This week’s Twitter takeover was all about NFTs, non-fungible tokens.
Non-fungible token - Wikipedia
A non-fungible token ( NFT) is a non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a blockchain, a form of digital ledger…
Of all the topics we’ve covered, this is the one I knew the least about, so I was very grateful for some knowledgeable people taking part.
The first question I asked was intended to get the lay of the land and find out how the audience felt about NFTs.
We didn’t really have any nay-sayers, the closest was from Zsanett:
The individuals firmly in the “pro” camp were very evident:
I asked who had bought and why. The answers surprised me, given the general positivity of the chat.
There have been some popularly reported scams recently, so I asked about that as well.
There were some things that came up during the conversation that really surprised me. Things that I had no idea were even part the conversation in the first place.
This also came into the discussion:
With these great responses:
The biggest thing I took away from the NFT conversation is that trading in images is a very small part of something much larger, and the underlying technologies are going to change how we do business on the internet for a long time. So even if you don’t care about spending $10,000 on a picture of a cartoon monkey, perhaps it’s time to start paying attention to the ecosystem.
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