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Molly White is a researcher, software engineer, writer, and critic of the cryptocurrency and "web3" industry. She founded and maintains the website Web3 is Going Just Great, which highlights examples of how cryptocurrency and web3 projects are failing to live up to their promises. She also writes critically about the technology industry more broadly, with a focus on social impacts and technosolutionism.

Molly is also a strong advocate for free knowledge, online communities, and a better web, and has spent over a decade as a passionate contributor to Wikipedia.


Community

The Guardian

Sam Bankman-Fried is going to prison. The crypto industry isn’t any better for it

Molly White discusses the state of the crypto industry following Sam Bankman-Fried's sentencing.

Mar 28, 2024
The New York Times

Sam Bankman-Fried and the People Who Gave Up Their Money for Nothing

Molly White argues that Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of FTX exposed the greater fragility of cryptocurrency. "The collapse of the FTX…

Nov 19, 2023
The New York Times

Sam Bankman-Fried and the People Who Gave Up Their Money for Nothing

BKC Affiliate Molly White argues that Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of FTX exposed the greater fragility of cryptocurrency.

Nov 8, 2023
NPR

FTX is now defunct. Does crypto have a future?

BKC Affiliate Molly White discusses crypto's future after the collapse of FTX.

Nov 5, 2023
Rolling Stone

The Feds Are Coming for Crypto. Can It Survive?

BKC Affiliate Molly White writes about lawsuits filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission against two of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

Jun 10, 2023
WIRED

Molly White Tracks Crypto Scams. It’s Going Just Great

BKC Affiliate Molly White discusses her blog, Web3 Is Going Just Great, that tracks crypto scams and hacks.

May 30, 2023
Protocol

'People were sucked into schemes': Inside Molly White’s campaign against crypto

BKC affiliate Molly White spoke about her interests, web3, & blockchain. "I'm hoping to keep doing what I'm doing. I feel like the site has been pretty…

Oct 20, 2022

Events

Jan 12, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Web3 Is Going Just Where?

January 12: a fireside chat with Molly White and Jonathan Zittrain