Welcome to the Block & Mortar newsletter! Every week, I bring you the top stories and my analysis on where business meets web3: blockchain, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and metaverse. Brought to you by Q McCallum.
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For readers in America who are celebrating Independence Day today:
Most of you won’t check your e-mail till Wednesday (tomorrow). And you’ve been out of office since last Friday or even Thursday.
I’ll keep this newsletter light, then.
Looks like Do Kwon won’t be livin’ la vida house arrest, after all. (Bloomberg)
Google’s getting out of the AR goggles game. Sort of. (Insider)
Not to be outdone by the UK, Canada gets in on the blockchain regulation game. (The Block)
This article has nothing to do with NFTs. But it’s a reminder that people use collectibles to express themselves and establish community. (Washington Post)
This was an issue of Block & Mortar.
Who’s behind Block & Mortar? I'm Q McCallum. I've spent the past two decades in the emerging-tech space. And I'm very interested in web3 use cases.
Credit where it's due. Big thanks to Shane Glynn for reviewing early drafts. Any mistakes that remain are mine.
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