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Monday, May 5 • 16:30 - 17:20
Decentralized Tools and Networks for Communities

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This session is dedicated to distributed networks and data ownership & protection. 

Why decentralization matters and how presented project made it possible? How does decentralization and the projects manage to empower communities? Why those solutions have so many difficulties to get mainstream and what is the clue to overcome this issue?

After a short introduction, Maxime will present the outcomes of OuiShare Labs and a short video. He then will ask questions to the panel, before a 10 mn Q&A session with the audience. 


   

Moderators
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Maxime Lathuiliere

Working on decentralized P2P resources management. | | Why should Ebay, Amazon or la Fnac have de facto a monoply in ranking our options to get a given resource? Why our ranking options are limited to the sole price? Why can't we use platforms where buying options are compared with renting, repairing, making, gifts alternatives? Where ranking algorithms are the result of our social, environmental, political(?) preferences? Why the... Read More →

Speakers
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Primavera de Filippi

CNRS / Harvard / Backfeed
Primavera De Filippi is a postdoctoral researcher at the CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). She is currently a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where she is investigating the legal challenges of “governance-by-design” in online distibuted architectures, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. She is also a co-founder and Chief Alchemist at Backfeed, a... Read More →
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Harry Halpin

Research Scientist, World Wide Web Consortium (MIT/ERCIM)
Harry Halpin is a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Team member in the Technology and Society Domain, where he is staff contact for the W3C Web Cryptography and Social Web Working Group. Directed by the inventor of the Web Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the W3C is the world's leading Web standards body to bring the Web to its full potential. He is working with the DCENT project on building a platform for direct democratic participation, which he hopes will... Read More →
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Frank Rousseau

Co-Founder & CTO, Cozy Cloud
The web connects billions of people, free culture enables global solidarity, social networks allow massive sharing. Because I'm fascinated by these movements and because I want to be part of them, I make web apps. | | I made my first web site in 1997. Since that, I have always followed and contributed to web trends. Since 5 years, I'm an active Free and Open Source Software contributor too. My favourite subject are decentralized and... Read More →
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Edward Silhol

CEO, Stample
Edward Silhol is the founder and CEO of an Internet service called Stample, which aims to revolutionize the ergonomics of knowledge creation. Edward is also a visual artist and entrepreneur. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto, a master’s degree from the University of Paris II, and is a Founder Institute Graduate.


Monday May 5, 2014 16:30 - 17:20
03 The Boat

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