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A resource on Fediverse, federated networks, mesh networks, distributed web, alternative internet, decentralisation.
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[[Image:Fediposter_Jan_2020.png|thumb|258px|''Fed Up!'', chronological diagram of federated social web projects, by [[Lídia Pereira]], Artemis Gryllaki and Bohye Woo, Jan 2020. [https://gitlab.com/lidia_p/fediposter/] [https://post.lurk.org/@lidia_p/103566604203905676] ]]
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A resource on Fediverse, federated networks, mesh networks, distributed web, alternative internet, alternative social media, decentralisation.
  
 
==Software projects==
 
==Software projects==
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* [https://dat.foundation/ Dat], p2p protocol, a project for distributed data synchronization, *2013.  
 
* [https://dat.foundation/ Dat], p2p protocol, a project for distributed data synchronization, *2013.  
 
* [http://diasporafoundation.org/ Diaspora], self-hosted social networking service, *2010.
 
* [http://diasporafoundation.org/ Diaspora], self-hosted social networking service, *2010.
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* [https://dokie.li/ dokieli], clientside editor for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions, *2015.
 
* [https://friendi.ca/ Friendica], distributed social network, *2010.
 
* [https://friendi.ca/ Friendica], distributed social network, *2010.
* [https://gnu.io/social/ GNU social], FLOSS microblogging server, formerly StatusNet, *2014.
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* [https://gnu.io/social/ GNU social], FLOSS microblogging server, formerly StatusNet, *2010.
* [https://zotlabs.org/page/hubzilla/hubzilla-project Hubzilla], communication platform. [https://medium.com/we-distribute/the-do-everything-system-an-in-depth-review-of-hubzilla-3-0-692204177d4e Review].
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* [https://funkwhale.audio/ Funkwhale], decentralised audio platform, *2019.
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* [https://zotlabs.org/page/hubzilla/hubzilla-project Hubzilla], communication platform, formerly RedMatrix, *2015. [https://medium.com/we-distribute/the-do-everything-system-an-in-depth-review-of-hubzilla-3-0-692204177d4e Review].
 
* [https://ipfs.io/ IPFS], protocol and p2p network for storing and sharing data in a distributed file system, *2015.
 
* [https://ipfs.io/ IPFS], protocol and p2p network for storing and sharing data in a distributed file system, *2015.
 
* [https://joinmastodon.org/ Mastodon], self-hosted social networking service, *2016.
 
* [https://joinmastodon.org/ Mastodon], self-hosted social networking service, *2016.
* [https://joinpeertube.org/en/ PeerTube], federated video platform powered by ActivityPub and WebTorrent, *2018.
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* [https://misskey.page/ Misskey], decentralized microblogging service, *2014.
* [http://pump.io/ Pump.io], general purpose activity streams engine that can be used as a federated social networking protocol.
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* [https://joinpeertube.org/ PeerTube], federated video platform powered by ActivityPub and WebTorrent, *2018.
* [https://www.scuttlebutt.nz/ Scuttlebutt], decentralised secure gossip platform.
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* [https://pixelfed.org/ PixelFed], image sharing platform, *2018.
* [https://yacy.net/en/ YaCy], distributed search engine, *2016.
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* [http://pump.io/ Pump.io], general purpose activity streams engine that can be used as a federated social networking protocol, *2013.
''Protocols'': [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActivityPub ActivityPub], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diaspora_%28social_network%29 Diaspora], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OStatus OStatus], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extensible_Messaging_and_Presence_Protocol XMPP], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_software_and_protocols_for_distributed_social_networking more].
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* [https://www.scuttlebutt.nz/ Scuttlebutt], decentralised secure gossip platform, *2018.
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* [https://socialhome.network/ Socialhome], federated personal profile with social networking functionality, *2016.
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* [https://inrupt.com/solidApps/solid-app-listing Solid apps]
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* [https://writefreely.org/ WriteFreely], open source platform for building a writing space on the web.
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* [https://yacy.net/ YaCy], distributed search engine, *2016.
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''Protocols'': [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActivityPub ActivityPub], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OStatus OStatus], [https://matrix.org/ Matrix], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extensible_Messaging_and_Presence_Protocol XMPP], [https://solidproject.org/ Solid], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diaspora_%28social_network%29 Diaspora], [http://pump.io/ Pump.io], [https://zotlabs.org/help/en/developer/zot_protocol Zot], [https://hypercore-protocol.org/ Hypercore].
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''More projects and context'': [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_software_and_protocols_for_distributed_social_networking Wikipedia], [https://fediverse.party/ Fediverse.party].
 
