The metaverse will change the paradigm of content creation

Content constitutes the essence of the internet and comes in many different forms that the current Web2 internet iteration supports — text, audio, video or a mix of all three. However, content is scarcely a free resource. It is content creators who are now becoming opinion leaders, influencers and the cornerstones of so many of the critical services businesses rely on, such as advertising, marketing and public relations management. The need for content and its strive for independence — embodied by thousands of bloggers and indie performers — has spawned…

Crypto-fueled relief aid for Ukraine

The people of Ukraine require the world’s help more than ever before. As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to rage on, the world must rally behind the Ukrainian government to bring back peace and stability to the Eastern European nation. The crypto community has done just that with nonfungible token (NFT) companies, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and crypto users all over the world leading the effort to help aid Ukraine with donations of Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Polkadot’s DOT and even NFTs. It is impressive how fast the crypto community…

Ashanti Becomes First Black Female Artist Co-Founder Of A Web3 Company | News

Ashanti’s latest chapters of her career have demonstrated the importance of ownership. Her latest announcement falls in line with her game plan, as she becomes the first Black female artist to co-found a Web3 company. According to NewsOne, the singer is partnering with EQ Exchange, a woman-owned company that has a primary objective to ensure artists have ownership over their intellectual property and connect more directly with their target audiences. A Web3 company is essentially the next level of the internet, where users have the chance to become shareholders of…

Building A Decentralized Web3 Infrastructure: Interview With Josh Neuroth

Josh Neuroth   Blockchains depend on “nodes” to form their infrastructure. Each node represents a computer processor; one could even be a personal computer. In Proof of Work (PoW) chains, each node works at the same time to build the blockchain. In Proof of Stake (PoS) chains, the protocol calls on one node at a time at random to build the chain. That’s why PoS chains are said to be much more energy efficient. Only one computer works at a time instead of all of them. Josh Neuroth is the…

How virtual reality can help schools and colleges

Learning how to use virtual reality in schools presents various benefits over traditional models, allowing children to “visit” places from the past or conduct dangerous experiments in a safe, virtual environment. While Roblox and similar titles present a current way to get virtual online learning experiences, these games lack what the metaverse can provide in a few key ways. For one, metaverse environments aren’t bound to a graphical style. Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite all have cartoonish visual aspects to them, which can distract from the learning and remind students that…

Web3 Social Network Showtime Discontinues Tezos Wallets x NFTs

Web3 social network Showtime has just announced it will no longer support Tezos wallets and NFTs, specifically Hicetnunc and Kalamint NFTs. This is because the platform is switching to Ethereum-based blockchains. Web3 social network showtime has its eye firmly on the future. In a statement, Showtime founder Alex Masmej said, “Querying and displaying NFT data in real-time is no easy feat, so we had to make a choice: going forward, we will prioritize Ethereum-based blockchains. We thank the Tezos NFT community for their continued support to Showtime.” He continued, “As…

PoW avoids EU ban, two DeFi protocols suffer a combined $11M hack and BAYC does an ApeCoin airdrop: Hodler’s Digest, March 13-19

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Ukraine’s president signs law establishing regulatory framework for crypto Crypto regulation has received approval from Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The bill, titled “On Virtual Assets,” was signed by the president, opening the door to government oversight of the domestic cryptocurrency industry. Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital…

ETH Continues to Leave Trading Platforms, Ethereum Balance on Exchanges Lowest in 3 Years – Altcoins Bitcoin News

While the second-largest crypto asset by market cap has gained more than 15% in value against the U.S. dollar during the last week, the number of ethereum stored on exchanges has dropped significantly during the last few weeks. In less than two years, more than 29% of the ether held on exchanges has left centralized trading platforms and since December 2021, roughly 5.89% or 1.51 million ether has left exchanges. Number of Ethereum on Exchanges Continues to Drop Seven days ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the number of bitcoin (BTC)…

Are Web3 ‘Communities’ Vapid or Authentic?

The crypto world, we are told, is brimming with “communities.”  There are Bitcoiners, Ethereans, the Dogecoin army, LINK marines. There are communities around NFTs, like Bored Apes, CrypToadz and JPEGS of rocks. There are communities around complex financial instruments like Compound, Aave, and the algorithmic stablecoin Terra. There is even, somehow, a “community” around Tether, presumably for fans of the stablecoin and its dubious dollar reserves.  At first blush, it is hard to square these “communities” with the more accepted definition of a community as a group of people bound…

A detailed guide on how to lose all your Bitcoin investments

Let’s say you want to lose your Bitcoin (BTC) totally, irretrievably and forever. Hey, it’s not our place to wonder why. Maybe it’s part of some elaborate performance art piece, like the guy who destroyed all his possessions or perhaps you’ve always been big fans of electronic music outfit The KLF, who famously burned 1 million pounds on a remote Scottish island. Or, your reason might be more mundane and you simply don’t want your soon-to-be-divorced spouse to get their share of the investment you both know you own. Whatever…