[zeromq-dev] Edge Net funding campaign
xekoukou at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 20:52:14 CET 2013
I sent an email to the p2pfoundation <http://p2pfoundation.net> mailing
list. Lots of people would certainly be interested there.
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From: Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis <xekoukou at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [P2P-F] Campaign Edgenet - A mesh network for smartphones
To: P2P Foundation mailing list <p2p-foundation at lists.ourproject.org>
Nice to see that similar projects already exist.
I think that he is proposing asynchronous mesh networks.
You are in a demonstration. You take a picture. All nearby phones download
it as well. Some demonstrators go to a cafe, others go to a discussion or
home. All the people they meet get the photo etc.
> Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis <xekoukou at gmail.com> writes:
> > http://cultureandempire.com/cande.html
> and lots of free networks are already working and growing :)
> though zyre from edgenet looks interesting: https://github.com/zeromq/zyre
> P2P Foundation - Mailing list
2013/11/1 Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com>
> I'm just aiming for a little privacy. http://cultureandempire.com/ is
> the whole story. Warning: it's long.
> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 7:53 PM, Michel Pelletier
> <pelletier.michel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It sounds like a pretty cool project to me if it can achieve critical
> > Certainly some successful use case, like the software being used by
> > in the way you envision to enact a revolution, or some other great social
> > upheaval, would be good proof of it's potential.
> > Something like this always reminds me of the words of Richard Feynman:
> > "...extrapolations are the only things that have any real value. It is
> > the principle of what you think will happen in a case you have not tried
> > that is worth knowing about. Knowledge is of no real value if all you can
> > tell me is what happened yesterday. It is necessary to tell what will
> > tomorrow if you do something--not necessary, but fun. Only you must be
> > willing to stick your neck out."
> > -Michel
> > On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:48 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Happy Halloween!
> >> We've launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funding for Edge Net,
> >> which would be an evolution of Zyre. The campaign is here:
> >> http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-edge-net/x/1175238
> >> There's a brief technical proposal here:
> >> http://cultureandempire.com/edgenet.html.
> >> Very roughly, the idea is UUCP-style newsgroups over proximity based
> >> ZeroMQ networks.
> >> It would be driven by open protocols as always, so we'd aim to make
> >> compatible stacks in all the common languages. The security will use
> >> CurveZMQ.
> >> --
> >> -
> >> Pieter Hintjens
> >> CEO of iMatix.com
> >> Founder of ZeroMQ community
> >> blog: http://hintjens.com
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> Founder of ZeroMQ community
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