Future Game-changers

In-development apps that might someday change the way we use the internet. Sorted from most promise to least.

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914ian914List by 914ian914, last updated 2019-01-25
  1. FileCoin icon

    The cryptocurrency companion to IPFS which will incentivize users to provide storage and bandwidth.

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  2. IPFS icon

    A decentralized, global filesystem intended for hosting web content. Content published using IPFS is accessible from anywhere as long at least one person has downloaded the files and is running an IPFS node. Currently the software works very well, and several sites are already taking advantage of it. However, it currently is not in mainstream use.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Firefox
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    IPFS screenshot 1
  3. Brave icon

    A Chrome-based web browser designed for privacy and blocking ads. It can automatically donate cryptocurrency to websites.

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
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    Start Page
  4. Follow My Vote icon

    Follow My Vote aims to change the way we vote, becoming the world's first secure open source online voting software based on blockchain technology.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
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  5. Storj icon

    A cheap, cloud storage solution that allows anyone to securely store data by encrypting and distributing it to other Storj users. It uses it's own cryptocurrency to allow individuals to sell unused disk space. Right now it has a friendly GUI for those who wish to rent their disk space, but with the available file-uploading clients I have not been able to make use of it yet. Supposedly it is integrated into FileZilla, but I the latest version installed on Ubuntu 16.04 and there is no such feature

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    Traditional Cloud Storage with centralized regional data center locations vs. Storj Distributed Cloud Object Storage with tens of thousands of storage nodes in over 100 different countries.
  6. Steemit icon

    A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by voting, and content regarded valuable is rewarded with money.

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    Steemit screenshot 1
  7. Golem icon

    Golem is a global, open sourced, decentralized supercomputer that anyone can access. It's made up of the combined power of user's machines, from personal laptops to entire datacenters.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
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  8. Hypercore Protocol icon

    It is very similar to IPFS and can be used as a decentralized web hosting platform, but it has a few different design goals.

    • File Sync Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript
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    Hypercore Protocol screenshot 1
  9. cjdns icon

    A networking protocol that could support a decentralized internet infrastructure.

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    cjdns screenshot 1
  10. uPort icon

    Designed for secure, efficient, accessible, decentralized identification system that could be used for authentication without having to remember passwords or confirming an email address.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
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    uPort screenshot 1
    uPort screenshot 2
  11. Althea icon

    Mesh-networking technology that would allow for a decentralized internet. Users could load their router with cryptocurrency, and it would automatically buy and sell bandwidth at competitive prices.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • OpenWrt
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  12. OpenBazaar icon

    It allows individuals to run their own online stores for free and buy goods from a decentralized online market without fees or limitations. Currently it seems that few people use it.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    OpenBazaar screenshot 1
  13. Sia icon

    A decentralized cloud storage platform like Storj.

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • JSON
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
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    Main Page
  14. Blockstack icon

    Blockstack is a new decentralized internet where users own their data and apps run locally. Take back control over your digital life. A browser portal is all you need to get started.

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
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  15. Perkeep icon

    Like IPFS, but designed to be used like a free cloud storage solution where users can dump all their data, access it from anywhere, and not worry about losing it because it is distributed.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
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  16. git-annex icon

    A distributable file-syncing and versioning system that works like git and supports multiple cloud storage platforms.

    • Git Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
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    Browser UI: Getting Started
  17. Beaker browser icon

    A web browser based on Chromium that allows anyone to publish to and modify the decentralized web for free. As far as I can tell, the decentralized web does not yet have much to offer.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript
    • Dat
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    Beaker browser screenshot 1
  18. Tribler icon

    Finds torrents without websites.

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    Main UI
  19. Would allow you to store your data on multiple systems and access it like a regular filesystem. Currently it relies on SSH and FUSE, and it doesn't work very well.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
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  20. GNUnet icon

    An anonymous, peer-to-peer network. It hasn't been updated since 2014, and I've never gotten it to work.

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    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.

This list was created by 914ian914 Feb 20, 2018 and was last updated Jan 25, 2019. The list has 20 apps.

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