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One of the key differences is the reduced level of complexity when building a decentralized application. There’s no need to worry about infrastructure, server configuration or database maintenance. Overall, there are fewer dependencies. We can focus on a single problem and optimize to solve that problem really, really well. In the long run, this leads to less operating costs.
2 days ago by corrales
The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet | WIRED
Some prescribe a slower, less viral online existence. "Eat independent sites, mostly not Facebook."
(via lebaer00, in an analogy to using our old-fashioned planworld.)
slowweb  slowfood  web  community  planworld  decentralization  via:planworld 
2 days ago by npdoty
Decentralization is Not Enough – Offline Camp – Medium
Tech should not be two tiers: one for nerds with privacy and one everyone else without.
decentralization  tech-culture  privacy 
9 days ago by pb
Oh God, It's Raining Newsletters — by Craig Mod
" has stayed, and has largely stayed decentralized, and from that — its ubiquity and lack of central authority — email has become one of the most boringly powerful publishing platforms around."
email  newsletter  decentralization  onfocus 
10 days ago by pb
Pulling the plug on Facebook | Dries Buytaert
Founder of Drupal has had enough of Facebook, wants open web back. 💯
facebook  decentralization 
17 days ago by pb

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