Secure Scuttlebutt Consortium

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A distributed and secure peer-to-peer protocol and social network

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Secure Scuttlebutt Consortium is hosting the following events.

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JS Getter-Setter Abstractions with Andre Staltz

06:00 AM UTC
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Mesh Networking with the LibreRouter stack

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martin ➬

$2,100 USD since Aug 2018

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Andrew Lewman

$850 USD since Jan 2020

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Timothy Robinson

$800 USD since Nov 2019

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Josiah Witt

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Alanna Irving

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Lance Wicks

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Connor Turland

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Peter Squicciarini

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Filipe Farinha

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Pia Mancini

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Open Collective

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Least Authority TFA GmbH

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Namaste Foundation

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Alanna Irving

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Rômulo Alves

Core Contributor

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Admin

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Today’s balance

$4,373.12 USD

Total raised

$8,892.95 USD

Total disbursed

$4,519.83 USD

Estimated annual budget

$2,150.30 USD

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News from Secure Scuttlebutt Consortium

Updates on our activities and progress.

Scuttleverse Newsletter Interviews: Āhau

Scuttleverse Newsletter Interviews: Āhau · Hello butts nouveau & vieux! It's been a while! I confess, my editorial duties fell a bit by the wayside. I was busy working as part of the SSB ...
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Published on October 13, 2021 by Alexander Cobleigh

P2P Access-Point #1: Intro & Proof-of-Concept

Introduction Peers from Coolab and Alter Mundi come...
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Published on August 26, 2021 by Luandro Vieira

Extra! Extra! SSB Meetup in Svendborg, Denmark this weekend (27/8->29/8)

Gorgeous graphics by glyph This is a non-edition of the SSBC newsletter ...
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Published on August 24, 2021 by Alexander Cobleigh

About


Scuttlebutt is an ecosystem designed and built for off-grid living, interstellar travel, and disaster resilience. Its form also happens to do away with the walled-garden model, which warps platforms with things like advertising, addiction-driven-design, and lock-ins.

Come play a game of chess, or commit some code, or hang out with your family and discuss gender-identity, solarpunk, or vegan-junkfood.

Why?

If you use Scuttlebutt (with a client like Patchwork) and believe in the future being built, this is an easy way to help.

If you are a dev, co-op, or company building tech on the Scuttlebutt stack, help give back. The stack is all Free and Open Source.

What?

There are lots of things to improve in the ecosystem, such as:

  • Better documentation
  • Improving onboarding performance (initial sync)
  • Squashing bugs
  • Support for different transports (e.g. Bluetooth LE, UTP, WebRTC)
  • Plugins for muting, blocking, and removing undesired content
  • Seamless integration with CJDNS
  • More tools for pub servers
  • ssb-viewer (HTML portal for pub servers) and git-ssb improvements
  • etc!

There are so many #somebodyshould tagged ideas that would be amazing to nail. Let's collect them and start making the scuttleverse ever more awesome.

Who?

Scuttlebutt is the underlying protocol and database. The Secure Scuttlebutt Consortium (SSBC) is a group of some of the programmers and community-gardeners who have been heavily involved with the development of the tools and the growth of the social space. It's these lovely people here.

We've had experience with receiving and distributing grants over the past year, and are excited to use Open Collective to help make our process more transparent.

Our team

Rômulo Alves

Core Contributor

Joey Stanford

Core Contributor

Dan Hassan

Core Contributor

Gordon Martin

Core Contributor

Scott

Core Contributor

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