Are NFTs Done?
“Whatever, I hear?” I get it. Everyone has moved on. We are all staring at the shiny new thing- AI, ChatGPT, GPT-4 … But blockchain is not dead. It’s in the trenches now. What happens when things are in the trenches? 2000- the dot com bubble bursted. I was there. The hype disappeared instantly. Naked […]
Review: “How to Start a New Country”
By someone straddling between the real Hong Kong and a Hong Kong in the cloud Article reviewed: https://1729.com/how-to-start-a-new-country/ SUMMARY: The article does a clarifying job laying out the foundational questions of what makes a cloud country. The version of citizenship in the cloud it laid out echoed with what suppressed citizens in Hong Kong have […]
I Made A “CleanER” NFT Art
NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token. It is a type of cryptocurrencies. If you don’t know what this is, start here. I have been struggling to keep up with the blockchain/crypto world. It felt so foreign. It was complicated. I couldn’t understand it. So when NFT art became a thing, when Beeple sold a collage of […]
FOBL circa Jan 2021
Fear of Being Late. There are three things that would make me anxious. Crypto, specifically being late in social coins such as Roll for my creative endeavours. Clubhouse, or specifically being late in the evolution of creative audio Pseudonymity on blockchain. People say don’t worry about being late. Just have good content. I know. But […]