Originally aired on November 15, 2023
In episode 702 of the Bad Crypto podcast, hosts Joel Comm and Travis Wright cover a range of topics related to the fast-evolving world of crypto, NFTs, AI, and mainstream adoption. They discuss the impending Bitcoin halving, ETFs, price fluctuations, and the potential for mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies in the near future. The hosts also explore the latest advancements in AI technology, the rise of Bitcoin in NFT marketplaces, and the move towards cashless transactions. Overall, the episode offers valuable insights into the current state and future trends of the crypto industry.
What are the top trends in the crypto market?
- Bitcoin halving and ETFs leading to a potential bull market
- Rise of Bitcoin in NFT marketplaces
- Cashless transactions and the move towards digital payments
- Record-breaking earnings for Bitcoin miners
How is AI evolving in the crypto world?
- OpenAI’s Chad GPT advancements, now with 128,000 tokens
- Introduction of DALL-E 3 for image creation and vision
- Collaboration between Mastercard and self-custody wallets like MetaMask
- Innovative wearable tech from former Apple designers
What are the implications of Mastercard’s collaboration with self-custody wallets?
- Enables linking a self-custody wallet to a debit card-type setup
- Provides increased convenience for managing funds within the wallet
- Raises questions about trust and security of self-custody wallet transactions
How is the landscape of NFTs evolving in the crypto world?
- Ethereum still dominating the NFT market, but Bitcoin is rising
- Potential impact on original NFTs if hosting resources go down
- Collaboration between gaming platforms such as Roblox and NFTs
- Broader implications for the digital asset market as a whole
How are prices and market trends shaping the future of crypto?
- Mainstream adoption on the horizon due to upcoming developments
- Speculation on potential bull market and price fluctuations
- Implications of historical market trends and potential future surges
- Impact of institutional investments and ETFs on market dynamics
What are the latest advancements in blockchain technology?
- Grayscale launching a trust trading of Salina at a 869 per premium
- Samsung, Amazon, and X unveiling new AI models and offerings
- Collaboration between Visa, USDC, Solana
- Ripple’s ongoing developments in cross-border payments