Nonfungible Tokens (NFTs)

NFTs Linked to Nobel Prizes Are Being Auctioned by Berkeley

How much will someone be willing to pay for a few pages of quarter-century-old bureaucratic university paperwork that have been turned into a blockchain-encoded piece of digital art? The University of California, Berkeley, hopes quite a bit, and it is about to find out. Berkeley announced on Thursday that it will auction the first of …

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The World Knows Her as ‘Disaster Girl.’ She Just Made $500,000 Off the Meme.

The name Zoë Roth might not ring any bells. But chances are you’ve seen her photo. One Saturday morning in 2005, when Ms. Roth was 4 years old, her family went to look at a house on fire in their neighborhood in Mebane, N.C. Firefighters had intentionally set the blaze as a controlled fire, so …

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