AI Enhanced Blockchain-Based Lifeforms with Primavera De Filippi | DWeb Decoded 13
Joe Thornton and Primavera De Filippi chat about blockchain-based lifeforms, AI art, Creative Commons style NFTs, and blockchain constitutionalism.
Primavera De Filippi - https://twitter.com/yaoeo
Remix NFT -https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EJ4ywCeEU6ZG0VODaDgK0SzWxjWgyYR8LwctfRpti4I
Token-bound License - https://james.grimmelmann.net/files/articles/token-bound-nft-license.pdf
Scaling Nonprofit Impact With Tech with Marnie Webb | DWeb Decoded 12
Join us as we dive into the world of TechSoup, a platform dedicated to helping nonprofits find the right technology solutions for their unique needs. From no-code options to full-code development, TechSoup works tirelessly to bridge the gap between technology and social impact. Discover how they navigate the challenges of data privacy, licensing, and more to empower nonprofits with the tools they need to make a difference.
The Case to Decentralize Science with DeSci Labs | DWeb Decoded 11
Join us as host Aaron Stanley delves into the future of open science and its potential to transform research practices. Philipp Koellinger and Chris Hill from DeSci Labs, explore the challenges of content drift and link rot in the scientific record and how the decentralized web can address these issues. Discover the role of reproducibility and data availability in increasing the chances of publication in prestigious journals. Gain insights into the power of open science principles and their impact on accelerating scientific discovery.
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Protocols, Not Platforms With Mike Masnick | Dweb Decoded 10
In this episode, dive deep into the world of the decentralized web with Danny O'Brien from the Filecoin Foundation and Mike Masnick, the brain behind Tech Dirt. From the early days of the internet to the challenges and opportunities of the DWeb, discover how technology is reshaping our digital landscape. Plus, get insights into the battles over copyright, the role of social media, and the future of online autonomy.
Learn more about Filecoin Foundation: https://fil.org/
Read TechDirt: https://www.techdirt.com/
Follow Filecoin Foundation on X @FilFoundation and on BlueSky @ff.bsky.social
Follow Danny O'Brien on X @mala and BlueSky @danny.spesh.com
Follow Mike Masnick on X @mmasnick and BlueSky @mmasnick.bsky.social
Data Challenges of Universities and Institutions with Gregg Scharfstein | DWeb Decoded 9
This week, Aaron Stanley, chats with Gregg Scharfstein, VP of Sales at PiKNiK, a prominent storage provider in the Filecoin ecosystem. In this conversation, we explore the art of articulating Filecoin's value proposition to diverse stakeholders, including universities and research institutions. Greg shares his frontline experience, shedding light on the challenges and solutions in data storage, integrity, and accessibility within the Filecoin Network. From anecdotal examples of engaging with executives to cutting-edge advancements in archival storage, this episode unveils the revolutionary potential of Filecoin in areas like cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and AI. Whether you're already immersed in the world of decentralized storage or just starting to explore its potential, this conversation offers valuable insights into the practical applications and future possibilities of Filecoin, contributing to the broader mission of storing humanity's essential information.
00:00 - Intro
00:34 - Gregg's Background
03:41 - Gregg's Entry into Filecoin
08:26 - Anecdotal Meeting with University Executives
11:36 - Changing Negative Perceptions
14:28 - Problem Sets Faced by Institutions and Universities
21:13 - Sales Process and Initial Conversations with Prospects
28:48 - Transition to Narrative-Driven Questions
44:55 - Questions Around Data Integrity in Large Models
50:24 - Final Thoughts and Contact Information
Decentralized Publishing with Distributed Press | DWeb Decoded 8
This Episode features Mauve, Jacky Zhao, and Fauno from the team behind Distributed Press, a tool designed to simplify the process of publishing on the decentralized web. Hear from the team as they discuss their roles, the technologies they use, and their approach to privacy and data security. Get a glimpse of what the future holds for Distributed Press in the rapidly evolving landscape of the decentralized Web.
