Category: Crypto

DEMODAY

DEMODAY, 2017, CounterParty Tokens. DEMODAY is the first art show-specific crypto token. It has been created for the show “Demo Day” at Kunstraum LLC, Brooklyn, from September 24 – October 28 2017. See here for details https://www.kunstraumllc.com/single-post/2017/09/13/DEMO-DAY

Posted in Art, Crypto, Projects

Trusted Third Party Hardware

From the point of view of the Bitcoin white paper, trusted platform modules, programmable secure elements, and secure enclaves are all examples of the presence of trusted third parties. They are “Treacherous Computing” hardware that someone other than you ultimately

Posted in Crypto, Free Software

Artists Re:Thinking The Blockchain

“Artists Re:thinking the Blockchain” Edited by Ruth Catlow, Marc Garret, Nathan Jones & Sam Skinner, 2017, ISBN 9780993248757. Furtherfield and Torque have compiled an excellent range of writing and imagery about blockchain network technology’s role in the arts and vice

Posted in Art, Books, Crypto, Culture

Art Is 2.0

“Art Is”, 2014/2017, DApp. People have argued about the definition of art for millennia. We finally have the techonomic means to settle this argument. In “Art Is”, people can use the Ethereum network to pay to define art at a

Posted in Art, Crypto, Ethereum, Projects

About “Is Art”

This is the text for the current showing of “Is Art”. “Is Art”, 2016/2017, Ethereum DApp, Rob Myers. Late 1960s Conceptual Art and mid 1990s net.art are useful inspiration for thinking about the blockchain and smart contracts. These art movements

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“Bad Shibe” at New World Order

Lina Theodorou’s installation at Furtherfield’s “New World Order” featuring their wonderful illustrations for my story “Bad Shibe”. You can buy the print version of Bad Shibe, featuring those illustrations, at the show or online via PayPal or with Bitcoin. Via

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“Is Art” at Ethereal

“Is Art” in the FOAM space at Ethereal summit in New York. You can manipulate it using the MacBook and watch its state update via the blockchain on the tablet next to it. From show curator the awesome Sam Hart

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New World Order

My novella “Bad Shibe” and Lina Theodorou’s amaze illustrations for it are in Furtherfield Gallery’s show “New World Order” from Saturday 20 May – Sunday 25 June 2017. Click here for more details, including the press release and catalogue for the

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Bad Shibe – Out Now!

Cover Illustration for “Bad Shibe” by Lina Theodorou. Bad Shibe, Novella, 2017. “Bad Shibe” is the story of a young member of a near-future cryptocurrency-based utopia. YS works in an orchard in the day, goes to school in the evening,

Posted in Crypto, Culture, Projects

Bitstrings

A “bit” is a basic unit of information entropy. It’s binary, either on or off, present or absent, one or zero. A “string” in computer programming is a sequence of items of a particular length. They may be fixed or

Posted in Crypto, Philosophy, Uncategorized