Welcome to IPFS Weekly 110
by Jenn Turner on 2020-10-21
Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy! 🚀
Filecoin Mainnet takes off 🚀🚀🚀
Around 3pm UTC, on October 15, the Filecoin Mainnet went live! This was the culmination of years of effort, innovation, and teamwork. Join us in celebrating this momentous event by participating in Filecoin Liftoff week, running today through Friday, October 23.
The latest on IPFS Desktop and IPFS Companion
New release time! Check out updates on IPFS Desktop, including new features, bug fixes, and a crucial update for Windows users. But that’s not all, IPFS Companion also received some updates, including many visual additions you are absolutely going to love.
See presentations from LikeCoin, Arbol, and more
Last week, the IPFS community virtually gathered together to talk about the latest goings on in the ecosystem. Speakers included Alfonso de la Rocha, talking about Bitswap, Alex Good talking about dag-jose, Ben Andre from Arbol, and Chung Wu from the LikeCoin Foundation.
Brand new on IPFS
- Explore smarter data publishing with Qri, making publishing and sharing as easy as finding data.
- Berty recently published their latest community update, including some news on gomobile-IPFS.
- MetaMask released Swaps, allowing users to swap tokens directly from their wallets.
- The latest IPFS Podcast episode features Harrison Hines, talking about Fleek.
People are building the coolest things with IPFS
Updating Smart Contract Data in Unity
Where the Heck is MY Digital Art? a.k.a. Reading the Blockchain for Proof of Ownership
Check out this Key-Value Store built on IPFS.
Infura shipped filters support over HTTPS
Qri Desktop v0.5.0 shipped, featuring the new Collection view, a dynamic progress viewer!
Brad Kam from Unstoppable Domains talks about How the Decentralized Web Transfers Wealth From Corporations to People
VIDEO: Setting Up An Uncensorable, Unstoppable Domains IPFS Website
Job hunting? Work on IPFS!
IPFS Engineer: This role is for someone with a deep understanding of IPFS and its ecosystem, and a passion for open source and scientific projects. Ideally they would have contributed to the IPFS project itself. Experience with Docker is also a plus. Arbol, Remote or NYC.
Technical Writer: who can primarily create high-quality technical content, but has some other adjacent skills as well in the form of graphic design and/or video editing. Contract, Remote.
Devops or SRE: The role is for someone with strong hands-on DevOps experience (cloud architecture, automated deployment, Kubernetes orchestration) that also likes to get their hands into the code (primarily written in Go). Textile, Remote.
Front-end Developer: Are you an experienced front end dev that understands IPFS and linked data and wants to make an impact on the future of Web3? Ceramic is looking for a contractor to work on Ceramic Explorer.
Remote Senior Software Engineer: We are looking for talented engineers to help us design, build, and architect the most difficult parts of the Audius protocol—high availability services for decentralized replication of data, latency-sensitive distributed file transfers, Ethereum smart contracts, infrastructure, tooling, and more. Audius, Remote
Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️
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