It’s the FBIs, NSAs, and Equifaxes of the world versus a swelling movement of Cypherpunks, civil libertarians, and millionaire hackers. At stake: Whether privacy will exist in the 21st century.
— Read on www.wired.com/1993/02/crypto-rebels/
Expedia commissioned 7 animated GIFs that demonstrate the virtual reconstruction of ancient monuments like the Luxor Temple in Egypt and the Parthenon in Greece. From the ruins they are today to the architectural masterpieces of yesteryear, they are incredible architectural visualizations.
— Read on mymodernmet.com/ancient-monuments-animated-gifs-expedia/
A look at the ‘Plastico di Roma Imperiale,’ a sprawling 1:250 scale model of ancient Rome commissioned by Mussolini in 1933. Now housed in the Museum of Roman Civilization in EUR, it’s one of the best references for how ancient Rome once looked.
— Read on mymodernmet.com/scale-model-ancient-rome/
Alibaba founder’s dramatic rise and fall illustrates China’s wary embrace of tycoons who power economic growth
— Read on www.ft.com/content/1fe0559f-de6d-490e-b312-abba0181da1f
The last few weeks have seen a number of cryptoasset milestones reach the mainstream press. One subset of cryptoasset in particular – Non-Fungible
— Read on www.thefashionlaw.com/a-budding-issue-in-the-nft-space-classifying-and-taxing-these-valuable-tokens/
The New York Times, Time, and the AP have racked up six-figure sales of digital assets that could be a future revenue stream—or the next bubble to burst. “If it doesn’t make sense,” Quartz’s CEO says of the frenzy, “it probably doesn’t make sense.”
— Read on www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/04/with-eye-popping-auctions-news-outlets-are-jumping-on-the-nft-gravy-train
This interesting graphic gives an overview of the world’s most popular—and the highest paid—YouTubers in 187 different countries.
— Read on www.visualcapitalist.com/worlds-most-popular-youtubers/