Link to the original article on LinkedIn here. Below is a copy of the original article I wrote up on LinkedIn. While I understand that most of my posts on this blog are literature-based, this is my blog, and I treat it more like a diary, or repository, for my ideas. So, I’ve decided to […]Read more "Growth and Prosperity in an Uncertain World: An Investment Manifesto to Secure the 21st Century"
In the study of history, slowness is an advantage. The scholar decelerates the fast-moving events of past days until his mind can fathom them. Then… he can demonstrate to the rashest king how he should have acted in battle.Read more "Reading Around the World – January"
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Welcome to 2022! Hopefully it’s not a total dumpster fire again!!! As you may know, I’ve been struggling with reading for pleasure over the past few years. This year, I’m going to try and widen the scope of my reading. Basically, I’ve had a lot of western (British or American)…
My question is: what if the author is a network? A pastiche of nodes (ideas) that travel across time and space, reflecting a milieu of expressions? May this milieu of thought translate into a decentralised nodal network based on mutual defence of authorial intent and expression as a consensus mechanism? In other words, is the future of authorship and authorial intent, as its becoming projected through the metaverse, a form of network authentication and consensus mechanism?Read more "Literature and NFT Tech (Part 4): The Author as the Network: Authenticity and Place as a Consensus Mechanism?"
With the recent uptick in traffic due largely in part to the tag ‘NFT’, my idea of literature based NFTs has started to permeate across the internet. Because I’m conducting this research process, I’ve already touched on the various important criticisms that may arise. These are completely valid and need to be addressed. I’ve already […]Read more "‘It’s called a pdf’: Criticisms of Literature NFTs That are Valid and Need to Be Addressed (again)"
Follow this link to the original LinkedIn article I posted. Below is a copy of the article linked above that I wrote. Enjoy! To find more articles about this subject, please visit the main research project page, “Literature and Blockchain Technology: A Research Project by Marcos Fernandes“. Literature and Blockchain Technology Part 3: Authorship, Intellectual […]Read more "Literature and Blockchain Technology Part 3: Authorship, Intellectual Property and the Challenges of IP Integrity in the Metaverse"
Where is this going? While my intention years ago was to fund a niche magazine with speculative fiction too weird and unusual for popular publishing, I became buried by other work. To be fair, it was a great idea, but suffered from the usual mix of “I’m too busy” with “no one is interested”. Two […]Read more "The Cosmologue: A Speculative Account of the Cosmic"
Link to the original article on LinkedIn Below is a copy of the article I posted on LinkedIn concerning my research into blockchain technology, NFTs and literature. This one is about authorship and intellectual property. To find more articles about this subject, please visit the main research project page, “Literature and Blockchain Technology: A Research […]Read more "Literature and Blockchain Technology (Part 2): Authorial Ownership and Self-Publishing within the NFT marketplace"
Link to the original article Below is a copy of the article I originally posted on LinkedIn. To find more articles about this subject, please visit the main research project page, “Literature and Blockchain Technology: A Research Project by Marcos Fernandes“. Introduction to Literature and Blockchain Technology Part 1: Initial Thoughts and Scope Concerning Publishers […]Read more "Literature and Blockchain Technology: Non-Fungible Tokens and a Literary Use Case"
As it happens every few years, I seem to go in and out of the blogosphere. I have some great ideas, I try to start them up, I get distracted by work and other obligations, they are placed in the backburner, and then I delete them. My last project was a character study of someone […]Read more "New Ways — New Projects — New Tools"