Dawid Ciężarkiewicz aka `dpc`

Urbit

I really like the Urbit project. I don't know how long I've been following it now. It was definitely earlier than 2016 when I discovered it, probably even 2014.

I think #Urbit is fundamentally trying to address the right set of problems in a comprehensive, holistic way. The fact that the Internet is broken for anything but centralized silos. I am deeply enthusiastic and cheering for Urbit. I do want it to succeed!

But in this post, I'm going to focus on an honest critique. I've actually read a lot of interesting critique of Urbit over the years – all that I could get my hands on. Mine is going to be less ambitious, and mostly down to earth and pragmatic. I hope it won't come out to harsh.

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Read Bootstrapping Urbit from Ethereum for details.

I find #Urbit to be one of the most interesting tech projects around and I'm happy to see another milestone. I'm not a great fan of Ethereum, but I guess for this application, it's well suited.

My name is Dawid Ciężarkiewicz. Among many things, I'm a long time Open Source user and contributor, a software engineer by profession and passion.

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