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The Plantoid: A Chat with Primavera De Fillipi

Artist & researcher Primavera De Filippi has created a new species. It’s called the Plantoid, and it’s difficult to describe in a single sentence. At first glance, it’s a mechanical sculpture, but taking a closer look, mechanical creature (the term used on the Okhaos website) is a far more accurate description. The website also describes the…

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The Hidden Paintings of Russell Rukin

At first glance, Russell Rukin is a portrait painter – an excellent portrait painter, in fact. In each of his works, he carefully captures the expression of the model, evoking different feelings within each painting. However, there’s often more to his work than meets the eye. No part of the canvas goes unused. In m1,…

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Building a Better Future for Creators on the Blockchain

We envision nothing less than a comprehensive ownership layer for the internet as a registry for all media. – ascribe whitepaper “On the Internet, it’s difficult for creators of digital content to get compensated fairly for their work,” the ascribe whitepaper begins. In my own daily browsing, I see examples of this quite often. People…

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A Night of Bitcoin & Art in Brooklyn

Every time someone walked through the door of RABBITHOLESTUDIO, I felt like pulling out my camera and taking a picture – and often, I did. “I can’t believe how many people are here,” I said to anyone who happened to be standing near me. It was an abnormally warm Thursday night in early January; art covered the…

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Two-Factor Authentication Now Supported

Security is important to us at Coin Cafe, so we’re excited to announce that two-factor authentication (2FA) is now available to all of our users. Two-factor authentication is a great way of adding an additional layer of security to your account. When 2FA is enabled, two separate elements are required for certain actions – your Coin Cafe account…

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Talking Pop Art & Bitcoin with Alex Vera

No matter what you paint, it means different things to different people. I like that. – Alex Vera Alex Vera‘s art career began with a reproduction of a painting of Mickey Mouse for a friend, and it’s since turned into gallery shows & an exhibit at Art Basel in Miami. “The funny thing that came out…

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Kialara Brings Collaboration to the New Signature Series

“I would challenge artists: Ask not what Bitcoin can do for you. Ask what you can do for Bitcoin,” Max Mellenbruch told me. Mellenbruch himself is certainly taking that challenge to heart with his Kialara, a physical Bitcoin that doubles as an intricate & breathtaking art piece. First announced in a Reddit post last year, the Kialara immediately became…

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Tying Bitcoin into Your Wardrobe with Cyberoptix

What’s the classiest way to communicate your passion for cryptocurrency? How about a subtle & stylish Bitcoin tie? Recently, Cyberoptix Tie Lab announced that all of their products would be available for purchase with Bitcoin – including ties with a new cryptocurrency-inspired pattern. Since 2005, Cyberoptix Tie Lab has been bringing unique designs to neckties and…