By Ana Flores



Unpacking Web3 at SXSW 2023

2022 SXSW Creative Industries Expo XR & Metaverse

SXSW 2023 is set to be a landmark event for the Web3 community, with a series of exciting and thought-provoking sessions exploring the future of this transformative technology. Engage with leaders, developers, and enthusiasts to explore the future of this exciting technology. Join us for a journey to the future of the decentralized web at SXSW 2023.

Whether you're a seasoned Web3 veteran or new to technology, there is sure to be something at this year's event that will inspire and challenge you. Secure your place and be part of shaping the future of Web3.

What is Web 3.0

Web3 is a new way of using the internet that is focused on giving users more control over their personal data and online activities. It's based on blockchain technology, which allows for secure and transparent transactions and data storage without the need for intermediaries. Think of it like a new internet, where users have more control and privacy, and where everything is decentralized. This means that there is no central authority or company controlling the information or transactions taking place. Instead, it is all stored and processed on a network of computers, making it more secure and trustworthy.

Overall, the goal of Web3 is to create a more secure and user-centric internet, where users are in control of their own data and can freely transact with each other without the need for intermediaries. Below are some of the standout sessions that you won't want to miss!

Popping the Web3 Bubble
In this conversation with the software engineer-turned-crypto industry critic, Molly White, will discuss her thoughts on the shortcomings of crypto and web3, her experiences swimming upstream against the "next big thing" in tech, and her opinions on the ethical duties of technologists.

Web3, Metaverse and Modern Storytelling
Our panel discussion will examine the pros and cons of this new medium to unveil potential opportunities and watch-outs for creators and publishers and what this means for multiple sectors such as advertising, publishing, and marketing.

Sex and Web3: Is the Future of Sex On-Chain?
People know about cryptocurrencies, but do they really understand the potential the tech has to shift our culture? In this presentation, Lex Gillon would like to discuss how sex tech and blockchain can combine to improve our day-to-day sexual wellness.

Driving Engagement Beyond NFTs and the Metaverse
During the past year, brands have experimented with NFTs and virtual worlds with consumers all around the world. Although much of Web3 and Metaverse are at the initial stages of development, consumers globally are hungry for novel connected experiences and new ways of shopping.

Ready Player Web3?
The session will provide the audience with a foundation by describing blockchain technology and the natural progression of the Web3 space. The presentation will add context with data that shows the growth and adoption of Web3 and financial infrastructure over time.

Future Collectibles: A Collective Effort to Bringing Luxury Goods to Web3
Together with Porsche’s head of brand, delve into the ways in which the Web3 ecosystem is enabling new forms of collaboration and community-building among collectors, artists, and brands.

New Digital Natives Gen A, Z, and Virtual Worlds
We are racing towards a 3D web of virtual media and an embodied internet. This session explores how a new generation of iPad natives has expectations that have been profoundly altered by this immersive, embodied internet, transforming their interpersonal relationships, leisure time, work, aspirations, and economic prospects.

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Get ready to be a part of the Web3 revolution at SXSW. Meet with top minds, tech wizards, and passionate advocates to uncover the boundless possibilities of this cutting-edge technology.

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By Ana Flores