IPFS Weekly 100 🎉

by Jenn Turner on 2020-08-12

Welcome to IPFS Weekly #100

Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy! 🚀

🚨 We are deprecating SECIO very soon 🚨

Soon, support for the SECIO security transport in IPFS and libp2p will be removed. You can mitigate impact to your node(s) by updating to the latest versions.

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Join us at the Randomness Summit Thursday

A one day conference about Randomness Beacons: the research done, the current use-cases and challenges and the systems available, all taking place this week! Speakers include Juan Benet, Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake and others, and the event is free to attend.

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Watch talks from the last meetup


If you missed last Monday’s virtual community meetup, catch up on all of the talks (Unstoppable Domains! Ceramic! Koda the Robot Dog!) now.

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How content addressing solves streaming challenges

Research plays a crucial role in IPFS development and iteration and that’s why we’re happy to share this recent post from Yiannis Psaras on the merits of content addressability in a world increasingly reliant on internet networks.

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Brand new on IPFS

New IPFS case study: OpenBazaar

The second in the IPFS Case Study Series focuses on OpenBazaar, a p2p e-commerce platform where buyers and sellers can participate anonymously and privately. By using IPFS to create this collaborative network, OpenBazaar enables users to trade without the risks of centralized data collection or the threat of having their personal information hacked!

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HackFS + IPFS = 🤯

From COVID-19 tracing to crowdfunding on the dweb to a social distancing lyrics app, a PiedPiper mockup and more—you have to check out the cool things folks built with IPFS during HackFS.

Browse the showcase

Job hunting? Work on IPFS!

Signed and Encrypted IPLD, Go: Implement a new Go-based IPLD codec that supports signed and encrypted Blocks, and get paid for it! Externally funded, 3Box and Textile, Remote

Senior Developer Advocate, IPFS: Provide tactical support for the IPFS community, creating a global community strategy, and executing this strategy on the ground! Protocol Labs, Remote

Backend Engineer: Work with the Fleek Product and Engineering team to build the leading decentralized development platform. Fleek, Remote

Project Lead, libp2p: This is a unique opportunity to take ownership of a massively successful open source project and carry it through its next phase of growth. Protocol Labs, Remote

Senior Software Engineer Rust/Go: You would be working with our distributed team of engineers on new products, core protocols or client projects. Most of the work we do is or will eventually be open source. Equilibrium, Remote

View our job postings

Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️

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