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CDCROP: Adam Paul Levine (adamtastic.com)
Most Influential Artist: Adam Levine
The artist made a portrait of crypto critic Molly White, and went down the Web3 rabbit hole she opened up.
CDCROP: Adam Paul Levine (adamtastic.com)

CDCrop Will Ess / Adam Levine (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
The Artist and Technology Behind 36 AI Portraits
How to generate three dozen portraits for the Most Influential 2022 in about a week? Meet Pixelmind.ai, the app that saved this CoinDesk feature from visual ennui.
CDCrop Will Ess / Adam Levine (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Red and Blue energy connections (Richard Horvath/Unsplash)
The Machine Learning Powering Generative Art NFTs
Generative art has been one of the quintessential machine-learning use cases, but only recently has the space achieved mainstream prominence.
CDCROP: Red and Blue energy connections (Richard Horvath/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Pixel art buy and sell NFT monkey vector icon for 8bit game (Getty Images)
CoinShares Releases Experimental AI Bot That Tries to Calculate the Fair Price for an NFT
The digital asset management platform said the new tool aggregates different data sets to determine how much an NFT on OpenSea might be worth. But some users weren't happy with lower-than-expected numbers.
CDCROP: Pixel art buy and sell NFT monkey vector icon for 8bit game (Getty Images)

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Tyler Hobbs’ QQL NFT Project Raises Nearly $17M in Successful Mint
The Fidenza NFT artist's latest project continued to climb in trading throughout the day.
(Generative art created by CoinDesk using QQL algorithm.)

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Weekend Story: Tornado Cash Ban Will Aid China’s AI Goals
On today’s show, Michael J. Casey, CoinDesk's chief content officer, takes a look at the unintended consequences of cracking down on crypto privacy.
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Tornado Cash Ban Will Aid China’s AI Goals
The U.S. government forcing blockchains to make transaction data public has dangerous geopolitical implications in the tech race against China.
Money Reimagined Image - September 16, 2022

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MATIC Surges as Disney Chooses Polygon for Accelerator Program
The Ethereum scaling tool is one of six companies selected by the media and entertainment giant to be a part of its program to develop AR, NFT and AI Experiences.
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What's Your NFT Really Worth? This Man Is Using AI to Find Out
Nikolai Yakovenko has harnessed the power of machine learning for everything from professional baseball to human genomics. Now he’s coming for NFTs.
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The Intelligent Crypto Thesis
AI and machine learning will usher in new forms of digital assets from intelligent NFTs to self-determining DeFi protocols. This essay is part of CoinDesk's "Big Ideas" series.
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