I would have never believed that I would leave a technology conference reminiscing about a classic black and white movie. But there I was riding the train out of SF, catching quick glances of fleeting buildings and joyously playing scenes in my mind from the film It’s a Wonderful Life.
For the few that haven’t seen the movie, it follows James Bailey, a family businessman entrenched in the struggle to sustain his enterprise in the face of a greedy banker. …
Blockchain is a fascinating technology with massive implications to many industries. Art is just another frontier blockchain industrialists intend to explore and revolutionize. Because of the rise of Cryptokitties, non-fungible tokens are ushered into the front stage of art as a means to create provenance and ownership. While I agree that blockchain helps to solve problems with provenance that have troubled the art space for decades, I believe that the industry have brought out a few misnomers on the capabilities of blockchain in regards to digital ownership.
For specificity, this blog is a critique on a post on Artnome by Jason Bailey. …
I think its best to describe this piece as like a coffee shop ramble to a friend you don’t see often enough.
This is a piece on my path to where I am: not quite an artist, not quite a developer. It’s to my recollection, how I got to where I am. I am not famous nor important, just thought to bring out a story that may resonate with a few others.
“Are you a developer?”
To my designer friends I say: “I am more of a developer than a designer”
“Are you a designer?”
To my developer friends I say: “I am more of a designer than a…