NFT ART DAY ZRH

NFT ART DAY ZRH announces the programme of its inaugural conference that will take place on Sunday, 12 June 2022 at the Auditorium of the Kunsthaus Zürich. An event that offers insightful conversations through its carefully curated panel discussions enriched by the expertise of catalyst thinkers. NFT ART DAY ZRH is a collaboration between E.A.T. […]

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From a conversation with Skygolpe

Digital Art. What does it even mean? We could debate this forever, and still, we wouldn’t find an unanimous definition. Is it art created with digital tools? Is the final product a digital file? Is it embedded in technology? Does it have a specific aesthetic appearance? Too many questions with no satisfying answers. And when […]

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The story of the first metaverses

In the fourth issue of The NFT Magazine that was dedicated to metaverses, we took up Neal Stephenson’s novel Snow Crash (1992), to better understand the definition of metaverse that is a “three-dimensional space within which natural people can move, share and interact through personalized avatars”. For this reason, the origins of metaverses must be […]

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When NFTs were on Bitcoin (and Namecoin)

Not everyone knows this, but the story of the NFTs does not begin on Ethereum but on Bitcoin. At that time they weren’t called NFTs,even though they were non fungible tokens for all intents and purposes. They were the so-called Colored Coins, an experiment that wanted to try to expand the functionality of the Bitcoin blockchain. […]

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The history of CryptoPunks

CryptoPunks are one of the most famous NFT collections, so let’s be clear about what really was the key to their international success. When we talk about CryptoPunks we are talking about 10,000 8-bit style images. 10,000 small punks each with their own characteristics. Behind this project there are two, now famous, engineers: Matt Hall and […]

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Top 8 NFT Archeology Projects

NFT archaeology deals with all those projects that have existed well before 2021 wich is the year of the explosion of the Non-Fungible Token market with crazy sales figures. These are, in fact, historical projects that have paved the way for modern NFTs and that have a value based on this characteristic. A bit like the […]

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Monegraph and the first experiments on Bitcoin

Everyone knows that NFTs are released mostly on Ethereum, especially in the ERC-721 format, but perhaps not everyone knows that this format was offered by William Entriken, Dieter Shirley, Jacob Evans and Nastassia Sachs only in January 2018. Still, the CryptoPunks, which were the first NFTs to ever become famous, were released in June 20. Actually, […]

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Archaeology and CryptoKitties

Were NFTs born in 2021? No, this is wrong. The first experiments began well before that year, however the very first real project of NFTs, that were appropriately called with this acronym, is the CryptoKitties. Born in 2017, CryptoKitties is a game based on the Ethereum blockchain and developed by the Canadian studio Axiom Zen. […]

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Top 10 AI Artists

What tools and materials would Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci have used if only they had lived through the time of technology, including Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Metaverses? The modern artist of today lives in a technological era. This is what Rebecca Pedrazzi writes in her “Futuri Possibili Scenari d’arte e Intelligenza Artificiale”. Today, […]

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Between Art and Artificial Intelligence

After almost 80 years since the birth of AI we are far from being able to create what we call a “superintelligence”, that is, a sentient being with feelings and able to understand or reason independently. We still do not have the knowledge and the means to create J.A.R.V.I.S, the virtual assistant of Tony Stark, […]

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