What is Web 3.0?

Most of us remember "Web 2.0" as the moment when Internet adoption truly exploded. Social media, e-commerce and abundant CMS drove massive content creation and consumption. While exciting in many ways, there was a dark side -- heavy centralization.

Today, FAMGA (Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Apple) control the vast majority of web traffic and consumption. Simply put, the Web 3.0 movement aims to re-decentralize the web and put power back into the hands of the people rather than corporations.

Browse Peter's Web3.0 articles and videos below. (Available for speaking or consultation.)

May 8, 2019

Peter spoke on a panel about Resonate and the #platformcoop movement at re:publica 2019. 

May 6, 2019

How we can wrestle back our apps from the tech giants and end surveillance capitalism.2018 was the year where the twisted intersection of apps, data exploitation, privacy and corporate tech giants went mainstream.While the issues had been brewing for a while — such as the revelation of addiction design in most apps, the Cambridge Analytica […]

March 6, 2018

Real clouds can be beautiful. But they can also make for a miserable day. I mean, who wakes up and says “Awesome! Its a cloudy day. Lets go have a picnic!”Data clouds on the other hand, have been marketed as great conveniences, as if these heavenly formations provide nothing more than unlimited benefit, raining love […]

August 16, 2016

The video above is a trailer for Russell Brand and Michael Winterbottom’s documentary “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” It examines the aftermath of the 2008 economic meltdown as well as the conditions that helped bring it about.The film also explores the total lack of retribution on the part of those who stole trillions from the world […]

February 5, 2016

Thank God I don’t live in Silicon Valley.I’d probably lose my mind.But I DO live in Berlin, which some say is the startup capital of Europe, supposedly having surpassed London for total VC investment.And Berlin, like all other startup hubs, is full of techies who drank the Valley Kool-Aid. It’s an intoxicating elixir infused with […]