LiveJournal Creator Maps the Long Road to Open Social Networks

:[http://bradfitz.com/social-graph-problem/ LiveJournal Creator Maps the Long Road to Open Social Networks]: “People are growing weary of registering and re-declaring their friends on every new social networking site. But Brad Fitzpatrick, creator of LiveJournal and OpenID, says that the tools to build a decentralized social network don’t yet exist. (Source: [http://feeds.wired.com/~r/wired/topheadlines/~3/146726716/brad-fitzpatric.html Wired])

Wow. About time. Since long I cherish the desire for a ”’scale-free distributed social network”’. Both [http://wiki.aardrock.com/Campfire Campfire] and [http://wiki.aardrock.com/Cheetah_Project_Proposal Cheetah] work in that direction, the latter for diabetics.

When will we have opened up our databases so you can update your personal information in a single action and everyone you want to are up to date too?

Talk about ”’trust”’. [http://wiki.aardrock.com/Armillaria Armillaria] can help to grow a ”’fully distributed social reputation system”’ to do just that. The [http://wiki.aardrock.com/Wizard_Rabbit_Treasurer Wizard Rabbit Treasurer] tells a small story of how this might work for the underlying data.

Love to work on a project like this. I’ll keep an eye on

(Via [http://www.wired.com/rss/index.xml”>Wired News].)

Published by Martien van Steenbergen

Martien is a Master Agile & Lean Trainer & Coach.

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