You read that title right. Cartoon cats — or CryptoKitties — are one of the latest and hottest technology trends to come from the blockchain and already, people have spent over $23 million collecting them. Like baseball cards, people can purchase and collect their own CryptoKitty; however, they can also use the genetic make-up of their kitty (embedded in code) to breed and create new, unique carton cats.
The technology behind CryptoKitties is incredible. If you follow Blockchain technology or like to be up on the latest collectables, we recommend you check out this video from Vox which explains the fad in detail. Whether it leaves you excited, perplexed or curious for more, we guarantee you’ll be talking about this one with your friends this weekend.