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Creator Shuts Down Popular Crypto Art Carbon Calculator for 'Abuse and Harassment'

Creator Shuts Down Popular Crypto Art Carbon Calculator for ‘Abuse and Harassment’

Photo: Lukas Schulze (Getty Images) Cryptoart.wtf, the popular crypto art carbon calculator that allowed us to see the real impact the NFT buying craze is having on our poor planet, is shutting down. Its creator, Memo Akten, stated that he decided to take the site down after information from it was used “as a tool …

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DC Comics Tells Artists to Stay Out of NFT Business or Else

DC Comics Tells Artists to Stay Out of NFT Business or Else

Cover art of Secret Origins #6 by Lee Bermejo.Image: DC Comics José Delgo, a former DC and Marvel comics artist, used to be best known for his run penciling Wonder Woman back in the ‘70s and early ‘80s. Now, he’s probably most famous for making $1.85 million dollars by selling NFTs—or non-fungible tokens—of his drawings online, …

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Engadget Podcast: WTF are NFTs?

Engadget Podcast: WTF are NFTs?

This week, Cherlynn and Devindra dive into the wild world of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, with Engadget Senior Editor Dan Cooper. What do they mean for the future of art and commerce? And should you care about them at all? Also, we chat about Microsoft’s finalized Bethesda acquisition, as well as Facebook’s push to dismiss …

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Remastered 'nyan cat' art sells for the equivalent of $605k

Remastered ‘nyan cat’ art sells for the equivalent of $605k

While the first Christie’s auction of digital artwork backed by NFT (non-fungible token) is still a few days away, one of the most notable sales in that world has already taken place. Chris Torres created the rainbow-streaming animation of Nyan Cat based on his own pet and uploaded it to YouTube in 2011, before recreating …

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Remastered Nyan Cat Gif Sold for the Equivalent of $587,000 in a Crypto Art Auction

Remastered Nyan Cat Gif Sold for the Equivalent of $587,000 in a Crypto Art Auction

The OG Nyan Cat meme uploaded to YouTube in 2011. Gif: Chris Torres Nyan Cat is turning 10 years old in April (feel old yet?), and to celebrate the anniversary of one of the internet’s most wholesome memes, the artist behind the gif, Chris Torres, put a newly remastered version up for auction. On Friday, …

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