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Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2013-12-30 11:45:20
what the name is until it is popular) and also resets the clock on squatters. On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 5:42 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: My instinct is that long game, they're right and HTTP is fatally flawed. It is a fundamentally centralizing protocol /...\ used in lots of ways. If you have some other decentralized identification system, you can then use WebRTC on top of it somehow later. Francis On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 09:46:31PM -0600, Paul Frazee wrote: > No kidding about the diagram. > > Interesting statement /...\ about client-side crypto is hard to ignore. Any counter > thoughts? > > > On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org >wrote: > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > Wow, that's a pretty
Kiktron RAKO [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-02 11:37:56
relevant >> parts. >> >>> I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and >>> Francis stay majorly involved, help people along and continue to >>> drive and do interviews yourselves. >> >> I think things are currently /...\ feel bad because I am pretty shy, and not overly keen on >> being on video, and I realise our dependence on Francis and Ira >> for interviewing people isn’t really sustainable. >> >> For the interviews specifically /...\ love* to see interviews done by members of the community >> with projects that interest them.  I mean, I love both Francis and >> Ira, but equally I’d like to see different approaches to the >> interviews and more of them
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 12:31:08
Whispersystems has, or spending the time that they do on getting it Right. -- Eric On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 10:20 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: As a warning, you've got to be careful the other way... *Just* as dangerous are cryptographically excellent products which /...\ aren't marketed, therefore have no adoption. I agree we need things which are BOTH technically sound AND have a great user experience. Francis On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 09:48:38AM -0500, Eric Mill wrote: > Not to drag this out, but would you mind posting a link /...\ Eric > On Feb 28, 2014 6:51 AM, "Ximin Luo" < infinity0@pwned.gg > wrote: > > > On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote: > > > Hi all! > > > > > > Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass
Ira [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-14 22:14:43
spit up basic background idea notes (where the new yorker article does a good job I think) and more in depth pieces (I bet Francis & others will have a few suggestions here)! On 13 December 2013 23:15, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: I don't know /...\ mention interesting articles or videos here! I tweet them out from @redecentralize, and I'd rather have the ones that people want to read... Francis On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 08:06:23PM +0000, Jonathan Deamer wrote: > After the cool media coverage redecentralizing tech projects and > Redecentralize.org
Richard D. Bartlett [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 09:34:23
Francis, you might want to interview some of the folks I work with at Loomio  - an open-source platform for decentralised decision-making. We've got a focus on UX, which we treat as part of the work of all developers, not the domain of some specialist /...\ Feel free to contact me off-list if you're interested :) Warm regards from Aotearoa New Zealand, Rich On 28 February 2014 09:20, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hi all! Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design /...\ good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon! -- Richard Bartlett 021 101 6646 rich@loomio.org
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2013-12-30 11:42:22
used in lots of ways. If you have some other decentralized identification system, you can then use WebRTC on top of it somehow later. Francis On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 09:46:31PM -0600, Paul Frazee wrote: > No kidding about the diagram. > > Interesting statement /...\ about client-side crypto is hard to ignore. Any counter > thoughts? > > > On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Francis Irving <francis@flourish.org>wrote: > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > Wow, that's a pretty /...\ projects on it that are missing from this list? > > https://github.com/redecentralize/alternative-internet > > > > Francis > > > > On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 06:08:24PM +0000, Benjamin Heitmann wrote: > > > Hello there, > > > > > > I found this
Ximin Luo [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-03-01 10:22:03
Ross Jones [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-01 09:28:40
