Sean Tilley
Sean Tilley
dsh@deadsuperhero.com
Sean Tilley
 San Francisco, CA (37.784047 -122.39740369999998) 
It took forever to write this, but my #Hubzilla deep-dive has now been published!

The Do-Everything System: An in-depth review of Hubzilla 3.0.

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As a platform, Hubzilla holds a tremendous amount of versatility and depth in what it can do. Mike Macgirvin, the platform’s creator, has famously quipped that the system does not have a commercial analogue to draw comparisons to — it’s not just a social network, it’s not just a forum, it’s not just a cloud storage solution, and it’s not just a content management system.


#decentralization #cloudstorage #federation
  
Copying Mike's comment:

To be frank - I'm very well connected on Sand Hill Road (look it up). I could get a ridiculous amount of funding just by demonstrating distributed privacy and magic-auth - and I could do it with a phone call. No need for blockchain because decentralised identity is a much bigger market and is never going to crash. I left that game long ago and I'm working for the people now. I'm really not looking to get rich. Been there, done that, didn't like it. It would of course be nice to make ends meet; which is something you have to forego when you're working for the people and not for your own gain.

The whole thing about venture capital is that the money never actually leaves Sand Hill Road. It just provides them with a new revenue stream and keeps them living in the manner to which they are accustomed. Startups and entrepreneurs are thrown a pittance of that revenue stream to keep people enticed and to perpetuate the game.
  
I'm impressed, Sean. This article has been very influential. Multiple people who registered on Hubzilla Start have referenced your article as their inspiration.
  
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