Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System (opens new window) galaxy!
# Fixing Broken NFTs with IPFS and Filecoin
NFTs have hit the mainstream but unfortunately, this space is full of misconceptions, and many developers - intentionally or not - are cutting corners as they rush to capitalize on this nascent market. Though customers buy NFTs believing them to be permanent and immutable records of ownership, this is not always the case - fundamental flaws in the construction of many tokens jeopardize the long-term integrity of the asset. This is a major problem for the entire ecosystem, with the potential to rapidly erode customer faith - not just in NFTs, but in blockchain technology at large. To avoid reputational loss, the developer community needs to proactively acknowledge and address these issues. Read this Hackernoon post (opens new window) to learn all there is to know about fixing your broken NFTs with IPFS and Filecoin.
# Ceramic launched their Mainnet
Last week, Ceramic launched their Mainnet! Built on IPFS, Ceramic is a decentralized, open source platform for creating, hosting, and sharing data. With Ceramic's permissionless data streaming network, developers can store streams of information and ever-changing files directly on the decentralized web – and share updates with anyone in the world – all without trusted servers or intermediaries. Get started (opens new window) with Ceramic Mainnet today!
# Brand new on IPFS
- Check out this quick new tutorial (opens new window) on uploading files to IPFS from a web application.
- Build the future of the internet web browser at Browsers 3000, this Thursday! Get the details & register. (opens new window)
- NFTVision Hack begins tomorrow! RSVP for the opening ceremony. (opens new window)
- Last week the IPFS community hosted the June Meetup, ICYMI - watch the recording (opens new window).
# Around the ecosystem 🌏
Cloudflare Connect has more free learning sessions available! Watch today (opens new window).
Unstoppable Domains releases new podcast episodes weekly. Tune in! (opens new window)
The Filecoin Quadratic Funding Grant with DoraHacks is taking applications through July 18th. Learn how to apply. (opens new window)
Decentraland’s Art Week event starts this Thursday. Check it out. (opens new window)
Encode launched the Encode Filecoin Club, a nine-month program in collaboration with IPFS and Filecoin. Learn more. (opens new window)
Opera introduced the world's first alternative browser optimized for Chrome OS with a built-in VPN and a powerful ad blocker. Learn more (opens new window).
# Upcoming Hackathons
Looking to build in the IPFS ecosystem? There are several upcoming hackathons to register for including:
- IdentiHack by Hack Latin America (opens new window) (June 28-August 16)
- NFT Vision Hack (opens new window) (July - August)
- ETHOdyssey Hackathon (opens new window) (July 2 - August 1)
- Browsers 3000 (opens new window) (July 8-August 19)
# Want to help build the new internet?
Backend/API Engineer (opens new window): As a Backend/API Engineer, you will research, contribute to the product vision and help define the roadmap of multiple products. You will build and maintain features on the Textile Hub (opens new window), and build new services and systems to integrate with blockchain networks including Threads (opens new window), Buckets (opens new window), Hub (opens new window), and Powergate (opens new window). This role is for someone with solid coding experience and the ability to lead new features. Textile, Remote.
Full Stack Engineer (opens new window): This role is for someone with solid coding experience who likes to experiment, design, and learn new things. We are looking to fill this position soon. We are looking for someone who can rapidly scope and build new web applications and work with APIs and backend services. Textile, Remote.
Senior Backend Engineer (opens new window): Pinata is looking for a Backend Engineer knowledgeable in NodeJS to help build the future of our platform. As a dedicated Backend Engineer, you will work directly with our CTO and engineering team to build products and features that accelerate our traction. They need somebody that’s experienced with building NodeJS based APIs and working with relational databases. Experience with file storing technologies is a big plus for this position. Pinata, Remote.
DevOps (opens new window): Pinata is looking for somebody with a background in dev-ops to ensure everything runs smoothly as we scale into the future. As the first dedicated DevOps engineer, you will play a key role in helping Pinata design and build a world-class dev ops pipeline. They need somebody who knows how to create systems that monitor their infrastructure and help deploy new updates in an automated fashion. Pinata, Remote.
Multiple Positions Open (opens new window): Protocol Labs has updated their job board with openings across positions in Administration, Business Development, Business Operations, Communications, Community, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Talent, Product, Project Management, Research, & Security. Protocol Labs, Filecoin, IPFS. Remote.
Software Engineers (opens new window): Seeking seasoned software engineers with specializations in cryptography and systems, distributed systems, and peer-to-peer networks to help shape the next generation of network protocols. Filecoin, IPFS, libp2p, Remote.
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