right of course, we probably should extract the relevant parts. > I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and Francis stay > majorly involved, help people along and continue to drive and do > interviews yourselves. I think things are currently going ok, but as always more /...\ great. I feel bad because I am pretty shy, and not overly keen on being on video, and I realise our dependence on Francis and Ira for interviewing people isn’t really sustainable. For the interviews specifically, and it’s my personal opinion, I’ve *love /...\ interviews done by members of the community with projects that interest them. I mean, I love both Francis and Ira, but equally I’d like to see different approaches to the interviews and more of them. I think my contribution on this topic could probably be shortenedd
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-15 11:58:55
spit up basic background idea notes (where the new yorker article does a good job I think) and more in depth pieces (I bet Francis & others will have a few suggestions here)! On 13 December 2013 23:15, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: I don't know /...\ mention interesting articles or videos here! I tweet them out from @redecentralize, and I'd rather have the ones that people want to read... Francis On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 08:06:23PM +0000, Jonathan Deamer wrote: > After the cool media coverage redecentralizing tech projects and > Redecentralize.org
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] "Old" but good article on "The Internet's Original Sin" 2015-08-25 21:12:46
capture this territory, at least decentralized cryptocurrencies are a protocol, so once one reaches critical mass for micropayments it can truly take off...   Francis   On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 08:40 PM, vaX Cymaticka wrote: pr33ch on brotha On Aug 25, 2015 12:00 PM, "Christian /...\ these browser extensions are doing is instituting lockin via browser vendors. Go out and multiply!   my .000002 somethings   C   Francis Irving wrote: > The underlying tech is irrelevant - the hard bit is having a browser > standard for this. > > The thing stopping me making micropayments /...\ Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on > http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it? > > Francis > > On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote: >> On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote
Steve Phillips [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-01 02:23:24
right of course, we probably should extract the relevant parts. > I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and Francis stay > majorly involved, help people along and continue to drive and do > interviews yourselves. I think things are currently going ok, but as always more /...\ great. I feel bad because I am pretty shy, and not overly keen on being on video, and I realise our dependence on Francis and Ira for interviewing people isn’t really sustainable. For the interviews specifically, and it’s my personal opinion /...\ love* to see interviews done by members of the community with projects that interest them.  I mean, I love both Francis and Ira, but equally I’d like to see different approaches to the interviews and more of them. I think my contribution on this
Nicholas H.Tollervey [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-01 11:10:40
probably should extract the relevant > parts. > >> I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and >> Francis stay majorly involved, help people along and continue to >> drive and do interviews yourselves. > > I think things are currently going /...\ great. I feel bad because I am pretty shy, and not overly keen on > being on video, and I realise our dependence on Francis and Ira > for interviewing people isn’t really sustainable. > > For the interviews specifically, and it’s my personal opinion /...\ love* to see interviews done by members of the community > with projects that interest them. I mean, I love both Francis and > Ira, but equally I’d like to see different approaches to the > interviews and more of them. > > I think my contribution
fernando.gs@gmail.com [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-02 11:17:15
relevant >> parts. >> >>> I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and >>> Francis stay majorly involved, help people along and continue to >>> drive and do interviews yourselves. >> >> I think things are currently /...\ feel bad because I am pretty shy, and not overly keen on >> being on video, and I realise our dependence on Francis and Ira >> for interviewing people isn’t really sustainable. >> >> For the interviews specifically, and it’s my personal /...\ love* to see interviews done by members of the community >> with projects that interest them. I mean, I love both Francis and >> Ira, but equally I’d like to see different approaches to the >> interviews and more of them
Janislav Malahov [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] "Old" but good article on "The Internet's Original Sin" 2015-08-25 19:13:27
francis: the www was not a standard when it got invented and became popular. but everything which has enough users will become standard. 2015-08-25 18:25 GMT+03:00 Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > : The underlying tech is irrelevant - the hard bit is having a browser standard /...\ doing micropayments. Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it? Francis On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote: > On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote: > > Agree! Fits to this
Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-03 10:17:33
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone -- konklone.com | @konklone
Jörg F. Wittenberger [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-04 10:32:38
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone -- konklone.com | @konklone
Adam Ierymenko [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 10:00:04
user-friendly and very secure. But it requires a deep understanding of crypto to get there. On Feb 27, 2014, at 12:20 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hi all! Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design /...\ good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon
Geoffroy Couprie [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 19:33:08
user-friendly and very secure. But it requires a deep understanding of crypto to get there. On Feb 27, 2014, at 12:20 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hi all! Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design /...\ good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon! -- http://geoffroycouprie.com/em http://pilotssh.com https://leanpub.com/ScalaOnAndroid/
Ross Jones [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Testing the list 2013-12-08 20:47:07
appears to be working. Ross On 8 Dec 2013, at 20:45, Francis Irving <francis@flourish.org> wrote: > Hello! > > Just seeing if this works :) > > Please reply if you can see it! > > Francis
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 13:21:29
philosophy led it to make wildly insecure architectural decisions: http://unhandledexpression.com/2013/12/17/telegram-stand-back-we-know-maths/   -- Eric On Feb 27, 2014, at 12:20 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hi all! Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design /...\ good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon! -- konklone.com | @konklone
Jeremie Miller [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] decentralization Yahoo group 2013-12-30 19:12:17
though and the next generation of challenges will be better served by decentralized solutions. Jer > On Dec 30, 2013, at 7:36 AM, Francis Irving <francis@flourish.org> wrote: > > This archive is pretty amazing. > > e.g. someone back in 2000 looking at the stack (in those /...\ here on that list, and have any conclusions about what we > should learn about it and the whole 2000-2010 period? > > Francis > >> On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 06:51:32PM -0500, P S wrote: >> For those who haven't seen
Feross Aboukhadijeh [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] decentralization Yahoo group 2013-12-30 18:29:36
generation of challenges will be better served by decentralized solutions. > > Jer > > > On Dec 30, 2013, at 7:36 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: > > > > This archive is pretty amazing. > > > > e.g. someone back in 2000 looking /...\ list, and have any conclusions about what we > > should learn about it and the whole 2000-2010 period? > > > > Francis > > > >> On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 06:51:32PM -0500, P S wrote
Feross Aboukhadijeh [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello from WebTorrent 2013-12-31 17:54:38
studynotes | ✼  peercdn | ☮  webtorrent On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 4:09 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Feross, quick question about this... Can WebRTC Data Channels natively speak arbitary protocols, so they can just implement the regular /...\ BitTorrent protocol? Or will existing BitTorrent clients need updating? Francis On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 03:31:00PM -0800, Feross Aboukhadijeh wrote: > Hey everyone! I think Redecentralize is awesome – glad that you're > spreading these important ideas to a broader audience. I actually
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-10 01:52:00
long (e.g. do mobile as a separate post). Would rather it shipped and was readably short, than comprehensive! Can add further posts later... Francis * In the end, we obviously don't want this stuff to only be usable by power users. But given your description below, that's realistically where /...\ front of a proper computer. > > Anyone know of better solutions? > > Danny > > On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: > > > >Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? > > > >Would love a writeup
Julien Rabier [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralize Conference, 17-18 Oct, London 2015-08-25 15:49:52
Francis Irving a écrit : > Hiya all! Hi Francis ! > We're organising a Redecentralize Conference! > > Full details here, including most importantly a place to leave your > email to make sure you get invited first for tickets. > > http://redecentralize.org/conference/ > > It seems
Jörg F. Wittenberger [LibreList] Re: Sync/backup session was Re: [redecentralize] RDC 15 2015-10-16 11:31:17
schrieb Francis Irving: > Hello! > > News stuff sounds really interesting! > > I'm going to do a session on decentralized file sync/backup tools. Get > everyone's recommendations in groups with postit notes, and collectively > file bugs and improve documentation. > > What tools do people /...\ sessions on the other tools > people most want (see survey on Redecentralize.org homepage) eg on state > of instant messaging alternatives. > > Francis > > On Thu, 15 Oct 2015, at 06:25 PM, will.sch wrote
