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Shadow Economy - Building a fully decentralised, easy accessible app

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Unstoppable Web 3.0 App with IPFS, OrbitDB and the tor-protocol in any browser.
The vision Imagine an application that could do it all… Something between reddit, instagram, telegram and eBay. Now imagine everyone on this platform can be anonymous - no IP log, no nothing. The application would not be served from a single server, instead it would be decentralised and accessible through a regular browser. This means, that anyone can participate and communicate / buy / sell anything they want. Because of its decentralised nature, the application could not be stopped or shut down by a government entities.

Relevant quotes - Food for thought

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We live in an age of constant change. I have compiled a collection of quotes from wise people who put this change into words.
Surveillance Capitalism So, famously, industrial capitalism claimed nature. Innocent rivers, and meadows, and forests, and so forth, for the market dynamic to be reborn as real estate, as land that could be sold and purchased. Industrial capitalism claimed work for the market dynamic to be reborn as labor that could be sold and purchased. Now, here comes surveillance capitalism, following this pattern, but with a dark and startling twist. What surveillance capitalism claims is private, human experience.

Webdev Endgame 2020

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Using the whole potential of the web by bringing native app like features to the web.
I created a full stack template to quickly build nativ cross-platform apps with one web code base: CAIN-Stack Code & Docs Intro With Steve Jobs originally presenting the idea of web apps “that look exactly and behave exactly like native apps” 12 years ago and 4 years since the term “PWA” was coined, How close are we to a webpage that behaves like a native app? First lets take a look what makes an app native:

Piracy and privacy bible

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If it rhymes, it chimes. Only an invisible pirate is a good pirate. Not really a post, just two very good resources, that i want to share.
privacytools.io is one of my favorite sites. I foĺlowed many tips & tricks such as switching to mailbox.org as my email provider, using bitwarden as my password manager, standardnotes as my note taking tool and the like. Study it and try to realize as much as possible. After you went incognito, you can start to do some fun things without creating to much noise. Follow the awesome piracy guide to find hidden treasures.

The homeserver saga - Part 2

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After the return of the electronic bill, root needs to decide the fate of the self hosted cloud. A new hope arises...
My father needs a new laptop. And I have one sitting around, that I abuse as a server. A waste of resources and not ideal use case for a laptop. So I took my homeserver, put a ssd inside and gave him a new destiny. My father is happy but I have no cloud anymore 😔. To reserve energy I chose to run the laptop only when I send a wake on lan package to it.