Boom Times: Moxie and the Future
Moxie Marlinspike is the founder of the encrypted messaging app Signal, and his recent post criticizing web3 is insightful and great, even though it centers largely on this Banksyesque prank he played at the NFT marketplace OpenSea, where he sold a digital artwork that displays as a poop emoji when viewed in a crypto wallet […]
Boom Times: Panic! At The Dawn of Web3
Web3 replaces secretive, top-down platforms, like Facebook and Google, with transparent, shared-ownership networks powered by blockchain.
Boom Times: The Unicycle of Dudebro Opinion
What might be the most mansplainy thing yet written about blockchain technology appeared last week on the blog of fiction writer and former Twitter executive Robin Sloan. The author describes himself as “not merely a skeptic, but a full-fledged enemy of Web3,” though in the essay that follows, he proceeds to hedge like crazy: Web3 […]
Boom Times: Paying with Fire
how many credit cards have you got?
Boom Times: Don’t Stop Believin’
despite the grief
Boom Times: Hot Hot Hot
on crypto energy use
Boom Times: The Filthiest Lucre
why Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin