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Crypto wants in on AI—even if it can’t explain how

What happens when AI meets crypto? It's unclear.

On Apr 26, 2023 by Benjamin Powers

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‘Didn’t wear that huge coat’: Internet blames Pope’s respiratory illness on lack of swaggy AI puffer

'Simple as that.'

On Mar 30, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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You will not be jailed for 20 years if you use TikTok after its banned—despite internet fear-mongering

It's a nonsensical rumor.

On Mar 28, 2023 by David Covucci

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Pope looks dope in puffer coat—thanks to AI

The Pope was briefly cool again.

On Mar 27, 2023 by David Covucci

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Tech VC delighted Microsoft’s new AI chatbot is accusing journalists of murder

Marc Andreesen seems to be really pleased that Bing's new chatbot is lashing out.

On Feb 20, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘I explicitly sh*t on Hitler’: Bored Ape co-founder uses farewell post to debunk Nazi claims about NFT project

Wylie Aronow is stepping away from the embattled NFT company amid concerns for his health

On Feb 14, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Developer who built parody NFTs of Bored Apes settles trademark infringement case

The NFT company settled out of court with Thomas Lehman in a lawsuit separate to their ongoing suit with Ryder Ripps.

On Feb 6, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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A crypto site called out Bored Apes’ ties to Nazi ideology—hours later it retracted the piece

A historian wrote about hidden fascist imagery in Bored Apes NFTs. The article was retracted 10 hours later.

On Feb 1, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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What creators need to know about Logan Paul’s ‘CryptoZoo’ NFT scandal

Passionfruit spoke to Web3 commentator Coffeezilla and NFT experts to unpack Logan Paul’s ‘CryptoZoo’ controversy.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Bored Ape Yacht Club says that it doesn’t own formal copyright for its NFT collection

A court filing from the brand behind the popular NFT asserted that it possesses no legal copyright to the Apes.

On Jan 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Bored Apes NFT founders try to dodge depositions in lawsuit involving Nazi accusations—and fail

Bored Apes parent company filed a petition attempting to block its founders from being deposed. A judge denied it.

On Jan 12, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Is AI photography as ethically plagued as AI art?

Artists are split.

On Jan 6, 2023 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

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Martin Shkreli is using Google Docs to find women who f*ck on the first date

He's got at least 14 first dates planned.

On Aug 2, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Amid crypto crashes, blockchain evangelists at the Consensus Creator Summit remain optimistic about creators’ opportunities in Web3

Cutting through the optimism were frequent and welcomed acknowledgements of the uglier side of Web3

On Jun 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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TikToker Michael Le enters Web3 with new crypto-based gaming start-up Joystick

‘For any influencer that wants to be a part of it, I think they need to educate themselves first before doing anything because it’s a very unregulated space.’

On May 26, 2022 by Grace Stanley