Institute Web3

Crypto: can these financial perpetual motion machines work?

Does crypto technology “magic” allow it to transcend the principles of economics? The current crypto-economy is booming. A huge amount of money is circulating, and on the surface it appears many are gaining huge returns on their crypto investments. As one now infamous piece of crypto popular culture puts it, the line just keeps going […]

Initiatives Web3

Making Sense of Crypto & Web3: Announcing our new initiative

Web3 is becoming a huge phenomenon, but represents a crisis of sensemaking with a welter of terminology and conflicting claims. Today, Life Itself Labs is launching a new collaborative initiative “Making Sense of Web3” to address this. It provides introductions to key concepts and ideas along with in-depth exploration of the claims for its social […]