- Ariel LeBeau
- Austin Robey
- David Blumenstein
- David Ehrlichman
- Devon Moore
- Dexter Tortoriello
- Drew Coffman
- Drew Millard
- Eileen Isagon Skyers
- FWB Staff
- Greta Rainbow
- Ian Rogers
- Jessica Klein
- Jose Mejia
- Kelani Nichole
- Kelsie Nabben
- Kevin Munger
- Khalila Douze
- Kinjal Shah
- Lindsay Howard
- Marc Moglen
- Marvin Lin
- Mary Carreon
- Matt Newberg
- Mike Pearl
- Moyosore Briggs
- Nicole Froio
- Ruby Justice Thelot
- Simon Hudson
- The Blockchain Socialist
- Yana Sosnovskaya
- Yancey Strickler
All the nitty gritty on how well we did in Q3 and what's next for Q4!
This year's FWB FEST features 36 collaborating partners and respective communities working to build the new internet. Here’s what each has planned for our destination gathering, happening August 4–6 in Idyllwild, CA.
In the first half of 2023, we successfully reconfigured FWB’s operational model. Here’s where we’re going next, and how we’re getting there.
FEST is a destination gathering of new-internet communities, and a temporary network city for creating culture and exploring new ideas. Here’s how we’re planning it, and why you should join us.
Read “Octane Render,” a non-fiction comic by David Blumenstein.
It's been a strange couple of years for music NFTS. Despite the challenges, independent artists still see them as a way to escape a broken industry.
Introducing FWB's new social software — the first platform owned and operated by a DAO whose users will define its outcomes.
A conversation about the possibilities and pitfalls of open-sourcing your IP, with folks from Broadside, OKPC, All-Starz, and more.
Furries have traded unique digital artworks for years, without relying on blockchains. Crypto communities can learn from their emphasis on trust and mutual care.
Web3 harnesses power of the network to will our collective desires into reality. But what future are we manifesting?
The relationship between art and capital feels more toxic than ever. How can we build a world that supports meaningful and subversive work?
VR promises a seductive image of a utopic space where we can escape the ills of modern society. When we buy into this rhetoric, whose experiences are we choosing to ignore?
The story of the Cypherpunks Mailing List, an obscure ‘90s email server that developed decentralized technology as a path to new forms of human organization.
Nadya Tolokonnikova, Kilo Kish, Telefon Tel Aviv, and other FWB FEST performers imagine a creative economy that puts artists first.
FWB Fest performers Haleek Maul, Kilo Kish, Sudan Archives, Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot, and more open up about the internet communities that changed their lives.
Inside the hiking-inspired, AI-driven visual identity designers David Rudnick and Laiqa Mohid and collaborators created for FWB FEST
Bounties aren't the future of work in Web3. They’re a primitive of some of the worst forms of exploitation under capitalism.
Mindy Seu’s Cyberfeminism Index documents the slime-dripping legacy of artists reclaiming cyberspace from the male gaze.
The hyper-financialized world of crypto and Web3 is just one application of the blockchain. It’s time we explore the wider possibilities that can emerge from shared public ledgers.
Matthew Chaim, Mark Redito, and Greydient, core contributors of Songcamp’s wildly ambitious Chaos experiment, discuss collaboration, compensation, and lore-building in Web3.
Rare Pepes were one of the earliest known collections of blockchain-based tokens as digital art. The creator of the wallet that powered the community speaks.
An open source, decentralized Twitter would be great — the platform's future under a billionaire sh*tposter is a different story.
MoonPay has made it easier for millions of people to buy crypto. So what's the deal with them helping famous people buy JPEGs now?
Designers Jeremy Karl and Eugene Angelo want to live in a world where garment design is decentralized and creators own the fruits of their labor.
The rudimentary virtual world was imbued with life and meaning by its members. Can new metaverse projects say the same?
With millions of members and thousands of autonomous groups, AA's "benign anarchy" has a lot to teach us about decentralized governance.
Eric Hu, Itzel Yard, Nic Hamilton, and other collaborators join the visionary designer to discuss Web3's most ambitious art experiment yet
The High Witches open up the project's unlikely beginnings, how they collectively conjured such a detailed world, and breaking the spell of the male gaze.
The Bajan rapper sidestepped the exploitative streaming economy through NFTs. Now, he’s using the tools of Web3 to empower Caribbean and Afro-diasporic artists.
Luxury NFT restaurants only scratch the surface of blockchain's potential to transform how we eat.
The best framework for coordinating — and making a difference — may not be a choice between the two models, but a blend of both.
17,000 people teamed up to a buy a copy of the U.S. Constitution. What happened taught us a lot about decentralized decision-making.
Pussy Riot provocateur speaks on building a decentralized movement before blockchains, how Web3 tech changes activism, and mistakes made trading NFTs.
How a series of generative artworks gave way to one of 2021's most unique NFT communities, as told by the artist, technologist, and collectors who are a part of it.
The promise of Web3 is a brighter tomorrow, but that can only happen if it solves for the inequities of today
In his new book, David Ehrlichman lays the ground rules for healthy and productive networked systems.
Fresh off the release of his debut NFT project Monarchs, the interdisciplinary artist reflects on evolving an on-chain practice, the value of digital art, and finding freedom through code.
The implications of ownership in an infinitely divisible existence.