Category: Audio Article

  • Reddit’s dumb new blockchain project: NFTs you don’t actually own and can’t sell for profit

    Reddit’s dumb new blockchain project: NFTs you don’t actually own and can’t sell for profit

    Despite the low interest in NFTs and the massive crash in the cryptocurrency market, Reddit decided to launch a line of NFTs and an NFT marketplace. The fact that the term “NFT” didn’t appear anywhere on their announcement shows just how unpopular NFTs are at the moment, and Reddit knows it. These “Collectible Avatars” were…

  • How NFTs gobbled up @1854 and the world’s longest-running photography publication

    How NFTs gobbled up @1854 and the world’s longest-running photography publication

    The British Journal of Photography is “The world’s longest running and most influential photography magazine“. They joined twitter in 2008 with the user name @1854 and accrued over 256k followers. Now that account looks like this: So, how did the BJP go from social media darlings to a dead account? The answer is NFTs. As…

  • John Cleese sued a critic over a “thoroughly nasty” review

    John Cleese sued a critic over a “thoroughly nasty” review

    Since John Cleese is releasing a new TV series called John Cleese: Cancel Me, which claims to “explore why a new ‘woke’ generation is trying to rewrite the rules on what can and can’t be said,”, I want to tell you about the time he used British libel laws to silence a critic. In 2002,…

  • Way ahead of its time: The Remote Lounge NYC

    Way ahead of its time: The Remote Lounge NYC

    The Remote Lounge was a high-tech bar in NYC’s Bowery District from 10/2001 to 11/2007. The bar’s gimmick was that it was packed full of monitors and closed-circuit television cameras. Anyone in the bar could control each CCTV camera via any of the terminals located throughout the establishment, thanks to their servo-mounted design. Each terminal…

  • Falling in love with Decim8 all over again

    Falling in love with Decim8 all over again

    I first started using Decim8 during my year long Daily App Experiment and immediately started writing fan mail and feature requests to the app’s designer. This glitching app is my favorite for “destroying” images and honestly made me feel nostalgic for the early days of shooting on my iPhone (when broken images were an everyday…