The Philosophy behind the Federated Wiki

The ideas ant the principles behind a new way of belonging, sharing, and interacting online.

We have concentrated on a small number of idealistic principles, beliefs even, while ignoring considerable established practice. Only by such intense focus can we expect to find fresh solutions to persistent problems.

We understand what a conversation is, how it can be conducted. We value good quality conversations that are respectful, in which each party deepens their learning and understanding. Yet we have little idea how to conduct such conversations across space.

A number of projects – such as Ethereum, ZeroNet and the SAFE Network—aspire to create ways to build websites and applications that don’t depend on a single server or company to keep running -