Deconstructing peer-to-peer protocols Code Podcast, Episode 8: P2P People to People Photo by Clint Adair on Unsplash
Slack servers are down and work stops. Facebook sells users’ personal data to third-parties with no negative consequences to the company. Turkey successfully blocks citizens’ access to Wikipedia. Those are all results of peoples’ decisions of course, but there’s also something else at play. Our mainstream technology stack makes execution on all of those decisions ridiculously easy.
The Internet didn’t quite deliver on its original promise and today we’re talking with people who are fixing it.
Code Podcast 8: P2P People to People Guests Find us in P2P networks This episode in Dat:
This episode in IPFS:
cheat through a https gateway Andrey in Scuttlebutt:
Zenna in Scuttlebutt:
Mikey in Scuttlebutt:
Links Links: Git Links: Dat & Beaker Links: Scuttlebutt Outline 00:07 Introducing the topic 01:57 Limitations of centralized systems 04:57 Introducing Jon-Kyle 05:57 Introducing Zenna 08:23 Introducing Mathias 11:20 BitTorrent and scale 14:19 Multiple versions of the truth, version control systems (Jon-Kyle) 19:16 Introducing Christian 20:08 Git internal structure 22:03 Benefits of Git architecture 27:03 Why is Git not dicentralized 32:23 How Dat started, tech description of the protocol (back toMathias) 45:28 Dat usecases (Mathias and Jon-Kyle) 51:42 Future of Dat (Mathias) 53:54 Introducing Mikey 55:07 History of Scuttlebutt 56:22 How Scuttlebutt works 65:30 Usecases for Scuttlebutt 69:29 Vision for the decentralized future (Zenna) 71:39 Final thoughts on the topic, summary, thanks
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