Phil Mataras

Phil is the Founder of ArDrive and has been involved with the permaweb since the earliest days. He's also renowned for mind-bending, hair-metal guitar riffs.

Phil Mataras

New Year, Same Vision

This New Year’s Eve was different because I spent most of the evening like many evenings of the past 6 months — strategizing about ArDrive, learning from mistakes and plotting what we will accomplish in 2021. For the first time, I wasn’t thinking about personal or family goals, but community goals.

I finally found something

The past decade in IT have shown me so many apps, platforms, vendors and “as a Service’s”. The crypto world has shown me so many tokens, dapps, mining schemes and impossible claims. But there was one particular protocol that I was drawn to as soon as I heard about it and started to use it.