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NFTs And Events – Two Main Benefits

NFTs And Events – Two Main Benefits

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTSo. Gary V recently successfully pulled off a huge event and incorporated NFTs. How might this technology apply to a conference or other event you are planning for your business?NFTs can, of course, be used in conjunction with events to generate a revenue stream. But they also have another use, and that is to build connection. Have you ever bought a piece of memorabilia related to an event, such as a concert t-shirt? It’s very likely. Well, these pieces of memorabilia could be tied to an NFT so you, as the owner, are verified on the blockchain.AuthenticityAn…
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Precision Medicine And NFTs

Precision Medicine And NFTs

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTWe already mentioned that NFT blockchain technology will likely be widely used to enhance the security and privacy of an individual’s medical records. But another medical use is on the horizon…precision medicine.So precisely (no pun intended!) what is precision medicine?Before we get to that, it’s important to understand that tokenization in a different way from NFTs is becoming more common as a way to protect patients personal data. A tokenization company, such as Seqster, founded in 2016, can take information from personal data fields such as name, address, phone number, date of birth and so forth and…
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Gary V And NFTs – His Strategy

Gary V And NFTs – His Strategy

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFT Gary Vaynerchuk, aka Gary V, is known for always being ahead when it comes to digital marketing. He’s done it again with his in person VeeCon NFT Conference. The Big V spoke with Decrypt before his conference got underway in Minneapolis this past weekend. If you were able to snag a ticket, that’s because you were already an owner of VeeFriends, which is the hand-drawn NFT collection Gary launched a year ago.  $300 Million In Combined Sales Ownership comes with 3 years of access to a yearly conference plus other goodies. So far, it’s doing awesome,…
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Wine NFTs – Will These Age Well Or Go Sour?

Wine NFTs – Will These Age Well Or Go Sour?

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTAccording to a new article by investment advisors, The Motley Fool, wine NFTs are now a thing! But are they a good investment or simply a marketing gimmick?First of all, what is a wine NFT? If you recall, NFT stands for non-fungible tokens, which is a certificate of your digital ownership and this resides on the blockchain. While some of these new wine NFTs are definitely making a marketing play, others are a bit more serious.Sage AdviceThe folks at Motley Fool give the same advice to their clients about wine NFTs as they do to other NFTs:…
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The Metaverse As A Whole New Economy

The Metaverse As A Whole New Economy

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTAccording to a new article in Forbes, the metaverse is not just a gaming space, unlike what some people think. You should think of it as a whole new economy.Plus, this new economy is not only reserved for tech companies. As we have already reported in a previous article, major food chains as well as retailers are envisioning a space for shopping, attending concerts, working, playing games and meeting friends. In other words, it’s your virtual life!The Wild, Wild WestIt’s the wild, wild West out there as well, as there is no crystal clear vision and plan…
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The Soldier’s Metaverse – U.S. Military Coming Online

The Soldier’s Metaverse – U.S. Military Coming Online

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTAccording to a new report out from Wired magazine, the U.S. military is building it’s own metaverse. But this version is unlikely to look like any of the metaverse platforms we have seen so far.Picture this: In the skies above the California desert, pilots flying two Berkut 540 jets slipped on custom AR headsets. Next they connected to a sophisticated system that overlaid a semi-transparent image of a refueling plane that flew alongside their aircraft. One of the pilots practiced a refueling maneuver with the virtual aircraft as the other pilot observed. The metaverse of the military…
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Spotify Rolls Out NFT Feature For Select Artists

Spotify Rolls Out NFT Feature For Select Artists

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTSpotify, the online music streaming service, has picked a select group of artists to embed as well as promote NFT galleries on their Spotify profiles, according to an exclusive with music industry know-it-all, Music Ally.The very first musical artists to roll out the test will be The Wombats and Steve Aoki, as both are heavy into NFT collections. This feature, which in only available currently to some Android users in the United States, enables the viewing and purchasing of available NFTs from outside NFT marketplaces. No Cut For SpotifyAlso, because buyers have to go off the platform to…
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NFTs Will Make Transactions Of All Kinds More Secure

NFTs Will Make Transactions Of All Kinds More Secure

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTWhile NFT artwork is still very popular and shows no signs of waning, the utility applications for NFTs are steadily increasing. This is a great thing for transactions of all kinds!When you think about it, the way we used to do paper-based transactions prior to the digital age was a real pain. These transactions required human employees, plus the records recorded on paper could be lost or destroyed. Or even forged.The One Big AdvantageBut paper did have one big advantage over digital: it’s often much easier to prove the authenticity of a paper document than one stored…
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From Selling Virtual Real Estate To Virtual Landlord

From Selling Virtual Real Estate To Virtual Landlord

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTFormer day trader and now crypto investor Angelica Saldaña is setting her sights on the virtual landlord space. What has fueled her flip from selling virtual real estate to now renting it?Angelica Saldaña has been getting a lot of media attention lately. From an opinion piece on Business Insider to sitting down with the folks at Yahoo Finance, her pivot from selling virtual real estate to renting it has many wondering if they should do the same thing.The JourneyA former cryptocurrency investor, Saldaña had money in over 70 different tokens at one point, but in 2020 she…
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Fast Food In The Metaverse – Have It Your Way!

Fast Food In The Metaverse – Have It Your Way!

Ellen Britt for CNT #NFTEven if you don’t follow what’s going on in the world of cryptocurrencies, virtual worlds, the metaverse or anything else in this space, you may have noticed that many fast food chains are paying close attention!Things are heating up in the metaverse when it comes to fast food, as after all, you can have an avatar that works, shops and yes, eats in the metaverse. And it’s the eating part that fast food chains like McDonalds, Wendy’s, Burger Kings, Chipotle, Panda Express, Panera and Wingstop are betting on to get their brands established in this new digital…
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