Web’s daddy jumps aboard NFT hype train — but is he already too late?

June 15, 2021

By Thomas Macaulay

The NFT bandwagon attracts a curious mix of passengers, from celebrity robots to convicted animal abusers. The latest luminary to grab a ticket is British inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who’s auctioning off his original source code for the web as a non-fungible token. [Read: Why entrepreneurship in emerging markets matters] For those of you lucky enough to have missed the hype train, NFTs are unique digital tokens secured by blockchain tech. They’re used to authenticate claims of ownership to digital and physical assets that can be sold or traded, such as digital artworks. The strange part (to me, at least), is they’re often verifying…

This story continues at The Next Web

Source:: The Next Web

      

No comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.
REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR PASS
 
To ensure attendees get the full benefit of an intimate technology expo,
we are only offering a limited number of passes.
 
Get My Pass Now!