jlelse’s Blog 08 Dec 2021 20:57

Matt Baer, found of write.as, compares the web3 with his vision of how a real Web 3.0 could look like. Ultimately, a true Web 3.0 will use whatever social and technological solutions are available to to improve Web 2.0 shortcomings around data privacy, ownership, portability, and control. It won’t l…

I just want to give my two cents on this: web3 or Web 3.0 is not just blockchains. It’s an umbrella term for all the new, peer-to-peer, decentralized, technologies. What about IPFS, Scuttlebutt, Hypercore, ActivityPub, Matrix, etc? What about owning your identity, your data? I would even consider IndieWeb - and its form of communication - part of web3.

I guess the interpretation may differ from person to person. It’s very unfortunate to see that the media is making it look like it’s all just about cryptocurrencies.

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jlelse’s Blog jlelse’s Blog said: I agree, the “web3” term has been seized upon by crypto bros lately. But I would also see peer-to-peer solutions more on the side of “Web 3.0”. IPFS, ActivityPub, etc. are all wonderful ideas!09 Dec 2021 08:29