Future Uses & Features

Who is Neighbourhoods for?

Anyone who seeks decentralized social coordination tools to use with their community! If you are looking to move your group, community, or cause from web 2.0 organizing tools to p2p alternatives, Neighbourhoods may be for you.

Currently, Neighbourhoods will be of interest to developers and organizers who are keen to experiment with early-stage software and become pilot groups receiving high-touch engagement from the Neighbourhoods team.

How will groups use Neighbourhoods' infrastructure?

Groups can create, customize, and manage their neighbourhood:

What types of communities might become neighbourhoods?

The NH framework enables a very wide range of use cases, depending on the hApp modules that developers contribute to the NH marketplace.

Holochain "groupware" apps, like wikis, collaborative documents, and video chat already exist. So, it would be easier in the near-term to use the NH framework to spin up a "working group" for any shared cause.

Prospective community activators have opened public conversations on using neighbourhoods for cases and group sizes when reputation accrual and accounting is critical, for example: developer communities, philanthropic communities, energy and carbon accounting projects, and gaming groups.

The team also created a demo "meme sharing" neighbourhood to show how the framework applies to (social) media use cases,

Do you have a roadmap?

Yes, please see our full, 2023 roadmap here.

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