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NFT Passports In Virtual Worlds

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February 17
I never understood people who didn’t travel. I’m not talking about the people who can’t afford it. I’m talking about those individuals that can afford to travel or move and simply don’t. You know, those kids who you grew up within your hometown and never leave. Or how we call people that live in New York but never leave the city, forever New Yorkers. Traveling has always been synonymous with adventure for me. Every destination is a new adventure. Even now, I’m writing this post from an Airbnb in Paris. For many of us, web3, crypto and the metaverse, is the latest adventure. Just like traveling in the physical world has its own set of rules and documentation, in the metaverse we will have a similar concept but instead of planes and paper passports, we’ll travel virtual worlds with the help of NFTs.
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Seeds of The Metaverse

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February 16
The Metaverse according to every brand and bank is a trillion-dollar opportunity. Meta, Microsoft, Bandai, and just about every company you can think of are channeling their inner Avon Barksdale from The Wire and wants their corner. Not surprisingly, we’re ways out from the actual metaverse. I’m talking about 10years+. But if you scroll on Twitter for more than 5 minutes you’d see we’re in gold rush territory. The actual metaverse (whatever that looks like) is in it is earliest stages. And I mean early. With the explosion of NFTs, communities, DAOs, and just about every other sector of Web3 that has VCs and retail ready to risk it all, we’re able to see the seeds being planted and early rumblings of how the metaverse may emerge. Spoiler alert, it starts with communities.
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Status Rewards In Community Design

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December 21
Clout chasers chase for a reason. In Eugene Wei's classic essay Status-as-a-Service, he mentions two principles: