IQ.wiki formerly Everipedia and The Associated Press's first NFT sold for 100.888 ETH. We are currently working on our upcoming Brainies NFT collection which will combine DeFi IQ staking rewards, art, and knowledge. Stay tuned!
In March 2021, the Associated Press (AP) collaborated with IQ.wiki formerly Everipedia to create an innovative one-of-a-kind NFT artwork commemorating the first US election recorded on the blockchain.
The Associated Press calls the 2020 Presidential Election on Blockchain - A View from Outer Space was created and published on Ethereum by AP using their Ethereum address 0x436Ee8cB3a351893b77F8B57c9772DAEc3a96445 which is listed on their website. AP used this address to declare the winner of the United States 2020 Presidential Election on Ethereum using our OraQle software. This marked the first time a US election was called on the blockchain. The historic moment was covered by a wide range of publications including Forbes, CoinDesk, and Nasdaq News.
AP’s unique Ethereum address acts as a cryptographic signature offering authenticity of The Associated Press calls the 2020 Presidential Election on Blockchain - A View from Outer Space and has verified the historic election data displayed in the piece and the metadata in the NFT. Within the NFT’s metadata AP has included the exact date and time that AP called the election, the electoral college votes won by Republicans and Democrats, the names of both candidates, and the number of votes received by each candidate.
The Associated Press calls the 2020 Presidential Election on Blockchain - A View from Outer Space was auctioned off on OpenSea for over 100.888 in ETH. The historic sale was covered by major publications including Cointelegraph and Coindesk.