“I underestimated how much people already hated NFTs. All I wanted to do was create the equivalent of a flight carbon calculator. But people used it to tweet ‘Your shitty GIFs are ruining the planet.’ We don’t shame people for their carbon footprint like that in any other context.”
Memo Akten, on the fallout of CryptoArt.wtf and why he took it down, eventually. “It served its purpose,” Akten tells fellow artist and Twitch streamer Raphaël de Courville. “It sparked a conversation around the footprint of NFTs.”

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