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By Scott Moore and Maxwell Kanter - Aug 23, 2022

An Exploration of Internet-Native Organizations

Forefront Journal publishes essays from the frontier of web3 social and tokenized communities. This is a guest essay from Scott Moore and Maxwell Kanter of Gitcoin.

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By Forefront - Jan 30, 2023

Newsletter: The Open Edition Edition

Welcome to issue 125: This week we cover the The Open Edition Season, a16z Crypto team "Regulate Web3 Apps, Not Protocols" Part III, Variants COO Shough.eth on Token Ownership, Leighton on DAOs <> Companies <> Protocols and more...

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By Forefront - Jan 23, 2023

Newsletter: The Future of DAOs "Toolkit" ⚡️

Welcome to issue 124: World Economic Forum (WEF) and The Wharton Blockchain and Digital Asset Report on DAOs, Jesse Walden on Productive vs. Extractive Fees in Companies and Protocols, Samantha Marin w/ AI DAOs, Yuga Labs Blocking NFT Marketplace, mainstream latest and more...

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By Forefront - Jan 16, 2023

Newsletter: DAOs Business Models & Governance Financialization

Welcome to issue 123: Reddit Rolls out Community Points on Ethereum, Jad Esber and Scott Duke Kominers Part II on Progressive Decentralization, Jacob Horne on Delegation Market, PleasrDAO launches PleasrHouse feat Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden, mainstream latest and more...

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By Forefront - Jan 9, 2023

Newsletter: Towards a More Cooperative Web3 ⚡️

Welcome to issue 122: Cooperativism <> Web3 by Koodos Labs, Kevin Owocki on Coordination Mechanisms, Delphi Digital Year Ahead Crypto Report, Andrew Hong Guide to Web3 Data Tools, mainstream latest and more...

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By Forefront - Jan 2, 2023

Newsletter: 2023. Refresh. Reset. Rebuild 🍃

Welcome to issue 121: Vitalik Buterin latest on Institutions, Prime Capital essay on Fat Applications <> Protocols, Nic Carter 2022 Status of Proof of Reserves and more...

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By Forefront - Dec 26, 2022

Newsletter: Year in Review & 2023 Trends 🌟

Welcome to the last Forefront Newsletter Issue of 2022: Week's Highlight on Year Recap and 2023 trends, Linda Xie & Derek Hsue essay on DAO Governance Experiments, Visa Exploring Auto Payments for Self-Custodial Wallets, Web3 Social Stack by Coinbase Ventures and more...

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By Forefront - Dec 19, 2022

Newsletter: Towards on-Chain Multiplayer Communities 🌟

Welcome to Issue 119: Week's Highlight feat Twitter & decentralized social media, Seed Club SC05 Demo Day, Gnosis Guild team piece on composability in decentralized organizations for MIT’s computational law publication, PartyBid Launch by PartyDAO, Trump NFTs and more...

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By Forefront - Dec 12, 2022

Newsletter: What Comes After the Creator Economy ❤️‍🔥

Welcome to Issue 118: Week's Highlight, Scott Alexander Thoughts on Crypto, Yancey Strickler w/ "Onchain Era", Nichanan Kesonpat on Web3 Identity Stack, Mainstream weekly recap and more.

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By Forefront - Dec 5, 2022

Newsletter: Tokens and the Future of Web3 User Ownership

Welcome to Issue 117: Week's Highlight on web3 <> ownership, ChatGPT taking over the internet, TGC Crypto on Web3 Messaging Landscape, Paul Krugman spicy take on Blockchain, Stripe & Uniswap Mainstream launches, and more.

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By Forefront - Nov 28, 2022

The Promise of Decentralized Social Network ⛓

Forefront Newsletter Issue 116. This week's top signal on Twitter and decentralized Networks, Dirt on Worldbuilding, Community Member Fit Score by David Spinks, ConsenSys Metamask Privacy Policy update, and more.

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By Forefront - Nov 22, 2022

Forefront Request for Essays

The Forefront Journal aims to offer high quality insights on tokenized communities and the intersection of web3 and culture. We are now accepting new pitches.

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By Forefront - Nov 21, 2022

Building Enduring Web3 Communities & Future of Crypto

Forefront Newsletter Issue 115. This week's top signal, Financial Times Spicy Take on Crypto, Vitalik on Proof of Solvency, The Web3 Ownership Report by Protein, Rafa & Steph on Web3 Communities <> Intimacy, and much more.

