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The Other Side of Moderating the Metaverse

29 Jun 2022 7 minute read 4 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Moderators at Big Tech are the unsung heroes of our social media and internet experience today. The cleaners of the interwebz if you will. Evidence of their work stays obscured from us. It is only when unintended slip ups occur that the consequences...

To Sir, With Regards

27 Mar 2022 9 minute read 5 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

The following is an open letter I wrote to my professor in response to his opinion piece. It was published in a leading newspaper that supported a ban on cryptocurrencies in India. This open letter was first published in my Mirror blog back in Decemb...

How to Make an NFT: Minting, Trading, and Monetizing for Beginners

31 Jan 2022 11 minute read 6 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

About 3 weeks back, Rohit and I wrote an article on NFT Finance which saw a lukewarm response in terms of readership and engagement. Consequently, we started exploring why. As we discussed the many possible reasons, it suddenly hit us like a bolt of...

Stacks Holiday Drop 2021 - Winners of #BTCNFTGiveaway

13 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Saurabh

Starting Monday the 20th of December, till New Years Eve, Stacks community held daily giveaways on Byzantion. In total 280 Bitcoin NFTs were distributed to 263 STX addresses. 28 Stacks NFT projects participated in the giveaway. The 12 Day event saw...

Unlocking Value Stored in NFTs – An Introduction to NFT Finance

5 Jan 2022 7 minute read 2 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

2021 has undoubtedly been the year of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). Like it or not, NFT has come up in some discussion or the other in your social circle – from Thanksgiving dinners to Christmas parties to Zoom calls. Some of you may have received mess...

Stacks' Stackie Awards 2021

2 Jan 2022 2 minute read 1 comment Saurabh

2021 was a power packed year, Stacks Foundation hosted a virtual “Stackie Awards” on 22nd Dec’21 to put a spotlight on all the incredible contributions & wins from the Stacks community. Prizes include trips to Austin for CoinDesk Consensus 2022 & to...

Stacks Weekly Update #2: Audit Agencies Embrace Clarity, Alex DeFi Mainnet Announcement, Stacks Charity Cracker, Christmas Giveaways (19th to 27th Dec’21)

30 Dec 2021 5 minute read 1 comment Saurabh

Namaste Stackers! 🙏Hope you have been enjoying the holidays, It has been the week of giveaways and Christmas celebrations. The notion that Bitcoin is more than a store of value is clearly catching on fast! Bitcoin DeFi and Bitcoin NFTs continue to bl...

Stacks Weekly Update #1: Stacks 2.05 Upgrade, Session from the Master, $STX ATH, xBTC Launch, Korbit Listing, Moonray and series of Christmas Giveaways (01st to 18th Dec'21)

23 Dec 2021 13 minute read 2 comments Saurabh

  Namaste Stackers! 🙏 This is the first community update, and it’s gonna be a long one. Hold onto your pants. Yet. The crypto asset class has come a long way. The market capitalization has crossed the $2.5T threshold and we appear to be in the very...

3 Metaverse Games to Follow in 2022

14 Dec 2021 9 minute read 2 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

World of Warcraft is one of the world’s most popular MMORPGs (massively multiplayer online role-playing game). It is developed by Blizzard Entertainment and has been around since 2004. Like many kids at that time, a young boy in Canada named Vitalik...

Crypto and Tax Accounting: A Match Made in Heaven?

12 Nov 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Everybody knows by now about the SHIB whale wallet (recently split the balance into more wallets) which bought USD 8,000 worth of the meme tokens last year and is now worth close to USD 3.6 Bn as of the time of writing this article. This number was e...