Inventories, Not Identities. Why multisigs are the future of online… | by Kei Kreutler | Gnosis
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The Identity Stack ... Traditional online bank accounts represent balances as numbers stored in a centralized database... requires placing trust in a banking institution. Blockchain protocols plus private key cryptography ...introduce ... full possession of digital assets, without having to trust a third party. Hence the terms “self-custodial” or …

Understanding the Three Fundamental Principles of How IPFS Works | IPFS Blog
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"InterPlantery File System - IPFS - is a peer-to-peer distributed system for storing and accessing files, websites, applications, and data... to power the Distributed Web - DWeb... by using IPFS to download files from another system, your computer also becomes a distributor... a part of a decentralized network, helping ... distribute inform…

Urbit for Normies • Blog •
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Urbit looks like a fascinating platform to build myhub on: “an open-source decentralized internet project... [to] give control of computing back to regular people... At its most basic level, an Urbit is:A super-private (virtual) computer, combined withan ID, which isconnected peer-to-peer with other Urbit computers"Urbit user access their Ur…

MoodleNet and CommonsPub: a peek into the rollercoaster of creating a federated app – MoodleNet
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"We wanted MoodleNet, a new resource-centric social network for educators, to be federated... a decentralised network to empower global knowledge sharing and collaboration... we realised ActivityPub... would be perfect ..."They realised it would be useful to create "a ‘hello world’ starter project ... enable developers to build Ac…

Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?
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we’ve grown wary of the so-called attention econom... But we also benefit from social media and hesitate to disengage from it completely... a loose collective of developers and techno-utopians ... the IndieWeb ... developing their own social-media platforms... preserve what’s good about social media while jettisoning what’s bad... Facebook and I…

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