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The Rare Pepe Project’s ‘The Rarest Book’ on Sale
Following their exhibition at The Bushwick Generator, The Rarest Book is on sale! The volume documents the full scope of the Rare Pepe project during its almost 2-year development, the first open-source art project on the Counterparty blockchain. You can snag your own copy here.
Blockchain Helps Anti-Government Activists In Thailand
There are all sorts of different types of activism, and history has shown us that whether it involves rallies, political campaign contributions, demonstrations, boycotts, or strikes, there are all sorts of ways for individuals to champion their beliefs in order to ignite some kind of change. In Thailand, it appears as though blockchain technology is now helping, as a rap video criticizing the Thai government has been able to avoid censorship by living on the blockchain.
Watch the video here.
CoinDesk’s New Crypto-Economics Explorer
CoinDesk has just released their new ‘Crypto-Economics Explorer’ which allows you to compare the development and activity of top 20 blockchains with one another. To no surprise, the oldest and most iconic blockchain/cryptocurrency – Bitcoin – is used as the comparative benchmark for all the younger leading decentralized systems. Explore the new resource here.
Record Blockchain Art Sale At Christie’s w/ Artory
It hasn’t been long since Christie’s announced a partnership with Artory, and yet it already appears that a record has been set. On November 13, the Barney A. Ebsworth Collection raised over $317 million and has officially become the most valuable art sale recorded on a blockchain. Artory uses the Ethereum blockchain to record the life cycle of pieces of art, such as sales, auction dates, and other relevant information.
Learn more about the historic milestone here.