I'm not Satoshi

At last, a snick preview of the full unlisted 'I'm not Satoshi' flick, enjoy:

I'm not Satoshi

video: 7:02 min

yoav Ruda, 2022

Block #0

The Ethereum genesis block, ‘Frontier’, was mined on July 30, 2015, opening the possibilities of smart contracts, applications,  and eventually NFTs. The size of the block was 540 bytes, and the Block Reward 5 Ether.

Block #0

video by Yoav Ruda

1:09 min

2021

I’m Pepe the frog


In 2016, a vibrant online trade of Rare Pepes has evolved on the bitcoin blockchain.
Rare pepes are digital collection cards based on the viral character of Pepe the frog.
The Rare Pepe marketplace was the model and inspiration of current NFT marketplaces. 

I’m Pepe the frog

video by Yoav Ruda

0:57 min

2022

We R the CryptoPunks

In 2017, 10,000 pixelated punk characters were auto-generated and minted on the Ethereum blockchain, with various degrees of rareness. The series is the blueprint of the most successful trend in NFT today, PFP- profile pictures.

cRYOTOpUNKS bLOCK gLITCH

video by Yoav Ruda

0:18 min

2021

Beeple, worth much more than Ripple

 

Beeple is the most celebrated NFT artist. His collage of images from his "Everydays" series, was sold in March 2021 for $69 million, creating an international NFT craze.

beeple, worth much more than Ripple

video by Yoav Ruda

0:38 min

2021

burnt out banksy
 

In March 2021, a group of artists with the twitter handle ‘BurntBanksy’ actually burnt an original $95,000 Banksy print. Though they didn’t obtain the copyright for the image, they minted it, claiming it is the first ever authentic Banksy piece being 'turned into an NFT', whatever that means…oddly enough they managed to sell it for $380,000.
 

Burnt out Banksy

video by Yoav Ruda

0:30 min

2021

From 2pac to Pak

 

An optic remix of ‘The collision’ by Pak & Trevor Jones. The collaboration of two of the most notable artists in Crypto art on Nifty Gateway platform was a major milestone in the space. A series of portraits of modern artists were painted on canvas by Trevor Jones, then sampled and reconstructed in a 3D illusive collage.

from 2pac to Pak

video by Yoav Ruda

1:10 min

2021

right-click, save as
 

One of the most controversial issues regarding NFTs is the ‘right-click, save as’ paradox.
What exactly does it mean to own an NFT, if the image is freely available for everyone to view and download?

 

Right click, save as

video by Yoav Ruda

0:30 min

2021

The summer of the bear
 

The main criticism of crypto is its high energy consumption .The transition to proof of stake architecture should solve this issue. The real problem is cultural. Crypto was born as part of the counterculture. In the last few years, it resembles more and more the consuming culture it is meant to disrupt, with all its flaws. In order for crypto to fulfill its premise it should challenge the dominant lifestyle and present a sustainable and fair ecosystem.
 

Summer of the bear

video by Yoav Ruda

0:27 min

2022