IPFS Weekly 74

by Jenn Turner on 2020-01-21

Welcome to the IPFS Weekly

Here’s what’s happening lately in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy and beyond! 🚀

Top 10 recent highlights

Project updates

Win the Decentralized Future Prize

Nesta is launching an open call for essays that explore how the next decade of decentralization could change the way we work together towards shared goals, how we structure organizations and the societal impacts of these changes. We want these essays to inform policymakers and the public about the potential of these new technologies and inspire a new wave of innovators to experiment with different organizational structures for social good. The writer of the best essay will secure a £3,000 prize; to enter, you’ll need to send us a short written pitch for your essay (500 words max) by Sunday 26th January.

Work in progress

Watch this recent video of Alessandro Segala, from Microsoft, “JavaScript Apps Going InterPlanetary” from NodeJS Interactive.

Check out our mentions

“…the website for Elon Musk’s SpaceX project is hosted on IPFS. So when you type in SpaceX.eth, Blockchain Router will decode it into a 32-byte link, look up the website on a blockchain, verify it, and download the site, piece by piece, from a bunch of nodes in the network.” – A new, easier way to access Web3: The “blockchain router. 13 Jan 2020

“Take a look at what happens when you add a file to IPFS. Your file, and all of the blocks within it, is given a unique fingerprint.” – Live Chat Application With IPFS & Pubsub & React, 03 Jan 2020

Quote of the week

Open positions working on IPFS

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