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    The Third Web #16 - Urbit, Your New Server

    March 17th, 2019 by Legendface66
    The range of third-web platforms in development today is greater than ever. From data-centric blockchain based approaches to agent-centric designs like Secure Scuttlebut, the potential futures of the third web are rapidly expanding. Today we look at another approach with the Urbit platform. Like Secure Scuttlebutt, Urbit is agent centric. It is a deterministic operating system designed to be the filter between a user and the online services they use. I last covered Urbit in 2016 and the ... Read More
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    The Third Web #15 - Edgeware & Parity, Infrastructure on Top of Infrastructure

    March 3rd, 2019 by Legendface66

    Joined by Dillon Chen of Commonwealth Labs

    What is Edgeware Edgeware being developed by an entity called Commonwealth Labs Built on Parity’s Substrate Grandpa finality tool Onchain governance Scripting built in. Using Web Assembly (Wasm)

    Building on Substrate People used to build their own web servers, now they use the cloud. People used to build new chains, now they can use Substrate. This enables builders to focus on the area of their expertise. One month after development b...

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    Code as Scripture & Monastic Coordination Technologies

    February 5th, 2019 by Legendface66

    Code as Scripture & Monastic Coordination Technologies

    Ben Vickers

    Spent most of teenage years playing ultima online Ran a gold farm aged 15 – 16, made considerable amount of money Involved in unspecified fringe groups Does not align with Libertarianism Interested in the potential of Bitcoin to disrupt institutions Hosted Bitcoin meetups in 2010 / 2011 for radical left, academics and Artists, non-technical CTO of Serpentine Galleries What is your primary interest in blockchain t...

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    Dominic Williams: The First Commercial Bank Startup

    February 3rd, 2019 by Legendface66

    The First Commercial Bank Startup “The big challenge is to get people using this on mass, deliver them something useful & a reason for doing it in the first place, and them keeping them using it . . . and I think this takes different technology and different tactics.”

    Could you please explain the PHI protocol?

    The narrative we’ve been told is that traditional fiat money isn’t backed by anything and it’s all gone to hell since we went off the gold standard Bitcoin on the oth...

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    Amir Taaki: Using Technology to Reconstruct the Social Moral Fabric

    February 1st, 2019 by Legendface66

    https://amirtaaki.org/

    https://twitter.com/Narodism

    Amir Taaki Developed the first alternative bitcoin implementation First UK Bitcoin exchange Worked on Dark Wallet & Dark Market projects leading to open bazaar Join the YPG in Syria Is now Based in Barcelona

    Is there a central problem that drives your actions? The main issue in society today is a social problem not an economic one. There is a fundamental lack of meaning in life We are participants in a giant machine

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    The Third Web #14 - Dawn of an Ecosystem: Substrate & Polkadot

    January 31st, 2019 by Legendface66

    Care of DFINITY I was privileged to attend the Web 3 Summit in Berlin last year. While there I interviewed Aeron Buchanan, the Executive Vice President of the Web 3 Foundation and Gavin Wood, Founder of Ethereum, Parity, and the Web 3 Foundation. These guys are two of the individuals that launched the programmable blockchain revolution and these interviews plot a course from the founding of Ethereum to their vision of the decentralized web and give us a trajectory beyond. A quick production not...

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    Joseph Lubin: Money and Rebuilding the World’s Systems

    January 29th, 2019 by Legendface66

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    What are your views on centralized control of monetary systems?

    It can be viable in many situations for a time. Debt based systems require more debt to be created to pay its own interest. Over time this leads to collapse, especially in the presence of overspending by politicians. Ie. raising budget ceiling year after year. – creating more debt that there is money to pay it off. Fiscally responsible people could keep it running forever. We may be in an...

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    The Third Web #13 - Consensus Primer with Aparna Krishnan

    December 20th, 2018 by Legendface66

    Aparna Krishnan is head of education at Blockchain at Berkeley and co-founder of Mechanism Labs, an open source blockchain research lab. Earlier this year, Aparna was awarded a scholarship by the DFINITY Foundation for Mechanism Labs’ research into consensus mechanisms. This episode is essentially a primer for advanced discussion of consensus in decentralized networks.

    https://mechanismlabs.io/ https://github.com/aparnakr https://twitter.com/aparnalocked https://medium.com/@aparnalocked ...

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    The Third Web #12 - The Actor Model

    December 12th, 2018 by Legendface66

    Thethirdweb.net

    Subodh Sharma is a professor of computer science at IIT Delhi, one of the most prestigious universities in India. While he’s not teaching, Subodh conducts research into the formal verification of distributed systems, and his work on the automated formal verification of smart contacts has drawn international interest.

    I called up Subodh because I was looking for someone to explain an approach to writing software called the actor model. The actor model essentially involves...

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    The Third Web #11 - Scuttlebutt & Cypherspace

    November 20th, 2018 by Legendface66

    Dominic Tarr is a hacker who resides on a sailboat, usually found in New Zealand's beautiful Hauraki Gulf. In recent years he has risen to fame as the creator of the Secure Scuttlebutt protocol, Scuttlebutt for short. Scuttlebutt is comprised of a standardized message format and a subjective append only log stored locally by users.

    The first application has been a multi-client decentralized social media platform that is an absolute joy to use, and I encourage everyone to download my favourit...

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