Presenting This is Fine: Optimism & Emergency in the P2P Network on the tensions and future catastrophe of a clash between power and emergent collectivism. There is renewed life in peer-to-peer technologies driven by the desire for community self-determination and global uncertainty. As we enter the 2020s and these peer-to-peer communities grow, they are on the verge of outright conflict with incumbent powers for the control of the digital public space. Moments like last week’s alleged insider-job at Twitter revived calls to adopt these decentralised alternatives. But the alternatives aren't prepared for the wolves that howl at the door.
Wolves at the Door
An urgent essay on the tensions and future catastrophe of a clash between power and emergent collectivism.