In the thick of the hype, hope, and confusion around web3 and our own experience setting up and running our own DAO, we’ve been asking ourselves what ownership really means in this new world order?
Continuing our Dirty Words series, we’re taking a look at emerging models and ideas of ownership both IRL and URL, and what this means for the planet, people, and progress. As always, we’d love to know your thoughts, so we’ve put together a few questions with the folks at Parlia that cleverly helps you discover who you share opinions with:
We’ve also got not one, not two, but THREE new podcast episodes for you to binge on right here with Cyn Bahati, Nadia Piet, and Dame, as well as our latest Anecdotal Archives forum on DEI in web3 spaces with R.E.M, Parker from Boys Club, and Alice from Touchy Feely Tech, with 7babyguava7 and Kes hosting duties ✨
OK, enough of that, let’s get to this …
The Hyper (in)visibility of Blackness is an incredible project that looks to provoke conversations about identity, race, and technology
Learn Git by playing games
NFTs legally recognised as “property” in the UK following OpenSea Case
Gen Z gamers apparently feel more like themselves URL than IRL
Namecore is the trend that unifies all trends
Leyla Acaroglu’s #toughquestion: Should we ditch sustainability?
Kevin Kelly celebrates his 70th birthday with 103 bits of advice
Matt Klein on Will Smith, cultural synchrony and climate crisis
Rattle Society genesis drops on 9th May 👀
If you’ve ever wondered how many humans have ever lived, you’ll like this
We need to stop telling women they have imposter syndrome
Here’s hoping the UK Government’s crypto plan becomes a reality
This week in DAOs is all you need
Creativity Kernel is open-sourcing design thinking so that anyone can use it to make the world better
Let people own the tech companies they help build
Earth 2070 is a clean NFT project raising money for clean energy and tech
A helpful guide to Social DAOs
Another great resource for anyone looking to get into web3
DALL·E 2 is a new AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language
Colgate shares recyclable toothpaste tube patent with competitors … hell freezes over
The Gigatonne Challenge is helping to tack the climate crisis worldwide
68% of U.S. execs admit their companies are guilty of greenwashing
Polygon plans to become the first carbon-positive blockchain
New Worlds at Somerset envisions the future worlds we want to inhabit
Mushrooms communicate with each other using up to 50 ‘words’
a16z on NFT mint ‘sweet spots’
TWOPLUS is a mental fitness club for DAO contributors
AR beauty try-on is here
Sarah McBride pays her 17yo sister £20/season to make her keynotes on which clothes to buy and it’s genius
Straight Lick provides an entry for Black people to have more opportunities in the art world
Dazed has launched a membership club
Could membership help solve fashion’s sustainability challenges?
China rules NFT marketplace accountable for art theft by user
The (sometimes ugly) truth about building NFT communities
Bored & Hungry opens in LA accepting Ethereum and ApeCoin as payment
What does it take to earn $100k from NFT art?
Do you have a crypto investment strategy?
imissmymates.club is all you need this weekend
Krista Kim and Lawrence Lek discussing the metaverse is worth a read
Clairnote is rethinking musical annotation
Are you a mum who mushrooms? 🍄
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