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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at the Newhouse School of Public Communications, the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with tech strategy & solutions, and the co-founder of Metacademy.xyz, an "engage to earn" platform that teaches the fundamentals of Web3.
Named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology, he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC, and writes a popular daily business blog. He's the co-host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett.

Shelly's Blog

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11 Hottest Tech Trends in 1776

A little more than 246 years ago, our forefathers used the best technology available to inspire colonial proto-Americans to revolt against King George. At that time, the "best" technology available was the printing press and the "best" social network required the use of "word of mouth" in Public Houses. Grog was the lubricant that facilitated this communication and the rest, as they say, is history. Continue Reading →

Soulbound Tokens (SBTs)

In World of Warcraft, a soulbound item, once picked up, cannot be transferred or sold to another player. It is this idea of “immutable, permanent binding” that inspired Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin, to ask a question: What if NFTs could be soulbound? Continue Reading →

Web3 is B.S.

I was at a dinner party earlier this week. When our host asked what I did for a living, I answered, "I run a consulting practice focused on Web3 strategy and solutions," to which she responded, "Web3 is B.S. You don't even know what Web3 is." Continue Reading →

More Trouble on the OpenSea

OpenSea, the world's largest NFT marketplace, informed people on its email list that an employee of Customer.io (OpenSea's bulk email vendor) gave the OpenSea email list to an outside party. OpenSea sent a note advising everyone on the list to beware of phishing schemes that are likely to ensue. Even if you didn't get a note, beware of phishing schemes. Continue Reading →