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Buenos Aires Will Be Open For Minting In The Upland Metaverse

17 Jan 2023 3 minute read 0 comments JSL

I have previous posts about the partnership between FIFA and Upland and as part of that deal, Upland is to release the capital city of the World Cup winner for minting which is non other than Buenos Aires.  Apart from FIFA, Upland has also partnered...

UNICEF Brazil Fundraising In The Upland Metaverse

23 Dec 2022 1 minute read 0 comments JSL

UNICEF Brazil is partnering with Upland for a fundraising activity where proceeds of which is to be used for the education programs of UNICEF in Brazil. As part of this, UNICEF Winter Ornaments are currently on sale at the Upland store: Micro House...

Coffeezilla Grills Scam Bankman-Fraud Better Than Traditional Media

4 Dec 2022 1 minute read 1 comment JSL

Traditional media led by The New York Times have treated SBF with kid gloves and in some cases even try to prop his image back with puff pieces. It is quite clear that these organizations are extremely biased at best and corrupt at the worst. Good th...

My First Car in the Metaverse(or even in real life)

30 Nov 2022 1 minute read 6 comments JSL

I was lucky enough to get in a good enough spot in the queue for the recent MV Motors car sale in the Upland Metaverse. I got it for 280,000 of the in game currency UPX or roughly 280 USD if you purchase UPX directly from the Upland store.  The rende...

My Upland Metaverse Properties For Sale -shill post

29 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments JSL

As noted in the title, this is a shill post and so you have been warned. 😁   I have previously posted about Upland regarding its latest NFT collectibles partnership with FIFA here and here. But Upland at its core is an NFT property trading game with...

Updates on FIFA World Cup NFT's in the Upland Metaverse

16 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments JSL

I previously posted about FIFA World Cup NFT's in the Upland Metaverse but there were details that were not yet available back then such as the specific items that would be available as NFT's in the game so I used analogues that were already in-game...

FIFA World Cup NFT's in the Upland Metaverse

13 Nov 2022 2 minute read 0 comments JSL

It seems FIFA is firing on all cylinders with their Web3 offerings. Out of the many projects they are involved, we'll focus on Upland for this blog post.   World Cup Qatar 2022 is just around the corner and FIFA has decided to go all out with their p...

CZ triggered the collapse of SBF's house of cards that was FTX by announcing his upcoming dump of FTT tokens. -What is the lesson?

12 Nov 2022 3 minute read 0 comments JSL

Most of you are probably familiar with this alphabet soup by now. I'm just here to add my 2 cents about the lessons we can take from this debacle.   To briefly recap: It appears that FTX was propping-up Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda Research by lending...

Effect of Elon Musk on the social media industry from the Twitter acquisition

6 Nov 2022 2 minute read 2 comments JSL

Now that the Twitter deal has finally concluded, a massive company shake-up seems to be underway. From layoffs to blue tick subscriptions, there's no end in sight from the constant stream of controversial news out of the "freed" blue bird. There are...