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Your one-stop-shop for insight and information about Web3, the collective term for the next generation of the Internet. It's a future that is decentralised, where monopoly platforms are replaced by democratised networks.

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Web3 Beginners Guides and Explainers

What is Web 3.0: A beginner’s guide to the decentralized internet of the future
Web 3.0 is a paradigm shift for the internet that is defined by a collection of decentralized protocols and networks run by network participants worldwide.
Web3 vs Metaverse; different journeys to the same destination
Wiser! #49 (Premium): Web3 is everything crypto and the economy that is forming around it; DeFi, DAOs, Dapps, Decentralised, NFTS. It’s on the same course as the Metaverse, just taking a different route. In this 2 Part series, I make sense of what’s happening and what’s next for the Internet.
What is Web3? The Decentralized Internet of the Future Explained
If you’re reading this then you are a participant in the modern web. The web we are experiencing today is much different than what it was just 10 years ago. How has the web evolved, and more importantly – where is it going next? Also, why do any of these

Token Economy: How the Web3 reinvents the Internet

Part one outlines the fundamental building blocks of Web3, including the role of cryptography and user-centric digital identities. Part two explains Web3 applications like smart contracts, DAOs & tokens. Parts 3 and 4 focus on tokens as the atomic unit of the Web3, outlining decentralized finance (DeFi) that might power a potential future digital barter economy. Use cases such as asset tokens, purpose-driven tokens, BAT (Basic Attention Token), social media tokens (Steemit, Hive and Reddit), privacy tokens, and stable tokens are explored, including the role of CBDCs (Central Bank Digital Currencies) and Facebook's Libra

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Web3 Utility: What's Going To Change

The Internet Of The Future: Here Are Best Examples Of Web3 In Practice
Web3 is the next evolution of the internet that promises to give us decentralized and more immersive experiences in the metaverse. Here we look at the best examples of Web3 today.
Owning Real Estate and Living In The Metaverse
Since Facebook changed its name to Meta in October 2021, prices of virtual real estate have jumped by as much as 500%. Consumers are paying millions of dollars to acquire plots of pixelated property in this virtual world, even though it doesn’t completely exist yet.
How Web 3.0 Will Work
Web 3.0 isn’t even a reality yet, and it’s already creating a stir. How can a Web browser act like a personal assistant? And when will this assistant be online?
Web 3.0 Is Coming, and Here’s What That Really Means for You
While there are still serious issues to be solved in the building of the blockchain-based future of the internet, you’ve got to begin dipping your toes in it, and you’ve got to do it now.
Web 3.0 Benefits for Businesses: The Ultimate Guide
Technology advancements make people curious in this digital age. We’ve become accustomed to using the internet for everything, and once we feel like we’re not getting enough out of it, we decide to upgrade to new technology.

Bank 4.0: Banking Everywhere, Never at a Bank

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DAOs: Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

What is a DAO?
“It’s an organization Jim, but not as we know it...”
DeFi, DApps & DAOs: Where the magic happens in Web3
Wiser! #52 (Premium): Part 2 of the Web3 Series looks at the role of nascent decentralised technologies defining the next iteration of the Internet economy.

DeFi: Decentralised Finance

Odyssey DAO - What is DeFi?
DeFi (decentralized finance) refers to financial services that run on smart contracts instead of relying on middlemen such as banks or exchanges.
What is DeFi? Don’t Start in DeFI Until You’ve Read This Guide - The Defiant
Throughout history, money is often moulded to benefit autocratic regimes. But in light of recurrent issues like debasement and rising inflation - alternatives such as decentralized finance, or DeFi, have emerged as an effort to re-establish sovereignty and power to the everyday person.
Sam Altman’s WorldCoin; crypto by the people, for the people
Wiser! Essay: Sam Altman has a plan for the world and it involves biometric identity management of a global crypto currency to raise the poorest in the world from poverty.
DeFi and the Future of Finance - by Campbell R. Harvey, Ashwin Ramachandran and Joey Santoro (Author). Forward by Vitalik Buterin and Fred Ehrsam. Check it out on Amazon here.


How Web 3.0 blockchain Would Impact Businesses?
Web 3.0 blockchain aims to create an improved, decentralized, private, secure, and open internet through the integration of blockchain technology.
What is Web 3.0? And what does a decentralized web involve?
We take a deep dive into blockchain, the technology that is likely to underpin Web 3.0. We also investigate what a decentralized internet might look like.
Blockchain: A technical primer
Just as the Internet revolutionized the very idea of information, blockchain seems set to challenge and transform conventional notions of “value.” A lot of the technology’s success, however, depends on businesses’ understanding of its potential and applicability.

NFTs: Non-Fungible Tokens

The Intoxicating Power of NFT Status is Fuelling a $40bn FOMO
Wiser! #64 (Premium): NFT prices are being fuelled by Status and Scarcity. It’s more than just speculating for a huge pay day, NFTs are about bragging rights. And access to a closed community. Sprinkle a limited supply and, voila, you have a $40 billion market!
True digital ownership of assets through an NFT is a revolutionary idea that will transform how art, media, and relationships interact on the internet. by Mark Murdock
How Gary Vee made $90 million in 90 days from NFTs
Wiser! Essays: Gary Vee had never heard of NFTs 9 months ago. But he spent 50 hours understanding what it was, drew 10k sketches and sold them for $91m in 90 days.
NFTs: a passing fad or the future of asset ownership?
Wiser! #62 (Premium): A year ago, nobody outside of the blockchain community had heard of NFTs. A year later, NFTs are a $40 billion industry and the Word of the Year. But is this a passing fad, or an enduring technology that has re-written the rules on digital asset ownership?
The Top 10 NFT Sales of 2021
Wiser! Essay: In January 2021, hardly anyone could spell N-F-T. By December, NFT was Word of the Year and the market was worth $40 billion. If you’re asking yourself what that was all on!

The NFT Equation: How To Navigate & Profit in The NFT Space as A Beginner, Investor, Or Artist

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Future of the Internet, Democracy and Society

What Is Web3, Anyway?
Gavin Wood, who coined the term Web3 in 2014, believes decentralized technologies are the only hope of preserving liberal democracy.
We should care about web3 because this is our best shot at dealing with censorship by Andrii Kapinos
Why it’s too early to get excited about Web3
Budweiser join Zed Run in the Metaverse
Budweiser is building brand assets in the Metaverse & the Crypto Economy: launching an NFT collection, joining a DAO, partnering with Zed Run, a blockchain gaming platform on Ethereum. Will it be worthwhile? Only time will tell, meanwhile, they’re learning a lot about tomorrow’s digital world.

The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze

The story of the idealists, technologists, and opportunists fighting to bring cryptocurrency to the masses.

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Web2 + Web3 = Web5

Jack Dorsey’s TBD Announces Web 3 Competitor: Web5
The Block subsidiary’s alternative ditches Web 3 and places bitcoin at the forefront. But there is no official release date, as yet.


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