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Crypto 2022

Culture and Entertainment Week

How crypto is changing media and entertainment – and forging its own culture. Sponsored by Nexo.

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How NFTs Put Generative Artists on the Map

Profile avatars emerged from a long tradition of artists expressing themselves through code, math and randomness. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Culture Week.

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What’s Next for Friends With Benefits?

The crypto-backed social club is looking to remain accessible to the creators it wants to attract.

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Music NFTs Are Set for an Explosive 2022

Music NFTs are about to disrupt an industry full of gatekeepers and middlemen.

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Rapper Latashá on NFTs and Inclusivity in Tech

The way the hip-hop artist and Zora community manager sees it, NFTs’ benefits are well worth the gas fees.

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From DOH! to DAO: The Rise of Decentralized Organizations

ConstitutionDAO was just the start. The range and ambition of DAOs is only growing.

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How Brands Can Build in the Metaverse

Cathy Hackl, aka “the Godmother of the Metaverse,” on how crypto-oriented virtual worlds can be useful for marketers.

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Neil Strauss Pens the Bored Ape Yacht Club ‘Tell-All’

What does it mean to write a memoir about a group of NFT avatars that kind of exists but kind of doesn’t? The author of “Pickup Artists” (and nine other books) tells Jeff Wilser. This article is part of CoinDesk Culture Week.

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Mobile Bitcoin Gaming Is Powering Up on Lightning

Des Dickerson: “We want to gamify the world with bitcoin.”

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Infinite Games: How Crypto Is ‘LARPing’

Crypto communities are playing a big series of “live action role playing games,” and they’re changing how we organize and interact across digital and physical spaces. This post is part of Crypto 2022: Culture Week.

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Should Crypto and Porn Get Intimate?

An industry known for leading on tech seems comparatively slow on crypto.

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In Depth

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Building on the News: Introducing Layer 2 by CoinDesk

Our new digital magazine goes beyond the daily headlines to put crypto and blockchain developments in perspective.

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Introducing CoinDesk’s Culture Week

How crypto is changing media and entertainment – and forging its own culture.

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Crypto 2022: Future of Money Week

Money innovation is everywhere and it’s getting wilder. Get all the week’s content here.

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Introducing Crypto 2022: Policy Week

Introducing a week of content about how regulators are shaping the digital assets industry (or trying). Find it all here.

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Why I Spent $29M on a Beeple

Next year, the NFT market will broaden and migrate towards quality, said one collector.

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The Lifecycle of a DAO: Inside a Cultural Phenomenon

To think through the cultural practices and evolution of a DAO, we present a thought experiment on the life of a DAO, from birth to death to resurrection.

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Crypto Is the Biggest Thing to Change Culture Since Hip Hop

A ‘90s kid reflects on seeing how iconoclastic rappers changed the world. And how that energy is now in Web 3.

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Web 3 Is a Return to the Internet’s Wild Spirit

“I think that’s what audiences want, right?” writer and founder of freelance payments system OutVoice, Matt Saincome said.

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Opinion

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As Government Takes on the Tornado Mixer, It May Reap a Whirlwind

Tornado Cash isn’t a company, a service or a person – it’s a series of words, and likely protected by the U.S. First Amendment.

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How to Stop Forsage, Meta Force and Other Smart Contract Pyramid Schemes

An SEC indictment notwithstanding, it's not easy to taking down online pyramid schemes, says our columnist. Here are some ideas.

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As Interest Rates Rise, a Silent Vampire Attack on Crypto

Issuers of stablecoins like Tether and USDC are a new rentier-class that's sucking value from the DeFi system, say Alex Fowler and Patrick Murck of Transparent Systems.

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