Commit 1909529d authored by kevinflo's avatar kevinflo

landing copy changes

parent 02e1a952
{
"DPOSTS": {
"RINKEBY6": "0xec42474bC2Fc05cdddEfA876d17737183FF4e4Fb",
"MAINNET": "0x779e432EE590DCE3F18837cFe54C0e9e5C69bFb5"
"MAINNET": "0xa633f0DBFD596246c520F87c58548f971D65dc1b"
}
}
......@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ const WALLET_KEY = require('../wallet-key.json').WALLET_KEY;
const INFURA_RINKEBY = require('../secrets.json').INFURA2.RINKEBY;
const INFURA_MAINNET = require('../secrets.json').INFURA2.MAINNET;
const provider = new HDWalletProvider(WALLET_KEY, INFURA_RINKEBY, 1, 1);
const provider = new HDWalletProvider(WALLET_KEY, INFURA_MAINNET, 1, 1);
const web3 = new Web3(provider);
const deploy = async () => {
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......@@ -2,7 +2,6 @@ import React, { Component } from 'react';
import HasMainNavbar from './HasMainNavbar';
import { Container } from 'reactstrap';
import '../styles/main-styles.scss';
import Head from 'next/head';
class Page extends Component {
constructor(props) {
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......@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
</p>
<p>
I was interested in decentralized apps and cryptocurrencies, but I
wanted to find out what is real vs. what is hype/BS.
wanted to find out what potential there really is in the space for someone like myself.
</p>
<p>For me the best (and most fun) way to learn is to build!</p>
<p>
......@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
<h2>Writing a Dapp</h2>
<p>
You're really hamstrung by the platform, but you also can kind of
just write whatever rules you want. You want to make yourself the
just write whatever rules you want. You often want to make yourself the
dictator, have all the money go to you, and put yourself in charge
of all the moderation. Almost every single dapp in existence today
works exactly like this.
......@@ -144,10 +144,7 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
That's the opposite of why I was interested in this. I was only
drawn to dapps as a possible alternative to the way technology
works today. We have all these silos... Google, Facebook, Apple,
Microsoft, Amazon, etc. and and none of them work together.
</p>
<p>
I was hoping dapps would be a new tool in our belt to help us work
Microsoft, Amazon, etc. and and none of them work together. I was hoping dapps would be a new tool in our belt to help us work
together instead of against each other.
</p>
<p>
......@@ -163,21 +160,12 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
Writing a decentralized app feels like each line of code you write
is a moral decision.
</p>
<p>You can't change the contract once it's live.</p>
<p>You can't patch.</p>
<p>You can't change the contract once it's live. You can't patch.</p>
<p>
You can't be Instagram and say, "Hey, everybody can see
everybody's pictures here!" and then the next day say "Oh wait btw
none of the posts are in order anymore and if you want people to
see them you can pay us and if you don't like it well too bad
nobody but us can write an instagram client."
</p>
<p>
You just write your app, and the decisions you make writing it are
how it works.
</p>
<p>
And that makes the decisions you make feel like big decisions.
everybody's pictures here!" and then the next day decide you'll make more profit if none of the posts are in order anymore and if you want people to
see them people have to pay you and if people don't like it... well it's closed so nobody else can make an Instagram client. You just write your app, and the decisions you make writing it are
how it works. That makes the decisions you make as you build feel like bigger decisions.
</p>
<p>
Who gets the money? What's the incentive structure? Who governs
......@@ -186,19 +174,10 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
</p>
<p>
This is why so many people get so religious about what blockchain
and dapps are and aren't. Dapps are a mirror.
</p>
<p>
Everybody looks at the opportunities presented here and sees the
ability to realize and enforce how they think things should work.
</p>
<p>
I've seen people with *extremely* different political and moral
views from my own express that dapps are OBVIOUSLY going to
FINALLY unlock the world to work in the way that they want.
</p>
<p>
I looked at it and for me it felt like they were going to bring
and dapps are and aren't. Dapps are a mirror. Everybody looks at the opportunities presented here and sees the
ability to realize and enforce how they think things should work. I've seen people with *extremely* different political and moral
views from my own express that dapps are obviously going to
finally unlock the world to work in the way that they want. I looked at it and for me it felt like they were going to bring
about the exact opposite.
</p>
<p>
......@@ -321,8 +300,8 @@ class Index extends React.Component {
:D
</p>
<p>
Similar to how this is a sketch, after building on Ethereum I see
that it is itself only a rough sketch of ideas of what kind of
Similar to how what I built is a sketch, after building on Ethereum I see
that it is itself only a rough sketch bigger ideas of what kind of
platform could be possible in the future. Can't wait to see what
lies ahead.
</p>
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