Richard MacManus

  • ricmac
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Head of content at Blocktimes; previously founder & CEO of ReadWriteWeb.
Head of content at Blocktimes; previously founder & CEO of ReadWriteWeb.

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Why Big Time VC Chris Dixon Is Betting on A Decentralized Internet0.01

For me, the most interesting part of blockchain technology is that you can provide much richer and more advanced protocols. They have the best features of Web One in that they’re governed in a decentralized way, and in a way that the rules are fixed and people can build on them and invest in them and know that the rules won’t change. But they have more advanced functionality than protocols of the Web One era.

DApps Can Increase Audience Engagement for Creators and Influencers0.02

Among those creating innovative platforms that empower influencers and bring greater creativity, flexibility and meaning to influencer-follower relationships are companies like BOOSTOPATRON and Hunter Corp Records. These companies aim to shift authority away from social media platforms and digital distribution services, putting it back into the hands of artists and content creators.