🖼 Coinbase launches NFT marketplace
Plus: Inside the New Right where Peter Thiel Is placing his biggest bets, and more ...
Coinbase launches NFT marketplace in hopes of appealing to crypto and mainstream users. It might be a good morning — or perhaps “gm” — for the hundreds of thousands of NFT community members who will now get another marketplace to trade their digital collectibles. Six months ago, Coinbase, the largest crypto… (Jacquelyn Melinek / TechCrunch)
Inside the New Right, Where Peter Thiel Is Placing His Biggest Bets. They’re not MAGA. They’re not QAnon. Curtis Yarvin and the rising right are crafting a different strain of conservative politics. (James Pogue / Vanity Fair)
Elon Musk's Boring Co. Raises Funding at Nearly $6 Billion Valuation. Elon Musk's tunneling startup Boring Co. has raised $675 million in a funding round led by Vy Capital and Sequoia Capital. The round values the startup at $5.675 billion, the company said in a press release on Wednesday. (Sarah McBride via Bloomberg)
This firm made Republicans go viral - now it's falling apart. In the breathless world of conservative online politics, Arsenal Media is here to help you go viral. Co-founded by gadfly meme enthusiast Benny Johnson, the firm lists clients like Rep. Madison Cawthorn and Dana Loesch and takes credit for more… (Makena Kelly / The Verge)
How the AI industry profits from catastrophe. Despite threats from Appen to retaliate against her, she chose to go on the record as a named source. She wants people to understand what her life is like to be a critical part of the global AI development pipeline yet for the beneficiaries of her… (Karen Hao / MIT Technology Review)
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