The Web is 30 years old but it still feels like we're all new here.
Ethics & Privacy
Web 3.0 technologies are emerging rapidly and creating novel opportunities but also introducing some risk for humanity. These risks and opportunities shouldn’t be overlooked — rather, recognized, understood and embraced.
Jun 2, 2020
OnlyFans, Influencers, and the Politics of Selling Nudes During a Pandemic
It’s safe to say that OnlyFans has gone mainstream. Beyonce name-checked the adult content subscription platform in the “Savage Remix," rapping, “On that Demon Time, she might start an OnlyFans.” Makeup artist James Charles joked that launching an account might cure his quarantine boredom.
Jun 8, 2020
The new dot com bubble is here: it’s called online advertising
Sometime in June 2003, Mel Karmazin, the president of Viacom, one of the largest media conglomerates in the world, walked into the Google offices in Mountain View, California. Google was a hip, young tech company that made money – actual money! – off the internet.
"Delete, Ignore, Escalate", Japanese Fear, Surveillance, Capitalism, Conspiracy, Moderation