”Federated” / Decentralized Social Web – What happened? Can it happen?

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Federated/Decentralized Social Web
Thursday 1G

Convener: Kaliya Young

Notes-taker(s): Kaliya Young


Tags for the session - technology discussed/ideas considered


Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:


Context History:


Geo-Cities

Live Journal (the home of the original OpenID URL)

My Space

WordPress and other Blog


Indie Web - Own do the main web site/hub - “this is me”


(With) Known - Ben Werd - https://withknown.com/


Microformats - http://microformats.org/


Distributed Social Web work at W3C

Social Verbs

https://www.w3.org/Social/

https://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/XGR-socialweb-20101206/

https://www.w3.org/Social/WG


Social Web Protocols

W3C Working Draft 02 November 2016

https://www.w3.org/TR/social-web-protocols/


Building Blocks:

PubSub - Publish Subscribe


pubSubHubbub

https://github.com/pubsubhubbub/


Next level of UX/UI was not there for RSS/Atom adoption across the web.

RSS - http://www.whatisrss.com/

Atom - https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287


Google KILLED Reader.


OAuth 1.0 - https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5849


UMA - different access controls for different people


Self-Sovereign ID - DID


Existing CMSs Drupal and Wordpress


Patchwork - https://github.com/ssbc/patchwork


Terms Building Blocks by Customer Commons


End to End Encryption


Tor - https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en


What we Need:

We need payments systems

eg/Patreon

Permission based advertising


Business Models that resource all aspects of the ecosystem


Group Chat —> Slack Plug In/Out

—-> Back channel for the network

IFTTT If this then that


Graph Database Tech

  • Apache
  • Constructing Graphs doing graph traversal
  • CounnDB


Centralized/Distributed How People Connected


PRODUCTIZATION GAP


core distain of Normals by


Blocking functionality


Group Tools.


Opportunities:

Anti-GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple) sentiment in Europe

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gafa-eu-doesnt-love-large-american-internet-companies/


Media “industry” freaking out over future business models and the power of platforms


Data Broker Evilness has grown and includes device tracking


Democracy Machine - John Gastil, is working on it.

http://ash.harvard.edu/links/building-democracy-machine-toward-integrated-and-empowered-form-civic-engagement


Social Movement’s of Late including #ows, #BLM #teaparty


Brewster Khale

Reclaim the Web was expanded to Internet

http://www.reclaimtheinternet.com/


Platform Cooperative - http://platformcoop.net/


Indie by Aral Balkan - https://ind.ie


$ Not coming back infrastructure developments