vaX Cymaticka [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] "Old" but good article on "The Internet's Original Sin" 2015-08-25 14:40:51
metaphor hoists on us. All these browser extensions are doing is instituting lockin via browser vendors. Go out and multiply! my .000002 somethings C Francis Irving wrote: > The underlying tech is irrelevant - the hard bit is having a browser > standard for this. > > The thing stopping /...\ Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on > http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it? > > Francis > > On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote: >> On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-02 11:34:27
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone
Jan Kunkel [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Yay transcripts! 2013-12-28 17:22:42
Jan Kunkel [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Yay transcripts! 2013-12-28 22:57:27
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello ! 2013-12-09 00:40:42
Hello Francis, We released our first release of the platform - the "snowden release" :-) But not for the apps yet which are still in beta... But we will have an official release in January ! At the moment we are in the middle of our fund raising, so an interview would /...\ this also could help to find talents to join us. cheers ! Benjamin ANDRE - +33 (0)6 86 25 36 66 - Cozy.io 2013/12/8 Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > Oooo,  http://cozy.io/ looks interesting! We should interview you :) What state is it at? I'm looking for a page telling
Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2013-12-29 21:46:31
though tcpacek's FUD about client-side crypto is hard to ignore. Any counter thoughts? On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Wow, that's a pretty hardcore diagram! Any key projects on it that /...\ missing from this list? https://github.com/redecentralize/alternative-internet Francis On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 06:08:24PM +0000, Benjamin Heitmann wrote: > Hello there, > > I found this via the 30C3 coverage, its very relevant, > however I did not see it mentioned here, so I thought I would
Steve Phillips [LibreList] Re: Sync/backup session was Re: [redecentralize] RDC 15 2015-10-15 14:07:49
there, knowing full well that Dropbox joined the NSA's PRISM program :-/. This should be easier! --Steven On Oct 15, 2015 12:08 PM, "Francis Irving" < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hello!    News stuff sounds really interesting!   I'm going to do a session /...\ sessions on the other tools people most want (see survey on Redecentralize.org homepage) eg on state of instant messaging alternatives.    Francis    On Thu, 15 Oct 2015, at 06:25 PM, will.sch wrote:     Hi,   I'm Will
Jonny Leroy [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-27 13:02:02
there may be interesting people / projects to talk to coming out of it -jonny On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Hi all! Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design /...\ good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] decentralization Yahoo group 2013-12-30 19:48:09
Eric Schmidt's display of righteous anger at Twitter blocking Google from indexing tweets. -- Eric On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: This archive is pretty amazing. e.g. someone back in 2000 looking at the stack (in those days, Gnutella, WorldOS, FreeNet /...\ adverts... Anyone here on that list, and have any conclusions about what we should learn about it and the whole 2000-2010 period? Francis On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 06:51:32PM -0500, P S wrote: > For those who haven't seen the now-dormant list
Christian de Larrinaga [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] "Old" but good article on "The Internet's Original Sin" 2015-08-25 17:59:46
metaphor hoists on us. All these browser extensions are doing is instituting lockin via browser vendors. Go out and multiply! my .000002 somethings C Francis Irving wrote: > The underlying tech is irrelevant - the hard bit is having a browser > standard for this. > > The thing stopping /...\ Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on > http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it? > > Francis > > On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote: >> On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 15:20:26
aren't marketed, therefore have no adoption. I agree we need things which are BOTH technically sound AND have a great user experience. Francis On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 09:48:38AM -0500, Eric Mill wrote: > Not to drag this out, but would you mind posting a link /...\ Eric > On Feb 28, 2014 6:51 AM, "Ximin Luo" <infinity0@pwned.gg> wrote: > > > On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote: > > > Hi all! > > > > > > Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Tell me decentralization news! 2014-04-23 09:52:30