Guests:Mauve - https://software.mauve.moe/Jacky Zhao - https://jzhao.xyz/Fauno - https://sutty.nl/
00:00 - Introduction
03:03 - Overview of Distributed Press
05:12 - Roles and Usage of Distributed Press
16:08 - Collaboration and Work Division
22:06 - Technical Aspects and Integration
41:06 - Privacy Considerations and Deletion in Decentralized Context
56:19 - Future Vision of Distributed Press
1:03:18 - Conclusion and Further Communication
Breakthroughs at FISSION with Brooklyn Zelenka | DWeb Decoded 7
In this episode, we will discuss Brooklyn’s background, the groundbreaking work teams are doing at Fission, the various community technical standards that Brooklyn has led.
Host: Danny O'Brien, https://twitter.com/mala
Guest: Brooklyn Zelenka, https://twitter.com/expede
00:00 - Introduction
01:16 - Brooke and her work at Fission
02:28 - Brooke's background in music and its influence on her current work
08:16 - Fission and its role in the decentralization
10:11 - WinFS and its use in application development
13:14 - UCAN and its role in authorization
18:16 - Fission's approach to building decentralized applications
21:49 - Challenges in building a decentralized version of platforms like Dropbox
27:53 - Permeable organization structure
33:24 - IPVM (Interplanetary Virtual Machine) and its potential uses
41:07 - Open source decentralized technologies
46:55 - Decentralized Discord-like platform
1:01:15 - Closing remarks and information about upcoming Fission-related events.
Preserving Humanity's Knowledge, History, and Mythology with Raphael Andreoni | DWeb Decoded 6
In this episode, we discuss the fascinating work of preserving and protecting humanity's most important information with our guest, Raphael Andreoni, and Filecoin Foundation’s Editorial Director Aaron Stanley.
Rafael shares his journey, starting from making movies in Rio de Janeiro and exploring life in the favelas, to his work with indigenous cultures, gaining their trust, and documenting their valuable knowledge, history, and mythology. We explore the challenges faced in preserving cultural artifacts and how decentralized technologies can revolutionize the process. Rafael shares intriguing anecdotes and experiences, giving us a glimpse into the richness of indigenous cultures. We then touch on Rafael's latest project, Tapuya, which aims to create an impact and preserve these invaluable stories.
Decentralized Generative AI with Ally Haire | DWeb Decoded 5
In this episode, we bring you a conversation between two Filecoin Foundation colleagues; Allie Haire, Developer Relations Engineer, and Aaron Stanley, Editorial Director. They delve into the new generative art platform, Waterlily dot ai, and its unique approach to AI-generated art.
They discuss the role of the Filecoin network and the Filecoin Virtual Machine in Waterlily dot ai, the platform's use of its own stable diffusion scripts, and how it ensures original creators of artwork are compensated for their work.
Building a Better Decentralized Web with Molly Mackinlay | DWeb Decoded 4
In this episode, Molly Mackinlay Head of Engineering, Product, & Research Development at Protocol Labs, and Danny O'Brien, Senior Fellow at Filecoin Foundation, discuss Bluesky, Activity Pub, and the broader decentralized social media landscape.
Block Power with Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian and Tanner Uzzell | DWeb Decoded 3
In this episode, Danny O’Brien, senior fellow at Filecoin Foundation chats with two builders from Howard University, Assistant Professor Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian and student Tanner Uzzell, about their project Block Power, a platform designed to "build health, wealth, and power." by positively redirecting the flow of information and resources. We'll delve into the mission of Block Power, its community-building aspect, and its potential to empower communities.
Decentralized Social Media and Online Community Governance with Nathan Schneider | DWeb Decoded 2
This episode was originally livestreamed as a twitter spaces conversation, and features Nathan Schneider, professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Danny O'Brien, Senior Fellow at Filecoin Foundation. They discussed decentralization, and the potential advantages it has for the growth of online community governance.