rhyzom | Publish0x


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SOCIETY2: Another Decentralized Social Media Framework (Building on Top of the IOTA Tangle)

6 May 2020 2 minute read comments rhyzom

Seems like, as I've been myself for quite some time deliberating along similar lines, social media and social networking is becoming one of the next frontiers (beyond finance) targeted for decentralization. We've already talked about and covered in v...

A few interesting, cool and useful projects, tools, platforms and links (decentralized and peer-to-peer) I came across these days. That give an idea of what the Web 3.0 is to look like.

28 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments rhyzom

Thought I'd share.... Some of it seems pretty cool, though much of it seems very similar to Tim Berners-Lee's Solid. Either way, it shows that this paradigm is gradually picking up momentum as more people recognize the necessity. It's not really bloc...

Basic test hApp (Holochain application) in Rust (using the Holochain Development Kit)

28 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments rhyzom

We've covered much of the background previously, now for an example of how hApps are written. Holochain apps (hApps) consist of DNA where the logic, validation rules and behavior are defined. DNAs build from zomes which are the functional building bl...

Baseline Protocol: A Middleware Frame of Reference For Enterprises and Business

27 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments rhyzom

Baseline protocol is a recently announced initiative that launched as an OASIS open source project on March 19, 2020 and is funded by the Ethereum Foundation and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, as well as supported by fourteen founding companies (a...

Dat Protocol: Peer-to-peer Hypermedia (an HTTP Alternative) and File Sharing Protocol for Versioning and Distributed Dataset Synchronization

24 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments rhyzom

Dat is a new peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol providing public-key-addressed file archives which can be synced securely & browsed on-demand (which we mentioned briefly in another recent post on newly emerging decentralized and peer-to-peer technologi...

Distributed Hash Tables: The Basis for Decentralization Technologies (for most applications, where blockchains' constraints are make them limited to financial use cases and apps)

22 Apr 2020 11 minute read comments rhyzom

Distributed hash tables (DHTs) are actually a much more mature, flexible and important decentralization technology than is blockchain. Blockchains are actually even still centralized around a canonical ledger or the single massive replicated record...

Decentralized and Peer-to-peer Protocols, Services and Apps (That I've lately come across): Aether, orbitDB, Beaker browser, LBRY

19 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments rhyzom

Aether: Self-Governing Communities With Moderator Elections Reviving Usenet for the Web 3.0 Aether is an open source platform (running as a bundled Electron stand-alone app) for self-governing communities with auditable moderation and moderator elect...

Rust HDK (Holochain Development Kit): Basics of Developing Distributed Peer-to-Peer Holochain Apps

18 Apr 2020 23 minute read comments rhyzom

"Computers are language machines."— ­Paul N. Edwards So, Holochain, as some of you are perhaps well aware, is a development framework for peer-to-peer social apps (for, broadly speaking, large-scale sense-making, coordination and distributed, colle...

Pump.io: Activity Streams Engine and Federated Social Networking Protocol

13 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments rhyzom

Am looking up various protocols, specs and RFCs in order to get a better sense of how to go about my undertaking (including things like IRC, USEnet, etc. & more 21th century things like Mastodon, Diaspora...) — here's one that's more along the lines...

Developing on Scuttlebutt (Quick Overview)

12 Apr 2020 5 minute read comments rhyzom

So, I've been having this idea in the back of my mind for some time and have been crystallizing and re-articulating it — just made a post on Cent about it, here (to give you better context for the following below). So, with that in mind, you understa...