Gary Vaynerchuk on stage at NFT.NYC: “This is the most interesting technology shift since the…

I wasn’t able to attend NFT.NYC on Nov. 1–3, which has quickly grown into the world’s largest NFT gathering since its birth in 2019, with 5,000 attendess on hand in Times Square for sessions on nonfungible tokens, DeFi, crypto, the metaverse and all things Web 3. Fortunately, the event organizers…

Clockwise from top left: Drew Austin, Dylan Field, Roham Gharegozlou and Marguerite deCourcelle.

At the online NFT & Creators Summit held Sept. 24, one of the most thought-provoking sessions was a panel discussion that VC Drew Austin of Red Beard Ventures led with three leading founders in Web 3. Taking part were Roham Gharegozlou, co-founder and CEO of Dapper Labs (makers of NBA…

The Atari sneaker: You can wear the glass-wrapped footwear in Decentraland, but not in real…

The digital fashion startup pioneers NFTs for virtual worlds

Things are moving fast in the metaverse. On the Inside.com webinar titled “Mastering NFTs” that I attended recently, we got some intriguing insights into how a crypto brand is pioneering virtual footwear in the metaverse and bridging the digital and physical worlds — courtesy of sneaker fashion.

The startup RTFKT…

Classic limited-edition trading-card collectibles from Panini.

One industry observer offers some provocative predictions

I’m as much a cheerleader for the NFT space as anyone. At the same time, as a startup founder, former journalist and down-to-earth kinda guy, I like to keep things real. So from time to time Digital Culture Works will be spotlighting podcast episodes we come across that minimize the…

Great listens, from NFT basics to deep dives into DeFi

As society tries to make sense of the swirl of buzz, excitement — and, yes, skepticism — around NFTs (nonfungible tokens), we thought this would be a good time to share some of our favorite podcasts on the subject. Podcasts are increasingly becoming the way many of us are…

NFT art on the marketplace SuperRare.

We’ll be honest: Part of our motivation for providing resources and directories to the NFT community is so that we can stay on top of what’s happening in this fast-moving space. As a former journalist, it’s easy for me to synthesize information from sources that often seem to speak an…

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