Alt Money Studio

Alt Money Studio | CJ
I'm an investor, crypto nerd, and designer, writing about modern finance, crypto, and NFTs for creators and solo capitalists. Not financial advice, DYOR.
Created 06 Jun 2021
  • The Joy of Being Early: How to Love Technical Issues in the NFT World
    26 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash First up, let me say that I have tremendous empathy for people who have lost money and missed out on opportunities because of technical issues in the NFT space. I've trie...
  • NFT Spotlight: Koala Intelligence Agency & The Value of Community
    26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Koala Agents from the Koala Intelligence Agency (source:, none of them are my own) I always loved the artwork of the Koala Intelligence Agency but felt like I missed the boat back in the la...
  • NFT Spotlight: Mirage Gallery and the AI Artists
    23 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Some of the artworks from Mirage Gallery's different collections (none of them are my own - source: OpenSea) This weekend I listened to a new episode of Kevin Rose’s new podcast called Proof. It’s all...
  • NFT Ecosystems 101: Currencies, Wallets, and Marketplaces
    23 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Examples of NFTs and three of the most popular NFT marketplaces: OpenSea, Solanart, and Binance Before you read any further, please note that this isn’t a detailed how-to guide on how to buy your firs...
  • NFTs' Branding Problem: They're So Much More Than Art and Avatars
    22 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Various NFTs, from avatars to art, NBA Top Shot, Sorare, and The Sandbox. Regardless of how deep you’re immersed in the space, I take it you’ve heard the term ‘NFT’ a lot lately. It seems to have beco...
  • The No-Tech Introduction to NFTs
    22 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Avatar and art NFTs from my own and others' collections Still trying to make sense of these NFTs you keep hearing about? Don't worry, you're not alone. I'm often asked about NFTs, what they are, how t...
  • Why Are People Using NFT Avatars As Their Profile Pictures?
    22 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Incognito #7504 from my own collection and photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash Despite how quickly NFTs have taken off in 2021, it's still extremely early days for this new technology. We've barely scratch...
  • 4 Benefits of NFTs for Creators and Artists
    22 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Photo by Cristofer Maximilian on Unsplash In a previous article, I wrote about how NFTs enable the market for digital collectibles. I've also covered how people's desire to collect in the digital worl...
  • Why NFTs Don't Have a Screenshot Problem
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash If you've heard about NFTs and have a rough idea about how they work, you've probably heard about the most common criticism from the skeptics: A digital file, whet...
  • How NFTs Enable the Market for Digital Collectibles
    22 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Author's own creation, individual images from You may have heard about these hot new things called "NFTs" that everyone seems to be creating, buying, and collecting left and right. The curr...
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