October 15, 2021, 12:42PM EDT
• 12 min read

A simple framework for understanding Web3 vs. Web2 technology

Quick Take

  • As Web 3.0 matures, it’s important to organize its technical components and clarify how they change user experience
  • To this end, we present an integrative model in which Web 3.0 is represented as a “horizontal” expansion of Web 2.0 infrastructure
  • The model implies a new choice space enabled by Web 3.0 technologies in which developers can decide how much decentralization, ownership, and verifiability to impart into their designs

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