Welcome to IPFS News 174!

Welcome to IPFS News 174!

# Fleek: A Web3 Developer Hub on IPFS

Developers looking to build on the Web3 stack have a low-code solution that allows them to host their dapps, websites, and frontends using decentralized infrastructure. Fleek orchestrates services like IPFS, Filecoin, and ENS to provide a viable alternative to Web 2.0 counterparts like AWS, and DNS. Find out more (opens new window) about how the tool is helping to make the web permissionless, trustless, and community-owned.

# Brand New on IPFS ✨

  1. NFT.Storage (opens new window) is celebrating (opens new window) 50 million uploads as it continues to provide developers and applications with a streamlined way to store virtual assets and their metadata on IPFS and Filecoin.
  2. Meet mscape.io (opens new window), a new community-driven landscape framework for metaverse projects using IPFS and Filecoin.
  3. Skiff (opens new window), a privacy-focused workspace, has added (opens new window) the option to embed and share files to its platform that are automatically stored on IPFS.
  4. NFTPort and NFT.Storage have been investigating data quality in the NFT industry - they found that over 12.8% of NFTs are not retrievable! Read on (opens new window).

# Around the ecosystem 🌎

Stay in loop with the IPFS, Filecoin, and lib2p2 communities by watching the full recording (opens new window) of the March Ecosystem WG All Hands meeting. Reach out to ateam@protocol.ai to present in the next one.

Protocol Labs Research is accepting applications for Ph.D. and Postdoc Fellowships as well as Investigator and Nucleation Grants until April 14th. Get more information on how to apply on the dedicated website (opens new window).

Get into the nitty-gritty of IPFS with this thorough technical explanation (opens new window) by Argos Open Tech on how the system uses Merkle DAGs, distributed hash tables, and a variation of the BitSwap protocol.

The Tachyon 6 Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator III has kicked off and is transitioning toward a Global Networked Startup Ecosystem DAO. Read this thread (opens new window) to learn more about it.

Protocol Labs’ DocsDocs challenge (opens new window) is ongoing! Teams building on the IPFS or Filecoin stack looking to upgrade their documentation (developer docs, blogposts, tutorials, etc.) and gather strong user feedback are eligible. Over $80k in rewards are available - view the full details here (opens new window) and apply for your team to participate here (opens new window).

Check out (opens new window) Filebase’s guide on how to build an image gallery application with IPFSand Tailwind CSS and deploy it to Web3 in seconds. More information in the docs (opens new window).

The Hedera H22 Hackathon is underway until May 16th with prizes for the best use cases of IPFS and Filecoin. Join now (opens new window)!

Learn how to upload a website to the IPFS node run by Cybercon (opens new window)’s Web3 hosting services in this quick tutorial (opens new window).

Splice (opens new window)’s generative NFT platform is in the #IPFSWinningBuilders Hall of Fame spotlight. Find out more about the project on Twitter (opens new window).

# Want to help build the new internet? 💼

Senior Social Media Manager (opens new window): Protocol Labs is seeking a Senior Social Media Manager to both build best-practice growth strategies, own social tactics, and posting across all of our various channels. Your goal is to assist, educate, and excite every member of our community. You will be responsible for communication with our community primarily on Twitter, Reddit, and Slack but also occasionally over email, Telegram, Discord and other channels. This audience includes everyone from industry leaders, Protocol Labs partners, and investors to miners, developers, and users. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Startup Operator, Asia Ecosystem Growth (opens new window): As a member of the Ecosystem Growth team at Protocol Labs, you’ll scope, lead and manage initiatives that help grow Filecoin storage providers in Asia, with an initial focus in China. Your work will span multiple areas, including business development, process improvement, project management, analytics, and more. In this role, you will work closely with the Ecosystem team’s leadership to structure and solve complex problems, then drive solutions forward across the organization. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Community Manager (opens new window): Valist is hiring a community manager to help expand outreach, community, and brand awareness. In this role, you will have a strong influence on our growth strategies, forge and develop great relationships with our community members and key partners, and create high quality content. You will be working closely with technical co-founders and engineers. Valist, Remote.

Blockchain Engineering Lead (opens new window): As 3Box Labs’ first Blockchain Engineer you will lead engineering, implementation and optimization of the Ceramic Blockchain and contribute to the overall cryptoeconomic design of the network. You'll tackle some of the most novel challenges in decentralized tech, work closely with our rapidly growing open source community and many of the best technologists in the world, and help reinvent how data is managed online. 3Box Labs, Remote.

Developer Relations (opens new window): Textile is seeking someone to run large-scale community projects. These include amplifying our grants program to fund community projects, curating governance groups where we bring community stakeholders into our technology planning, engaging with external teams like Gitcoin and EthDenver to support large-scale developer events, and giving technical presentations at events. This position also includes day-to-day engagement with our Slack group, helping to triage GitHub issues, hacking on demos, writing blog posts and technical guides, and more. We are looking for a self-directed leader who wants to build a developer community while staying hands on with technology. Textile, Remote.

Fullstack Engineer (opens new window): Textile's web products and services are written primarily in Golang and TypeScript, and communicate with Textile's core gRPC services. You will own the end user experience and have full ownership over the product stack, from research and development to implementation and production monitoring. Textile, Remote.