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* [https://homebrewserver.club/ Homebrewserver.club], a monthly gathering in [[Rotterdam]] for self-hosted services.
 
* [https://homebrewserver.club/ Homebrewserver.club], a monthly gathering in [[Rotterdam]] for self-hosted services.
 
* [https://lurk.org/ Lurk] provides a few community services composed of mailing lists, chat and access to the Fediverse.
 
* [https://lurk.org/ Lurk] provides a few community services composed of mailing lists, chat and access to the Fediverse.
* [http://p2pforever.org/ P2P Forever], by Laurel Schwulst.
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20200616164626/http://p2pforever.org/ P2P Forever], humble hub of peer to peer web resources, by Laurel Schwulst. (archived)
 
* [https://the-federation.info/ The Federation], gathers statistics about nodes in the fediverse.  
 
* [https://the-federation.info/ The Federation], gathers statistics about nodes in the fediverse.  
 
* [https://fediverse.network/ Fediverse Network], gathers statistics of oStatus/ActivityPub fediverse.
 
* [https://fediverse.network/ Fediverse Network], gathers statistics of oStatus/ActivityPub fediverse.
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* [http://relearn.be/2017/ Relearn 2017], Poortgebouw, Rotterdam, 29 Aug-2 Sep 2017. [https://networksofonesown.varia.zone/Ruminating-Relearn/index.html Documentation] (2019). [[Relearn|More]].
 
* [http://relearn.be/2017/ Relearn 2017], Poortgebouw, Rotterdam, 29 Aug-2 Sep 2017. [https://networksofonesown.varia.zone/Ruminating-Relearn/index.html Documentation] (2019). [[Relearn|More]].
 
* [https://radicalnetworks.org/archives/2017/ Radical Networks] conference, Chem Creative, Brooklyn, NY, 19-22 Oct 2017. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Third edition.
 
* [https://radicalnetworks.org/archives/2017/ Radical Networks] conference, Chem Creative, Brooklyn, NY, 19-22 Oct 2017. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Third edition.
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/los-angeles/2017-12-10 Peer-to-Peer Web / Los Angeles], series of talks, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, and New York (viewing party), 10 Dec 2017.
  
 
; 2018
 
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/nyc Peer-to-Peer Web NYC], School for Poetic Computation, New York, 26 May 2018. Presented by New Computer Working Group. [https://newcomputers.group/p2p.html] [https://twitter.com/_callil/status/993897637286903810]
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/berlin/2018-02-10 Peer-to-Peer Web / Berlin], series of talks, Trust, Berlin, 10 Feb 2018.
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/los-angeles/2018-04-28 Peer-to-Peer Web / Los Angeles (Edition Two)], series of talks, Folder Studio, Chinatown, Los Angeles, 28 Apr 2018.
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/berlin/2018-05-05 Peer-to-Peer Web / Berlin], series of talks, Trust, Berlin, 5 May 2018.
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* [https://peer-to-peer-web.com/nyc Peer-to-Peer Web / NY], series of talks, School for Poetic Computation, New York, 26 May 2018. Presented by New Computer Working Group. [https://newcomputers.group/p2p.html] [https://twitter.com/_callil/status/993897637286903810]
 
* [https://2018.ournetworks.ca/ Our Networks: State of Our Networks: Beyond DIY: Do It With Others], Mozilla Community Space, Toronto, 13-18 Jul 2018. Second edition.
 
* [https://2018.ournetworks.ca/ Our Networks: State of Our Networks: Beyond DIY: Do It With Others], Mozilla Community Space, Toronto, 13-18 Jul 2018. Second edition.
 
* [https://decentralizedweb.net/ Decentralized Web Summit 2018: Global Visions / Working Code], annual conference, Internet Archive, San Francisco, 31 Jul-2 Aug 2018. Second edition.
 
* [https://decentralizedweb.net/ Decentralized Web Summit 2018: Global Visions / Working Code], annual conference, Internet Archive, San Francisco, 31 Jul-2 Aug 2018. Second edition.
* [http://designforthe.net/workshops/lan/ Local Area Network], InterAccess, Toronto, Aug 2018.
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* [http://designforthe.net/workshops/lan/ Local Area Network], workshop, InterAccess, Toronto, 24-26 Aug 2018.
 
* [https://radicalnetworks.org/archives/2018/ Radical Networks] conference, Spektrum, Berlin, 19-21 Oct 2018. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Fourth edition.
 
* [https://radicalnetworks.org/archives/2018/ Radical Networks] conference, Spektrum, Berlin, 19-21 Oct 2018. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Fourth edition.
 
