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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.

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.

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.

10 Great Novels About Money (and Crypto)

A roundup of books worth reading for Culture Week.

A roundup of books worth reading for Culture Week.

What’s Next for Friends With Benefits?

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

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

Music NFTs Are Set for an Explosive 2022

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

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

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.

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

From DOH! to DAO: The Rise of Decentralized Organizations

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Mobile Bitcoin Gaming Is Powering Up on Lightning

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

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

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.

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.

Should Crypto and Porn Get Intimate?

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

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

How the Economics of Bitcoin and Ethereum Shape Their Cultures

Different cryptocurrency networks will form distinct societies.

Different cryptocurrency networks will form distinct societies.

In Depth

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.

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

Introducing CoinDesk’s Culture Week

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

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

Crypto 2022: Future of Money Week

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

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

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.

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

Why I Spent $29M on a Beeple

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Opinion

What to Watch for in Tether's Upcoming Attestation Report

The leading stablecoin project still hasn’t published its March report attesting to its reserves. Following Terra, investors have a right to more timely information, says our columnist.

The leading stablecoin project still hasn’t published its March report attesting to its reserves. Following Terra, investors have a right to more timely information, says our columnist.

Let Terra Die

Do Kwon's proposal to fork the failed stablecoin network isn't what LUNA holders want, nor will it help them.

Do Kwon's proposal to fork the failed stablecoin network isn't what LUNA holders want, nor will it help them.

Breaking Barriers to the Web 3 Creator Economy

The latest innovations in blockchain technology are enabling creators to earn more from their work and achieve an unprecedented level of autonomy.

The latest innovations in blockchain technology are enabling creators to earn more from their work and achieve an unprecedented level of autonomy.

UST Won't Be the End of Algorithmic Stablecoins

The trail for a monetary "Holy Grail" continues, despite Terra’s collapse. So what do we do about it?

The trail for a monetary "Holy Grail" continues, despite Terra’s collapse. So what do we do about it?

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