What Is an NFT Anyway, and Should You Care?

Kala Philo
Jan 3 · 8 min read
Federico García Lorca, artist killed by right-wing Spanish forces in 1936.

Cryptocurrency is making headlines, and NFTs are a big reason why. Investors spent $2.5 billion in the first half of 2021 on NFTs for digital art and other digital assets. Celebs, wealthy entrepreneurs, and financiers’ high-profile purchases are fanning the flames.

The best part is that you don’t have to be rich and famous to participate in the action. That is one reason you might want to…