* [https://attending.io/events/redecentralize-party Redecentralize Party], Newspeak House, London, 29 Oct 2018. Organised by Irina Bolychevsky.
 
* [https://attending.io/events/redecentralize-party Redecentralize Party], Newspeak House, London, 29 Oct 2018. Organised by Irina Bolychevsky.
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* [http://relearn.be/2019/ Relearn 2019], [[Varia]], Rotterdam, 7-9 Jun 2019; Hacktiris, Brussels, 21-22 Jun 2019; La Générale, Paris, 6-8 Sep 2019. [[Relearn|More]].
 
* [http://relearn.be/2019/ Relearn 2019], [[Varia]], Rotterdam, 7-9 Jun 2019; Hacktiris, Brussels, 21-22 Jun 2019; La Générale, Paris, 6-8 Sep 2019. [[Relearn|More]].
 
* [https://dwebcamp.org/ DWeb Camp], Pescadaro, CA, 18-21 Jul 2019. [https://reading.supply/post/432f6903-c7cd-4cb0-a894-c09155a8ca8b Interview]. [https://blog.archive.org/2019/07/31/remembering-the-first-dweb-camp-july-2019/ Report]. [https://medium.com/decentralized-web/transforming-ourselves-to-transform-our-networks-f4511a3d7483]
 
* [https://dwebcamp.org/ DWeb Camp], Pescadaro, CA, 18-21 Jul 2019. [https://reading.supply/post/432f6903-c7cd-4cb0-a894-c09155a8ca8b Interview]. [https://blog.archive.org/2019/07/31/remembering-the-first-dweb-camp-july-2019/ Report]. [https://medium.com/decentralized-web/transforming-ourselves-to-transform-our-networks-f4511a3d7483]
* [https://ournetworks.ca/ Our Networks: RE: Infrastructures of], Toronto Media Arts Centre, Toronto, 20-22 Sep 2019. Third edition.
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* [https://2019.ournetworks.ca/ Our Networks: RE: Infrastructures of], Toronto Media Arts Centre, Toronto, 20-22 Sep 2019. Third edition.
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* [https://radicalnetworks.org/archives/2019/ Radical Networks] conference, Prime Produce, New York, 18-20 Oct 2019. Fifth edition. [https://livestream.com/internetsociety/radnets19 Video].
  
 
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* [https://2020.transmediale.de/content/exchange-4-deplatformization-and-the-ethics-of-exclusion Deplatformization and the Ethics of Exclusion], symposium session, part of ''transmediale'' festival, Volksbühne - Großes Haus, Berlin, 1 Feb 2020.
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* [https://2020.transmediale.de/content/exchange-4-deplatformization-and-the-ethics-of-exclusion Deplatformization and the Ethics of Exclusion], symposium session, part of ''transmediale'' festival, Volksbühne - Großes Haus, Berlin, 1 Feb 2020. [https://transmediale.de/content/exchange-4-deplatformization-and-the-ethics-of-exclusion-1 Video].
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* [https://events.dat.foundation/2020/ Dat Conference 2020], online, 30-31 Jul 2020. Virtual peer to peer event about local-first tech and meetup space for those interested in the decentralized web.
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* [https://ournetworks.ca/ Our Networks: Growing Our Networks in Uncertain Times<-->Places], online, based out of Toronto, 8-13 Sep 2020. Fourth edition.
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* [http://display.cz/en/events/de-platformization-ethics-and-alternative-social-media De-platform-ization, Ethics and Alternative Social Media], Display, Prague, & online, 25-26 Sep 2020. Symposium and workshop. [https://artycok.tv/en/43863/de-platformizace-etika-a-alternativy-socialnich-medii Video].
 
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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
* Feminist Server Summit, [https://areyoubeingserved.constantvzw.org/Summit_afterlife.xhtml "A Feminist Server Manifesto 0.01"], 2014.
 
* Feminist Server Summit, [https://areyoubeingserved.constantvzw.org/Summit_afterlife.xhtml "A Feminist Server Manifesto 0.01"], 2014.
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* Robert W. Gehl, [http://twentysix.fibreculturejournal.org/fcj-190-building-a-better-twitter-a-study-of-the-twitter-alternatives-gnu-social-quitter-rstat-us-and-twister/ "Building a Better Twitter: A Study of the Twitter Alternatives GNU social, Quitter, rstat.us, and Twister Free to read"], ''Fibreculture Journal'' 26: "Entanglements: Activism and Technology", 2015.
 
* Robert W. Gehl, [https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305115604338 "The Case for Alternative Social Media"], ''Social Media + Society'' 1:2, Sep 2015.
 
* Robert W. Gehl, [https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305115604338 "The Case for Alternative Social Media"], ''Social Media + Society'' 1:2, Sep 2015.
 
