IPFS Weekly 101
by Jenn Turner on 2020-08-19
Welcome to IPFS Weekly #101
Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy! 🚀
IoTeX, the latest in the IPFS Case Study series
Are you curious about how a privacy-protecting surveillance camera could benefit from decentralized storage? Or how a privacy-centric blockchain platform might address one of the major risks of today’s IoT devices? Learn how IPFS has provided robust solutions for both these situations with Iotex and Ucam.
HackFS finale starts soon 🎉
Today is the day! Join the finale presentation at 4:30 UTC to see what finalists were able to create with IPFS and Filecoin, plus judging and more!
New from Pinata: Mint Unity prefabs with IPFS
The folks from Pinata have done it again! Check out their latest, a step-by-step tutorial on how to create and sell unity prefabs as crypto collectible NFTs using Unity, Pinata’s Pin Explorer, Rarible, and IPFS.
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Brand new on IPFS
- Web 2.0 meets Web3! Origin launches decentralized e-commerce on Google Cloud Marketplace.
- Infura’s IPFS service now supports IPFS 0.5, the largest upgrade to the IPFS protocol.
- Discover Textile’s User Mailbox API, and send messages between any users or public key owners.
- How IoTeX uses IPFS for firmware updates, and Ucam uses the IPFS decentralized storage network.
People are building the coolest things with IPFS
Build an encrypted todo list with 3Box (part 2⁄2)
Discover a new open-source way to “pin” content on IPFS
Take a deep dive into direct S3 blockstore access in Peergos.
Learn how to unlock DeFi with decentralized query
See Fission’s web native file system technical design in action!
Use the Qri CLI to create, push, and query community datasets
Check out IPFS Deploy for Java, decentralized Java package repositories on IPFS/Filecoin.
Relive the Randomness Summit
Missed the first-ever distributed randomness focused event, which folks were calling “awesome,” “excellent”, and “I haven’t been in this high quality a summit for so long, I forgot how good they could be!?” Catch up on all the talks from Juan Benet, Justin Drake, Irene Giacomelli, Vitalik Buterin, and more!
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
Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️
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