Tristra Newyear Yeager explores how the convergence of AI, wearables, and digital music can bring us health and wellness directly through our earbuds?
Yat Siu has a completely different vision for the metaverse to almost everyone else. And at the helm of an investment portfolio worth $5 billion, his perspective is as important as it is empowering.
The blockchain ecosystem is built on decentralisation, and a new form of brands are getting built on top. Tyler Scharf explores the emergence of decentralised ‘headless’ brands, how traditional brands like adidas and Nike are getting involved, and whether this new model of branding is future or fad.
Throughout history, humans have organised in communities. From nomadic tribes to 21st century metropolises, common geography, economy, and culture has always made for a community. With thousands of members who coordinate with a token, Cabin is reinventing what that looks like.
Amidst rising sea levels, the island nation of Tuvalu is exploring digitising itself in the metaverse. Clovis McEvoy writes that it is one of many extended reality experiments that show how the future of the internet lies in connection and collaboration.
Beneath the undercurrents of crypto culture lies a foundation of social and technological subversion. Above it is a countercultural movement that traces back to the punks and hippies of the 20th century.
The quest to make companies care about the climate is a decades-long struggle, but technology, particularly AI, represents a transformative opportunity to put a company's net purpose in the same conversation as their net profit. The secret? Follow the money.
Artificial intelligence looms over the creative industries, but The Cotton Modules show how the tech unlocks new opportunities for those willing to tinker. The pair sit down with Clovis McEvoy to discuss the challenges, ethics, and creative sparks that come from working with an AI vocalist — and it's so much more than imitation.
At the height of Henry Ford’s influence, the industrialist used the media, exhibitions, and became the world’s largest film distributor to mold the United States into a car-loving country. Influential figures shaped societies long before Ford, but as the latest generation of elites moves to shape today’s cutting-edge tech, a new movement seeks to put everyday people back in the driving seat.
Museums haven't changed for centuries. Embracing the wisdom of crowds, Arkive uses blockchain to reinvent them, coordinating thousands of curators who vote to acquire and exhibit items all over the world. Co-founder Jordan Topoleski tells Mariquita de Boissière how they plan to reshape the cultural landscape.
When will digital ownership go mainstream? What are the cultural vehicles that can make this possible? Where are the roadblocks? Ben Roy makes it his business to consider such questions, and he sat down with Leo Nasskau to offer some answers. Clovis McEvoy tells the story.