IPFS Weekly 99
by Jenn Turner on 2020-08-05
Welcome to IPFS Weekly #99
Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy! 🚀
Join APOLLO and the Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator 🚀
Recently, Filecoin Ignite announced two new initiatives to get folks excited and hacking on the decentralized web. APOLLO is a 6-week, invite-only program designed for makers interested in the Filecoin ecosystem to either continue their work or start new projects using Filecoin and Web3 ecosystem. The Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator is a full-time, fully-remote program, built-in collaboration with Tachyon, looking for startups building more open, interoperable, and programmable tools, infrastructure, and applications for the distributed web.
Watch the debate on the future of social media on the dweb
Check out this recent video from HackFS, featuring guests Balaji Srinivasan, Vitalik Buterin, and Juan Benet.
Quote of the week
To truly own your #data I understand you need access and availability, does that mean you will basically own your private cloud with tools like #IPFS and #filecoins @Filecoin ? If so it seems to become a Great alternative to exisiting cloud storage systems like @awscloud— Ronny Boesing (@BoesingRonny) July 28, 2020
Launch your self-serve store today with Dshop
Dshop is a free and open-source e-commerce solution built on IPFS and Ethereum. Existing partners like Brave Software, Kyber, and Solana are already using the technology to power their stores, and now Origin is making it available to new merchants everywhere, at no cost.
Brand new on IPFS
- Connecting ETH to IPFS. A Scaffold-ETH tutorial and example dapp for HackFS.
- Build an encrypted to-do list with 3Box, IPFS, OrbitDB and more in this recent tutorial.
- Learn how to deploy smart contracts and manage transactions on Ethereum with Infura.
- Watch this video explaining how to deploy a decentralized React app on IPFS with GitHub and Fleek.
People build the coolest stuff with IPFS
Have you watched this ProtoSchool tutorial on Decentralized Data Structures?
For qri’s latest release, v0.9.10, they focused on clarity, reliability, major fixes, and communication (both between qri and the user, and the different working components of qri as well).
Are you tracking the standards work Ceramic Network has been doing?
How does Berty imagine the future?
The Numbers Protocol recently wrote up a brief explanation of IPFS and Filecoin.
Go beyond Bitswap, in the latest post from Alfonso de la Rocha.
Job hunting? Work on IPFS!
Signed and Encrypted IPLD, Go: Implement a new Go-based IPLD codec that supports signed and encrypted Blocks, and get paid for it! Externally funded, 3Box and Textile, Remote
Senior Developer Advocate, IPFS: Provide tactical support for the IPFS community, creating a global community strategy, and executing this strategy on the ground! Protocol Labs, Remote
Backend Engineer: Work with the Fleek Product and Engineering team to build the leading decentralized development platform. Fleek, Remote
Project Lead, libp2p: This is a unique opportunity to take ownership of a massively successful open source project and carry it through its next phase of growth. Protocol Labs, Remote
Senior Software Engineer Rust/Go: You would be working with our distributed team of engineers on new products, core protocols or client projects. Most of the work we do is or will eventually be open source. Equilibrium, Remote
Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️
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