The Open Metaverse Alliance and the need for interoperability

The Open Metaverse Alliance and the need for interoperability

October 19, 2022

Despite the growing mainstream interest, it’s still unclear what form the metaverse will take. With tech giants like Meta taking the lead, there is a risk that the metaverse will face the same issues as Web2 platforms. But there is a growing push to ensure the metaverse is not another “walled garden”. The recent launch […]

The power and value of building Web3 communities

The power and value of building Web3 communities

July 15, 2022

The first thing newcomers to the crypto space notice is the importance of community. For most, the first step toward understanding crypto is to jump into one of the innumerable communities scattered across various platforms, from Twitter and Telegram to Discord and Reddit, and start asking questions. (Or just immerse yourself in a stream of […]

Web3’s scalability problem

Web3’s scalability problem

May 20, 2022

The UST (Terra/Luna) crisis rocking the crypto-verse has dominated this week’s chatter. As the episode unfolds, we’re reminded of the fundamental challenges hindering widespread blockchain adoption. While it’s essential to realise that the industry remains in its infancy, it’s also worth highlighting that many expectations are long overdue and mainstream adoption remains a long way […]

What are dApps? Why are they essential for decentralisation?

What are dApps? Why are they essential for decentralisation?

April 26, 2022

In our daily lives, we use multiple applications to hail a taxi, order food, or shop online by paying the company facilitating this transaction. What if we could cut out the middleman and use an app that directly connects us with the taxi driver or restaurant and saves us the commission or levies a cost-efficient […]

Rethinking crowdfunding in Web3

Rethinking crowdfunding in Web3

April 22, 2022

In early March, the fantasy author Brandon Sanderson launched a Kickstarter campaign to self-publish four novels he’d written during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from his enviable productivity, the campaign soon gave us something else to marvel at – Sanderson hit his $1million goal in thirty-five minutes. After three days, he’d raised $20.8m, making it the […]

New Cambridge facility highlights the UK’s significance in the Web3 ecosystem

New Cambridge facility highlights the UK’s significance in the Web3 ecosystem

March 18, 2022

The unveiling of an impressive 2,800m² facility in Cambridge will foster research, improve collaboration, and bring together some of the most innovative projects. This cements the United Kingdom’s status as a leading research and innovation hub in the emerging Web3 space. Operated by blocz IO, the facility will unite leading players in the UK blockchain […]

Cudos puts interoperability at the heart of Web3

Cudos puts interoperability at the heart of Web3

March 2, 2022

The blockchain revolution continues to garner mainstream attention as the prospect of a decentralised and permissionless future for the web begins to take shape. But this future cannot be taken for granted. The threat of centralisation within the Web3 space has begun to grow, with major Web2 players such as Meta seeking to take control […]