Welcome to IPFS News 182!

Welcome to IPFS News 182!

# CargoX’s IPFS-based NFT Solution is Trusted in International Trade

Only a handful of public blockchain solutions are heavily used by governments for conducting regular day-to-day business. CargoX (opens new window) is a leading supply chain solution (opens new window) that relies on IPFS and Web3 infrastructure as its main architectural component. Find out (opens new window) how it simplifies the processing of Electronic Trade Documents for Egyptian authorities with the CargoX Platform for Blockchain Document Transfer (BDT).

# Brand New on IPFS ✨

  1. FFmpeg (opens new window) allows you to watch videos in almost any format. Find out (opens new window) how its support for IFPS will enable IPFS usage in many more applications than previously possible.
  2. Lighthouse (opens new window) has built an encryption and access control layer for users to store private information on IPFS. Find out more on the Lighthouse blog (opens new window).
  3. Welcome Kubo! The go-ipfs implementation has been renamed for the v0.14.0 release. Get up to speed with all the details on Github (opens new window).
  4. Let’s make IPFS even better. The community is looking for feedback on your experience using IPFS WebUI or IPFS Desktop and all it takes is a quick 7-minute survey (opens new window).

# Around the ecosystem 🌎

The virtual half of the 2022 ETH Seoul Hackathon (opens new window) is still happening. Register now (opens new window)! There’s three more days until the deadline.

The Web3 Infinity Hackathon (opens new window) is happening until August 16th. Rewards include $100,000 in prizes, additional grants from sponsors, and FIL-Singapore Summit (opens new window) perks for you and your team. Register now (opens new window)!

You still have time to register for Web3athon (opens new window) to work with coders, creators, economists and like minded individuals to address daily challenges for communities and create hyperlocal solutions. Register until September 15th.

Catch up on all things IPLD (opens new window) with this recording (opens new window) of the bi-weekly sync. Don’t miss it next time, it’s open (opens new window) for everyone.

IPFS Search (opens new window)’s open source services now include (opens new window) filter features for more efficient browsing. You can even specify file extensions and different languages.

Gummys TV (opens new window) is relying on IPFS over AWS data hosting for its video sharing and streaming platform. Find out (opens new window) why it’s choosing a decentralized storage solution over the cloud.

The SwapChat NFT social trading dapp is now collaborating (opens new window) with 4EVERLAND to implement decentralized cloud storage based on IPFS.

Read through Polkastarter’s excellent guide (opens new window) on how IPFS works and why it’s important for storing your NFT metadata off-chain.

IPFS’ utility stretches beyond the crypto space and into building the infrastructure for a decentralized internet. Read CoinMarketCap’s explanation (opens new window) of the system to get the full picture.

NFTs are often thought of as blockchain-based technology but there are misconceptions as to how they are stored. Read up (opens new window) to learn more about how and where NFTs are actually stored.

# Want to help build the new internet? 💼

Web3/Metaverse Engineer (opens new window): Razorfish uses digital technologies to create immersive digital, physical, and metaverse experiences for our clients that deliver marketing messaging and help our clients to grow their brands. As a self-driven, fast-learning, and highly versatile Web3/Metaverse Engineer you will apply your talents to creating high quality metaverse experiences that will span technologies and platforms. You will leverage your knowledge of 3D programming, animation, and web2 technologies to deliver immersive front-end experiences and you will leverage your knowledge in back-end databases and systems to airdrop NFTs and redeem utility NFTs. Razorfish, Atlanta, GA.

Orbit Program Community Operations Manager (opens new window): Protocol Labs is a product-development lab, but behind the protocols and tools we build, behind the research and implementations, are passionate people, teammates, and community members. The Orbit Community Program (opens new window) is a community engagement program aiming to help amplify the voice of Filecoin, IPFS, and libp2p in the web3 community (both online and offline!) and create content and educational resources. Your mission will be to manage the program, from participant recruiting and support to reporting and growth. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Rust Cryptography Engineer (opens new window): Protocol Labs is an open-source R&D lab where we build protocols, tools, and services to radically improve the internet, and one of those is Lurk Lab. The team is growing and looking for a Lurk Lab Engineer who can build core functionalities of the Lurk language, with specific focus on the development and implementation of applications. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Rust, familiar with zero-knowledge proofs and related cryptographic primitives, and experienced developing user-centric applications. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Senior Golang Backend Engineer (IPFS) (opens new window): In this role, you will use your knowledge of Golang to design and implement backend services to support high volume access to IPFS services. You will be using your knowledge of system design to create new APIs, daemons, and web services that enable our customers to access decentralized storage at scale. You will collaborate with a team of senior engineers to build a key component of the decentralized world. Consensys, Remote.

Developer Growth Advocate (opens new window): Filebase is looking for a highly motivated technologist to join as a Developer Growth Advocate and help grow the Filebase brand across the ecosystem. You will help to lay the groundwork for the world to have an easy (and cost-effective) alternative to the traditional cloud of today. Our Developer Advocate will continue to foster Filebase relationships within multiple developer ecosystems - Blockchain/Crypto/Web3 and the traditional Object Storage landscape. Filebase, 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.