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The Nifty Ways That NFTs Become DeFi

The Nifty Ways That NFTs Become DeFi

Blockchain technology goes far beyond the digital currency use case. Over the past six months, headlines have been dominated by cryptocurrencies and related projects as they spiked in value. But these assets were fungible meaning that one ETH token is identical to another ETH token. In the shadow of the DeFi canopy blossomed NFTs, and…
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He Let Strangers Raid His Private Wallet for Art

He Let Strangers Raid His Private Wallet for Art

Non-fungible tokens, or digital assets representing unique and scarce items, have taken off in the past few weeks. So much so, that video producer Robin Schmidt and artist Simon Wan thought to do an experiment to find what is actually valuable, art attached to these tokens or their crypto component?  And that gets to a…
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Social Token Projects Enlist Celebrities in Push for Adoption

Social Token Projects Enlist Celebrities in Push for Adoption

Social tokens are becoming a breeding ground for adoption, with major names in music and sports all trying their hands at the web3-native fan engagement mechanism. Just this past week, social token platform Roll announced a partnership with Akon for the Grammy-nominated music producer to introduce personal tokens to his Akoin community, including in the…
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The Defiant Guide to Digital Art and NFTs

The Defiant Guide to Digital Art and NFTs

Following the great DeFi summer many have been predicting NFTs to be the tricky second album. This is a monumentally large subject with competing viewpoints and every level of talent from scammer to international superstar. In this episode we cover Robert Alice’s Block 21 sale at Christie’s through Anthony Pompliano’s big bet on Trevor Jones,…
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The Defiant's Guide to Digital Art & NFTs

The Defiant's Guide to Digital Art & NFTs

Do you recognize art when it's right in front of you? As the yield farming craze cools off, non-fungible tokens are undoubtedly taking the blockchain world by storm, making us question our ideas about art and —as is often the case in crypto— greed.  Quick reminder: Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are cryptocurrencies meant to represent…
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Blue Kirby Sign Off Stains Anon DeFi Projects

Blue Kirby Sign Off Stains Anon DeFi Projects

Here’s the fable of Blue Kirby, the anonymous, video-game based character, who rode the explosive rise of the most popular DeFi token to the top and crashed back to earth along with it.  Blue Kirby’s Twitter account emerged in the space at the end of July, right as Yearn Finance was gaining traction from its…
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MetaFactory Distributes Ownership Via ROBOT Token

MetaFactory Distributes Ownership Via ROBOT Token

What happens when you create a fair launch governance token for a community-owned digi-physical brand apparel platform? You get $ROBOT. MetaFactory, which produces limited edition  wearables for crypto designers advancing Web3 culture, is distributing the ownership of the project via a token called ROBOT. The initial token distribution of 39k ROBOT went to the 43…
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Christie’s to Auction Off First NFT Ever Tomorrow

Christie’s to Auction Off First NFT Ever Tomorrow

A non-fungible token is set to be sold at one of the world’s most prestigious auction houses tomorrow, in a world’s first. Portraits of a Mind, the work by artist Robert Alice is composed of two parts, a physical painting and an NFT. The NFT to be auctioned at Christie’s was developed by Async Art,…
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The Quest for Rarity: DeFi Meets NFTs With Aavegotchi

The Quest for Rarity: DeFi Meets NFTs With Aavegotchi

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.
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NFTs Should Be Experiences, Not Just Products: IDEO CoLab's Ian Lee

NFTs Should Be Experiences, Not Just Products: IDEO CoLab's Ian Lee

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are back again. Well, sort of. This week, the crypto community shifted its attention from DeFi, forks, and $UNI to NFTs like $SOCKS, $MEME, $FAME, and $NEUE and NFT platforms like Rarible, Mintbase, OpenSea, Zora, and Foundation. NFTs have been around for more than two years, and just as DeFi is having…