Glossary

Decentralized - An activity or organization controlled by several offices or authorities rather than a single one.

ETH - Abbreviation for Ethereum or Ether.

Ether - The native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum Blockchain.

Ethereum - A decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality.

Fork - Process of migrating Ethereum tokens from one contract to another. For our case, forking JOYs from the old hot-potato contract to the current contract.

GLB - A 3D file format that includes textures instead of referencing them as external images. GLBs are how we see JOYtoys in JOYvision on the web.

InterJOYmensional - The feeling of JOY that is so immense it can bend spacetime.

IPFS - InterPlanetary File System - decentralized file storage on the blockchain.

JOY - The contemporary artist known as John Orion Young.

JOY Collector - Human being who collects JOY's creations.

JOYling - An aspiring JOY Collector.

JOYs - Beings from JOYWORLD with muse magic.

JOYtoys - Objects from JOYWORLD with powers.

JOYvision - The way to see your world filled with JOY. An ever evolving digital drug trip.

JOYWORLD - A place in virtual space where everyone and thing is conspiring to make you feel JOYful and creative.

Metaverse - The 3D internet with magic money.

Multi-Dimensional File - A folder of files that all represent one object. File types currently include PNG, APNG, GIF, USDZ, GLB, VOX and we will continue to add more to expand compatibility in other 2D and 3D projects and experiences. This new concept we created will enable you to take your JOYs and JOYtoys across the metaverse.

Pronoia - A state of mind that is the opposite of paranoia. Whereas a person suffering from paranoia feels that persons or entities are conspiring against them, a person experiencing pronoia feels that the world around them conspires to do them good.

Spacetime - Any mathematical model which fuses the three dimensions of space and the one dimension of time into a single four-dimensional manifold.

Super Slimey Smile - slime that makes everyone smile

USDZ - Universal Scene Description (USD) is a 3D file type that enables augmented reality experiences. We create USDZ files for trips through JOYVISION.

VOX - The file extension for voxel art. It is a type of art form where 3D models are constructed entirely out of 3D cubes called voxels. Artists are able to create these voxel models using a special type of software called a voxel editor.

WETH - Wrapped Ethereum for making bids and offers on JOYs

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