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The program “TheUPDATE” – Do NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) really have value? (NewsPicks Studios) Short version (21 minutes)

The program “TheUPDATE” – Do NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) really have value?
(NewsPicks Studios)
April 13th (Tue) 22:00 to 23:05Cast
Akazawa Takato / Nana Okui / Atsushi Fukuda / Daimaou Kosaka / Aimi Sekiguchi / Yosuke Shiraishi / Hiro Kunimitsu

Program Content
All of a sudden NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) are hot property around the world. A piece of work created by American artist Beeple sold at auction for 7.5 billion yen, the first tweet by Twitter’s CEO sold at auction for more than 300 million yen, and even domestically an NFT piece of work by Aimi Sekiguchi sold at auction for 13 million yen…
The NFT market has seen rapid expansion, with it now generating more than 1 billion dollars in 30 days. However, with a large number of high-priced deals that could be called “extraordinary”, there are many skeptics who are wondering if NFTs are simply a temporary bubble and if there is even any meaning in the storage of digital data.
With people like Takashi Murakami calling for the exhibition of their NFT pieces of work to be called off, the future of NFTs is unclear. Watch this full-dress debate on why NFTs have become so popular, whether they should be digital asset investments, and what things will change in value in the future due to digitization.
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