RARA Weekly #021

SillyTuna sells rare alien CryptoPunk, Original Doge goes for $4M and more

Welcome to Edition #021 of RARA 🗞️ Weekly where we highlight new and emergent Internet 🌐 communities and artists in the social money and cryptomedia (NFTs) space.

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📅 Events this week (and beyond)

Wed (16th) // BigComicArt’s Search for Satoshi NFT Series

Join BigComicArt’s Search for Satoshi auction in TokenSmart today. Join TokenSmart’s server here.

Special Ed of General Admission Community Call in TokenSmart

Thursday // 12 (PDT) // 3pm (EDT)

Join RARA for a special edition General Admissions call at TokenSmart’s weekly WIP (Work in Progress) in Cryptovoxels. Join TokenSmart’s server here.

Grills x Crypto x Biotech

This Sunday // High 🕛 Noon till… // Brooklyn

In NY this summer, DM Lawson on twitter for details on a grill out in Bed-Stuy this weekend.

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Last Week on the 🌐 Internet

// 06.10 // Sillytuna sells rare alien CryptoPunk for $11.8M

Traditional auction houses continue to dive into NFTs with Sotheby's "Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale" auctioning off 28 pieces.

// 06.11 // PleasrDAO wins Original Doge NFT for $4M

P̶l̶e̶a̶s̶r̶D̶A̶O̶ PleasrDAOGE 🐶 continues its NFT auction dominance by picking up the original Doge in Zora.

The original image that started it all. This photo of the Shiba Inu “Kabosu” was taken by her owner Atsuko Sato on February 13th, 2010. After sharing it to her personal blog alongside the series of other famous images under the title “Taking a walk with Kabosu-chan,” these photos went on to kickstart the Doge meme and have circulated the web ever since — none more iconic than this picture.
This photo of the Shiba Inu “Kabosu” was taken by her owner Atsuko Sato on February 13th, 2010 before becoming one of the original Internet memes.

Learn more about PleasrDAO and its NFTs here.

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Poll // This week

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Worth a 📖 read

Packy of Notboring drops “Cooperation Economy”

Cooperation is the winning strategy in the Great Online Game.”

Packy’s “Cooperation Economy” post is a great follow-up to an on-going series on how the Internet, Web3, and crypto are changing the game of social economy. Zooming out, this one fits well in between Li Jin’s Passion Economy and Jesse Walden’s Ownership Economy. Give it a read here.


Worth a 🔊 listen

Miss the release of JP Baric’s podcast, Digital Gold with Lawson, founder of RARA? Give it a listen 🎧 here.


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