That is Charles Brett’s start-of-the-week Enterprise Instances blockchain catch-up 2022-Week 6. Essentially it’s idiosyncratic and selective.
It isn’t meant to be complete however does search to spotlight ‘Fast Takes’ on particular developments as effectively fascinating items to learn, an inventory of some (not all) bulletins/press releases and pointers to approaching occasions.
Fast Takes – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 6
The NFT ecosystem is a whole catastrophe
Prime marketplaces facilitate epic quantities of theft and wash buying and selling, scams are rampant, and the cringe is insufferable. Can it final?
Fast Take: puzzled by how and why NFTs have gained such recognition? This analysis is nearly as good a shake down as you could learn anyplace. Well worth the time…
Federal Reserve Board releases dialogue paper that examines execs and cons of a possible U.S. central financial institution digital foreign money (CBDC)
“The paper summarizes the present state of the home funds system and discusses the various kinds of digital cost strategies and belongings which have emerged lately, together with stablecoins and different cryptocurrencies. It concludes by inspecting the potential advantages and dangers of a CBDC, and identifies particular coverage concerns.”
Fast Take: the Fed doesn’t sound very enthusiastic, even when the US funds programs creaks. Need to remark? Go here (for the subsequent 100 odd days).
7 items to learn – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 6
Chosen bulletins/press releases/opinions – Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 6
How blockchain expertise may also help resolve Asia’s want for inexperienced finance (opinion)
Public blockchains are the brand new nationwide economies of the metaverse (opinion)
The metaverse is mindless and right here’s why (opinion)
Silicon Valley bets on blockchain nuts and bolts (opinion, behind FT paywall)
Intel launches ‘blockchain chip’ (announcement)
Fnality exams artificial CBDC with Natwest, Santander forward of October launch (announcement)
Central Financial institution Digital Currencies standing (resource).
Chosen upcoming occasions
Digital Belongings Week (21-25 March 2022)
Bitcoin 2022 (April Sixth-Ninth, 2022)
Paris Blockchain Week Summit (12-14th April 2022).