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The Greening of Crypto: Proof of Stake and Beyond

Crypto is feeling intense pain right now. But the ecosystem must address a thorny problem as it comes of age: energy consumption.

Blockchain’s Fight Against Climate Change

The energy consumption of crypto mining has galvanized skeptics and proponents alike. But a new wave of crypto projects are pioneering ways to join that fight.

The Kids Metaverse is (Sort of) Open for Business

Grownups have gotten so excited about what they could do in the metaverse that they’ve all but ignored the kids. And for understandable reasons.

NFTs at SXSW: They Came, They Minted, They Conquered

If the metaverse is the next web, promising fully immersive digital destinations, then NFTs are increasingly positioned as a ticket to get in.

AI, Digital Gene Editing & Fusion: What Comes Next For NFTs

NFTs have entered a new stage of their life cycle—and the possibilities are endless for this next generation, aptly called Living NFTs.

The Bitcoin Recession

A financial microclimate that did not exist even two years ago and is strongly dependent on the trading price of Bitcoin has lost tens, probably hundreds, of billions of dollars in value in a matter...

Why a US-Backed Bitcoin ETF Feels Inevitable

March 2021 was the month when a US-sanctioned exchange traded fund (ETF) focused on Bitcoin and/or other cryptocurrencies turned the corner from prohibited to inevitable.

The Next Land Grab Is Digital (An NFT Tutorial)

Where do you go when the things you want in real life are already spoken for? The latest For Sale sign is for all things digital.

As Fake Videos Threaten, New Tools Help Fight Back

As video becomes the hieroglyphics of our time, we’ll rely on it to communicate more than ever. And increasingly we’re coming to doubt the veracity of all things video.

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