In this episode, I bring on Sebastiaan van der Lans who is looking to harness blockchain and open source technologies to infuse trust and community into the connection. Sebastiaan is the founder of the Van Ons, Netherlands largest wordpress digital agency and Wordproof, a timestamp blockchain technology revolutionizing the notion of how we verify content on the web.
*Fight for a trustworthy web *Wordpress is responsible for 39% of all websites
*The future is in open source technologies and communities
*Stakeholders are lost in building technology for profit over purpose
*Wordpress and blockchain
*The Internet has a deep-rooted issue which is trust
*The Internet should offer transparency and accountability
*Blockchain and Timestamping
*Worker Proposal System
*European Commission’s Blockchains for Social Good initiative
*What will open source technologies look like in 2025?
Sebastiaan van der Lans on Twitter https://twitter.com/delans
In conversation with Sebastiaan van der Lans at WCEU2019 https://youtu.be/Z5XpJDldsVQ
WordProof: Let’s fix the broken web, together! Interview with Sebastiaan van der Lans. Ep. 24 https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/2fkbi5Z765MQ66Yx8 A Story about the Truly Inclusive Funding of Open Source WordPress Plugin “WordProof” https://medium.com/@delans/inclusive-funding-open-source-software-wordproof-wordpress-blockchain-ab4b2c2385b5
Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Sebastiaan van der Lans https://kinsta.com/blog/interview-with-sebastiaan-van-der-lans/