Other Internet

Other Internet is a boutique strategy and research firm.

We partner with executives, teams, and investors to research and co-develop proprietary insight, strategy, due diligence, and thought leadership.

We use a multidisciplinary approach to novel research and knowledge development, with particular interest and expertise in the information economy, new computing infrastructure, identity, money, blockchain, ideology, and ecology.


Darren Kong, Partner

Strategist in emerging technology and enterprise innovation.

Focus on supply chain, agriculture, media, digital health, finance, blockchain.


Toby Shorin, Partner

Cultural theorist, design strategist in B2C, and writer.

Focus on how brands, media technologies, and markets shape systems of identity, agency, and value.

@tobyshorin subpixel.space

Bryan Lehrer, Analyst

Analyst, designer, and researcher.

Focus on the evolution of environmental and social impact, technology, and consumer behavior.

@bryanlehrer braynlehrer.com

Research and Projects
Our independent research and projects aim to understand infrastructure for new computing and emerging ways of living.
Other Internet Workshops

Curated workshops, classes, and reading groups, taught remotely by members the Other Internet community.

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Other Internet Web3
Products, platforms, and protocols in a distributed computation environment. Toward new ownership models for internet-based organizations.
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The Cryptographic Object Papers (forthcoming)
Foundational research on cryptographic digital objects, non-fungible tokens, and digital scarcity and ownership.
Refactor Camp 2019
We helped organize Refactor Camp 2019, a gathering of people in and around the Ribbonfarm blog community and readership.
Social Impact: Assorted Essays and Research


We take a similar approach to our research when developing actionable insights with our partners. Our partnership model is heavily participatory. We typically meet on a weekly basis to co-develop knowledge in strategic areas through discussion and workshops.

Outputs of this process include internal briefs and presentations, executive thought leadership, and longform research reports.

Our ambition for each partnership and co-development initiative is to strengthen our and our partners' market positioning in the short term, and unique sustainable advantages long term. Services include:

  • Brand & product strategy
  • Market viability & segmentation
  • Protocol & whitepaper development
  • Organizational design
  • Executive research
  • Industry analysis & thought leadership
  • Venture investment due diligence
  • Product research & prototyping
"Seeing how you navigate, categorize, and formalize information is truly impressive."

Contact us at info@otherinter.net.