FOMO Friday – Jan. 27, 2023 (What Happened This Week in Web3?)

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Lauren McDonagh-Pereira

Lauren McDonagh-Pereira

Lauren McDonagh-Pereira is a photographer from Massachusetts, USA. She captures the beauty of the world around her, favoring Nikon cameras and lenses. She is drawn to shooting landscapes, wildlife, flowers, and people enjoying time together.

FOMO Friday – Jan. 27, 2023 (What Happened This Week in Web3?)

WHat Happened This Week in Web3?

Welcome to the second FOMO Friday! A weekly post where I round up my favorite threads, articles, Twitter spaces, and more from Crypto Twitter and the wider web.

My name is Lauren McDonagh-Pereira. I am a photographerNFT artistNFT collector, and web3 blogger. I have been fully immersed in the NFT art space since February 2022.

Read through my click disclaimer so we are all on the same page, and then we can get into this week’s web3 buzz.

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Disclaimer

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Before we get into it, please consider a few quick DISCLAIMERS.

  • I am not a financial advisor, an art expert, a lawyer, or an accountant. Always do your own research before purchasing NFTs and never spend money that you cannot afford to spend. 
  • This post represents my personal opinions and is NOT financial advice.
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This Week's WEB3 Twitter Spaces

  • Saturday, January 21, 2023 – Tez Degens w CryptKing & Victoria – Hosted by Victoria West (@vwestphoto_nb)
    • Highlights: Community debated the topic of copyminting work across blockchains. 
    • Listen to the recorded Twitter space via the title link.
  • Monday, January 23, 2023 – The Web3 Way: Web2 Brands Entering Web3 Hosted by Ben Jammin (@xBenJamminx)
    • Highlights: Ben Jammin  led a discussion about web2 companies trying to launch a web3 brand by offering criticism for the launch of the Porsche NFT project. 
    • Listen to the recorded Twitter space via the title link.
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023 – FLARE – 300 Spaces Celebration with Special Drop– Hosted by Tibalism  (@Tibalism)
    • Highlights: Flare community members (@Flareinmotion) celebrated Tiba’s 300th Twitter space, while making plans for the future with a free NFT mint that will provide access to a future community project.  
    • The title link will lead to the Space discussion.
    • Read my blog post about what the Flare Community means to me. 
    • Mint First of Many, the free ETH NFT that will be your ticket to future drops on Manifold. 
    • Catch Flare spaces live every day at 8 am EST.
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023 – Tez Tunas Tuesdays – The Podcast! – What is Your Tezos Origin Story – Hosted by Lauren McDonagh-Pereira (@LAMPphotography)
    • Highlight: Tezos NFT artists joined to discuss how they got involved in the Tezos ecosystem and what they love about the Tezos blockchain. 
    • Read my blog post with an imbedded YouTube recording of the space. 
    • Join the next episode on Tuesday, January 31 at 12:00 pm EST.
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023 – Tez Talk w Leslie, CryptKing & Victoria – Hosted by Victoria West (@vwestphoto_nb)
    • Highlights: Discussed a new smart contract platform being creating for the Tezos blockchain by Tezosphere
    • Listen to the recorded Twitter space via the title link. 
  • Thursday, January 26, 2023 – Artists + Performance = Art – Hosted by Schmrypto (@schmrypto)
    • Highlights: A fantastic chat with notable web3 performance artists Violet Bond, David Henry Nobody Jr., and Bèfè
    • Listen to the recorded Twitter space via the title link.
  • Thursday, January 26, 2023 – FLARE: Making Connections. What Do You Want Your Art to Evoke? – Hosted by Steve Bennet Visual Art (@sjbennettvisual)
    • Highlights: The Flare community (@Flareinmotion) discussed their motivations for creating art, and what they hope viewers feel when they see their art. 
    • Flare Twitter Spaces are not recorded. Catch them live every day at 8 am EST.
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This Week's Crypto Twitter Threads

AI Art Tips

NFT Marketing and Sales

Social Media Tips

Web3 Security

Web3 Basics 

Web3 Culture

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This Week's Web3 Articles and blogs

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This Week's Open Calls

This week's NFT Art With Lauren Articles

What is a Cryptocurrency Wallet? – An introduction to cryptocurrency wallets and why you need one to trade NFTs.

Tiba’s 300th Flare Space (Find Your Community) – A celebration of the community that @Tibalism has built by hosting 300 Twitter spaces. 

Tezos Tuesday Community Showcase (Jan. 17, 2023) – Each week, I reach out to the amazing Tezos artist community on Twitter to bring you the latest NFT pieces. I hope to highlight the diverse and wonderful art that has been minted on my favorite blockchain. 

Tez Tunas Tuesdays – The Podcast – Episode 1 (What is Your Tezos Origin Story) – A recorded Twitter space hosted by the @TezTunas discussing why artists got involved with the Tezos blockchain. 

My Emo Heart Still Beats – Tez Collection by Lauren McDonagh-Pereia PhotographyMy Emo Heart Still Beats is a photography NFT collection by Lauren McDonagh-Pereira.  The collection celebrates my love of live music events. 

Nikon D5100 – A Retrospective Review – A review of the Nikon D5100 DSLR camera. The camera was released in 2011, and was my only camera from 2012 until 2016. I discuss what I liked about the camera and include some of its best shots. 

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Conclusion

Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter (@LAMPphotography) to stay up to date on my blog, and to get a first hand glimpse at the NFT art community. 

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MEET Lauren McDonagh-Pereira

Lauren McDonagh-Pereira is a photographer from Massachusetts, USA. She captures the beauty of the world around her, favoring Nikon cameras and lenses. She is drawn to shooting landscapes, wildlife, nature, and people authentically enjoying life.