@okachiho This article a few days ago presents some pretty good evidence that the mysterious big players in NFTs are running a kind of scam:
@okachiho This article has good critique both of the environmental toll, the 'solutions' to the environmental toll and how it perverts some of the unique qualities of digital art: https://everestpipkin.medium.com/but-the-environmental-issues-with-cryptoart-1128ef72e6a3
Here is a good and critical background on what an NFT is specifically: https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2021/03/11/nfts-crypto-grifters-try-to-scam-artists-again/
The last author is a long time skeptic on anything crypto but well informed.
He argues one of the reasons there is so much hype on NFT is because those that got in early when it was easy to mine / cheap to buy basically make their money on selling it on to the next person. So that is why everyone who has a stake in it presents it as if it is the next big thing, so they can sell at good mark up. This has been the same with all crypto tokens so far.
@rra thanks for your help and lurk! trying to read it.
I thought it would be nice if artists who create works in the form of video or poetry, not sculpture, could earn for living and productions. There are some video works whose value lies not in the display but in the video itself. However, I don't want the code to lose its open and collaborative nature. I wonder if that's the point. Thinking about kind of Processing, PureData or something like that are the perfect landing pad for a form of media art.
Well... I'm quite scared because I can't find negative opinions about nft art market at all and all of articles or comments are welcoming it.
Any nice article?
Friends in time zones excluding JST! Today Aoi Tagami as a solo and she & I as a duo played at the really nice venue Velvet Sun. The archive is still there, check it out. It ends on the 25th in JST, so I guess it will end on the 24th almost in your area?
I like techno
Vocal, Voice: Aoi Tagami; Synth: Chiho Oka; Recorded by Aoi Tagami's voice recorder, at Ftarri
*This is a recording with quite a lot of noise.
A part of the recording of the New Year live performance by Aoi Tagami and Chiho Oka on January 3, 2021. Actually, there exists a good recording by the owner of Ftarri, Mr. Suzuki, which we hope you can listen to someday.
@esi OMG. I don't get it at all. Does building my own power pole make the sound better or something like that?
@mrufrufin of course I use jack pulseaudio sinks because I can't watch youtube without it while I'm using supercollider. (yes I am hyperactive.)
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