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Mastodon Hit 10M Users
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Mar 2023
History of Lisp Parentheses (2019)
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 1 Feb 2023
?., which reverses q and r.
Hoon code is rather interesting to look at, especially the rune vs keyword syntax (random file: https://github.com/urbit/urbit/blob/master/pkg/arvo/lib/aqua...) but I don't think it's worth the effort.
ssb-server alternatives - Reticulum, urbit, and earthstar
4 projects | 13 Oct 2022
Jack Dorsey texts Elon Musk (March 26, 2022)
6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 30 Sep 2022
I'm amuse to find that https://urbit.org/ is a lot more legit-looking than it used to be. Good for them.
Is it still based on 'Hoon' and 'Nock' though? Because inventing your own nonsense programming language is antithetical to a serious attempt at building something.
Kindelia: A minimal peer-to-peer computer that isn't a cryptocurrency
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Aug 2022
Reading the white paper, and looking at their other projects (HVM), I have the feeling they successfully implemented what Urbit  tried to do, but in an elegant and efficient way, instead of going the convoluted and obfuscated route ...
Also the last chapters of their white book are interesting reads for anyone interested in blockchain and cryptocurrencies
What are some alternatives?
azimuth-hs - Haskell bindings for Azimuth (https://github.com/urbit/azimuth)
urbit-api - talk to your urbit from haskell
orbit-db - Peer-to-Peer Databases for the Decentralized Web