Why developing countries are so fond of cryptocurrencies

Marc FilippinoHello from the Financial Times, today is Tuesday, September 7, and this is your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] Marc FilippinoBoris Johnson is preparing to announce a significant tax hike today. And the military coup in Guinea worries people about aluminum production. Additionally, many developing countries find cryptocurrencies attractive. …

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Grip: Did I die for this? ! Album review

Grip understands the constraints of independent art. The Georgia-born rapper spent the second half of the 2010s using a ruthlessly technical and narrative style to bring his solid Decatur upbringing to life. But, while small group projects like the one in 2017 Porch and 2019 Snub nose Critically acclaimed, he …

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DJ Seinfeld: Mirrors album review

“She loves me” are the first words heard on Mirrors, DJ Seinfeld’s first album in four years. It’s a simple yet personal statement, in keeping with the Swedish producer’s love for vocal samples that go straight to the point. But it’s also a bit shocking to hear something so sweet …

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What is an artist in the age of algorithms?

In 2021, technology role in the way art is generated remains to be debated and discovered. From the rise of NFTs to the proliferation of techno-artists who use generative antagonistic networks to produce visual expressions, to smartphone apps that write new music, creatives and technologists are continually experimenting with how …

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