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Five Things: Crypto, Musk, Creativity, Defense Metaverse, Gummibärchen - Issue #601

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Five Things: Crypto, Musk, Creativity, Defense Metaverse, Gummibärchen - Issue #601
By Nico Lumma • Issue #601 • View online
So, it’s Sunday again. This week I did something totally weird: I went to the OMR Festival in my hometown Hamburg and mingled with 70k other people. This felt good. And yet it felt really weird. I did a few COVID-19 tests since, all negative.
It hasn’t been the best time lately for the crypto-bros and now they all have to read about why crypto is totally flawed. As always with new tech and new concepts, we still need to figure out what we really need from crypto and adjust our hopes and fears accordingly. Take that from somebody who bought 1 Bitcoin early on and sold it for $700 a bit later and thought he was really understanding the markets…
Anyhow, enjoy those 5 things I picked out!

From bitcoin to stablecoins to NFTs, what is the point of crypto?
Make Billionaires Republicans Again
Virtual communication curbs creative idea generation
The US Military Is Building Its Own Metaverse
The Colorful History of Haribo Goldbears, the World's First Gummy Bears
Have a great Sunday!
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