Current code, which Josh has been using for 6 months:  https://github.com/JoshData/mailinabox On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:52 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Just to say, I am getting myself in the habit of scheduling news Tweets from @redecentralize account. So please email /...\ either news about projects as you spot them, or *good* background/research articles, and I'll Tweet them out. Thanks! Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Tell me decentralization news! 2014-04-24 23:27:58
Current code, which Josh has been using for 6 months:  https://github.com/JoshData/mailinabox On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:52 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Just to say, I am getting myself in the habit of scheduling news Tweets from @redecentralize account. So please email /...\ either news about projects as you spot them, or *good* background/research articles, and I'll Tweet them out. Thanks! Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone
Steve Phillips [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-02 02:10:03
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis
Stephan Tual [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-02 10:33:41
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis
Jörg F. Wittenberger [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-03 08:29:42
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-03 10:35:02
founders aren't worried about that though, it seems: https://twitter.com/elimisteve/status/473086170725756928 --Steve On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: FireChat, an iPhone app that does mesh network messaging, had an article in the Economist this month (can't find /...\ general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis -- konklone.com | @konklone -- konklone.com | @konklone
Francis Irving [LibreList] Testing the list 2013-12-08 20:45:41
Hello! Just seeing if this works :) Please reply if you can see it! Francis
Francis Irving [LibreList] Redecentralize Conference, 17-18 Oct, London 2015-08-24 21:52:52
share the conference page with people you think might want to go!   And sign up if you think you'll want tickets.   Francis
frabcus [GG] Transcript volunteers 2016-10-17 02:25:00
this thread, and one of us can make it into a PR to here: https://github.com/redecentralize/redecentralize-website/tree/gh-pages/_posts/interviewsin Thanks for any help, and best wishes! Francis
frabcus [GG] Which decentralized products do you use day to day? 2016-07-14 02:35:00
central server) to be sure all my clients (on phones and laptops) can get through whatever firewalls they're behind. What are you using? Francis
frabcus [GG] London meetup next Wed eve 12th April: 2017-04-03 08:05:00
chat, encryption, and new methods of communication 2. Me, talking about Redecentralize Radar http://redecentralize.org/radar/ You can sign up here! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/decentralised-apps-redecentralize-london-april-meetup-tickets-32951400526?aff=erelexpmlt Francis
Steve Phillips [GG] Which decentralized products _would_ you use day to day if they existed? Why? 2016-07-26 00:36:00
right-hand panel at http://redecentralize.org/ , but I'm especially curious as to  why  people want these apps decentralized. Surely Francis, Irina, and Ross have thought of some examples
frabcus [GG] Redecentralize Radar, our super picky usable app directory 2017-02-25 11:58:00
ideas of decentralized apps you can *actually use* - not just prototypes, or platforms without apps, or things without installers on major platforms. Best wishes, Francis
Happy Daddy [GG] Re: Which decentralized products do you use day to day? 2016-07-25 06:05:00
Hello Francis, I am huge fans of your interviews. Anyway, Maybe you could reach team behind this:  http://ipfs.io/#why .  Hope watch your another interviews soon.  Regards, Irwan
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] RDC 15 2015-10-17 01:17:28
rning from your experience!   Francis   On Fri, 16 Oct 2015, at 01:38 PM, Christian de Larrinaga wrote: I wish I could come along.  Though your note makes me feel 'plus ça change'!   When I established a decentralised news network known then
Ross Jones [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-11-29 21:03:37
point. If you wanted to do a ~15m video interview, I'd second and help you get it up on the site. Am sure Francis and Ira would appreciate a break, and re-decentralising the interviews seems like a good idea. Maybe we should also broaden it to voice interviews
Virgil Griffith [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-11-29 13:21:14
point. If you wanted to do a ~15m video interview, I'd second and help you get it up on the site. Am sure Francis and Ira would appreciate a break, and re-decentralising the interviews seems like a good idea. Maybe we should also broaden it to voice interviews
Ross Jones [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-11-29 21:50:39
point. If you wanted to do a ~15m video interview, I'd second and help you get it up on the site. Am sure Francis and Ira would appreciate a break, and re-decentralising the interviews seems like a good i dea. Maybe we should also broaden it to voice
holger krekel [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Video interview request: Red Matrix 2014-12-01 09:12:55
rather write down something more directly applicate to the site and project. I am certainly not alone in appreciating if you, Irina and Francis stay majorly involved, help people along and continue to drive and do interviews yourselves. cheers, holger
