Yoda: End of Servers III – BitTorrent Maelstrom — Open Power Beginning to Rock!

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

BitTorrent Tests Websites Hosted in the Crowd, Not the Cloud

An experimental browser shows how peer-to-peer technology can serve up entire websites, not just individual files.

An experimental new Web browser makes it possible for sites to be hosted not on a company’s servers but, instead, by a shifting crowd of individuals on their personal computers. That turns the usual approach to serving up websites on its head and could provide a more effective and reliable way to disseminate bulky media files or distribute vital information in the event of natural disaster.

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Jan 28

SchwartzReport: Princeton: US Not A Democracy

Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz

Well, I don’t see how you could make it any plainer than this. I now have two grandsons — two years for one, one month for the other — and I wonder what kind of country, if they stay in this country, the United States will be when they grow to adulthood.  It seems very doubtful it will be the democratic republic of my youth, in substance whatever hollow forms may remain.

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

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Jan 25

Sepp Hasslberger: End of Servers II – Future of the Internet

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

They have been working on it for years and it seems ready to go now. I believe that the SAFE network could be our chance of re-making the internet from the bottom up, using our own resources instead of centralised servers for our data and our communications.

Project SAFE (Secure Access For Everyone) aims to create a decentralized and secure Internet 2.0 (here is a whitepaper). The SAFE Network is a secure and fully decentralized data management service. The network is made up from the unused computer resources provided by the network users.

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Jan 24

Mongoose: Tom Brady, Patriots, Deflategate, and a Culture of Cheating

Mongoose

Mongoose

Brady Bashing Reaches All-Time High As Ex-Players Slam Tom’s Take on Deflategate

Deflategate theory: What if Pats inflated balls in warm environment?

Phi Beta Iota: All of our safety nets — all the checks and balances — are gone. Each of the eight “tribes” fosters a culture of cheating — academia, civil society (including labor unions, religions and sporting teams), commerce, government, law enforcement, media, military, non-government/non-profit.

See Also:

Review: The Cheating Culture–Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead

Paradigms of Failure @ 2008 ELECTION 2008: Lipstick on the Pig

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Jan 23