Web3: The Power of a Permissionless Developer Platform

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Over the decades, software creation has moved from mainframes, to servers, to the cloud: all major steps toward programming ease and freedom. And yet developers are still dependent on costly infrastructure to make their visions reality. To create and maintain client-facing platforms or applications, they must either manage servers and databases themselves or, more realistically, pay near-monopoly cloud services such as AWS to provide them with infrastructure. Not only are these options expensive and time-consuming, they limit the interoperability of applications, since the data and server logic of each is confined in a walled garden. The paradigm shift we are…...

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Adam Soffer I lead product development at Livepeer Inc, building the world's open video infrastructure.