* hbsc & friends, [https://homebrewserver.club/have-you-considered-the-alternative.html "Have You Considered the Alternative?"], ''HomebrewServer.Club'', 9 Mar 2017.
 
* hbsc & friends, [https://homebrewserver.club/have-you-considered-the-alternative.html "Have You Considered the Alternative?"], ''HomebrewServer.Club'', 9 Mar 2017.
 
* Danyl Strype, [https://www.coactivate.org/projects/disintermedia/blog/2017/04/01/a-brief-history-of-the-gnu-social-fediverse-and-the-federation "A Brief History of the GNU Social Fediverse and ‘The Federation’"], ''Disintermedia'', 1 Apr 2017, with updates.
 
* Danyl Strype, [https://www.coactivate.org/projects/disintermedia/blog/2017/04/01/a-brief-history-of-the-gnu-social-fediverse-and-the-federation "A Brief History of the GNU Social Fediverse and ‘The Federation’"], ''Disintermedia'', 1 Apr 2017, with updates.
 
* Darius Kazemi, [https://runyourown.social/ "Run your own social: How to run a small social network site for your friends"], 8 Jul 2019.
 
* Darius Kazemi, [https://runyourown.social/ "Run your own social: How to run a small social network site for your friends"], 8 Jul 2019.
* [http://ilu.servus.at/category/13-fed-up.html ''Pervasive Labour Union'' 13: "Fed Up!"], ed. Lídia Pereira, Rotterdam, Sep 2019, [30] pp, [[Media:Pervasive Labour Union 13 Fed Up 2019.pdf|PDF]].
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* [https://ilu.servus.at/category/13-fed-up.html ''Pervasive Labour Union'' 13: "Fed Up!"], ed. Lídia Pereira, Rotterdam, Sep 2019, [30] pp, [[Media:Pervasive Labour Union 13 Fed Up 2019.pdf|PDF]].
* [https://networksofonesown.constantvzw.org/etherbox/manual.html ''Networks Of Ones Own'' 1: "Etherbox"], eds. Michael Murtaugh, An Mertens, Roel Roscam Abbing, and Femke Snelting, Brussels: Constant, Sep 2019.  
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* [https://networksofonesown.constantvzw.org/etherbox/manual.html ''Networks of Ones Own'' 1: "Etherbox"], eds. Michael Murtaugh, An Mertens, Roel Roscam Abbing, and Femke Snelting, Brussels: Constant, Sep 2019.  
* [https://networksofonesown.varia.zone/ ''Networks Of Ones Own'' 2: "Three Takes on Taking Care"], Rotterdam: Varia, Oct 2019.
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* [https://networksofonesown.varia.zone/ ''Networks of Ones Own'' 2: "Three Takes on Taking Care"], Rotterdam: Varia, Oct 2019, [[Media:Networks of Ones Own 2 Three Takes on Taking Care 2019.pdf|PDF]].
 
* ''[https://www.netcommons.eu/?q=telecommunications-reclaimed Telecommunications Reclaimed: A Hands-On Guide to Networking Communities]'', eds. Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay and Félix Tréguer, Internet Society, Dec 2019, 255 pp, [[Media:Telecommunications Reclaimed A Hands-On Guide to Networking Communities 2019.pdf|PDF]]. [https://twitter.com/netCommonsEU/status/1207557247284514816]
 
