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Hello Earth

You're looking at some words on a white screen, but these words actually represent a series of notable firsts.

This is the first blog post that uses humm as its publication channel. humm is the first fully distributed publishing platform, ever. And humm is the first community-developed Holochain-based hApp to go live.

So why is this interesting?

Because the future of technology is distributed.

Decentralized databases and distributed ledgers are so hot right now. Everyone's talking about blockchain. … Continue reading

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The News: New Ideas, a New Face & a New Job Opening

Let's talk about time

We're faced with an interesting conundrum while trying to roadmap, design, plan and develop humm: the technology platform we're building on isn't finished yet.

In fact, Holochain is still in pretty early stages of development.

What we're trying to build with humm will leverage both Holochain and the Holo hosting network, but we're trying to start while there are almost no technical specs and details of how the Holo network will work. In other words, it's like trying to assembl… Continue reading

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Feeling a Little Rusty: DevCamp, Comments, and Rust Updates


There have been a lot of developments in the past week in the larger Holochain community that we have had to digest and internalize here at humm.


Rust: A brand new Holochain?

We have been waiting excitedly for the release of the Rust refactor of Holochain so we could refactor our code base, and then add to it without increasing our future work every time we write a new line of code in the old Go-based Holochain. For the past couple of weeks we've prioritized work that would not add to our Go code… Continue reading

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Inside Humm - A Retrospective, Some Clarifications and a Bit About Technology

Hi! I'm Nick Mitchell and I'm the Product Manager for humm. I am in charge of planning & architecting humm features, and making sure our engineers and everyone involved in the project are working on the highest impact tasks along our truest path.

We launched this blog on Friday. We've learned a lot in the few days since then.

First, some background.

We're a small, self-funded (non-ICO) team of seven humans that has spent the majority of our time for the past decade building content websites - … Continue reading

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Let's Talk! Introducing Holochain-Powered Comments on humm

Blog comments on Holochain are here.

We've been working on adding commenting to humm for the past month. Now you can comment on our blog posts here on humm.earth using a Holochain-powered comment app!

From a reader's perspective, commenting on humm is the same as commenting anywhere else online. You sign up for an account (more on this below), meticulously craft an insightful comment, hit the "Submit" button, and sit back while other people revel in your originality and wit. (At least, that's how … Continue reading

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