Centralization Strikes Again

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... don't take our word for it.
Created 29 Jan 2021
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  • Centralization Strikes Again - September 2021 Edition
    02 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    “The space promised a kind of society that real space could never allow — freedom without anarchy, control without government, consensus without power. In the words of a manifesto that will define our...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - August 2021 Edition
    01 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    “Software is just an idea that can do work outside of the human brain. Ideas are impossible to ban or effectively regulate.”—Naval Ravikant Timeline Aug 5 - Apple announces it will scan photos stored ...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - July 2021 Edition
    03 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    “We demonstrated that the Web had failed instead of served humanity, as it was supposed to have done, and failed in many places. The increasing centralization of the Web has ended up producing—with no...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - June 2021 Edition
    02 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    “The trend towards decentralized, open systems is strictly one-way. It doesn't always happen, but when it does, it's irreversible. Corollary: on a long enough timeline, all essential software and netw...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - May 2021 Edition
    01 Jun 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    “Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say” — Edward Snowden ...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - April 2021 Edition
    01 May 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    “One of my favourite words is sousveillance. It is the opposite of surveillance. Surveillance means to look from above; sousveillance means to look from below. In their dream of nation-states controll...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - March 2021 Edition
    01 Apr 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    “The argument for liberty is not an argument against organization, which is one of the most powerful tools human reason can employ, but an argument against all exclusive, privileged, monopolistic orga...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - February 2021 Edition
    01 Mar 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    “Even when technology enables us to transcend locality, the instrument of our deliverance is given a nickname describing it as a route from place to place (e.g. information superhighway). Like salmon ...
  • Centralization Strikes Again - January 2021 Edition
    03 Feb 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    “The decentralization of our core digital infrastructure unearths a new paradigm. One that is unrestricted by the motivations of any individual or group. It empowers humanity, frees us from centralize...
  • Showcasing the world's latest failures with centralized tech
    29 Jan 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Make no mistake, failures in centralized systems seriously affect us. Remember the Facebook x Cambridge Analytica debacle? Or the Ledger leaks? Or the latest Robinhood x GME fiasco? These are chilling...
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