How to avoid a Web 3.0 babele: transclusions and folksonomies in a content-addressed and block-chained world


Web 3.0 decentralised apps and services are igniting the third revolution of the web. Will we be able to avoid the mistakes of the previous Web revolutions and finally make the internet what visionaries like Vannevar Bush and Theodor Nelson envisioned in the late thirties and sixties of past century? In this talk, we will go through the benefits of content-addressed URLs and talk about what missing to build the web as a permanent and censorship-resistant net of knowledge with the help of transclusions and folksonomies.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Alessandro Confetti

Tech Principal - ThoughtWorks

I started writing software when I was fourteen, and I have never stopped since then. In the meantime, I studied philosophy, focusing mainly on logic and language. Before joining ThoughtWorks in 2017, I worked on data projects for several years. Now I am helping large organizations making sense of their legacy software and data, finding ways to modernize it. I am constantly looking for ways to perfect the three great virtues of a programmer, as stated by Larry Wall: laziness, impatience and hubris. Therefore I try to automate everything, design architectures that meet and anticipate customer ne

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