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Crypto resources

Vikrant Duggal
Vikrant Duggal
• 3 min read

I normally reserve space each week for a book review, but the Rockefeller biography (which is really good!) is taking longer than I thought so I'm going to share a number of resources around crypto that I've been collecting.

Book

I'm reading Blockchain Revolution. I think it's a good primer for learning. I have this on Kindle and Audible. I'll share a review and my highlights in the future.

Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World: Tapscott, Don, Tapscott, Alex: 9781101980149: Amazon.com: Books
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World [Tapscott, Don, Tapscott, Alex] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World

Podcasts

Bankless
The Ultimate Guide to Crypto Finance. Level up. Go bankless.
Modern Finance Podcast - MoFi
MoFi covers all things cryptocurrency, DeFi, yield farming, NFTs, FIRE, robo-investing, finance hacks, and more. Join entrepreneur and technology venture capitalist Kevin Rose as he interviews experts and the entrepreneurs building modern finance tools.

Articles

Two essays shared with me have peaked my attention. When I read the Amazon origin story as part of the book Invent & Wander it was that Bezos had seen a statistic that the Internet was growing at 2,300% per year. I asked Twitter what was growing that fast right now and these two essays were shared. Worth reading.

NFT Market Rages On: NFTs Market Cap Grow 1,785% In 2021 As Demand Explodes
The demand for NFTs is continuing to surge and the NFT market is showing no signs of slowing down.
Ethereum NFT Market Primed for Explosive Growth in 2021
From virtual land to digital art, a comprehensive, new study delves into the booming market for non-fungible tokens.

h/t to Steven Chien for sharing these articles.

These Crypto Bros Want to Be the Guggenheims of NFT Art
Perhaps you’ve heard of nonfungible tokens? A handful of collectors already have millions of dollars’ worth.

Report

My friend Dru Riley put together a great report (free) on DeFi. Worth a read.

Trends #0039 — DeFi (Decentralized Finance)
This is the free version of Tr

CryptoPunks

These are known as the original NFTs. There are 10,000 of these. They are 24X24 pixel art images that are algorithmically generated.

CryptoPunks
10,000 unique collectible characters with proof of ownership stored on the Ethereum blockchain.

$69 million NFT

Mike Winkelmann, who goes by the artist name Beeple, tops the best-selling NFT artist list after his "Everydays: The First 5000 Days" piece sold for $69 million.

Beeple Sells NFT for a Historic $69 Million at Christie’s First Crypto Art Auction
The sale marks the highest price fetched for a digital art piece to date, as well as Christie’s first time accepting crypto currency as payment.
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