Origin of the Non-Fungible Token Standard

Origin stories have always been an interest of mine. In this post I’ll go through the origin of the technology behind NFTs. In May of 2022 the NFT asset class reached a peak valuation of $21 billion. OpenSea, the premier application for buying and selling NFTs reached a peak valuation … Read more

Shaping Framework, Crypto Portfolio

The team at 37signals published a comprehensive blog post outlining how they used their Shape Up framework to build and launch a new product feature. In this post my focus is on the first part of their process, shaping. What is shaping? Shaping is defining the problem and the core … Read more

The 5% Problem Holding Back NFTs

In the past 1 year Bitcoin is up 97%, Ethereum is up 60%. Solana is booming, layer 2 tokens are booming, and yet NFTs remain down. Are NFTs done? Will prices ever return to the mania levels we saw in 2021 and 2022? I’d argue that as long as interest … Read more

Optimistic Bitcoin & Ethereum Predictions for 2024

Anthony Sassano, founder of The Daily Gwei, tweeted two lists of bullish narratives to watch for Bitcoin and Ethereum in 2024. The Bitcoin Halving paired with the Bitcoin ETF offerings are my top Bitcoin themes to watch in 2024. If you’d like to hear Anthony explain it in person, you … Read more