NFTs by José Ramos
NFT Industry News
When you count users instead of dollars, the NFT world is tiny
Feb 15, 2022 – Amid all the hype and froth, it is easy to forget just how “very early” NFTs still are. It is less than a year since the first Bored Ape works were minted and just six months since NFT sales exploded last summer.
Yet already the company behind Bored Ape, Yuga Labs, is fundraising at a multibillion-dollar valuation. Twitter, Instagram and YouTube are all jumping on the NFT bandwagon. OpenSea, the biggest NFT marketplace, was valued at more than $13bn last month. Last weekend’s Super Bowl was dubbed the “Crypto Bowl”, with trading platforms such as Coinbase and FTX buying ads during American television’s most expensive airtime.
Why NFT trends in China may point to the future of NFTs globally
Feb 18, 2022 – Despite outward appearances, China is in fact truly embracing NFTs. China’s state-backed Blockchain Services Network (BSN) launched the infrastructure at the end of January to support the rollout of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the first digital currency (yuan), a major step in building a Chinese NFT industry independent of cryptocurrencies.
People from China and Singapore are most interested in NFTs
Based on Google searches, people from China and Singapore are currently the most interested in NFTs. Venezuela comes in at third spot. This according to information that was compiled from Google Trends, looking at how often people from around the world were searching for the keyword “NFT”. Somewhat surprisingly, the United States doesn’t feature in the top 10 countries. This information was gathered by studying Google Trends 2021.
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Can this be a great Year of the Tiger?
Feb 9, 2022 – While people around the world last week celebrated the Lunar New Year and the beginning of the #YearoftheTiger, we had some good news to report on this truly amazing species: the long-term decline in wild tiger numbers has finally been reversed > World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
AI to Bring the Next Wildlife Conservation Revolution
Feb 18, 2022 – Face detectors, Bio-logger tags, and DNA analysis – welcome to the new language of wildlife conservation.
There have been techniques like camera traps, tracking tags, satellite remote sensing, acoustic sensors monitoring and drones to capture and encapsulate the activities in nature. However, most of these technologies come with their associated problems related to monitoring and sorting the huge amount of data.