Stephen E. Arnold: The End of SciTech Publishing Silos? The End of Amazon?

Autonomous Internet, IO Impotency
Stephen E. Arnold

Why Sci Tech Publishers Fight Online Innovation: Money

Who reads academic papers? Give up. Answer: Other academics, students, and curious people with an interest in often arcane research.

Here’s another question: What characteristic do many of these journal readers share? Answer: A desire to zoom through information without paying.

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Penguin: #GoogleGestapo Web 3.0 Thoughts from Bradley Stephenson UPDATE Anon AR Comments

Autonomous Internet

Alert Reader Brad Stepheson writes in:

I’m writing to provide some of my industry perspective from within an open source community project focused on foundational elements of Web 3.0. You are very much keyed-in on the importance of Web 3.0 decentralization, re “…G Gestapo”, censorship, etc.. I recall you’ve broached this during many of your appearances at least over the past year or two, the latest I’ve watched being X22 Spotlight posted 2019-12-21. Your consistency with this has led me to contact you.

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Berto Jongman: Web 3.0 – Displacement of #GoogleGestapo?

Autonomous Internet
Berto Jongman

Web 3.0: The Decentralised Web Promises to Make the Internet Free Again

Edina Harbinja and Vasileios Karagiannopoulos

Have you recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google? You wouldn’t be alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us. Yet because these few companies own so many of the internet’s key services, it seems there is little people can do to avoid having to interact with them if they want to stay online.

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Penguin: Alternatives to Google Products

Advanced Cyber/IO, Autonomous Internet

Alternatives to Google Products – the Complete List (2019)

 Restore Privacy, 24 June 2019

Alternatives, each described and linked, are provided in each of the following categories: Search, Email, Chrome, Drive, Calendar, Docs/Sheets/Slides, Photos, YouTube, Translate, Analytics, Maps, Play Store, Chrome OS, Android, Hangouts, Domains, Other.

Our own work on displacing Amazon, Facebook, Google, MeetUp, Reddit, Twitter, Wikipedia, WordPress, and YouTube is below the fold.

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