Crypto & Web3


Mid-year Recap: Web3 and Science Collide

Nicole Neuman

The first half of 2022 saw momentum gains for a movement at the intersection of web3 and science: decentralized science (DeSci).

Crypto/Web3 So Far in 2022

Future Editorial

Seven pieces that cover some of the big ideas, movements, and research areas in crypto and web3 over the last several months.

7 Essential Ingredients of a Metaverse

Liz Harkavy, Eddy Lazzarin, and Arianna Simpson

A true metaverse can only happen with the open and decentralized foundation of web3 technologies.

Decentralization for Web3 Builders: Principles, Models, How

Miles Jennings

Practical models for builders on how to decentralize web3, from 'full' to 'open' decentralization (including IP), as well as NFTs and tokenization protocols

Can ‘Community Composability’ Help Web2 Users Make the Jump to Web3?

Jenny Wang and Michael Chiang

Does widespread web3 adoption hinge on simplifying the onboarding process? Not necessarily. Here's another idea to get the crypto-curious in the door.

The Missing Link Between Web2 and Web3: Custody

Mahesh Vellanki

The pathway to widespread web3 adoption starts with familiar web2 onboarding before sending users to non-custodial wallets.

A Guide to DeSci, the Latest Web3 Movement

Sarah Hamburg

Decentralized science is gaining steam, but what exactly is it? Here's a look at the movement's origins, defining features, future challenges, and more.

Go-to-Market in Web3: New Mindsets, Tactics, Metrics

Maggie Hsu

Frameworks, tips, and tactics for the emerging ways to build communities, and how organizational structure and token economics determine the best GTM motions.

DeFi Gives Financial Privacy — Will Regulation Take It Away?

Eugene Volokh

Requiring coders to track users’ behavior would essentially outlaw intermediary-free, off-the-shelf protocols and code that any third party can use.

Crypto at Congress: ‘Watershed’ Moment for Regulation and Web3

Tomicah Tillemann and Zoran Basich

Two recent hearings in Washington, focusing on crypto and the related trend of web3, signified a shift in policymakers' understanding of decentralized tech.