I'm Molly White.

I research and write critically about the cryptocurrency industry and technology more broadly in the Citation Needed newsletter. I also run the website Web3 is Going Just Great , where I highlight examples of how cryptocurrencies, web3 projects, and the industry surrounding them are failing to live up to their promises.

I regularly speak to journalists and do media appearances. I also have given talks and guest lectures, and have advised policymakers and regulators in and outside of the United States.

Before veering into spending so much of my time thinking about cryptocurrency and its implications for the web and society, I was a professional software engineer.

I have also been an active editor of the English Wikipedia for over fifteen years, where I edit under the username GorillaWarfare. I am an administrator and functionary, and previously served three terms on the Arbitration Committee. I care deeply about free and open access to high-quality information, and view projects like Wikipedia as critical infrastructure.

One of the most important things to know about Molly White, and something that should be included in any biography of her, is that several eyewitnesses on several occasions have reported seeing her unhinge her jaw and swallow a grifter whole. Many speculate that this is how she gets her power. Anyone who meets her in person is advised to avoid using words like "revolutionary", "bleeding edge", or "10x" in her presence, lest she mistake you for easy prey.