Cyber: A decentralized google for provable and relevant answers

A short into to cyber: a decentralized google

The very short version

Cyber is a decentralized google. Its mission is to create a universal search protocol to (a) build an open semantic field of the internet with the help of blockchain technology and cyberlinks, and (b) decentralize the infrastructure of the web with the help of blockchain

A comparison table between cyber and google:

How does cyber work?

Cyber is essentially creating a brand new protocol (a procedure that helps computers to do things in a certain way) for adding and searching information onto a knowledge graph (a compilation of facts about something that provides meaning to the user). And rank this information. In other words, it’s a decentralized google.

Users create links between 2 IPFS hashes (keep on reading to see what this is) and place them on a knowledge graph by spending bandwidth (amount of data that can be transmitted over a fixed period of time). Users also link IPFS hashes linked to keywords, which helps to enrich the knowledge graph with… knowledge.

That content is then dynamically ranked with the help of digital tokens and the current parameters of the networks load. This makes the rank dynamic (characterized by continuous change, activity, or progress).

All this is computed (determined with the help of a computer) by validators (a program or a computer that are responsible for checking the validity of something). The validators do so, by using their GPU’s (literally - graphics cards).

This allows to search data on the web, rank it, query it (look it up) and create knowledge databases without blackbox intermediaries (third parties that try to censor data, hide or push specific results to obtain money, track your data, etc).

The interesting thing is that such a simple mechanism allows creating a lot of powerful tools as a result. We will go in-detail further down the document into those. For example: unified semantics, SEO instruments, autonomous robots, and a lot more.

Why are we doing this?

We are trying to solve the problem of data centralization and data censorship. Which in other words, is decentralization of common knowledge (assuming that data is the new knowledge and that we are moving into the digital age). Each person should be able to control their own data, their identity, their knowledge. The universe can become a better place if our children live in a digital environment where they are in charge of their actions.

Search is a global mechanism that is globally understood by everyone, regardless of language, race, age, etc. It is somewhat a basic instinct (searching for food to survive, etc). In the digital realm with the help of search, we gain answers to our questions, which we always ask. Search helps us to build a model around any subject that is of interest to us. With the use of search, we can build databases, which can lead to a great number of useful instruments (on these later).

Want to validate and build the Great Web with us? Join us

Links

cyber.page
Whitepaper
GitHub
FAQ
cyber~Congress DAO website
Forum
TG channel
Explorer (alpha)

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A video guide to cyber~Ecosystem, containing our plans, guides, etc

We spoke about cyber and decentralised search to Monero talk during CCC in Germany. (I timestamped the video at 33.50, if it doesn’t work, you can just jump there, however Gregor, the guy before me is an excellent speaker and was the second biggest cosmos fan at the event)

A video of cybers protocol development roadmap

A video of cybs development roadmap, your personal robot for the Great Web

A working report from cyber on the latest sprint

A blog post, containing the full list of the videos from the launch workshop, including, plans, roadmaps, validator info, and much more. Please, view the post here

Cybers dev-log #2

Cyber’s soon to launch mainnet was added to stakingrewards. You can check out your possible future earnings as a validator or a delegator after the launch using the awesome calculator provided

State migration to euler-6. Feedback is welcome!

Prepare for takeoff comrades

Our bi-weekly dev-log. Includes upgrades of cosmwasm and cosmos-sdk for cyber. Ongoing work on IPFS node integration into cyberpage and much more…

Dear @serejandmyself,

I recently heard about cyber.
Could you possibly, tell us more on token pre ico listings, or OTC availability before the mainet launch in Q2 2020?

Thanks
Regards

Hey, we are not holding an ICO as such, but rather a variety of distribution games, where each round gives a possibility to earn or to obtain a certain amount of tokens via donations or/and taking part in distribution games.

The first is called the game of links and the takeoff round. The game of links has already started and you can get tokens via participating in any of the game mechanics, I would check out this article for more information. In 2 words it lets yu obtain tokens via being part of the project.

Cyber has also gifted 10% of its supply to ETH, ATOM and Urbit holders, so you are most likely to have a gift. Simply go to cyber.page and substitute the address for your ETH or ATOM address and it will let you know what to do and if you got a gift.

You can also check out this FAQ on how to obtain tokens pre-takeoff round =)

If you have any more questions about this, feel free to ask!

PS. More info on GoL (game of links) distribution here

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Check out the new bi-weekly report and the latest updates

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We are launching Euler-6, our next incentivized testent along with a genesis ceremony for all validators to participate in. Check out the blog post for info!

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Cyber under the hood. How do we achieve the state of a distributed computer, targeted at general-purpose search?

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The genesis ceremony for eluer-6 is done. Start preparing for the launch of it!

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