Kings of fungible

In an industry first Kings of Leon are releasing their new album as an NFT. “Over the last 20 years – two lost decades – we’ve seen the devaluation of music,” YellowHeart’s chief executive, Josh Katz, told Rolling Stone, which first reported the band’s plans. “It’s early stages, but in the future, I think this…

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Beer index

The world beer index 2021. South Africa’s the place to go for cheap booze. Europeans love to booze, with the Czech Republic, Germany and Spain coming in as top consumers. People in Haiti don’t waste their time on ale. “On the flip side, people in Haiti only drink about four beers yearly. This may be because they…

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Ticket touting

Could be coming to an end if Mark Cuban & co make this work. Which there’s no reason why they won’t. The blockchain exists for this. “We’re talking about it for ticketing,” Cuban told Decrypt. “It completely changes the resale market, and if you tie it to an individual that has, let’s just say their social security…

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Twitter attack

Twitter has a moat. That in my mind. Is as good as impenetrable. If they execute on their new subscription models. They will ‘make it rain’ “Today, the company shared early details on its first ever paid product, a feature called “Super Follow” which aims to combine the community trends of Discord, the newsletter insights…

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Video impact

Was thinking this morning of the impact on the environment with everyone working from home. And the exponential increase in video calls. Zoom. MS Teams. etc. “It is often assumed that online meetings are better for the environment than physical meetings. That is not always the case. A one-hour audio call consumes about 36 MB…

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