Big Picture

Web2 vs Web3 by Ethereum.org

https://ethereum.org/en/developers/docs/web2-vs-web3/

Web3 vs Web3 by Fred Wilson

https://avc.com/2021/10/web3-vs-web2/

Why Web3 Matters by a16z

https://future.a16z.com/why-web3-matters/

What do Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 mean? Which one is better? by Preethi Kasireedy

https://www.preethikasireddy.com/post/what-do-web-2-0-and-web-3-0-mean-which-one-is-better

What is Web 3.0 & Why It Matters by Max Mersch and Richard Muirhead

https://medium.com/fabric-ventures/what-is-web-3-0-why-it-matters-934eb07f3d2b

On web3 and participatory governance — policy frameworks for the third generation of the internet
by a16z Crypto
https://a16z.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/How-to-Win-the-Future-1.pdf

Web 3.0 and the Future of Trust by a16z

https://a16z.com/2019/11/12/the-end-of-centralization-and-the-future-of-trust/

Why Decentralization Matters by Chris Dixon

https://onezero.medium.com/why-decentralization-matters-5e3f79f7638e

The Web3 Landscape by a16z

https://a16z.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/The-web3-Readlng-List.pdf

The New Creator Economy – DAOs, Community Ownership, and Cryptoeconomics by Nader Dabit

https://dev.to/dabit3/the-new-creator-economy-daos-community-ownership-and-cryptoeconomics-lnl

Web3: What it is, why it matters, why all the crypto people can’t stop talking about it by Aaron Mak

https://slate.com/technology/2021/11/web3-explained-crypto-nfts-bored-apes.html

Applications & Stories

From contemptuous to indifferent to curious to pretty damn excited: my journey to web3 — what if NPR Planet Money could have been reinvented with DAOs?
by Adam Davidson
https://adamd.mirror.xyz/ef3BZjrJGk7bb1ElhVdz5AMWxEAN7GIOQhsXMKTmOWY

Where Web3 meets the metaverse — NFTs & digital ownership, open vs. closed metaverse, “Direct-to Avatar Economy”, value chain of the open metaverse
by Packy McCormick
https://www.notboring.co/p/the-value-chain-of-the-open-metaverse  

Uniswap DeFi’s Most Interesting Player: 12 Lessons for building for web3 crypto’s #1 DEX by Aakash Gupta

https://www.aakashg.com/2021/11/07/uniswap-story/

Play-to-Earn Gaming and How Work is Evolving in Web3 by a16z

https://future.a16z.com/podcasts/play-to-earn-gaming-and-how-work-is-evolving-in-web3/

Web3 Metaverse Chat with Mark Zuckerberg by Gary Vaynerchuk

https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/web3-metaverse-chat-with-mark-zuckerberg/

Creator DAOs, web3, and incentives — intertwining social and financial, intrinsic and extrinsic motivations,  from badging to tokens
by Jarrod Dicker, Jonathan Glick, Tal Sachar
https://darkstar.mirror.xyz/Tf9IS6yNxtPXwC5mmfi_UISe8v6BOfef2bDmQSxoJao

Breaking Ownership, the Web3.0 Journey of Creator Economy by Dannie

https://medium.com/coinmonks/breaking-ownership-the-web3-0-journey-of-creator-economy-362a9a4f6dc

Web3 as an Interdependent Economy: A Conversation with Mat Dryhurst by George Howard

https://www.forbes.com/sites/georgehoward/2021/03/26/web3-as-an-interdependent-economy-a-conversation-with-mat-dryhurst/?sh=68096a3c7287

How To’s; Get Started

The Architecture of a Web 3.0 Application by Preethi Kasireddy

https://www.preethikasireddy.com/post/the-architecture-of-a-web-3-0-application

The Hardest Concept for Developers to Grasp About Web 3.0 by Preethi Kasireddy

https://www.preethikasireddy.com/post/the-hardest-concept-for-developers-to-grasp-about-web-3-0

Set up web3.js to use the Ethereum blockchain in javascript by zjpetersen

https://ethereum.org/fr/developers/tutorials/set-up-web3js-to-use-ethereum-in-javascript/

Interacting with a Smart Contract through Web3.js by Yang Nana

https://medium.com/@yangnana11/interacting-with-a-smart-contract-through-web3-js-tutorial-56a7ff2ff153