Today we discussed severe flooding in London, the rehabilitation of a river in Boston, and a climate warning from before the civil war from a female science legend. Steve Ross-Talbot also shared his blockchain energy consumption research relating to RChain, and we had a discussion about the value of NFT’s vs the art itself. Timestamps below:
0:00:00 – Intro
0:16:45 – Steve Ross Talbot – RChain’s energy consumption vs other layer 1 blockchains.
0:25:51 – Darryl question: Is it possible and practical to apply attestation and attribution to validators to determine what energy source they are using?
0:32:34 – Steve Ross Talbot – demonstration of the stupidity of Proof of Work.
0:36:29 – Jim Whitescarver – inviting guests
0:38:40 – Darryl – is the NFT more valuable than the art itself?
“A Painting or an NFT of It: Which Will Be More Valuable?”
“Steve Jobs application going up for auction as both physical item and NFT”
“Damien Hirst’s $20 Million Twist on NFTs 6X Oversubscribed”
“Haute Couture goes NFT: Digitalization at the Paris Fashion Week”
0:42:32 – Virtual land ownership
“The Curious World of NFT Real Estate and Design”
Earth 2.0 –
“Why Upland’s Virtual Land NFTs Are The Future Of Crypto”