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NFTs are at least partially responsible for the millions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions generated by the cryptocurrencies used to buy & sell them.
Cryptocurrencies are built on a system called “proof of work” to oversee transactions.
The system forces "miners" to solve complex puzzles for a reward.
The process is incredibly energy inefficient on purpose, making the "miners" use up inordinate amounts of electricity (that they have to pay, for making it less profitable for them to mess up).
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NFT stands for Non-fungible token.
The creator just gets a shit ton of money and still gets to enjoy copyrights of their work so..... Win-win situation 😉.
Selling NFTs could be like selling a van Gogh painting, except instead of getting to appreciate a physical copy of something, you get a trading card.
People will still be able to access & distribute the asset that you bought but you own it (
Someone paid almost $390,000 for a
Fungible→ something replaceable/exchangeable.
NFTs are designed to give you something that can’t be copied: ownership (though a creator can still retain
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Some cryptocurrencies employ a consensus mechanism that uses computational power and large amounts of energy to verify and validate transactions.
Mining farms requires massive amounts of energy.
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