Reader View · 7 min read · 2021-11-21 · In the Web3 vision of the internet's future, tech giants like Facebook and Google aren't as critical. The internet instead is a peer-to-peer experience built on what's known as the blockchain. · Shared by 308, including Marsha Collier, Nicolas Granatino 🌻, Katja Evertz, Elena Neira, Tom Muller, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Neil Hart 💙, Ines Bieler
"It's a promised future internet that fixes all the things people don't like about the current internet, even when it's contradictory."
Reader View · ~14 min read · Jan 7th · Despite considering myself a cryptographer, I have not found myself particularly drawn to “crypto.” I don’t think I’ve ever actually said the words “get off my lawn,” but I’m much more likely to click… · Shared by 1461, including Jeff Jarvis, Vala Afshar, Ryan Selkis 🥷, zeldman, Steven Sinofsky, BrendanEich, Martin Fowler, дэн, Robert Scoble, Laura Shin, Ezra Klein, SwiftOnSecurity, Brian Armstrong, Ryan Hoover, Michael A. Stelzner, Benedict Evans, Charles Hoskinson, hardmaru, Michael Arrington 🏴☠️, Casey Newton
Also – cards on the table here – I don’t share the same generational excitement for moving all aspects of life into an instrumented economy.
Reader View · 3 min read · 2021-10-13 · It’s time. We need an internet that can help us retain leadership in a world of increasing competition, unlock opportunity for the millions on the margins of the innovation economy, and enable people… · Shared by 113, including Marc Andreessen, Jonathan Kogan, علي, Zack Kanter, cdixon.eth, Bill Johnston, Ser Jeff Garzik, Peter van Sabben.eth
Reader View · 4 min read · 2021-10-07 · Web1 (roughly 1990-2005) was about open protocols that were decentralized and community-governed. Most of the value accrued to the edges of the network — users and builders. Web2 (roughly 2005-2020)… · Shared by 448, including Katja Evertz, Mark Kaigwa, William Toll, Dave Kellogg, Kevin_Indig, Christo Meid
We are now at the beginning of the web3 era, which combines the decentralized, community-governed ethos of web1 with the advanced, modern functionality of web2.
Reader View · ~18 min read · Feb 1st · So what exactly is Web3, and why is everyone in Silicon Valley obsessed with it? · Shared by 437, including Bill Slawski ⚓ 🇺🇦, Mathew Ingram, Charles Arthur, BenYT, Katja Evertz, Mark Little, Jeff Jarvis, Jonathan Kogan
Reader View · 20+ min read · May 10th · Crypto dreamers want to free us from Big Tech and exploitative capitalism—using only the blockchain, game theory, and code. What could possibly go wrong? · Shared by 279, including Joe Germuska, Bailey Richardson, Christopher Mims 🤌, Colin Wright, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, John Hagel, Tactical Tech, Backchannel
Reader View · 4 min read · Apr 20th · Are blockchain and Web3 the future or are they just a fad? We asked the developer community about Web3, blockchain, crypto, and whether they are all hype or truly the future of the internet. · Shared by 113, including Richard MacManus, Alex Barrera
Reader View · 5 min read · 2021-12-04 · If you read tech journalism you’ll probably hear the fuzzy term web3 bandied about in the press. Sprinkled around all these articles are all manner of idealistic and utopian ideas about how we can… · Shared by 608, including Nouriel Roubini, Dan Gillmor, @email@example.com ➡️ 🐘, notsofast, Michael Seemann, Thomas Fuchs ⎷ Official ⎷ Final ⎷ Final2 ⎷ V2.1, Christopher Mims 🤌, rufuspollock, Kyle Chayka, TonyParisi.eth #ARTBASEL Miami, John Battelle, Dave Kellogg, Scott Williams, your #1 source for absurdist true crime 🐀 🐍👑 🌷, tante, Pixel, Kevin Marks 🏠kevinmarks.com xoxo.zone/@KevinMarks, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, Mark Kaigwa, John Koetsier