https://www.artnews.com/list/art-in-america/features/gans-and-nfts-1234594335/ Artists whose work uses generative adversarial networks (GANs)— algorithms that pit computers against each other to produce original machine-made output approximating the human-made training data—have turned to crypto platforms not only to sell their work, but also to explore ways of critically and creatively engaging the blockchain.
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-57273904 Bright, colourful digital-only art that is selling for millions – who wouldn’t be intrigued? But my first experience of investing in this world was a nightmare – with far too much time, money and stress wasted on… well, not very much. Because an NFT doesn’t have a physical representation like a painting, it existsContinue reading “Buying a pink NFT cat was a crypto nightmare”
Three years ago, two software developers created a quirky art project called CryptoPunks that posed a serious and provocative question: Could a few lines of code translate to a feeling of meaningful ownership? It was a crazy idea that would require, in their words, ‘a conceptual leap.’ Three years later, that project is rightly regardedContinue reading “cryptopunks @ Christies”
ERC-721 is a more advanced token that is “non-fungible”. Think of ERC-20 as the token type for things that are money (any $5 bill is worth the same as any other $5 bill, usually) and ERC-721 as the token type for collectibles (it’s the Ethereum equivalent of baseball cards). View at Medium.com
Rich people who shopped too much used to be called collectors. Now they — and those belonging merely to the aspirational class — are all investors.