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# 2 | Hype = Distraction, Mint NFTs, BlockSurvey Spolight

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Table of Contents

  • Fun Stuff

  • BlockSurvey Spotlight

  • Build

  • Books

  • Business (See Spotlight)

  • Upcoming

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Fun Stuff

Another week, another dozen new tools to soak in and see how an ever newer technological world renews itself, again. If you're not building token, privacy, or ownership apps then your probably tinkering with something ChatGPT, Midjourney/Lexica related. Despite the introduction of pricing now for OpenAI's Darling toy (inevitable), it carries the weight of buzz being trumped by buzz, i.e. just put crypto chatGPT into and you'll have the next trillion dollar company! You know, like the current tech one's that seemingly no one has anything good to say about any longer, whether the platforms themselves or the technogarchs that lord over them. Sigh...

You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villian.

  • The Dark Knight

Fray not into such cynicism-as-a-service. Check out our own little dabble into valleys uncanny.

MidJourney + Writing + D-ID = https://studio.d-id.com/share?id=7d0c236bfce9a5ee621ad619a31182d5&utm_source=copy

BlockSurvey Spotlight

As all other P2P, E2EE tools go, this survey form tool is privacy-first. On your end, all data is encrypted and securely decentralized, on your audience's end, they need not worry about trackers, ads, or third-party parsing/mining for data. Block Survey also provides many industry staples that eliminates the zero-sum notion that features are compromised for encryption, such as:

  • Skip Logic

  • Built in Analytics

  • Embed functions & Integrations

  • Email auto-respond

  • Team Collaboration

  • Custom Domain capabilities

  • Payments

The primary mission is to share answers, not identity. Please feel free to fill out our own survey we've constructed that requests sentiment on the current pulse/enthusiasm for the industry. Either click the link or scan the QR code.

NOTE: When you sign up your first 3 forms and 50 responses are completely free followed by a tiered pricing system to choose what is best for your needs starting at $15/month.

https://blocksurvey.io/survey/p/5a5cc031-f615-421e-a271-3a38a61efe6e/r/o

Build

The build this week is leaner than last week, as the purpose for this tutorial is to expose you to multiple tools that can quickly give you dynamism with your NFTs and expand upon use-cases for your business.

The first part is to simply use Polygon's NFT Minting Tool to produce either a 721 or bulk mint 1155. In this direct case, a single NFT is pertinent.

Prerequisite (Basic knowledge of NFTs and Browser wallets (Rainbow, Metamask, Trust)
NOTE: This will not cost you any $$$ as it is on Polygon and they are covering minting expenses.

  1. Go to the website https://mint.dehidden.com/

  2. Choose quick Mint (assuming you have an image/file in mind for minting // JPG, PNG, JPEG, GIF, SVG, MP4, WEBM, WEBP, MP3, WAV, OGG, GLTF, GLB // are acceptable files).

  3. Click 'Mint' (if not connected, you will be prompted to connect to Polygon Network).

  4. Once minted.

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Now that you have your minted NFT, there are a few additional utilities you can add to your token on the platform if you wish, such as:

  1. Personalize ownership via social media verification

  2. Order a cool physically-encased version of your NFT from PHYGITAL

  3. Send as an airdrop

  4. Add unlockable content to your token with a website url

Now, we are not going to utilize these utilities from this site, however, we are going to utilize similar tools from Submarine.me (NOTE: This service is on a pricing tier, however, if you sign up and use promo code SUB30 you can get a free month to try it out!)

1) Create/Sign-in to account

2) Click on Submarine New Files

3) For this exercise, we will choose Location

4) Make sure to use the NFT you just minted to keep things lucid.

5) Fill in fields accordingly and upload your raw image you minted as NFT.

6) Choose between an address or Longitude/Latitude

7) Fill everything out, pick images for the UX/UI if you wish, when complete it will look something like this:

8) Once you've completed the creation of the Location-based access, check out your landing page created for you by Submarine. Give it a try. If you placed the location within your own proximity you should have successful access to the NFT image. If you are outside the range, you should successfully be denied access with a banner at the top of your page that looks something like this:

In general, these applications could provide unique POAP (Proof-of-Attendance Protocol) and NFT-gating events. Think of ticketing, event-based IRL scavengers hunts, team-building, or online web3 version of 2FA. The abstraction allows for a great deal of business leverage with this new technology with little coding understanding!

Books

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
Reality is Broken by Jane McGonigal
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

Upcoming...

In the next issue we will Spotlight Charmverse, a new kind of Notion with crypto-payments bounties and web3 services integration. How to build an NFT-minting widget. We'll cover Huddle01 for business applications and more!

Thank you for reading. Have a great week!

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