Keep up with the happenings in the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchains, without all the boosterism. Cryptocurrency critic, researcher, and software engineer Molly White publishes a weekly explainer of the latest news and developments in the industry, with summaries of the latest disasters featured on her well-known project Web3 is Going Just Great.
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Who is Molly?
Molly White is a researcher, software engineer, and writer who has become a prominent critic of cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based projects. She is best known for her website Web3 is Going Just Great, which documents only some of the many disasters in the cryptocurrency and web3 industries.
White’s dryly funny, almost clinical write-ups of crypto crises make it accessible even to open-minded skeptics like myself.
Molly White [is] a remarkable young woman who is the sanest critic of the crypto frenzy. By day, she’s a software developer and a dedicated editor of Wikipedia… In her spare time, she’s become the sharpest critic of crypto boosterism on the web.
Years spent online researching esoteric Internet cultures have made White a rare figure who can maneuver the technically complex, meme-filled world of crypto, translating it into digestible prose.
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