The boat was a beauty of a thing: some 500 tons across 171 feet of glass and steel as white as Santorini. All rounded edges, the five decks — one with a glass-bottom pool — were made for July on the Mediterranean, sunset dinners among the islands near Sicily, cocktails in the turquoise shallows off the coast of Ibiza. Her would-be captains showed off pictures of the $50 million vessel at parties, bragging that it would be “bigger than all of the richest billionaires’ yachts in Singapore” and describing plans to adorn the staterooms with projector screens, creating a waterborne gallery for their growing collection of digital art in the form of NFTs.
More here – Intelligencer
Interesting side note. Elizabeth Homes of Theranos took investors for about $US700M and is facing up to 22 years in prison. The amount of cash lost by these guys makes that $US700M look somewhat amateurish by comparison.Probably a good thing they have fled to Dubai.