Future Proof

Cooper Midroni
Weekly recaps of my deep dives into new technology, social trends, and exciting opportunities.
Created 16 Feb 2021
  • Chip Off the Block (Flying Cars, Congress, Balaji, 1971, Southeast Asia)
    20 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Hi friends 👋, Here we are with the first pure play ‘curated links’ issue of Future Proof, which we will playfully call Chip Off the Block. If you’re wondering where our usual weekly article is, pleas...
  • Rewriting the Money Narrative
    13 Dec 2021 • 7 min read
    Hi friends 👋, As 2021 comes to a close, I can’t help but think of where I was exactly one year ago: on vacation furiously reading about Bitcoin and Ethereum. That’s right, I am NOT one of Bitcoin’s e...
  • The Future of Future Proof
    06 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Hi friends 👋, Usually, this newsletter consists of weekly articles providing insight into exciting Web3 concepts, but today we’re doing something different. Today I want to talk to you about the Futu...
  • The Way of the DAO
    29 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    Hi friends 👋, DAOs have been everywhere in news lately. They’ve caught the attention and imagination of the world’s crypto-spectators. But as tends to be the case, a cacophony of media input is typic...
  • Emergent Apps & The Great Rebundling
    22 Nov 2021 • 14 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends 👋, I hope everyone has a great (American) Thanksgiving. No doubt this year’s turkey dinners will be dotted with conversations about the curious internet sideshow that is Web3. My wish for ...
  • Networked Nations
    15 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends 👋, Something must be in the air, because this article’s topic was incredibly well timed with Web3’s latest fascination. This past Thursday, ConstitutionDAO went viral as it offered to orga...
  • Meta vs. the World
    09 Nov 2021 • 15 min read • 1 0
    Hi friends 👋, Happy Monday! The glamour of NFT.NYC has ended, but in its place rises another epic Web3 conference: Solana’s Breakpoint event. Did you know there was also an Ethereum conference in Lis...
  • Web3 Explained | Part 2 of 2
    01 Nov 2021 • 17 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends 👋, Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great Halloweekend. This year I seriously considered going as an NFT (not any one in particular, just the abstract idea of an NFT) but I had no idea ...
  • Web3 Explained: Part 1 of 2
    25 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 3 2
    Hi friends 👋, Happy Monday! A week ago, I sent around a survey to my immediate network with one simple question: “What is it you want to know about Web3?”. I planned to dedicate this very piece to an...
  • Open Source Culture
    18 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends 👋, Happy Monday! Ever since I started writing about Web3, my friends and family have been asking me a lot more questions. Usually, these conversations are framed around cute NFTs, Dogecoin...
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