Author - Joan Westenberg

Author The DAO Joan Index (Joan Westenberg) is a technology journalist, writer, and creative director. She founded a digital studio called Self, and a technology firm, Von Media, which she currently runs alongside MODA DAO -an organization that is rewriting music for creators and fans alike. Joan has been named one of the leading technology voices by Smart Company and was listed among the 100 Top Innovators by The Australian.

Her writing has been published in CoinTelegraph, The Next Web, The SF Chronicle, Wired, The AFR, The Observer, ABC, Junkee Media, SBS Australia TV network & Crikey, among others. Her regular work can be found on Substack, sharing notes on Web3 and the metaverse.

#DIY is about doing what you want and doing it your own way. It’s the antithesis of gatekeeper culture; and it’s the only path forward for the creator economy.In #DIY, writer Joan Westenberg (The DAO Joan Index) offers advice for indie creators in the web3 era, through ideas, anecdotes, and essays.
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