TikTok is partnering with blockchain company Audius over Spotify or Apple for music distribution. Here’s why this could be important for independent artists.
Make 10,000 sheets of coloured dots and give them each a corresponding NFT, and what do you have?
Videos taken by ordinary people can help prosecute those who commit atrocities – but this evidence must be stored reliably.
Some alternative cryptocurrencies, called ‘altcoins’, demand far less electrical power than bitcoin.
Chinese bitcoin mining could consume as much energy as the whole of the UK by 2024.
It’s time to shift focus away from bitcoin and to pay more attention to other blockchain projects promising to make real contributions to the world.
Bitcoin prices have plunged after the world’s second richest person tweeted that Tesla would no longer accept the cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin has been widely criticised for its enormous energy footprint. A new cryptocurrency may solve that problem, but might bring some unintended consequences.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has further destabilized global food chains supplies. Technological innovations like blockchain can help address these challenges.
NFTs don’t even exist in the real world, but the market around them has a big effect on the planet.
NFTs are made the same way as crypto coins, but where every crypto coin is like every other, each NFT is a unique digital item – from images to sound files to text.
It might sound ridiculous but the explosive market of crypto-collectibles and crypto-art is no joke. Here’s an explainer to make sense of it all
A blockchain company has bought a piece of Banksy artwork worth US$95,000 and burnt it.
The digital tokens are a way to create scarcity and an aura of authenticity in an online world of infinite copying, pasting and remixing.
To quote the artist: ‘bruh… this crypto space seems super interesting though and i see a ton of potential to do some weird shit nobody has done yet.’
In the face of technological threats, it may be tempting to turn finance professionals into data scientists. This isn’t the way forward. Instead, they need to find new uses for their expertise.
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners’ access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
There’s more substance to the surging price of Bitcoin than last time. But there’s still good reason to be cautious about investing in it.
Estonia has digitised 99% of its public services.
The COVID-19 crisis highlights the importance of supply chains. But even with the increased recent attention, most supply chains remain murky. Consumers can play a key role in lifting that cloud.