* ''[https://www.netcommons.eu/?q=telecommunications-reclaimed Telecommunications Reclaimed: A Hands-On Guide to Networking Communities]'', eds. Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay and Félix Tréguer, Internet Society, Dec 2019, 255 pp, [[Media:Telecommunications Reclaimed A Hands-On Guide to Networking Communities 2019.pdf|PDF]]. [https://twitter.com/netCommonsEU/status/1207557247284514816]
* Aymeric Mansoux, Roel Roscam Abbing, [[Media:Mansoux Aymeric Abbing Roel Roscam 2020 Seven Theses on the Fediverse and the Becoming of FLOSS.pdf|"Seven Theses on the Fediverse and the Becoming of FLOSS"]], in ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21963 The Eternal Network: The Ends and Becomings of Network Culture]'', eds. Kristoffer Gansing and Inga Luchs, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, and Berlin: transmediale e.V., Feb 2020, pp 124-140.
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* Aymeric Mansoux, Roel Roscam Abbing, [[Media:Mansoux Aymeric Abbing Roel Roscam 2020 Seven Theses on the Fediverse and the Becoming of FLOSS.pdf|"Seven Theses on the Fediverse and the Becoming of FLOSS"]], in ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21963 The Eternal Network: The Ends and Becomings of Network Culture]'', eds. Kristoffer Gansing and Inga Luchs, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, and Berlin: transmediale e.V., Feb 2020, pp 124-140, [https://transmediale.de/content/seven-theses-on-the-fediverse-and-the-becoming-of-floss HTML].
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** [https://monoskop.org/images/6/6c/Gansing_Kristoffer_Luchs_Inga_Hg_The_Eternal_Network_Vom_Enden_und_Werden_der_Netzkultur_2020.pdf#page=137 "Sieben Thesen zum Fediverse und zur Weiterentwicklung von FLOSS"], in ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21963 The Eternal Network. Vom Enden und Werden der Netzkultur]'', eds. Kristoffer Gansing and Inga Luchs, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, and Berlin: transmediale e.V., 2020, pp 136-154. {{de}}
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* Mai Ishikawa Sutton, John Conor Ryan, et al., [https://docs.google.com/document/d/16NtoS_bSC4qV9cJ6ECFPTY66Qy3jSXWFbUuQDrU-IvQ/edit "DWeb Principles" (draft)], Mar 2020ff.
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* Evgeny Ponomarev, [https://medium.com/fluence-network/decentralized-web-developer-report-2020-5b41a8d86789 "Decentralized Web Developer Report 2020"], ''Fluence Labs'', 8 Jun 2020. [https://twitter.com/fluence_project/status/1270273001003593728]
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* Eileen Wagner, Karissa McKelvey, Kelsie Nabben, ''[https://decentpatterns.xyz/report/ Decentralization Off The Shelf: 7 Maxims]'', 2020, 32 pp. Research report. [https://twitter.com/internetarchive/status/1275158505125601281]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 11:40, 11 January 2021

Fed Up!, chronological diagram of federated social web projects, by Lídia Pereira, Artemis Gryllaki and Bohye Woo, Jan 2020. [1] [2]

A resource on Fediverse, federated networks, mesh networks, distributed web, alternative internet, alternative social media, decentralisation.

Software projects

  • Beaker, experimental browser with a p2p protocol, *2016.
  • Conversations, open source XMPP/Jabber client for Android, *2014.
  • Dat, p2p protocol, a project for distributed data synchronization, *2013.
  • Diaspora, self-hosted social networking service, *2010.
  • dokieli, clientside editor for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions, *2015.
  • Friendica, distributed social network, *2010.
  • GNU social, FLOSS microblogging server, formerly StatusNet, *2010.
  • Funkwhale, decentralised audio platform, *2019.
  • Hubzilla, communication platform, formerly RedMatrix, *2015. Review.
  • IPFS, protocol and p2p network for storing and sharing data in a distributed file system, *2015.
  • Mastodon, self-hosted social networking service, *2016.
  • Misskey, decentralized microblogging service, *2014.
  • PeerTube, federated video platform powered by ActivityPub and WebTorrent, *2018.
  • PixelFed, image sharing platform, *2018.
  • Pump.io, general purpose activity streams engine that can be used as a federated social networking protocol, *2013.
  • Scuttlebutt, decentralised secure gossip platform, *2018.
  • Socialhome, federated personal profile with social networking functionality, *2016.
  • Solid apps
  • WriteFreely, open source platform for building a writing space on the web.
  • YaCy, distributed search engine, *2016.

Protocols: ActivityPub, OStatus, Matrix, XMPP, Solid, Diaspora, Pump.io, Zot, Hypercore.

More projects and context: Wikipedia, Fediverse.party.

Resources, art projects

Events

2014
2015
2016
2017
  • Our Networks, conference, Claude T. Bissell building, Toronto, 14 Jan 2017. First edition.
  • Relearn 2017, Poortgebouw, Rotterdam, 29 Aug-2 Sep 2017. Documentation (2019). More.
  • Radical Networks conference, Chem Creative, Brooklyn, NY, 19-22 Oct 2017. Organised by Sarah Grant and Erica Kermani. Third edition.
  • Peer-to-Peer Web / Los Angeles, series of talks, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, and New York (viewing party), 10 Dec 2017.
2018
2019
2020

Publications

See also

Internet activism


Software
communities of practice

Art servers, Circuit bending, Copyright activism, Cypherpunk, Data activism, Demoscene, Digital libraries, DIY biology, Federated networks, File sharing, FLOSS, Game art, Hacker culture, Hackerspaces, Hacktivism, Internet activism, Internet of things, Libre graphics, Live coding, Maker culture, Media archives, Media labs, Net art, Neural aesthetics, Open hardware, Software art, VJing, VVVV.
See also Artists' cultures.