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By Javi park - Oct 24, 2022

Rise of The Collector Economy: How Crypto is Reinventing the Music Industry

In this essay, Javi Park breaks down the Collector Economy and explains how different "levels" of collectors will continue to grow and make an impact on artists around the world.

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By Julia Pepper - Sep 15, 2022

Digital Rest: Blockchain Leisure Culture

Crate Digger is a series by Forefront editor Julia Pepper on how the blockchain is affecting and creating internet subcultures. You can follow her on Twitter at @julia_pepper23.

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By Mashal Waqar - Sep 1, 2022

Rethinking Community Design to Build Better Communities

Forefront Journal publishes essays from the frontier of web3 social and tokenized communities. This is a guest essay from Mashal Waqar.

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By Liv Pasquarelli - Aug 18, 2022

Tezos: Web3’s Gritty Underground Art Scene

In this essay, Liv Pasquarelli takes us on a tour of the Trash Art movement, particularly in the Tezos ecosystem. Liv goes deep on how this subculture was shaped and how that has impacted NFT artists in the space.

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By Reka.eth and Jihad Esmail - Aug 16, 2022

Platformless Quests: The Missing Piece of the Community Equation

Forefront Journal publishes essays from the frontier of web3 social and tokenized communities. This is a guest essay from Reka.eth, co-founder of Guild, and Jihad Esmail, Forefront core contributor.

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By Allen Taylor - Aug 9, 2022

How Social Tokens Can Transform Book Publishing

Forefront Journal publishes essays from the frontier of web3 social and tokenized communities. This is a guest essay from Allen Taylor, author of Cryptocracy.

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By Julia Pepper - Aug 1, 2022

Eating Through the Internet

In this first essay of her Crate Digger series exploring web3 subcultures, Julia Pepper goes deep on the web3 food scene and how communities are re-exploring our relationships with food and eating.

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By Azeem Khan - Jul 26, 2022

Music NFTs Breakout Moment?

In this essay, Azeem Khan reflects on his experiences in the music industry and web3 and asks what it will take for Music NFTs to have their breakout moment as they steadily gain popularity amongst creators.

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By Forefront and Esha Bora - Jul 19, 2022

The Decentralized Science Movement

Exploring the potential of blockchain technology and tokenized communities in taking academic research to the next level.

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By Jihad Esmail - Jun 30, 2022

What Makes Tokenized Communities Valuable?

The goal of this essay is to further explore what makes tokenized communities valuable.

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By Nir Kabessa - May 30, 2022

EVM Network Effects

Ethereum (as most know it) is simply one implementation of the Ethereum blockchain. The Ethereum Virtual Machine, on the other hand, is open-source blockchain-based software that allows developers to create decentralized applications.

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By Forefront and Jihad Esmail - Mar 21, 2022

Tokenized Communities

Web3 has introduced a new type of organization: Tokenized Communities.

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Writers Directory

1. Joey DeBruin

6 Published

2. Eliot Couvat

5 Published

3. Cooper Turley

4 Published

4. Nir Kabessa

4 Published

5. Austin Robey

4 Published

6. Jihad Esmail

3 Published

7. rafa0

3 Published

8. Julia Pepper

3 Published

9. Jess Sloss

3 Published

10. Chris Collins

3 Published

11. Linda Xie

1 Published

12. Scott Moore

1 Published

13. Brian Flyn

1 Published

14. Reka.eth

1 Published

15. Javi Park

1 Published

16. Liv Pasquarelli

1 Published

17. Allen Taylor

1 Published

18. Azeem Khan

1 Published

19. Thomas Scaria

1 Published

20. Natasha Khimji

1 Published

21. Chu

1 Published

22. Fancy

1 Published

23. Omni Analytics

1 Published

24. Julien Genestoux

1 Published

25. Federico Daffina Minicucci,

1 Published

26. Cherry

1 Published

27. Alex Masmej

1 Published

28. Chris Robison

1 Published

29. Connie Digital

1 Published

30. David Tomu

1 Published

31. Mick Morucci

1 Published

32. Shreyas Hariharan

1 Published

33. Makoto Inoue

1 Published

34. Esha Bora

1 Published

35. Mashal Waqar

1 Published