Category: Crypto

nom

  $ ./nom –help Usage: nom [OPTIONS] Defaults to using 32 bytes of entropy. -rep string hash representation – hex, base58, bip39 or proquint (default “hex”) -seed string read the bytes to hash as the parameter of this argument -stdin

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“Hot Cold” on Homestead

Here’s “Hot Cold” live on the Ethereum “Homestead” network. “Hot Cold” calls back to Art & Language’s 1960s Conceptual Art involving abstract aesthetic properties. It looks (and is implemented to be) twice as complex as “Is Art“, but it’s still

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Art And The Blockchain

Facecoin is at the “Art and the Blockchain” show at Digital Catapult. Here’s Ruth Catlows’ article about it – https://www.digitalcatapultcentre.org.uk/art-and-the-blockchain/

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“Is Art” On Homestead

Ethereum has been live for several months now and has progressed to the point where the network has been declared stable. So I’m deploying my contract artworks to the Ethereum blockchain. First up is “Is Art“. “Is Art” is an

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Artworld Ethereum with Truffle & Meteor

I’ve started moving my Ethereum projects to Truffle (Pudding) and Meteor, getting ready to deploy them to the live network. https://gitlab.com/robmyers/artworld-ethereum

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Artworks And Curation On The Blockchain

Artworks and curation can both take place on or be represented on the blockchain. Artworks can be stored directly as data on the Bitcoin blockchain or represented by various proxy schemes. Curation of digital artworks for exhibition online or in

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Play Art Data Money at London Art Fair

“Bunnybots – Cryptoart for art angels” at London Art Fair. Play and remix here – http://playyourplace.co.uk/playnew.html?id=203 Furtherfield mention my work and Primavera di Filippi as influences. 🙂

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Ethereum Art Ecosystem

(Sketch from June 2015, unpublished until now.) The Blockchain is an obvious medium for storing titles to property beyond currency. This includes property titles for artworks, particularly digital artworks. But there is nothing smart about using smart contracts for that.

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The Entropy Man

D16 Hex Dice by Saharasav licensed Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International. “The Dice Man” by Luke Rhinehart is a 1971 novel about the moral consequences of making life-altering decisions using the roll of a die. The use of chance

Posted in Accelerationism, Aesthetics, Art, Crypto, Politics

Entity Hash IDs

Some schemes for encoding non-monetary information using Bitcoin (or other cryptocurrency systems) require identifiers to be encoded as addresses. By encoding ontologies and vocabularies en masse in this way and publishing the source for each stage of the encoding we

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