Rally Digest #48 (October 25, 2021)
Welcome to the Rally Digest, a weekly round-up of everything that’s happening around the Rally project.
OpTic Gaming/ $OPTIC
OpTic Gaming is an industry defining esports, media, and entertainment organization. With over 50+ championships in major titles such as Call of Duty, DOTA, Halo, Gears of War & more, our astounding record of competitive success is rivaled by few. They are widely recognized for our extensive impact pioneering this emerging industry, their passionately engaged global fanbase called the GREENWALL, and by their social channels which feature millions of followers & video views
Principal Rahh/ $REVED
Principal Rahh is known as The Revolutionary Principal. Join him on his mission to revolutionize education.
Online gamer who is known for his self-titled Twitch live streaming channel. He has gained popularity there for his humorous commentary over his gameplay, as well as frequent interaction with his viewers and thoughtful gameshow programming. The Sandman Army comes together to laugh,cry,scream, and form meaningful connections through playing video games.
Adam Beyer’s Drumcode is one of the world’s most iconic and influential techno labels and brands. Born out of the 90’s Swedish techno revolution, which changed the genre forever, Drumcode’s illustrious back-catalog and impressive schedule of branded festivals and events have firmly established the label as one of techno’s main leaders and pioneers.
Rally in the News:
- Cointelegraph broke the news of Rally’s community developer grant program. Inaugural grants with $PLAY, Bonfire, and MintGate were highlighted.
- Speedinvest featured an interview with Rally CEO Bremner Morris
- Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Tiffany Zhong, founder of a startup offering an NFT gallery and other related features called Islands, are launching a podcast called Probably Nothing, The Information reported. It’ll be about — you guessed it — NFTs.
- Speaking of NFTs and Reddit, it turns out that the social network is building a marketplace for NFTs, according to CoinDesk. It’s part of Reddit’s ambition to build “the largest creator economy on the internet” and it’ll all be powered by NFTs, according to a job posting for engineering talent to join the new team.
- The future of NFTs includes wearables, ticketing and social media clout, according to a long-read from CoinDesk surveying experts in the field. It’s worth scanning the piece to see what’s on the radar for NFT builders.
- Wu-Tang Clan’s legendary album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is now owned by a DAO, PleasrDAO, to be precise. The collective acquired the single-copy work for $4 million in July, but only revealed the buy last week, to Rolling Stone and others. The group plans to share the music more widely, while respecting the artist’s restrictions around a commercial release or mass distribution.