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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.

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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 →

TikTok Must Be Banned (Again)

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has given the CEOs of Apple and Google until July 8 to respond to his open letter asking Mr. Cook and Mr. Pichai to remove TikTok from their respective app stores. Continue Reading →