Reload

One Bad Bet Reveals the Hidden Threats

The aftermath of Luna and its stablecoin TerraUSD is no doubt more devastating than one would have imagined. The fallout reminded us about financial crises and how leverage could be a detrimental double-edged sword: while your investment return is maximised, so is your risk. In this aspect, DeFi is no difference than TradFi, but the. Read More

Following finance, arts and games, the telecommunications industry might be the next being transformed by blockchain.

As the world become increasingly reliant on the connection to the Internet to function, the current infrastructure such as cellular, Wifi, and Bluetooth coverage could be suboptimal, especially when many places today still do not have a reliable mobile network (if at all), let alone the high costs faced by users. According to a report. Read More

Protected: [Anchor Report] Web 3.0: Mega Cycle Investment

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The Unstable Stablecoin: What have we learnt from Terra’s collapse?

Stablecoins: /ˈsteɪblkɔɪn/ As the name implies, stablecoins always aim for one goal: stability. They bridge the gap between fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies by letting crypto users to make transactions easily and quickly without needing to leave the digital asset ecosystem or rely on intermediaries whilst worrying about the value of their coins fluctuating. There are four. Read More

Blockchain in China – Catalyst to Unlock the Power of Data?

While China’s push in technology is hardly news, its rising tensions with the West have sped up their need to become less dependent on foreign technology. In its 14th Five-Year Plan on Digital Economy, China’s leaders emphasise, once again, their ambitions for the country to seize the leading position in the global technology race. The. Read More

Self-Sovereignty Wake Up Call

One of the wake-up calls during the still on-going Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is how the market witnessed the US and EU utilising the powerful tool of economic warfare by barring Russia from accessing its billions of foreign reserves (except using the reserves for energy payments.) As a result of this sanction imposed against Russia,. Read More

When Pro Gamers Join with Pro (Game) Earners

As the saying goes, time is money, inventors of play-to-earn games and esports have certainly taken note of it. One may consider that these two sectors in the gaming industry are the same in the way which both provide an opportunity for gamers to monetize their time spent on playing video games. This has led. Read More

[Featured] Web 3.0 and the 3D Economy

  “When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one!” – Alice in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland (1865) Image Source: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951)   In the 1Q21, we published a quarterly report titled “Into the. Read More

Another gale of creative destruction

Web3 economy replaces the old and the new Creative destruction is an inevitable process. Web1 made browsing data available to the average person. Web2 turned interaction of people, transactions, and contents into businesses (social media, e-commerce, video streaming). Web3 adds the internet of money and the internet of identity. The economy, old and new today,. Read More

Blockchain and edge computing are bound to reverse the tech-driven centralisation trend

Tech entrepreneurship has led to a winner-takes-it-all game, centralising wealth and power The digitalisation of the 3Cs: Communication, Content, and Commerce has been the dominating force shaping the new ecosystem (new economy) for the last two decades and has also led to a concentration of power and wealth. This centralisation trend has led to an. Read More

About Reload

Reload is a process to empty some previously long-held beliefs and replace them with some new hypotheses. One should empty her occupied mind and reload it with new understandings of foundational socio-economic and technological changes. We believe those changes have started and will continue in the next few decades. We call such a new global regime of change Web 3.0. Inside Reload, we provide our thoughts and research on what, how, which, and why of Web 3.0. Our journey started in 2021 and has already been very fruitful.

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