UPDATE: Someone on Reddit pointed out that I had gotten the rules to Bitcoin Numberwang wrong in this rant. That has now been corrected. I apologize for overestimating the incompetence of the Bitcoin community. (Which is not a sentence I ever expected to have cause to type, but here we are.)
Some of you who’ve been exposed to social media in the last week or so may have noticed a new trend where the usual cryptocurrency assholes are trying to recruit artists into their bullshit. And, tragically, a lot are falling for it…including some who should really know better.
Of course, if you have no idea what an NFT is, you might not understand why this is such a unique waste of everything. So let’s dive in and piece together what the fuck happening this time in the world of coinasses. (There’s a tl;dr at the end of the post, don’t worry.)Continue reading “My Dick Is Non-Fungible Too, and It’s a Hell of a Lot More Useful Than This Shit: A Rant About Cryptoart”