Doug Hamlin

796 days ago

There’s only one exception to the lack of interest in blockchain apps today: apps for trading cryptocurrencies themselves. What results is an almost hermetically sealed economy, whose currencies exist only to be traded and become derivatives of themselves. If you squint, it looks like an absurd art project.

NFTs Weren’t Supposed to End Like This

When we invented non-fungible tokens, we were trying to protect artists. But tech-world opportunism has struck again. The only thing we’d wanted to do was ensure that artists could make some money and have control over their work.