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Crypto 2022: Culture and Entertainment Week

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.

Dec 17, 2021
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10 Great Novels About Money (and Crypto)

A roundup of books worth reading for Culture Week.

Dec 17, 2021
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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.

Dec 16, 2021
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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.

Dec 16, 2021
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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.

Dec 13, 2021
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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.

Dec 15, 2021
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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.

Dec 14, 2021
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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.

Dec 13, 2021
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Mobile Bitcoin Gaming Is Powering Up on Lightning

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

Dec 15, 2021
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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.

Dec 13, 2021
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Should Crypto and Porn Get Intimate?

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

Dec 16, 2021
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How the Economics of Bitcoin and Ethereum Shape Their Cultures

Different cryptocurrency networks will form distinct societies.

Dec 13, 2021
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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.

Dec 16, 2021
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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.

Dec 17, 2021
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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.

Dec 17, 2021
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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.

Dec 18, 2021
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