EtherWorld's weekly: December 16, 2018

Timothy C. May, the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto died; 50 million Ethereum address; Devcon4 Videos Released; Facebook’s Blockchain Group Is on a Hiring; 12 days of Coinbase gifts; Sephora Shoppers can pay in Crypto and more...

EtherWorld's weekly: December 16, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)

Quote of the week

"We are still in the beta stage of crypto protocols. Learn and adopt. Acting like you’ve figured it out is a death wish." - Eric Conner


World news

Other blockchain news

  • ETC Labs decided to sell ETCDEV’s advances as their own
  • Ripple final AMA of 2018 with CEO on 12/18 at 10:30am PST.
  • NEM New Zealand University Takeover | Canterbury

Ethereum News



New Projects and Protocols

  • Totem, a decentralized operating system. The demo runs in the browser and uses @metamask_io to connect to Ethereum.
  • Security Innovation Blockchain CTF V.2
  • Nym is a project to break surveillance’s stranglehold on the internet. Nym builds on top of the panoramic mixnet protocol. It is kind of a layer-0 privacy enhancement, the way Zcash is layer-1 and Bolt is layer-2.
  • Clique: cross-client Proof-of-authority algorithm for Ethereum
  • is an Ethereum search engine with an extensive API.
  • CryptoXmas: Send Christmas Cards & Support Venezuelans in Need, on Mainnet now.

Project updates

  • FOAM’s Holiday Treasure Hunt 🎁 — Tis’ the season to get mapping
  • Loom PlasmaChain Validator & Staking Economics, Part 1
  • Gitcoin surpasses $500K in total platform value
  • The Mythril (MythX) project is switching to DAI as should many other Ethereum projects.
  • Indorse Second layer scaling with EIP-712
  • Polymath ERC-1400: Evolution of a Security Token Standard
  • Maker DAO Decreasing the Stability Fee. The voting application is at and voting starts on December 17, 2018 at 16:00 UTC.
  • Storj - Decentralized Auditing and Repair! The Low-key Life of Data Resurrection
  • 0x Protocol - Ecosystem Update: DDEX and the 0x Roadmap, Announcing the 0x Ecosystem Acceleration Program. The 0x Core Team aims to distribute over $1 million per year in grants to high-quality teams. The are offering projects non-dilutive capital ranging from $10,000 — $100,000, with grant sizes awarded based on the stage of the project, quality of the team, commitment of the team, level of execution, and contribution to the crypto community.
  • Kyber Network Tech Update (Dec 2018)


Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews

  • Blockchain Insider interviews Vitalik Buterin
  • Beyond Cryptocurrencies - Linda Xie
  • Andrew Keys on Why ConsenSys Is 'Shifting From Experimentation to Excellence'
  • Ethereum 2.0 with Prysmatic Labs: Scaling, Sharding, Proof of Stake, Serenity Phases, and Eth 2.0 Client

Blockchain good reads

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