trading, you name it. Joining us will be Artur Sychov (founder and CEO at Somnium Space), NFT …

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The Defiant Guide to Pak Part II

The Defiant Guide to Pak – Part II

Over the last 2 years or so Pak has been first and foremost, a crypto artist. During that time we’ve witnessed an acceleration of ideas, aesthetics in lockstep with the explosion of the broader crypto art space. Moving Pak from a shop window style artist, exquisitely displayed in a crystal cabinet to one that said …

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The Defiant Guide to Pak Part I

The Defiant Guide to Pak – Part I

There is only one way to approach an understanding of Pak. You have to do the work. Be passive and it will pass you by. So, Pak, I accept your challenge. I am not a poet, my medium is film, but I am well aware that you appreciate pop culture, film language, symbolism and above …

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This Minivan Won’t Let You Down: How Jay Pegs’ NFT Gave Birth to an Absurd Universe

I was told there would be explosions. There haven’t been any explosions, though, unless you count blown minds. As everyone else in the NFT space heralds a new era in art history, a loose crew of about 10 degens took over Crypto Twitter for a week, recruiting an army of memesters to pitch the world …

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How Decentralized Identity Can Take Crypto to the Next Level

Over the past year, there has been a notable increase of awareness and interest towards decentralized identity solutions. Decentralized identity solutions help users, amongst other things, to control their digital identity without the input of intermediaries. As well as the individual user benefits, decentralized identity solutions have the potential to create seamless, accessible, and verifiable …

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