Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System (opens new window) galaxy!
# What’s new in go-ipfs 0.8.0?
The latest release from the IPFS protocol is here, and with it, go-ipfs 0.8.0 brings the ability to ask remote services to pin data for you! Other features include remote MFS pinning, faster pinning, and help for DNSLink names on https:// subdomains.
# NEW: libp2p comes to ProtoSchool
The best place to learn about decentralized technology, ProtoSchool, has recently added lip2p to their curriculum. Now learners can participate in code-free tutorials, intros to dweb concepts, hands-on coding challenging and more!
# VIDEO: IPFS & libp2p in 2020
In case you missed it—IPFS project lead Molly Mackinlay gave a 2020 year-in-review on the latest with the IPFS ecosystem at CSCON, a virtual blockchain conference, late last year. Check it out!
# Brand new on IPFS
- Fleek announced (opens new window) automated Filecoin archiving and back up for all sites and storageon Fleek!
- fwupd (opens new window), the Linux firmware update service used by Lenovo, Google, Acer, Dell and more, now supports IPFS!
- Check out this work (opens new window) to get IPFS running on RISC-V, an OSS ISA used to create open microprocessors.
- Wondering what are blockchain domains (opens new window), and how are they different from traditional .com domains?
# Around the ecosystem 🌏
How to own SubstraPunks (opens new window), the first NFTs in Live Substrate Blockchain from Polkadot.
The Graph (opens new window) expands to Layer 2 Blockchains and Brings Indexed Open Data to Polygon.
Check out OBJKT Swap (opens new window), built with IPFS.
Reminder that ENS Names Are NFTs (opens new window): What This Means for Your Names.
Fleek (opens new window) now makes deploying and maintaining an ENS+IPFS websites easier than ever!
Unstoppable Domains (opens new window) is hosting an AMA on Clubhouse this Thursday to answer questions about blockchain domains, NFTs, and their recent Cloudflare announcement.
From ETHDenver: Tiles (opens new window) is a document browser and explorer that gives incredible insight into all the real-time activity happening on the Ceramic Network.
# Join us for the next IPFS community meetup
Mark your calendars for March 23 now, and stay tuned for upcoming details on our featured speakers. Also, if you have an idea for a presentation or a lightning talk, now would be a great time to reach out!
# Job hunting? Work on IPFS!
Senior Integration Engineer (opens new window): You will be responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance to our users while they are integrating with libp2p, IPFS, Filecoin, and Textile. Textile, Remote.
Technical Project Manager (Infura) (opens new window): Track active projects, remove roadblocks, and support the development team in identifying and keeping up-to-date all project requirements. Manage project, feature, technical debt, and bug backlogs working across teams in prioritizing work and planning out sprints. ConsenSys, Remote.
Ecosystem Developer (opens new window): We are looking for a technical community manager to help us create a world-class developer ecosystem and experience around our open source community. 3Box, Remote.
Sr. Backend Engineer (opens new window): Have built systems at scale in the past and can discuss the architectural tradeoffs that went into them. Experience with data lakes, data warehousing, and OLAP technologies. Self-directed. We want you to own the systems you build. ConsenSys, Remote.
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