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🩲 News In Brief
Each week I write, record, and produce a brief news segment highlighting notable stories in web3 and crypto for OKX’s social media channels. Here’s this week’s ↓
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Amazon is reportedly launching blockchain/NFT initiatives as early as this April
💾 NFT of the Week
🏆 KEK PEPE BALLOON by Sasha Chudo ↓
Derivatives are the hot meta the last few weeks thanks to Jack Butcher’s outrageously popular Checks project, and I can’t help but love artist Sasha Chudo’s playful Pepe-fication of Chris Torres’s Nyan Balloon. The accompanying burn map is just as fun—I’ve got my eye on clown Pepe, personally—and I was delighted to see that unlike the first few drops, the Doge version has a sunset background trait. Nice.
Of course I had to board the derivative hype train myself:
Naturally, you can burn two “Traditional” to redeem a “Cheddar.”
Tired: “For the kids.”
Wired: “For the culture.”
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