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Oct 26, 2022 42 tweets 17 min read
1/ Lost track in the ongoing NFT royalty thunderstorm?

After the heated @Unchained_pod debate between @laurashin, @ljin18, @hosseeb, and @ZhuoxunYin, I tried my best to aggregate the key arguments and ideas flying around Twitter.

Let’s get started 👇🏼🧵 Image 2/ Arguments referenced in this thread are mainly based on this episode of The Chopping Block - make sure to tune in if you're ready for a little crypto blockbuster 🔥
Sep 29, 2022 33 tweets 19 min read
1/ March '21 will forever be remembered as the month that NFTs went mainstream when @beeple's 'Everydays' was sold for >$69M.

But to gain long-term cultural relevance, we need to enrich them with more context and relational value.

We need to give people the power to curate 👇🏼 Image 2/ While minting NFTs has become quite easy by now, the places to collect and display them are still far from being fun for artists, collectors, and institutions.

Users of today's platforms are drowning in an #opensea of GIFs and jpegs.

This is why we need curation.
Sep 12, 2022 28 tweets 8 min read
In 2022 alone, there were 224bn tweets & 26bn instagram posts.

Curators are essential to our digital experience but are not properly rewarded.

@curate_dao is building a curation protocol to reward data scouts for contributions.

Let's dive deeper into the product 👇🏼🧵 Image 1/ The democratization of software has enabled the generation of content and data on a scale never seen before.

As @gaby_goldberg says, "Software has eaten the world, it’s a commodity. The era of the engineer has ended; the era of the curator has begun"

Jul 30, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
I can’t describe my level of excitement, just after reading through the preface of Ruth Catlow’s and @pennny_rafferty’s publication “Radical Friends” published by @TorqueEditions .
I never felt this way when reading a book before:

some kind of 🧵below ImageImage 1) Art theorists (and artists) seem to be the real OGs: @furtherfield first identified the potential of DAOs as spurs for imagination and action in 2014 with the publication @rheaplex’s DAOWO white paper. That was long before the foundation of ‘The DAO’ and other projects alike