8 Key Takeaways From Wunderman Thompson’s Into the Metaverse

1. As more people spend time online, digital third spaces are becoming the new hangouts,

What do Animal Crossing, Sea of Thieves and Fortnite have in common with a coffee shop? Increasingly, they’re all places to meet and socialize

Takeaway

Increasingly monetization also takes place online as demonstrated by the meteoric rise of NFTs in the last year.

2. We’re replicating our routines, interests and obsessions in digital worlds

Examples:

  • picking outfits for our avatars to wear…

31 Key Takeaways From The Metaverse Primer

In late June venture capitalist Matthew Ball wrote an epic 9 part primer on the Metaverse.

It’s taken me since then to totally unpack his insights and try to incorporate them into my worldview.

Below are my key takeaways.

Full notes these takeaways are pulled from.

Lightly edited for readability.

1. Metaverse ≠ VR

Ripple’s Success may not Make XRP the Lucrative Investment Many Expect it to.

Ripple explicitly rejects the general rationale for the creation of cryptocurrencies. Facilitating decentralized trustless interactions between people. Instead, seeking to enhance existing financial infrastructure with its permissioned transaction network.

As opposed to most other projects which view themselves as revolutionary permissionless technologies that will upend the financial system as we…

source: Upside Down Markets

22 Lessons Learned Upside Down Markets: Profits, Inflation and Equity Valuation in Fiscal Policy Regimes

As another round of fiscal stimulus makes its way through Congress. Jesse Livermore’s research on Fiscal Policy Regime Change may be more timely now than when it was first published by OSAM back in September.

In Upside-Down Markets: Profits, Inflation and Equity Valuation in Fiscal
Policy Regimes
. Livermore outlines why the…

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An Experiment to Give Users 100 Credits Daily to Buy Free Products From Qualified Partners

Each user who signs up for SwiftDemand receives 100 Swifts daily. A temporary referral system is in place giving early users the opportunity to earn additional Swifts by recommending SwiftDemand to others.

Once the 5 million user milestone is reached. Additional Swifts will only be created as time elapses.

No…

Steven L. Miller

Helping investors hack through the weeds to find the crypto gems at cryptojungle.io. Musings at stevenlmiller.me

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