frabcus [GG] Re: So centralized! 2016-04-06 07:24:00
ongoing maintenance / support the decentralized alternatives need to have to compete on user experience terms with the (ad funded, big tech co) centralized solutions! Francis
Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Mike Hearn on spam and end to end crypto 2015-07-17 06:55:39
Great read, thanks for sharing On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 5:23 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: This now classic email is by Mike Hearn, who used to work on antispam at GMail and now has a blockchain-based p2p crowdfunding startup.   It's about
juh [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralize Conference, 17-18 Oct, London 2015-08-25 09:13:41
schrieb Francis Irving: > > http://redecentralize.org/conference/ > > It seems slightly odd having a centralized meetup for a distributed > group of distributed Internet groups. But it makes sense, and some > groups are organising team meetups around the same time. It's not odd, if used
Tristan Nitot [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralize Conference, 17-18 Oct, London 2015-08-25 15:33:59
25/08/2015 09:13, juh a écrit : > Am 24.08.2015 um 22:52 schrieb Francis Irving: >> >> http://redecentralize.org/conference/ >> >> It seems slightly odd having a centralized meetup for a distributed >> group of distributed Internet groups. But it makes sense
Filipe Farinha [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] To go with my search talk yesterday 2015-10-18 15:07:05
early 2000s not because the results were more relevant, but because it was so much faster. Filipe Farinha On 18/10/2015 14:47, Francis Irving wrote: > "a very large project, requiring the cooperation of at least 5 servers" > is a great change! > > These days
frabcus [GG] Re: Which decentralized products do you use day to day? 2016-09-14 14:11:00
couple of weeks. Oh also the talk at Redecentralize Conf about IPFS from last year is up here now. http://redecentralize.org/conf2015/2016/09/07/14-ipfs.html Francis
frabcus [GG] Re: OggCamp 2017-03-14 21:19:00
around if anyone can do it... Think could do a good session or stall around stuff that can be installed and used straight away. Francis
frabcus [GG] Re: Redecentralize Radar, our super picky usable app directory 2017-03-14 19:55:00
other torrent-related clients that you recommend? ZeroTier - yes! Is there a place that says the common use cases people have for it now? Francis
frabcus [GG] Re: Redecentralize Radar, our super picky usable app directory 2017-03-14 19:57:00
nowhere... But note the usability requirement! Which very few things pass. Alas, not even Signal - in my experience it doesn't reliably deliver messages. Francis
Peter Wang [GG] Re: Redecentralize Radar, our super picky usable app directory 2017-10-25 01:29:00
Francis, This is a good and important effort.  I would encourage you to look at adding Dat ( http://datproject.org ) and Beaker Browser ( https://beakerbrowser.com/ ) to this list.  There is good energy starting to emerge around these two projects. Overall, I feel that the tech community
Francis Irving [LibreList] Tell me decentralization news! 2014-04-23 12:52:30
account. So please email me either news about projects as you spot them, or *good* background/research articles, and I'll Tweet them out. Thanks! Francis
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] "Old" but good article on "The Internet's Original Sin" 2015-08-25 16:25:23
doing micropayments. Anyone know how the W3C web payments process is getting on http://www.w3.org/Payments/ ? Are browsers ever likely to adopt it? Francis On Tue, 25 Aug 2015, at 11:31 AM, Nicholas H.Tollervey wrote: > On 25/08/15 11:25, Janislav Malahov wrote: > > Agree! Fits to this
Nicholas H.Tollervey [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-09 13:51:08
Googling / de-Facebooking his life (he's works for Mozilla): http://ziade.org/2013/06/24/shutting-down-facebook-amp-google/ Maybe some interesting stuff in there... N. On 09/12/13 13:22, Francis Irving wrote: > Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? > > Would love a writeup of what
Danny Knestaut [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-09 14:15:09
emailing myself notes when I'm not in front of a proper computer. Anyone know of better solutions? Danny On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? Would love a writeup of what you're using
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-10 11:40:51
emailing myself notes when I'm not in front of a proper computer. Anyone know of better solutions? Danny On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? Would love a writeup of what you're using
Jan Kunkel [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-10 15:34:56
Anyone know of better solutions? >> >> Danny >> >> >> On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: >> >> Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? >> >> Would love a writeup of what
Jan Kunkel [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-11 22:18:27
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-13 23:15:34
mention interesting articles or videos here! I tweet them out from @redecentralize, and I'd rather have the ones that people want to read... Francis On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 08:06:23PM +0000, Jonathan Deamer wrote: > After the cool media coverage redecentralizing tech projects and > Redecentralize.org
