We Made a Watch for the Metaverse

Meet CYPHER_WATCH — the NFT wearable aspiring to be as weird and wonderful as the blockchain universe it lives in

Max Braun
Geek Culture

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Every so often, I order little things from random corners of the Internet, not because I need them right then and there, but because I have a certain feeling that, one day, I might build something with them.

I don’t remember how I first came across Travis Lin’s DSTIKE. They produce a unique assortment of gadgets to delight any hacker’s heart. Some of those made it into my shopping cart, and a package soon arrived from China. I promptly put it in a corner of my workshop and out of my mind.

The little black box had been collecting dust for over a year when I found myself exploring an entirely different corner of the Internet, one where engineering and artistic creation were coming together in a whole new way.

Crypto is as much about people as it is about numbers

I had been following the cryptocurrency space from the sidelines over the years, without so much as a basic understanding of how a blockchain works and what one is good for. I was aware of Bitcoin as a store of value equivalent to billions of dollars and Ethereum’s ecosystem of decentralized applications from…

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Max Braun
Geek Culture

Builder & inventor. Formerly Google, Everyday Robots, X. braun.design