With a new job, I’m excited to be pushing decentralized publishing forward.

Some major personal news to pass along today: I will be joining Capsule Social as Head of Content & Writer Development, starting Thursday.

Capsule is all about decentralized discourse and empowering creators. They’re building a publishing platform that leverages blockchain technology both for censorship-resistant hosting of content and for payments…

Meanwhile, the real promise for the future is decentralized tech that’s forging ahead

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Oct. 17–23, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

Facebook may be changing its name soon, according to a big scoop by The Verge’s Alex Heath on…

Governments and Big Tech alike have gotten much more heavy-handed of late.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Oct. 10–16, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

Does anyone on the internet even understand what free speech is anymore?

I know it’s common these days…

People running big U.S. institutions have provided great evidence lately why we need decentralized alternatives

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Oct. 3–9, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

As Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood pointed out last week, Facebook just gave us a perfect demonstration why we…

Ignore the day-to-day noise. As we enter the fourth quarter, crypto is on track for another banner year.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

The crypto market certainly finished the third quarter with a bang last week. Heck, token…

Officials in both China and the U.S. are ramping up attacks on crypto. The reason why is obvious.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Sept. 19–25, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

Seems the world’s two biggest economic powers are getting more concerned about crypto as competition to their own…

Let’s never become oblivious to the ills of Big Tech that immerse us as internet users. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3 Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Sept. 12–18, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3 Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

I love the old joke about fish not knowing what water is.

The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is a good time to reassess the thoroughly undemocratic level of snooping we now accept.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3 Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Sept. 5–11, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3 Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

As we mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 this weekend, it’s heartening to see the surveillance…

A big New York Times story underscores rising interest in crypto among U.S. regulators. Meanwhile, more welcome signs of mainstreaming abound elsewhere.

Re-sharing below the latest edition of #Web3 Weekly, my regular newsletter about decentralization. This installment covers Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2021. If you’d like to get #Web3 Weekly in your inbox every Sunday, please subscribe here.

The latest headlines about decentralization — and its rapid mainstreaming right now:

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Peter A. McKay

Head of Content & Writer Development at Capsule Social. Also publish the newsletter #Web3Weekly. Former reporter for WSJ, Washington Post, and Vice.

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