Celebrating our launch of Homescreen because DeFi needs decentralized front-ends.

Defi has a dirty secret. While the smart contracts themselves are fully decentralized, developer teams still have substantial control over the user through their control of the frontend. We’re excited to be announcing , a new application on Skynet that allows users to fully decentralize their web3 frontends.

If you…


Resolve .eth domains to decentralized data on Skynet with support from MetaMask and Cloudflare.

Starting with the already-released MetaMask 10.0.0, Skynet can be used to host webpages over ENS. When visiting these Skynet pages using MetaMask, the pages will automatically load. For an example of this, check out . If you don’t have MetaMask, Cloudflare has added Skynet support to their eth.link …


OnlyFans announced yesterday that they would be banning pornographic content from their platform. This move was predictable — they are following in the footsteps of Tumblr and Patreon, and many others: Build a platform that bootstraps using adult content, begin to migrate into non-adult content as a primary source of…


We’re celebrating our first year using Handshake and can’t wait to push more boundaries.

Roughly one year ago, we added Handshake to the core set of APIs supported by Skynet. Handshake at the time satisfied two different critical gaps in Skynet’s infrastructure. The first — and at the time the most important — was the ability to support dynamic data. Our Handshake integration pre-dates…


Skynet’s Roadmap Update: What’s Next and on the Horizon

The Sia team spent the first 6 years of its existence primarily working on internal infrastructure. With the advent of Skynet, that has started to change. The underlying technology is now strong enough to carry the aspirations of millions of users on its back, and as a team we get…


Sia, Skynet, and MySky will be the foundation for a new decentralized CDN

We’ve been building decentralized technology for the past 7 years now. When we got going, our focus was on making standalone applications because integrating with the traditional web without sacrificing decentralization seemed like a tall challenge.

We’ve come a long way since then. We’re still figuring out the best way…


Caption: Does Facebook actually cost us money?

Facebook has become one of the biggest companies in the world on the backs of a series of products that it gives away entirely for free. Or at least, it likes to present the story that all of its products are free.

In truth, Facebook is exploiting a massive arbitrage…


MySky uses seeds to authenticate users instead of a username and password construction. Seeds and passwords are very similar — the main goal of both is that they are difficult for an attacker to guess, and to provide a foundation for a user’s identity.

In the case of a typical…


We are excited today to be rolling out the for Skynet and MySky applications. …


We’ve just kicked off our Spring 2021 hackathon, and the theme is user engagement. We want developers to create applications that will kick start social interactions between users on the dweb; we want to celebrate freedom from our corporate overlords by sharing that freedom with friends. …

David Vorick

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