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Lessons from the FishyFam shit show

FishyFam looks like an honest oversight Let’s start by saying I have lots of Monday morning quarterbacking for this team. However, when you’re running fast and on a tight budget it can be hard to do things “the right way.” Disclaimer: I own #607 It appears the FishyFam FUD is almost exclusively based on one thing and one thing only:  a smart contract exploit that was overseen before mint day. The smart contract only checked Read more…

Time is Money

Advice for new gig workers, lawyers, professionals, and anyone who bills by the hour

Time is money If you are ever on a call with me, you will hear my growing anxiety if you get verbose, using many colorful words to explain things in painful detail that I already understand. That’s my internal clock voice going “You have spent $50 talking about an analogy.” For discussion sake, let’s say my retail bill rate is $185/hr (it actually fluctuates, but that’s a longer discussion). So, speaking 15 minutes costs my Read more…

NFT Markets

List of NFT markets

NFT Market Lists Cryptowisser claims to have the largest market list and updated regularly Dapper Radar Ranking and analysis  Nonfungible A Market tracker website Creator and Selling Services Aavegotchi Alcor Exchange Arkane Market Polygon/Mattic marketplace Art Blocks Async Art Atomic Hub using the WAX Wallet (mints to Wax), create, trade, sell AutomicMarket Axie Marketplace Bakery Swap Blockparty Cargo mint, share, sell NFT collectibles Crypto CryptoCats CryptoSlam! CryptoSpells In English and Japanese CryptoVoxels Decentraland Enjin Marketplace Read more…

NFT in your pocket

NFT cheat sheet

Market, wallets, minting, transacting on the blockchain The Market Go to market fast! If your goal is to launch an NFT marketplace ASAP, these are the simplest steps. Launch OpenSea white label for a quick marketplace test, its Github repository contains the necessary source code to go live fast Add NFT minting / smart contracts to your existing platform (UpgradeMedia can do this) ETH / test chains can be integrated fast with easy wallet activation Read more…

High Altitude

Last minute trip to a high altitude destination

Altitude can cause discomfort If you live near sea level and are traveling somewhere high, the days you have booked on a trip should be productive and not spent recovering. It helps to prepare. A traveler can condition their body to handle altitude pre trip. Hypoxic masks and sprinting can help build up your hemoglobin production and lung conditioning. There are also some suppliments and drugs that can help you acclimate to higher altitudes rapidly. Read more…

Social Media for Business

Use social media for profesional purposes only

Use Social media as a professional tool The most knowlegable social media ad manager I’ve ever worked with never friended anyone on Facebook. Their LinkedIn profile was minimal. They didn’t tweet or share Instagram pics. Because they studied social media and its effect on behavior, they knew its potential for abuse. You don’t have to participate in the drama or politics on social media. It is just a tool. Like a chainsaw, it can cause Read more…

Beginner’s guide to filing a patent

The first step in filing for a patent is defining your patent Your patent will include the text for the definition. It will most likely include schematics or drawings to explain the new technology or design. Patents fall into an array of types, which include: Provisional, a patent to use immediately while you bring your idea to market or test its value Utility, a fully vetted patent for use in the market Design, a conceptual Read more…

Masks

Why N95 masks are in short supply

The N95 mask N95 mask is the Cadillac of protective mask for the medical worker. It is made from a synthetic non-woven pressed material that filter block the passage of particles larger than 2.5 microns. It stops droplets that contain virus from entering the wearer’s mouth and nose. This material is known as spun bond fabric. During times of crisis, alternative masks will be used. Surgical style masks may help limit droplets from entering the Read more…