tl;dr → dude, literally nothing is stopping you from performing your vision, as you’ve outlined it (the servers-at-home thing). Nike! (recipe below)
Chelsea Barabas, Neha Narula, Ethan Zuckerman; Defending Internet Freedom through Decentralization: Back to the Future?;a book?; The Center for Civic Media & The Digital Currency Initiative; MIT Media Lab; 2017; 113 pages; separately filled, noted.
tl;dr → theoretical; mentions Bitcoin on page 2; offers a cook’s tour of the boosterist community and their projects: Freedom Box, Diaspora, Mastodon, Blockstack, Interplanetary File System (IPFS), Solid, Appcoins, Steemit.
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
- Raspberry Pi Zeros
- OwnCloud, features
- The Center for Civic Media
- The Digital Currency Initiative
- He does note the
irony paradoxcontradiction between his words and his actions.
<quote>I’m writing this on a centralized platform called Medium.</quote>
The Socratic Method: And why is that?
- Anyone can stand up a server and put it in the hall closet.
Convincing other people to access it reliably & consistency has always been the problem.
- <quote>Centralized things end up easy to use and make money for relatively few people. </quote>
- <quote>The web is inherently decentralized, which has made it much easier for large companies to create large, centralized platforms. </quote>
In His Blog…
- Get me Central: A Quck Explainer; 2016-11-21