Ross Jones [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] How many on this list now? And archives? 2013-12-10 08:41:35
about list numbers at the same time I make a donation to librelist.com Ross. On 10 Dec 2013, at 01:45, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: Ross is the only person who can answer these questions I think
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] How many on this list now? And archives? 2013-12-10 09:03:01
numbers at the same time I make a donation to librelist.com > > Ross. > > > On 10 Dec 2013, at 01:45, Francis Irving <francis@flourish.org> wrote: > > > Ross is the only person who can answer these questions I think :) > -- Do *you* have
Danny Knestaut [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-10 10:16:04
emailing myself notes when I'm not in front of a proper computer. Anyone know of better solutions? Danny On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? Would love a writeup of what you're using
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello! 2013-12-10 17:36:48
emailing myself notes when I'm not in front of a proper computer. Anyone know of better solutions? Danny On 12/09/2013 08:22 AM, Francis Irving wrote: Whats the list of services you're using instead of Google ones? Would love a writeup of what you're using
Benjamin Heitmann [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-15 15:59:11
Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: I've got a list of all the articles I've tweeted out on @redecentralize, can add those That would be great.  Tweets are very ephemeral, whereas a wiki page would be easier to use for future reference
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-15 17:06:18
ressources. Benjamin ANDRE - +33 (0)6 86 25 36 66 - Cozy.io 2013/12/15 Benjamin Heitmann < benjamin.heitmann@deri.org > On 15 Dec 2013, at 11:58, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: I've got a list of all the articles I've tweeted out on @redecentralize, can add those That would
Benjamin ANDRE [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Redecentralization on Wikipedia 2013-12-15 17:20:08
ressources. Benjamin ANDRE - +33 (0)6 86 25 36 66 - Cozy.io 2013/12/15 Benjamin Heitmann < benjamin.heitmann@deri.org > On 15 Dec 2013, at 11:58, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: I've got a list of all the articles I've tweeted out on @redecentralize, can add those That would
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Hello from WebTorrent 2013-12-30 12:09:19
WebRTC Data Channels natively speak arbitary protocols, so they can just implement the regular BitTorrent protocol? Or will existing BitTorrent clients need updating? Francis On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 03:31:00PM -0800, Feross Aboukhadijeh wrote: > Hey everyone! I think Redecentralize is awesome – glad that
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2013-12-30 01:49:27
MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Wow, that's a pretty hardcore diagram! Any key projects on it that are missing from this list? https://github.com/redecentralize/alternative-internet Francis On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 06:08:24PM +0000, Benjamin Heitmann wrote: > Hello there, > > I found this via the 30C3 coverage
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] decentralization Yahoo group 2013-12-30 13:36:12
adverts... Anyone here on that list, and have any conclusions about what we should learn about it and the whole 2000-2010 period? Francis On Sun, Dec 08, 2013 at 06:51:32PM -0500, P S wrote: > For those who haven't seen the now-dormant list
MikedePlume [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2014-01-01 11:50:23
Francis Irving wrote: > My instinct is that long game, they're right and HTTP is fatally > flawed. > > It is a fundamentally centralizing protocol - the domain in a URL is > both the name of the resource *and* the place you go to get that > resource
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] What *else* are people doing with blockchains? 2014-01-03 10:36:17
Also, just re-noticed Francis' post on DataCoin . The idea of hanging personal chains off of a central chain is interesting, and I guess mirrors the structure of the Internet, I just don't know of any other blockchain projects dealing with that idea. Pretty cool
Richard Marr [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] GNU Internet Stack / youbroketheinternet.org 2014-01-05 11:35:55
than IP+TCP+HTTP. On 1 January 2014 11:50, MikedePlume < mike@mikedeplume.com > wrote: On Mon, 2013-12-30 at 11:42 +0000, Francis Irving wrote: > My instinct is that long game, they're right and HTTP is fatally > flawed. > > It is a fundamentally centralizing
frabcus [GG] Re: Which decentralized products do you use day to day? 2016-09-14 14:57:00
WebTorrent is a great idea... And something in the space Anish is working in. Francis
Nicholas H.Tollervey [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Blog posts 2014-01-21 10:18:04
21/01/14 10:15, Ross Jones wrote: > > Just thought I should let you know that the latest blog posts are > up (from Francis and Mike) and are at > http://redecentralize.org/blog/ - if anybody has anything they’d > like to say (that is mostly on topic
