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OPLIN 4Cast #786: The NFT backlash is now in full swing

Posted in 4cast, and Trends

Last week a friend got a free NFT for seeing a movie, but found that creating an account just to see it—a simple animation clip, like a GIF—was not worth the effort: “really dumb” was his assessment. While many sectors are treating the advent of NFT like a gold rush, a backlash seems to be growing, with a lot resistance originating in the gamer community.

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OPLIN 4Cast #785: Cryptocurrency is going mainstream and it’s heating my husband’s office

Posted in 4cast, and cryptocurrency

My husband’s basement office is always warm. It has nothing to do with any HVAC or space heaters. Rather, the temperature can be attributed to…

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OPLIN 4Cast #784: CES might be partially digital, but exciting things still coming

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Each January in Las Vegas, the Consumer Technology Association holds the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), where many world-changing gadgets and innovations have debuted: VCRs, satellite…

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OPLIN 4Cast #771: From Roombas to Rover, robots are becoming even more mainstream

Posted in 4cast, and robotics

oombas might be the first instance of widely-adopted robots for the home, but they certainly won’t be the last. I, for one, am not sure I’m ready to totally welcome our robot overlords.

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