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Conor Svensson

Web3 Labs founder, web3j author, Enterprise Ethereum Standards Chair

    What AI Means for the Future of Content Creation — an Entrepreneur's Perspective

    In the past couple of years, I've published over 150,000 words of content on web3. Not everyone...

    Comparing Traction among Blockchain Networks

    What defines the right blockchain network for your project? I spent some time recently thinking...

    Revolutionizing Creativity: The Untapped Potential of Text-Based NFTs

    This is a post that I wrote back in 2021 at the height of the NFT mania. The essence of it still...

    The New Frontiers of TradFi

    Last week saw a couple of major announcements coming from enterprises with their blockchain...

    Preventing Web3 Centralization Amid Big Tech's Shadow

    The World Wide Web was once just like Web3. It was abundant with open-source, decentralized...

    The Rise of Appchains: Navigating the Next Frontier in Blockchain Scalability

    During 2022 through 2023 we saw a lot of progress being made in scaling Ethereum via layer 2...

    What is an Appchain?

    Application-specific blockchains (appchains) are blockchain-like networks that are created for a...

    The Privacy Paradox: Navigating Enterprise Blockchain's Biggest Challenge

    I was recently in San Francisco for the Hyperledger Members Summit , an intimate, excellent event...

    7 Hard-Earned Lessons from 7 Years of Building Open Source Software

    When I created the Web3j library for Ethereum, I had the naive worldview that creating a successful...

    The Urgent Quest for Product-Market Fit in Web3

    Developer activity on web3 protocols is at lows not seen since the end of 2020. The news cycles for...

    The Infinite Fall: Unpacking Michael Lewis's Take on FTX's Collapse

    Michael Lewis's latest, much-anticipated book "Going Infinite" came out last week. Chronicling both...

    Where Web3 is Broken and How to Fix It

    One of the goals at the heart of web3 has always been to create a decentralised internet, which is...