100 Proof: The Next Big NFT Genre, A Case For Generative Art, & Collector Strategy with Todd Goldberg

Aug 5, 2022
Tech entrepreneur, investor, NFT collector, and Curated co-founder Todd Goldberg joins Kevin Rose and Derek Edwards Schloss for this edition of 100 Proof. Here, they discuss collector strategies in a crypto bear market, the enduring allure of generative art, the dangers of maximalism, the next big NFT genre, and much more.

Curated | NFT asset fund

NFTs enable a new way to invest in culture at internet scale. Curated collects the top assets and occasionally takes a hands-on approach with the creators behinds them.‍Founded by cryptonative collectors Andrew Jiang and Todd Goldberg, Curated is an NFT asset fund that's backed by many of the biggest builders, creators, and investors in the space today.


Autoglyphs are an experiment in generative art, each one unique and created by code running on the Ethereum blockchain. The glyphs were originally created in 2019 by anyone who was willing to donate the creation fee of 0.2Ξ (around $35 at the time) to our chosen charity, 350.org.

Fidenza - Tyler Hobbs | Art Blocks

Fidenza is by far my most versatile algorithm to date. Although the program stays focused on structured curves and blocks, the varieties of scale, organization, texture, and color usage it can employ create a wide array of generative possibilities. library: p5js

Ringers - Dmitri Cherniak | Art Blocks

There are an almost infinite number of ways to wrap a string around a set of pegs. On the surface it may seem like a simple concept but prepare to be surprised and delighted at the variety of combinations the algorithm can produce.

Grails by PROOF

View on OpenSea How do I participate in the mint, and what will they cost? To mint, you'll need to hold the PROOF Collective NFT. Apart from the Grails mint, your membership includes access to our private Discord, early access to the PROOF podcast, in-person events, and other upcoming collaborations created exclusively for PROOF Collective members.
Tyler Hobbs

The Importance of Generative Art - Tyler Hobbs

Generative art may feel like a technical excursion with little relevance to our daily lives. What can a computer program have to say about the human experience? Sixty years ago, in the infancy of algorithmic artwork, there was indeed little connection. Today, it could not be more relevant. It direct