Dave Room: Blockchain and the Synaptic Post-Google Internet

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Dave Room

Blockchain and the Synaptic Post Google Internet  

Many are heralding blockchain as an innovation that will bring about as much or more change than the Internet. Most emerging non-currency applications of blockchain are for existing or planned coins for banking and payments, supply chain management, insurance, ride sharing, charity, voting, government, healthcare, energy management, music, retail, real estate, and more.

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Penguin: Autonomous Internet Bits & Pieces

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There is a strong surge in interest in taking down Amazon and Google. This is a good thing — and of course includes the end of #GoogleGestapo including the censorship, manipulation, crowd-stalking, and digital assassination that characterize Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, among others.

Brave Browser
Basic Attention Token
Inter-Planetary File System

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Penguin: Blockchain-Based Internet Computer Buries Amazon and Google (10% of their energy, time, and cost) — Autonomous Internet? Not Quite But a Good Start

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Blockchain-Based ‘Internet Computer' Gets $61M from Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain

Top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, a cryptocurrency hedge fund, have invested $61 million in Dfinity Foundation, a firm that intends to connect multiple computers together using blockchain to build an “Internet” computer.

When the network was tested last year, it was 600 times faster than the prevailing speeds in ethereum’s network at that time.

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Penguin: Winding Tree Decentralized Open Source Destruction of Travel Cabal — Is Amazon Next?

Architecture, Autonomous Internet, Innovation, Software

Decentralized Travel Distribution Platform Eliminates Middlemen to Make Your Trips Cheaper

Winding Tree is building a new decentralized, open-source travel distribution platform that aims to serve the needs both of the traveling public as well as the suppliers of travel products. The platform would involve no centralized control which means that there won’t be many intermediaries to escalate prices. It would also have no barriers for entry so that finally smaller businesses in the industry can have an equal footing with the big boys.

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Yoda: Kim DotCom to Launch Alternative Internet

Advanced Cyber/IO, Autonomous Internet, Collective Intelligence, Innovation, Knowledge, Software

‘By the people, for the people’: Kim Dotcom to launch alternative internet

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will help facilitate an unobstructed internet, free from prying eyes, through MegaNet, which will operate without IP addresses. The German entrepreneur is currently resisting extradition to the US from New Zealand over alleged copyright infringement.

Dotcom, who believes the internet to be a new frontier of rough-and-tumble lawlessness like the Wild West, previously described his alternative internet idea as “indestructible, uncontrollable & encrypted”.

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Yoda: 1% Win in Court, Lose in Life — Sci-Hub Marches On…. #GoogleGestapo Expands to Blocking Scientific Information

#OSE Open Source Everything, Access, Autonomous Internet, Data, Governance

Court demands that search engines and internet service providers block Sci-Hub

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has won a lawsuit it filed in June against Sci-Hub, a website providing illicit free access to millions of paywalled scientific papers.

Extracts & Comment Below the Fold

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