Decentralized Web

For several years I have been thinking about how to build alternatives to the proprietary platforms that exist today -- Facebook, eBay, Twitter, Google, etc. Open source alternatives have been built, but none have yet gained the kind of traction sufficient to displace Big Tech from its throne. In this video I consider the challenge of Walled Gardens, why that challenge has not yet been overcome, and I propose a solution that I believe may lay the foundation for a truly decentralized web. At the end I offer the conjecture that the solution I propose may already characterize the organization of knowledge within the cerebral cortex.

Half-hour overview (recorded 31 March 2022):