a16z crypto founder Chris Dixon's new book highlights how blockchains can lead to a more equitable internet

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  • a16z’s Chris Dixon shares the thesis behind his new book, Read Write Own: Building the Next Era of the Internet.

Episode 3 of Season 6 of The Scoop was recorded with The Block's Frank Chaparro and a16z Crypto Founder Chris Dixon.

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Chris Dixon is a managing partner at a16z and the founder of a16z crypto.

In this episode, Dixon gives an overview of his new bookRead Write Own: Building the Next Generation of the Internet, and explains how blockchains have the potential to create more equatable online experiences.

00:00 Background
08:04 New Book
11:13 Crypto Skeptics
14:56 Tech Centralization
19:53 Web2 vs Web3
24:11 Networks vs Tokens
31:12 Platform Ownership
33:49 Platform Take Rates
37:49 Consumer Crypto
40:49 Regulatory Uncertainty
47:29 Venture Landscape

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