Released April 15th, 2021
Founder's Field Guide
Trevor McFedries - Building Web 3.0
Trevor McFedries is the founder of technology startup Brud and the creator of virtual pop star Miquela, a Gen Z icon with millions of fans worldwide. We cover the music-industrial complex, the creation of Miquela, and what Web 3.0 will mean for creators and builders.
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Jesse Walden - A Primer on NFTs
A conversation that covers the basics of what an NFT is, what new creative paradigms they may unlock, and where we are in the hype cycle.
Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What the Music Industry Can Teach Us about Economics and Life
An overview of the economics of the music industry and where the money flows between artists, producers, and labels.
The Dan Harmon Story Circle: What Authors Can Learn from Rick and Morty
A description on the story circle model pioneered by Dan Harmon, co-creator of Rick and Morty.
Miquela's YouTube Channel
YouTube Channel includes all of Miquela's music videos and short clips.
The Creator Economy: NFTs and Beyond
How musicians, artists, and writers can think about NFTs & social tokens, and how they can interact to unlock models that haven't existed.
We've Been Creating Value for Instagram and TikTok With Very Little Actually Accruing to Us
Trevor discusses DeFi and how it's changing the way creators create and share their work with followers.
Trevor McFedries (Brud / Lil Miquela)
Trevor discusses the origins of Miquela and why Miquela challenges Mickey Mouse more than human artists.