This was a meet up hosted by The Internet Archive and is the who's who of some of the biggest trends around both decentralized and peer-to-peer social networks. The speakers talk of the advantages as well as disadvantages of some of the most popular alternatives. I can't wait to see what comes out of Planetary by hopefully end of February 2020. If you look carefully at around 1:14 during the Aether talk you'll see some of my posts on the big screen!
* Jay Graber, developer & writer, presents her overview of decentralized social media to set the context
* Evan Henshaw-Plath, founder of Planetary, a decentralized social media platform built on scuttlebutt as an open protocol
* Matthew Hodgson, founder of Matrix.org the open source protocol upon which the Riot chat app runs
* John Patrick Ryan, tech executive & writer, shares his new thought piece: "Decentralizing: Beyond Walled Gardens
* Parag Agrawal, Twitter CTO
* Burak Nehbit, founder & CEO of Aether a peer-to-peer network of self-governing, interest-based communities who elect their own moderators
* Edward West, founder & CEO of Hylo, an app that combines group management, messaging and collaboration built on holochain
Watch at DWeb SF Meetup; Decentralized Social Media - January 2020 - at The Internet Archive : Wendy Hanamura : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
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