Sophia the Robotic sells $1M value, Cardano to clone NFT platforms, and extra



If artistic self-doubt and competitors between people within the artwork world weren’t already exhausting sufficient, artists now face the prospect of battling it out on Nifty Gateway with inventive robots.

Sophia, the world-famous humanoid robotic developed by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, has generated greater than $1 million in gross sales from her debut NFT drop on Nifty Gateway.

The “Andrea Bonaceto and Sophia the Robotic drop” was launched in collaboration with modern artist Andrea Bonaceto. The drop included tokenized portrait GIFs that morphed from artist Andre Bonaceto’s work into Sophia’s artworks. The portraits depicted figures concerned in her growth equivalent to Hanson Robotics founder David Hanson and the AI researcher Ben Goertzel, together with self-portraits of Sophia.

The drop consisted of 4 open editions of 30 copies, for round $2500 to 3000 apiece, and a one-of-one self-portrait which was auctioned for greater than $680,000 on March 25.

After the public sale, profitable bidder and digital artist “888” tweeted “I’ve goosebumps,” with Sophia responding “Me too, we actually had a connection. Your work was very inspiring on so many ranges, so I need to maintain on to its that means slightly longer. Will share quickly.”

Bhad Bhabie’s ‘money me exterior’ meme

Rapper Bhab Bhabie, well-known for her antics on the Dr. Phi present, which became the viral web meme “money me exterior”, seems to have realized the inventive significance of non-fungible tokens.

Bhabie is about to launch “ETH ME Exterior”, a week-long NFT drop throughout NFT platforms, OpenSea, Rarible, and Zora, ranging from immediately.

The NFT drop will encompass a set of digital meme iconography surrounding her world-famous “money me exterior” catchphrase, with a part of the proceeds going to the non-profit Breaking the Code of Silence, a corporation targeted on elevating consciousness for the “troubled teen trade”

Cardano approaches NFT marketplaces

The founding father of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson stated on March 25, that he’s exploring methods to include NFTs into the Cardano community.

Hoskinson mentioned that he has already approached a number of the top-10 NFT marketplaces about porting over to the community from Ethereum:

“It’s straightforward to clone these protocols; it’s straightforward to associate with these. Simply in NFTs, we approached a number of of the top-10 marketplaces and already begun discussions porting them over to Cardano. As a result of, why not? It’s a straightforward dialog, and it’s simply engineering sources.”

Porting over prime NFT platforms may present a notable use case for the community given excessive fuel charges on Ethereum, and coincides with the upcoming rollout of the Alonzo exhausting fork, an improve that may permit sensible contracts on the Cardano community.

Royally good private NFT live performance

Prince’s legendary bass participant and Grammy award-winning producer, Andrew Gouché, will turn into the first-ever musician to broadcast a stay, digital and private NFT live performance.

Entry to the occasion “Wakanomy Presents: NFT Reside feat. Andrew Gouché” might be auctioned off as an NFT on Open Sea on April 21, with the best bidder receiving entry to the net live performance from the consolation of their very own properties.

The live performance might be carried out completely for the best bidder and any visitors they selected to decide on to view it with.