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Nebulous is now a six year old company. When Nebulous was founded, we were two programmers, idealists, and individuals with no business background. Over the past 6 years, we’ve launched numerous products, learned an enormous amount, and grown significantly both as people and as entrepreneurs.
One thing that we significantly under-valued in the early life of the company was the importance of focus and alignment. We’ve had a grand vision with a broad execution. Though this has resulted in a lot of good things, I believe that on the whole a lack of focus has ultimately limited the growth of both Sia and the company Nebulous. It has also significantly encumbered marketing and communication. Between Nebulous, Sia, Skynet, Obelisk, SiaStream, and other adventures we have pursued as a company, our story is rich and involved and not necessarily easy for newcomers to understand.
As a part of evolving Nebulous, we will be significantly narrowing our focus to a single thing: Skynet. We will be re-branding Nebulous to ‘Skynet’, following in the footsteps of companies like Dropbox. We believe that having a single name for both the company and the product will simplify the experience for users and make the ecosystem more accessible.
Where Sia was aimed at being a decentralized data storage layer, Skynet is aimed at being a fully decentralized cloud. Skynet is now bigger than Sia, as it includes technologies such as Handshake, and will continue to expand as it grows into the broader decentralized ecosystem. Sia will remain a key piece of infrastructure for Skynet, but the focus has shifted from data to web applications.
At Skynet, we remain a firmly ideological company. We’re here because we believe that there is a better way to connect humanity together.
Skynet demands uncompromising accessibility. Data on Skynet ...
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