Like a bicycle

We're creating a decentralised, distributed technology a time when a lot of people are talking about 'web3' and it's worth talking about the ways we are not that.

In this talk from FOSDEM 2022, Sam Gwilym talks about how we want to build tools which confer agency against a backdrop of over-engineered solutions looking for a problem. It's ~20 minutes and gives a good idea of why Earthstar is the way it is, and how it works — kind of like a bicycle.