Martin Lawrence x Charles Hoskinson: entertainment and technology pioneers engage in Twitter Space

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Martin Lawrence, comedic legend and pioneer in both film and television, and Charles Hoskinson, founder of Ethereum, will be holding a Twitter Space on 7th June 2pm (PST), hosted by Patrick Tobler, founder of NFT-MAKER.

This event will be the beginning of an innovative partnership between leaders of the entertainment industry and blockchain technology.

Both, Martin Lawrence and Charles Hoskinson, are known to be forward thinkers in their industries. While Lawrence has alway been an innovator in all he does he is also known for supporting aspiring artists. Hoskinson is setting new technological standards with his development of the Cardano blockchain.

With Lawrence's upcoming NFT drop in the Cardano space, they will kick off a fusion between retro entertainment and next generation pop culture by bringing "Martin: the Reunion'' into the crypto space.

Discussion topics of the Twitter Space will revolve around how blockchain technology innovates the entertainment industry, the value of Cardano as a green blockchain as well as Martin's upcoming NFT drop.

The Twitter Space with Martin Lawrence, Charles Hoskinson und Patrick Tobler will take place on 7th June 2pm (PST) and can be viewed publicly on NFT-MAKER’s Twitter timeline (@nftmakerio).

About Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence, born in 1965, is a generational icon known for his straight forward comedy shows and blockbuster movies. Lawrence did stand-up comedy before he had his breakthrough as the host of HBO's Def Comedy Jam. Moving on, Lawrence became successful with film acting, appearing in blockbusters such as Bad Boys and Big Momma's House. Lawrence also had his own sitcom, “Martin”, which aired on Fox in the 1990s.

About Charles Hoskinson
His professional experience includes founding three cryptocurrency-related start-ups – Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK – and he has held a variety of posts in both the public and private sectors. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013. His current projects focus on educating people about cryptocurrency, being an evangelist for decentralization and making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream. This includes leading the research, design and development of Cardano, a third-generation cryptocurrency that launched in September 2017.

About Patrick Tobler
Patrick is the CEO and founder of NFT-MAKER. He studied Computer Science and Media and currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland. “Building NFT-MAKER was always about enabling artists to share their art with the world. By taking away the complexity we have the incredible opportunity to help thousands of amazing creators to release their NFTs on Cardano.”

NFT-MAKER is the world's leading brand to enable NFT minting on Cardano for a mainstream audience. The easily accessible interface and simple process provide a comprehensive digital art platform to mint, view, and trade NFTs. The platform operates on the Cardano blockchain, allowing the transaction fees to be as low as possible while having almost no environmental impact due to the Proof of Stake approach. The additional NFT-MAKER PRO service aims directly toward brands and companies to create a white label API solution by developing a branded NFT marketplace, creating a trading platform, or launching a customized collection. NFT-MAKER has currently minted more than 1,000,000 NFTs.

About the Cardano blockchain
Cardano is known as a “green” blockchain due to the Proof of Stake consensus mechanism (PoS). PoS allows users to stake ADA, Cardano's cryptocurrency, in order to have the chance to be chosen as a validator of a new block, collecting the transaction fees from the block as a reward. This mechanism enables the blockchain to run efficiently without the requirement of extensive server mining and therefore has a massively lower energy consumption than a Proof of Work mechanism like it is used for the Bitcoin blockchain. The Cardano blockchain is about 1.6 million times more energy efficient than the Bitcoin Blockchain and has almost no environmental impact. Another advantage are the significantly lower gas fees (blockchain transaction fees) on Cardano, which enables mass adoption for mainstream communities.

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