😸 NFT Resource Library 📚
The Fat Cat repository of good NFT reads
Sup cool cats! Fat Cat Fun is two friends (kevinhabits and stevenmeets) sharing news, notes and thots about the exploding NFT space.
NFT Spring 🌼🌸 is in full bloom.
With that, one of the top questions we’ve been hearing is “where can I learn more about NFTs?”
So here’s our semi-exhaustive list of NFT good reads, categorized for your convenience.
DM us with your recommendations - we’ll update this library periodically.
Binance Academy: A Guide to Crypto Collectibles and NFTs (7 min read)
Devin Finzer: Non-Fungible Token Bible - Everything you need to know about NFTs (40 min read)
L’atelier: The Virtual Economy (50 min read): “In more than one way, the NFT market resembles the days of the dot.com bubble, which ultimately shifted the Internet tech industry towards more sustainable growth models”
Mason Nystrom: TLDR of NonFungible.com’s 2020 NFT report (6 min read): “The overall Ethereum NFT (ERC 721s only) market capitalization currently sits around $338 million and IMO will easily double if not quadruple in 2021”
Peter Yang: A Step by Step Guide to NFTs for Creators (8 min read): “In the creator economy, most of the value should go to the creator and the fans, not the platforms”
Peter Yang: A Step by Step Guide to Social Tokens for Creators (8 min read): “Social tokens let many fans co-own a community”
WhaleShark.Pro: NFT Playbook for Influencers - 10 use cases (7 min read): “NFTs have the power to not only change the digital asset ownership game, but also the world”
RAC: The different types of NFT drops and their pros and cons (2 min read)
Justin Cone: The skeptics' introduction to cryptoart and NFTs for digital artists and designers (45 min read)
Amy Madison Luo: A Legal Guide for Creators and Collectors (6 min read)
DappRadar: How to Value CryptoPunks NFTs (7 min read): “The key factors creating value for collectibles are considered to be the size of the collection, attributes, and liquidity”
Project Deep Dives / Case Studies
Sfermion: B20 Investment Summary (4 min read): “B20 is an effective method to obtain exposure to a basket of extremely high-value NFTs”
gmoneyNFT: Meet Art Blocks - One of the Most Unique Platforms in NFTs Right Now (5 min read)
Bankless: Talking Ringers (generative art) with Dmitri Cherniak (7 min read): “I see the act of automation as a much more creative process than the public gives it credit for”
Adam Chekroud: All uniqueness is not equal (10 min read): “statistical rarity will become a key attribute itself in determining the willingness to pay for a NFT."
Pat Doyle: Hashmasks - The Art of Trading or the Trading of Art (4 min read): Which wallet had the best ROI on “Yield” Farming NCT?
3point0 Capital: NFTX (7 min read): “This an inherent issue with NFTs. In other words, fungibility is what allows the p2pool contracts to work. Non-fungibility is what can start to stress the p2pool model.”
Packy McCormick: The Creator Economy, NFTs, and the Rise of the Solo Corporation (18 min read): “We’re on the precipice of a creative explosion, fueled by putting power, and the ability to generate wealth, in the hands of the people”
Piers Kicks: Where Crypto Meets The Metaverse (20 min read): “Studying gaming communities grants us key insights into how we might unobtrusively weave new crypto technologies into future virtual communities”
Brenner Spear: The Metaverse is coming (3 min read): “In the Metaverse, there will only be three things that matter: Access, Status, and Entertainment”
Jamie Burke: The Open Metaverse OS (10 min read): “Humanity’s greatest economic experiment”
jboogle: What are the risks of HODL’ing an artwork for a lifetime? (7 min read)
Check My NFT: How Cent is storing the metadata of the NFTweets minted and sold on their platform (5 min read)
Scott Belsky: 8 Reasons Why Crypto Art > Art (10 min read): “This NFT world is likely the greatest unlock of artist opportunity in 100+ years.”
Chris Dixon: NFTs and a Thousand True Fans (7 min read): “NFTs offer fundamentally better economics for creators”
Jesse Walden: NFTs make the internet ownable (7 min read): “NFTs have the potential to invert the ownership model of media—offering creators, their audiences, and developers who build for them, a viable alternative to platform-driven monetization”
Tal Shachar and Jonathan Glick: How NFTs Will Power the Passion Economy (10 min read): “influencer participation will be a cornerstone in the NFT economy”
Kieran Parker-Moroney: A Bullish Case for NFTs (10 min read)
Roland Spencer: Predicting the Long Term Value of NFTs (11 min read)
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