Article: Introducing the Public Interest Internet

Civil Society, Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

Introducing the Public Interest Internet

But on the real internet, one or two clicks away from that handful of conglomerates, there remains a wider, more diverse, and more generous world. Often run by volunteers, frequently without any obvious institutional affiliation, sometimes tiny, often local, but free for everyone online to use and contribute to, this internet preceded Big Tech, and inspired the earliest, most optimistic vision of its future place in society.

When Big Tech is long gone, a better future will come from the seed of this public interest internet: seeds that are being planted now, and which need everyone to nurture them until they’re strong enough to sustain our future in a more open and free society.

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Article: Web 3.0 Is Coming for the Sharing Economy

Blockchain, Web 3.0

Web 3.0 Is Coming for the Sharing Economy

In other areas like decentralized computing infrastructure or financial services, a fairly typical business model is starting to emerge, where an open-source protocol is developed and a decentralized community takes over the long-term governance. A foundation or company is charged with doing the heavy work of maintaining and maturing the protocol in exchange for a sizable (but not dominant) chunk of the network governance and reward tokens.

This more mature decentralized approach balances the openness and transparency required to get buyers and sellers to join while putting enough incentive in the hands of a single entity to assure that someone takes a leadership position in maturing and shepherding the protocol forward.

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Article: How could Amazon Web Services be unbundled on Web3

Web 3.0

How could Amazon Web Services be unbundled on Web3

The level of economic experimentation in the blockchain industry is exponential, and cryptonetworks are a new way to coordinate humans and global investments for the public good. We are at the dawn of a decentralised surge that will eventually encourage a shift away from the centralised monopoly powerhouses of the webspace and welcome a wider adoption of Web3 building and blockchain developers as this technology becomes more mainstream.

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