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Time for #nftarthistory to contextualise the historic @MekaVerse raffle

In 2012 @yoniassia put forth the fundamental idea of having 🪄distinct assets🧬 "on top of the Bitcoin network." The proposed key value of these #ColoredBitcoin was COMMUNITY!

#NFTcommunity #NFTmania

"Bitcoin 2.x is an idea to separate the bitcoin network (technology) from the value of a currency (community) using the bitcoin network..."

from the original whitepaper:

So the idea was essentially to use some ordinary BTC to create a different breed of "rare coins". 1st BTC would be allocated into a "Genesis Transaction" & then it'd be distributed among clients.

This way BTC that went thru the Genesis Tx would be different from the rest.
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incredible collection & mindset @iamDCinvestor ! thank you ✨

"What's interesting about NFTs vs other kinds of art is the ability to develop this mimetic or viral value on the internet in a way that has not really been seen in traditional art"

"What was it when you purchased your first #CryptoPunk that put you over the edge into uncovering all these other artpieces?" - @RyanSAdams

"The signal for me was when I saw ppl using these as profile pictures. It clicked that ppl are identifying with these assets." -DC

"That's a super powerful driver and I was like 'what's it going to take for someone using this as their profile picture to sell one? And then the gears started turning there, right?" -DC

#nftprofilepic #nftcollector #nfthistory #nftcommunity #bayc #profilepicprojects
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#NFTs are a Second Renaissance a thread:

#nftartist #nftarthistory #nftcommunity #arthistory
The Art Renaissance was the most significant development for Art for two reasons - 1) it was the start of banks prescribing retainable value to physical art and 2) was the birth of a NEW PORTABLITIY that gave artists GLOBAL EXPOSURE.
Prior to the renaissance most art was painted on wooden panels which were incredibly inconvenient to transport especially internationally. So what is an Italian artist, living in Venice supposed to do? Image
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