We’ve had enough of digital monopolies and surveillance capitalism. We want an alternative world that works for everyone, just like the original intention of the web and net.
We seek a world of open platforms and protocols with real choices of applications and services for people. We care about privacy, transparency and autonomy. Our tools and organisations should fundamentally be accountable and resilient.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hello, o Scott Jenson on 12/30/2013 04:26 AM: > Hello, > > I'm Scott Jenson. I'm on a quest to unleash the web from the URL > bar. I want any smart device to be able to broadcast a URL so any > nearby smart screen can find it and then display the web page. > Most smart devices are very very simple and don't need the > graphics capabilities of world of warcraft. A simple URL approach > would allow any device to talk to any screen, with zero > installation. This allows anyone to 'walk up and use' any > device. > > This 'everything is a webpage' approach however is just the > first step. Once things are broadcasting URLs, we can move on to > RESTful interfaces so devices can find and interact with each > other, no HTML in site. It's a basic, low level want for devices > to broadcast and be found. I'm assuming BT4 is the best approach > today but I'm interested In BT4 (Bluetooth 4.0?), does this work over IP/DNS-SD+mDNS ("Bonjour")? > in other approaches. over IP, DNS-SD , plus mDNS, (Bonjour) is well specified and implemented (avahi etc). See e.g. wikipedia for an overview , the zeroconf page , and the active dnssd IETF working group, for extensions in multi-link networks. The more difficult issue may be how to make people aware of and join open (ad-hoc) wireless networks. I remember there was some project/initiative for standardized stickers that make you aware of an open wifi in a place. Stefan  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6763  http://www.dns-sd.org/  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6762  http://www.multicastdns.org/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-configuration_networking  http://www.zeroconf.org/  http://tools.ietf.org/wg/dnssd/ > > Scott -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net/ iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJSxctoAAoJEBqz6Lp737Ff6LEP/2vw+vu1qg68lEy0z7yOpEdY bzuK6LqXnn3iq2hMx3VchfHbBD5OUpZA6WAipCHOgkzGSTnicvPOKY1rKGQBNz99 CsJTt2EuzK95FSn1v7MPXxVj6b6qgczolqKW0nORVMsl11VL+gEtZuVYeLDPobut I4QfmzrOfWM/rWvZGZwrwTt48NhMqwVu5ro1A+6mHssMRJliPd4OHOV/oh1WlYe+ KCXQ9Y38lu+WamCW8n8dBaU0mKXldSBkJTAc+o0tUZIQOZzC+GnnP3jfs45KgkWo 5oUcXGOjeDaIioqaCgwYcruB6r7CKE8AlvkOQUof7vlhcuVZj8D1wh9rxZpw9EYT zYYZnGlP912/lRBdDXniVCqN+9KolS8R712MrVHQ3/fRTD/On4n4vvDzo08Wm/HG zAcAwo6S3me3klPchlaSm6ygGnICX4Y/rGjuQ5s5pnnkiMigeFvYDf+DOxMzeEyC UfiVRI0RiWsWdUwE1JoscpvoMssINj7E4xVQ0N3uhTATDNUllomzWyfxlgx5Rj1e juRTjzcY+RfTIf7xJFszqflrHKN4fN86vgu67KuHrcFYxoL1UUOLTsIMvhb3MW6E yDdy+KXVizpaTROXne4Cd0ISuX20V+Jy3QlkXAodo6zdHwMNp1IBY9c3n5vmFjCt RuzbvsmYnF8JRhCxKyRd =NH1m -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----