Author: Independent Currencies

  • Mapping the NFT Ecosystem

    Mapping the NFT Ecosystem

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact Mapping The NFT Ecosystem NFTs have been the hottest topic and frothiest market of 2021, with sales volumes increasing by 100x while also becoming a topic of discussion on evening talk shows. It took crypto nearly a decade to really penetrate the mainstream, but as Visual Capitalist’s Niccolo Conte […]

  • UK Think Tank Identifies NFT Money Laundering Risks

    UK Think Tank Identifies NFT Money Laundering Risks

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact UK Think Tank Identifies NFT Money Laundering Risks The Royal United Services Institute is exploring whether NFTs are becoming a “new frontier” for money laundering. By Scott Chipolina The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has published a report assessing the money laundering risks inherent in the NFT market, questioning […]

  • NFTs, explained

    NFTs, explained

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact NFTs, explained What are these hot digital collectibles bringing in millions? By James Royal. You might not have heard of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), but they’ve enthralled a fast-growing segment of digital speculators who are ready to pay big bucks with the hopes that they can resell an NFT for […]

  • Metaverse and its connection with cryptocurrency

    Metaverse and its connection with cryptocurrency

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact Metaverse and its connection with cryptocurrency In a world where speed, transparency, and security are almost fundamental, crypto becomes a necessity rather than an option. At its heart, cryptocurrency is the perfect medium of exchange for this exponentially emerging hybrid world. You’re cozied up in your palatial bungalow right […]

  • America is exceptional in the nature of its political divide

    America is exceptional in the nature of its political divide

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact America is exceptional in the nature of its political divide In his first speech as president-elect, Joe Biden made clear his intention to bridge the deep and bitter divisions in American society. He pledged to look beyond red and blue and to discard the harsh rhetoric that characterizes our […]

  • Is the US headed for another Civil War?

    Is the US headed for another Civil War?

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact Is the US headed for another Civil War? Is it really possible that America could face the possibility of civil war in the near future? It may seem unthinkable, and yet there’s much to worry about. By William G. Gale and Darrell M. West A 2021 national survey by […]

  • A digital euro

    A digital euro

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact A digital euro Digitalisation has spread to every corner of our lives and transformed how we pay. In this new era, a digital euro would guarantee that citizens in the euro area can maintain costless access to a simple, universally accepted, safe and trusted means of payment. – European […]

  • Stablecoins and the Future of Money

    Stablecoins and the Future of Money

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact Stablecoins and the Future of Money By Christian Catalini and Jai Massari The writing is on the wall: Cryptocurrencies are likely going to play a significant role in the future financial system. The U.S. Federal Reserve has called for a comprehensive regulatory framework for stablecoins and is exploring a […]

  • Damien Hirst’s ‘The Currency’: what we’ll discover

    Damien Hirst’s ‘The Currency’: what we’ll discover

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact Damien Hirst’s ‘The Currency’ – what we’ll discover when this NFT art project is over. By Jo Adetunji English artist Damien Hirst’s latest project, “The Currency”, is an artwork in two forms. Its physical form is 10,000 unique hand-painted A4 sheets covered in colourful dots. In the same way […]

  • Americans now want to secede from the United States

    Americans now want to secede from the United States

    For Organizations Shop Insights Media Contact poll finds many Americans now want to secede from the United States Overall, 37 percent of respondents indicated a “willingness to secede.” By Adam Barnes Support for secession is growing among every partisan group in the months following the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol but particularly among southern […]