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incentivised, censorship-resistant decentralised storage

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What is the difference between Swarm and IPFS?

IPFS seems a little slow on existing dapps. will Swarm load content more quickly? Also- is there a roadmap for swarm?
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What are some proposed ways of storing data in Ethereum?

I keep reading that swarm or ipfs would be used for storage, but how would that work exactly? Would an ethereum contract store its data in these data blockchains? I thought ethereum smart contracts ...
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What is Swarm and what is it used for?

What is Swarm and what is it used for? And what is Swarm's relationship with Whisper?
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Are Whisper and Swarm still being developed?

I know that both Whisper and Swarm were is early prototype stages, with Whisper already being included in the geth client. What is the current status of these project? I know Swarm has been largely ...