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  • 2021-02-07

    Urbit has identified the cold start problem of the [[Dweb]]: [[Peer 2 Peer]] apps are hard to build because no one has personal servers, and no one has personal servers because maintaining one is a pain in the ass. They want to fix this by making personal server management so easy anyone can do it. To do this, they decided to scrap everything. To Urbit, Unix is hopeless. So they built an entirely new [[Overlay OS]], that runs as a Unix subprocess, so users will never have to deal with Unix.

  • 2021-02-07

    Their plan is to make Urbit so easy to use that everyday consumers can manage personal servers. If everyday consumers run personal servers, then [[Peer 2 Peer]] apps will become more feasible and popular. Then, the distributed web will really take off.

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