The complexity and arbitrariness of non-fungible tokens are a big part of their appeal.
When we invented non-fungible tokens, we were trying to protect artists. But tech-world opportunism has struck again.
The excitement about bitcoin and blockchain is sort of like the dot-com bubble—if nobody in 2000 was quite sure what the internet was for.
Scammers are making big money off people who want in on the latest digital gold rush but don’t understand how the technology works.
Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead.