In case you are fortunate enough to have not heard about this latest con:
Someone has convinced a bunch of innumerate artists that Dunning-Krugerrands are not a planet-incinerating Ponzi scheme. I've had to start blocking them on the Twits to avoid hearing about it, even the artists whose work I used to enjoy. They think that making a buck trumps setting the world on fire. "Proof of useless work" is a global suicide pact.
If anyone wants to pay me crypto art prices to make them a gif or a png we can skip the middle man here. I'll even draw you up a special certificate that says it's your gif or png.
I can send you a paper copy too. Let's get nuts.
You wouldn't even have to use as much electricity as Delaware to do it. If you want I can like sent you a certificate dedicating a full year of our home's electrical use in your name, it can be part of the art.
How does this help rich people launder money?
Could you write out the certificate in binary so it feels more legit?
Imagine if keeping your car idling 24/7 produced solved Sudokus you could trade for heroin.