distributed architectures

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Eric Hunting on the historical origins of peer to peer architecture

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"...I think the P2P movement is rediscovering something that has existed as a fundamental aspect of true communities since the origin of civilization but which western culture lost the memory of over the Industrial Age as it systematically disrupted or destroyed traditional communities in favor of new macro-communities, reducing human beings to economic units and cultivating a mass sociopathy..."

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Why the Web is Defective by Design!

http://sachachua.com

RMS: «If you are talking about the practice of installing non-free software into a browser, the only thing that is good to offer is the reminder that you must refuse to do that.» --

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Peer-to-peer searching and sharing of electronic documents -- Paul Stacey (october 2004)

http://arrow.dit.ie

"Peer-to-peer systems have existed since the first incarnation of the Internet. In recent times the Internet has taken on a more hierarchical form, power has been taken away from the individual and placed in the hands of operators of large servers. However, with the re-emergence of p2p the individual is gaining more freedom.

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Design in a P2P world: interview by Julien McHardy

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"I met Julien McHardy, who is doing a master thesis at the Glasgow School of Art on the role of design in the creation of creative communities, during my lecture at the Urban Learning Space where I was invited by Yvonne Kincaid in April 2008.

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