• Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, and Kas Vegas discussed the use of NFTs for storytelling at Camp Decrypt.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami with Josh Ostrovsky as emcee and a range of sponsors.
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon about the proof-of-stake mechanism, sharding and NFT gaming.
Live events have always provided a unique and engaging way to learn more about the world of cryptocurrency, and the past year was no exception. On November 21, 2022, the Camp Decrypt festival hosted a lively panel on NFT storytelling, featuring Jason Michael Primrose, author of “Lost Children of Andromeda”; Amanda Terry of Metagood and ACTAI Ventures; Artemysia-X of Rug Radio program LorePlay; and Kas Vegas of NFT INT, Huxley, and Feature.io. The panel was moderated by Shira Lazar, host of What’s Trending podcast.
Just a few weeks later, on December 2, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. With Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) as emcee, and presenters from a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded in nine categories. The evening was sponsored by Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.
Finally, on December 19, Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon about the proof-of-stake mechanism, sharding, and NFT gaming. She discussed how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage.
Overall, the past year was filled with a variety of live events that provided a unique and engaging way to learn more about the world of cryptocurrency. From NFT storytelling at Camp Decrypt, to the Crypties awards gala at Art Basel, to Kathleen Breitman speaking at Web Summit, attendees were presented with a wide range of topics and perspectives. With more events planned for the future, the cryptocurrency world will continue to be a vibrant and exciting place to learn and explore.