This episode is sponsored by Quantstamp, Nexo.io and KuCoin.
This week’s “Cash Reimagined” podcast involves you from Miami, the place the annual Artwork Basel occasion spawned an explosion of sub-conferences and events related to non-fungible tokens (NFT).
There, we bumped into Pierina Merino, the founding father of FlickPlay, an thrilling new app that mixes real-world, camera-captured imagery with digital artifacts in order that customers can create and place geo-located NFT collectibles. It’s finest described as a merging of Pokémon GO with TikTok and NFTs.
Co-hosts Michael Casey and Sheila Warren sat down with Merino to debate her imaginative and prescient for this undertaking. What emerges is an interesting dialogue round how we human beings undertaking our personal “storylines” and the way content-generation expertise is permitting the merging of the digital with the bodily realm.
Merino’s background as Venezuelan-born, U.S.-trained architect (as in a bodily constructing architect, not a software program engineer) is a part of what makes this dialog so fascinating. She speaks to how that sensibility with the bounds of bodily area shapes individuals’s creativity and their self expression for a way they reside on the earth.
What does this all need to do with cash? Much more than you’d assume.
With NFTs now within the combine, this mixture of id, user-generated content material and hybrid physical-digital content material constitutes a brand new type of worth creation and transactions.
This episode was produced and edited by Michele Musso with bulletins by Adam B. Levine and extra manufacturing assist by Eleanor Pahl. Our theme music is “Shepard.”