Category: Crypto

  • NFT art sales are booming. Just without some artists’ permission.

    NFT art sales are booming. Just without some artists’ permission.

    Digital thieves had stolen from Aja Trier before.  Trier, a painter in San Antonio, often riffs on Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” adding dogs or dinosaurs to it, or reimagining it as a desert landscape or Mordor from “Lord of the Rings.” She sells versions on mugs and mouse pads and pillows, and over the […]

  • Facebook, Walmart and How Companies Shouldn’t Set Up in the Metaverse

    Facebook, Walmart and How Companies Shouldn’t Set Up in the Metaverse

    On the surface, the entire premise of this sort of nonsense is that people will enjoy and use inferior metaverse applications just because … 3D is cool, I guess? Certainly, there’s no attention paid to what users actually want or need out of an online shopping experience. On the most basic level, why would you […]

  • NFT Photography: A Potentially Disastrous Move for Photographers

    NFT Photography: A Potentially Disastrous Move for Photographers

    NFT photography is something I’ve grown more interested in as the scene has developed. Initially, I was skeptical about the movement. I saw it as a short-term fad that would allow photographers to make some (or lots) of cash and move on. But it seems like it’s here to stay. Actually, it looks like the […]

  • How to Make an NFT: A Simple Step by Step Guide

    How to Make an NFT: A Simple Step by Step Guide

    Forward-looking brands are now using NFTs as part of their marketing strategies and the results are impressive. Charmin, the American toilet paper brand, posted several toilet paper NFTs on Rarible, an NFT marketplace. The highest bidder offered more than $2000 for one of the arts in the same month. Taco Bell, the fast-food chain, also […]