crypto 2022

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Web 3 Is a Return to the Internet’s Wild Spirit
“I think that’s what audiences want, right?” writer and founder of freelance payments system OutVoice, Matt Saincome said.
A digital tree. (Daniel Kuhn/CoinDesk)

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How NFTs Put Generative Artists on the Map
Profile avatars emerged from a long tradition of artists expressing themselves through code, math and randomness. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Culture Week.
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N.W.A. BRap group N.W.A. pose with rappers The D.O.C. and Laylaw from Above The Law during their "Straight Outta Compton" tour in 1989. (Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Crypto Is the Biggest Thing to Change Culture Since Hip Hop
A ‘90s kid reflects on seeing how iconoclastic rappers changed the world. And how that energy is now in Web 3.
N.W.A. BRap group N.W.A. pose with rappers The D.O.C. and Laylaw from Above The Law during their "Straight Outta Compton" tour in 1989. (Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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Should Crypto and Porn Get Intimate?
An industry known for leading on tech seems comparatively slow on crypto.
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What’s Next for Friends With Benefits?
The crypto-backed social club is looking to remain accessible to the creators it wants to attract.
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Balloons in a digital space. (Daniel Kuhn/CoinDesk)
The Future of NFTs Is Fungible
The many NFT communities that have sprung up this year are finding that it’s not so easy to manage a community with unique tokens alone.
Balloons in a digital space. (Daniel Kuhn/CoinDesk)

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Why I Spent $29M on a Beeple
Next year, the NFT market will broaden and migrate towards quality, said one collector.
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Music NFTs Are Set for an Explosive 2022
Music NFTs are about to disrupt an industry full of gatekeepers and middlemen.
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