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Re: <nettime> Has Facebook superseded Nettime?
Jaime Magiera on Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:35:35 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Has Facebook superseded Nettime?


On Sep 22, 2009, at 7:48 AM, kitestramuort wrote:

> the fsf is building a likewise project from scratch. it's called  
> daisychain
>
> http://daisycha.in


Hi,

There are a lot of small projects like this getting started, with  
folks attempting to take a new approach to social networking. It will  
be interesting to see which ones gain traction. A lot of small, under- 
used projects won't be very helpful. Those that succeed will need to  
have a similar level of ubiquity as Facebook, or have a well-developed  
API for interoperability between the smaller projects.

technical aside: A detriment of this project might be that it's being  
written in PHP, which is not as secure or robust as some of the other  
options. I understand the desire for portability, but there are  
several other languages that would be more apropos.

Jaime Magiera

Sensory Research, Inc.
http://www.sensoryresearch.net







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