Andrei Sambra - MIT/W3C

Social Linked Data

A Solid effort to re-decentralize the Web

Centralization is bad!

Source:  http://lionbridge.com

Source: http://wikimedia.org/

What can we do?

Solid - Social Linked Data

Three main principles/goals:

Decouple everything

Build generic platforms + tools

Standardize as much as possible

Solid offers decentralized...

Identity

Authentication

Access control

Generic and RESTful data API

Current approach

Solid approach

3. Re-decentralized services

3. Re-decentralized services

3. Peer-to-Peer services

Example 1/2 - Contacts

 

Example 2/2 - Warp (file browser)

What do we stand to gain?

Governance & Democracy

New business models

Source: https://www.atlassian.com

Ability to add new features

Source: http://npr.org/

Source:  https://moz.com

Keep your social graph

Now what?

Source: http://helpwiththetoughquestions.com/

https://github.com/solid/

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https://github.com/solid/

Solid -- re-decentralize the Web

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Solid -- re-decentralize the Web

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