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Wednesday, August 1 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Lightning Talks: New Discoveries

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Wonder what's bubbling up in Tokyo or Helsinki? What the Budapest bootstrapper has been working on under the radar? The latest decentralized concept with only a white paper...so far?  Then this track is for you.  We'll turn the stage over to those with up-and-coming ideas to demo their code and DWeb concepts for you in 4 minute bursts.


Primavera De Filippi - Plantoid - decentralized autonomous lifeform

Robert Kaye - Introducing the immutable web

Sonya Mann - Brief postmortem of the Zcash Foundation's first round of open governance (which takes place in June).

Steve Dekorte - Decentralized in-browser messaging

Elio Grieco - The three necessary components of modern communication (identity, data synchronization, discovery and curation). The importance of data co-ownership.

Mark Kudlac - Subsect is a light weight web server that installs as an app on non rooted Android 5.0+ and iOS 11 devices. A server in every pocket is the project's objective.

Nighat Dad - I will be talking about cyber harassment helpline

Cody Eilar - Flipping the current data economy through decentralized data ownership

Nicolas Pace - Decentralized Repository of Culture

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John Light

Community Lead, Aragon
John Light is the Community Lead at Aragon, a project that is building tools for the governance of organizations and open source projects. He is also a co-founder of Bitseed, author of Bitcoin: Be Your Own Bank, free software advocate and contributor, and advisor to cryptocurrency... Read More →
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Alexis Rossi

Director of Media & Accesss, Internet Archive
Code of Conduct Team Leader | | Alexis Rossi manages all aspects of Internet Archive collections work for movies, audio, software, and books, as well as the archive.org web site and social media presences. From 2006-2008, Rossi managed the audio and video collections and Open Library... Read More →

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Nighat Dad

Founder, Digital Rights Foundation
Nighat Dad is the ​Founder and executive director of the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), Pakistan, She has run the DRF since it was established in 2012, and has been a practicing lawyer since 2007, where she worked on civil​,​ criminal​ and now cyber​ litigation... Read More →
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Cody Eilar

CTO/Co-founder, Lens
Cody Eilar is the CTO/Co-founder of an early stage tech company based out of London, UK and Albuquerque, N.M called Lens since June, 2018. He recently took entrepreneurial leave from Sandia National Laboratories to start Lens with his co-founder, Mark Chavez, which focuses on putting... Read More →
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Primavera De Filippi

Researcher & Faculty Associate, CERSA/CNRS and Berkman-Klein Center / Harvard
Primavera De Filippi is a Permanent Researcher at the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris, a Faculty Associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and a Visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the... Read More →

Elio Grieco

Subcommittee Chair, Cyber Security Canyon
My current focus is on cyber security (especially within the state of Arizona), education reform, and reinventing the internet through fully decentralized systems a.k.a. Nebula project.
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Robert Kaye

Mayhem & Chaos Coordinator, MetaBrainz Foundation Inc.
I'm the founder of the MetaBrainz Foundation, the people behind MusicBrainz. However, at the D-web summit I'm trying to meet people and get feedback on my latest project, the Immutable Web. I'd love for people to have a look at the white paper and tell me what is wrong with it and... Read More →
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Mark Kudlac

Mark Kudlac graduated with degrees in engineering and computer science from the University of Toronto in 1985. He founded Conxsys with a partner in 1990. Conxsys developed a turnkey Linux based ERP system, Drive 2.0, for car dealerships. After a successful exit in 2000 Mark developed... Read More →
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Sonya Mann

Communications, Zcash Foundation
Interested in cypherpunk technologies that increase people's freedom!
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Nicolas Pace

Member, AlterMundi
Nicolás Pace is a member of AlterMundi A.C., a grassroots organizationsupporting rural underserved communities in their pursue for creatingtheir own telecommunications infrastructure, their own piece of internet.In doing so, Nicolas has traveled to more than 15 countries, getting... Read More →

Wednesday August 1, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
[1] Hyper Room 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

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