Welcome to IPFS Weekly 120
by Jenn Turner on 2021-01-27
Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy!
Join us at ETHDenver 2021
Our favorite community event is back and this time, it’s virtual. ETHDenver, the largest gathering of Web3 builders in North America, takes place February 5-12. Like last year, the IPFS community will be there to staff the IPFS Help Desk, so look for us in the Virtual Castle. Stay tuned because we have some very awesome announcements in store.
Announcing the IPFS Innovation Grant Program
Last week, Unstoppable Domains introduced the IPFS Innovation Grant program to support groundbreaking projects utilizing IPFS with $2500 of funding and support, in order to advance the decentralized web. Applications are due February 28th, 2021 and you can also apply if your product is already live.
Read the Brave x IPFS AMA on Reddit
Amid all the excitement of the Brave browser native IPFS integration last week, Brave CTO and co-founder Brian Bondy, and IPFS Ecosystem Lead Dietrich Ayala took the time out to answer any and all of the community’s questions. Read their responses on Reddit now!
Brand new on IPFS
- ResNetLab reviews 2020; Hydra Booster, Gossipsub, Drand, and Filecoin all shipped this year!
- From the IPFS blog: How we put IPFS in Brave, a technical overview taking you behind the scenes.
- Getting started with Pinata: How to use IPFS with Brave utilizing a pinning service.
- Lifehacker asks, “What is IPFS and why does it matter in Brave’s web browser?”
People are building the coolest stuff with IPFS
Twitter’s decentralized social network project takes a baby step forward.
What’s already possible in legacy DNS for ENS and IPFS support.
Help localize the IPFS project by translating it into your native language.
The Graph explains why GRT cannot be ignored.
Discover Web 3.0 Hosting: Onboarding Websites to the New Internet
Wireletter.com just updated to use IPFS for content storage.
Space welcomes GunDB to their Open Web stack!
Fleek reminds us why is it important to rebuild the web, in this recent thread.
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