FLOSS Weekly with Doc Searls

Apr 28th 2021

FLOSS Weekly 627

Beyond the Browser

Intention Byway
Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.
Category: News

Browsers and the Web are just one model for making the Internet work. Another is one Doc Searls and his colleagues at Customer Commons are working on: the Intention Byway. With co-hosts Katherine Druckman and Shawn Powers, Doc discusses how it all works: with compute nodes called "intentrons" at the ends and a "byway" for pub-sub messaging in the middle. As a new model, it creates a boundless variety of ways for demand and supply to signal each other in the open marketplace, outside the silos and platforms of the big tech giants. And, of course, it's all open source.

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