MikedePlume [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Blog posts 2014-01-21 11:17:01
Ross Jones wrote: > > > Just thought I should let you know that the latest blog posts are up > (from Francis and Mike) Thanks
Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] february meetup 2014-02-03 10:52:25
have the Distributed Systems Enthusiasts (on meetup.com ) for a near approximation in the mean-time. On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: You should totally organize a meetup in your area! On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 09:04:56AM -0800, Adam
Adam Ierymenko [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] february meetup 2014-02-03 09:04:42
North, but a lot), so I'm sure there will be interested people. On Feb 3, 2014, at 8:41 AM, Francis Irving <francis@flourish.org> wrote: > You should totally organize a meetup in your area! > > On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 09:04:56AM -0800, Adam
Ximin Luo [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 11:50:48
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 09:48:38
here, for example: https://github.com/irungentoo/ProjectTox-Core/issues/121 -- Eric On Feb 28, 2014 6:51 AM, "Ximin Luo" < infinity0@pwned.gg > wrote: On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote: > Hi all! > > Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design
Eric Mill [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 09:55:06
here, for example: https://github.com/irungentoo/ProjectTox-Core/issues/121 -- Eric On Feb 28, 2014 6:51 AM, "Ximin Luo" < infinity0@pwned.gg > wrote: On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote: > Hi all! > > Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass adoption is involvement of more design
Ximin Luo [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 22:46:58
Paul Frazee [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 17:53:18
Ximin Luo" < infinity0@pwned.gg <mailto: infinity0@pwned.gg >> wrote: > >         On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-03-05 10:55:24
write those abstractions, but > it is rewarding. Meant to ask, what "new Python cryptography project" are you referring to? Thanks! Francis
Geoffroy Couprie [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-03-05 18:02:48
Francis Irving < francis@flourish.org > wrote: On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 07:33:08PM +0100, Geoffroy Couprie wrote: > We need more crypto wrappers to provide usable APIs (good algorithms > default, sane use of  RNG, etc) with clearly defined boundaries (embedding > the protocol's state
Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] April meetup / call for topics & speakers. 2014-03-17 13:35:49
what worked. But basically, install TeleHash and send each other messages and play with simple apps on top of it. http://www.meetup.com/SolidStateDepot/events/154226712/ Francis On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 07:10:55AM +0000, Nonmonotonix wrote: > Redecentralize, > > We're thinking of shaking up the redecentralize meetup format
Francis Irving [LibreList] Sync/backup session was Re: [redecentralize] RDC 15 2015-10-15 20:07:43
similar sessions on the other tools people most want (see survey on Redecentralize.org homepage) eg on state of instant messaging alternatives.    Francis    On Thu, 15 Oct 2015, at 06:25 PM, will.sch wrote:     Hi,   I'm Will (one of the many volunteers helping
Francis Irving [LibreList] DataCoin 2013-12-25 00:29:40
sure of the value above a distributed filestore more like Drogulus. And yet, it seems at least interesting to be aware of. Francis
Francis Irving [LibreList] Yay transcripts! 2013-12-28 16:18:58
chase them up and put any you've got by email online so others can make them into pull requests? Thanks! Francis
Francis Irving [LibreList] Bitcloud - decentralized, paid-for storage 2014-01-16 17:35:30
proof of bandwidth" (a type of proof of stake) to measure the bandwidth people are providing without them able to cheat it. Francis
Ross Jones [LibreList] Blog posts 2014-01-21 10:15:31
Just thought I should let you know that the latest blog posts are up (from Francis and Mike) and are at  http://redecentralize.org/blog/  - if anybody has anything they’d like to say (that is mostly on topic) we’d love
frabcus [GG] All Redecentralize Conference videos now online 2016-09-13 10:51:00
Redecentralize Conf 2015 session recordings here. http://redecentralize.org/conference/ Quite a few topics! Francis
Nicholas H.Tollervey [LibreList] Decentralised symposium 2014-02-27 11:01:47
physically) far apart. For example, I live in the middle-of-nowhere rural England and, earlier this week, Francis was in Liverpool (miles away from me) giving a talk about Distributed Autonomous Corporations (DACs). I can't get to Liverpool and I'm already in the UK. :-( Getting an interesting
Francis Irving [LibreList] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-27 20:20:26
good or weird for us to have a second interview of the same project, but on a different aspect? IndiePhone Any other suggestions? Francis PS Unhosted interview to come out soon
Francis Irving [LibreList] FireChat in Economist 2014-06-02 09:04:56
general reader, and why mesh networks might help with resilience, and gives the shorter term application of use in football stadiums et al. Francis