• Causal Islands is launching a new monthly 🎙️podcast! Join us live in the Causal Islands Discord server on Wednesday, July 19th, at 10 AM PDT / 1 PM EDT. On our first episode, we'll have 2023 Causal Islands🏝️ speakers Jenn Schiffer, Chia Amisola, Michael R. Bernstein, and Quinn Wilton on to discuss the themes that emerged from this year's conference and what they're working on now. If you can't make it live, not to worry! We'll share links to where you can listen to the recording on your favorite platform.
  • Fission and Ink & Switch are co-hosting a Local-First Software Unconference in St. Louis, MO, on Saturday, September 23rd (following Strange Loop). There will be small group discussions, demos, and lightning talks. We hope to see you there!
  • This week we hosted two community calls. Monday, the Distributed Systems Reading Group met to discuss How to Fight Productions Incidents? An Empirical Study on Large-Scale Cloud Service, and Tuesday, the monthly IPVM Community Call was held. Thank you to everyone who joined! Recordings for all of our past calls can be found on YouTube.

​New On The Blog

Content Addressing: What it is and How it Works

There's a new way to organize and store files online and in distributed systems. Here, we dive into what content addressing is, how it works, and some of its benefits and challenges.

7 Principles of the Decentralized Web

The decentralized web, or Web3, has several key characteristics that differentiate it from Web2. Here are seven core principles that define the decentralized web and their associated benefits.

Thank you, and we'll be back next week with more exciting updates!

-The Fission Team