Welcome to IPFS News 176!

Welcome to IPFS News 176!
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# IPFS Project Roadmap v.0.6.0

Tune in (opens new window) to Juan Benet’s in-depth look at what’s ahead for IPFS as it continues to make strides in providing the internet with a robust infrastructure for decentralized storage. In v0.6.0, the protocol will move closer toward the goal to be the default tool for distributing large files, promoting end-to-end encryption, and supporting the evolution of a self-archiving and decentralized web. Watch the full presentation (opens new window) to learn more about what’s next for IPFS.

# Brand New on IPFS ✨

  1. Discover Lurk (opens new window), a new programming language for zk-Snarks that will enable data integrations with IPFS and IPLD.
  2. Phoenix Guild (opens new window) is working with IPFS and Filecoin for its ongoing Solidity bootcamp. Find out more on Twitter (opens new window).
  3. Agregore is a new web browser that integrates IPFS. Read more (opens new window) on how it’s able to run an IPFS gateway from within a Chromium application.
  4. You can now deploy and maintain your SNS+IPFS website with the 4EVERLAND hosting service. Learn more (opens new window) in this tutorial.

# Around the ecosystem 🌎

From May 2 - 22, Gitcoin (opens new window) is celebrating (opens new window) the L2 Rollathon focused on scaling solutions. IPFS and Filecoin are among the virtual hackathon’s lead sponsors. Register now (opens new window)!

Protocol Labs is sponsoring ETHGlobal’s Hack Money (opens new window) virtual DeFi hackathon - apply now (opens new window) and take your chances at building the future of finance from May 6 - 27.

Register (opens new window) for the GirlScript Summer of Code! The three-month long open-source program will continue until May 31st. Learn more on the official website (opens new window).

The Hedera (opens new window) community is celebrating its first Solidity smart contract hackathon, H22, with prizes for the best use cases of IPFS. The event is underway until May 16th. Join now (opens new window)!

If you missed the IPFS Meetup at EFDevconnect (opens new window) in Amsterdam, don’t worry! You can catch up on all the presentations in this YouTube playlist (opens new window).

The Functionland (opens new window) Dev Team Update for April included important updates to its IPFS-based features like Fotos, Box, and Fula. Be sure to check out the video report (opens new window).

Don’t miss this overview (opens new window) of the history of IPFS and Filecoin at the Chainlink Spring 2022 Hackathon. You’ll learn how decentralized storage has become an essential component of Web3 infrastructure.

Learn how to build your own NFT app on IPFS with this coding walkthrough (opens new window) featured at the Chainlink Spring 2022 Hackathon.

Stay in the loop by watching this recap (opens new window) of the All Hands meeting for the IPFS, Filecoin, Libp2p Ecosystem Work Group. Reach out to ateam@protocol.ai to present in the next one.

# 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.

Rust Engineer (opens new window): Fleek is looking for an experienced and dedicated Rust Engineer to help build new canister-based products and services on Dfinity's Internet Computer. Fleek (opens new window) is an Open Web developer platform with everything you need to build sites and apps on the new web and the underlying protocols that power it (Dfinity, Ethereum, IPFS, Filecoin, and more). From hosting, storage, gateways, domains, databases, and more, Fleek has everything you need to seamlessly build and manage Open Web sites. Fleek, Remote.

Growth Marketing Lead (opens new window): The Growth Marketing Lead will be responsible for Mona’s digital marketing strategy across multiple media channels. In this role, you will develop, implement, measure, and optimize our approach over time with the related goals of driving people into our metaverse spaces, 3D architects to build metaverse spaces, and expanding the overall footprint of the Mona brand. The digital marketing strategy will integrate closely with our existing organic content strategy. Mona, 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.