(Blockchain Weekly Recap)
- Wyoming Introduces Crypto Related Bills which Gives Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin the same Status as Money.
- Bitcoin is now accessible at your local grocery store via Coinstar Kiosks.
- NASA to Use Blockchain Technology For Air Traffic Management. Blockchain would address the potential issues of privacy, prevent spoofing, denial of service and other attacks.
Security Alert: Ethereum Constantinople Postponement by Ethereum Team
Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #53
The EEA and ConsenSys Academy are collaborating.
Other blockchain News
Over $3.2 trillion was sent using bitcoin in 2018
Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Fully Dollar Backed, passed auditing.
New Ethereum Dev Tools from 0x: Four tools to help you write better smart contracts.
Deploy a private IPFS network on Ubuntu in 5 steps by Sander van Laar
- Serenity, Proof-of-Stake, Sharding - all that is completely unrelated to protocol upgrades on the Ethereum 1.0 chain. "It's important to understand that Proof-of-Stake, the so-called "phase 0" / the "beacon chain," will not be a hardfork, unlike other milestones. We will see beacon chain testnets very soon, within weeks or months. And I expect that we can reach the Serenity milestone within a year, optimistically speaking." - Afri
- Teams Building Eth 2.0
- Exploring Ethereum 2.0 Design Goals - What are the principles shaping the development of Ethereum 2.0, Serenity? Where are the landmarks and constellations that will guide us? What’s the map for the journey?
- Eth2.0 Implementers Call #10 [2019/1/17]
- What's New in Eth2 - 18 January 2019
- eth2.0-specs - phase 0 validator doc
- Ethereum 2.0 Development Update #20 — Prysmatic Labs
EIP / ERC
- ERC1710: URL format for web3 browsers
New Projects and Protocols
- Parity Fether light client based wallet: Beta is out.
- ADVENTUREUM : Text-based, crowd-sourced, decentralised choose-your-own adventure game.
- BeaconChain.swift: Swift implementation of Ethereum 2.0 beacon chain
- Veil is a peer-to-peer prediction market and derivatives platform built on top of Augur, 0x, and Ethereum. It is live on Mainnet
- Urbit: is a personal cloud server.
Project and Protocol updates
- BAT offering 30 days of free advertising for crypto projects.
- Decentraland 2019 Project Update
- Panvala Token Grant Applications from Gnosis, Status and Level K
- Pulling Back The Curtain: How ShapeShift Handles Law Enforcement Compliance
Out of the league
Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews
- Andrew Keys - Building a Stronger ConsenSys in a Decentralized World
Blockchain good reads
- What to Expect When ETH’s Expecting by James Prestwich
- The Year in Ethereum by Josh Stark, Evan Van Ness, and Daniel Zakrisson
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Hackathon, Conferences, Events & Developer programs (Event Calendar)
- January 10 - February 7, 2018: 0x and Coinlist virtual hackathon
- January 22, 2019: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) at World Economic Forum, Davos.
- January 29-30, 2019: AraCon — The Aragon Conference
- January 31, 2019: GörliCon Berlin
- February 7-8, 2019: M1 Asset Management 3.0 , Zug.
- February 16-17, 2019: NEO DevCon 2019, Seattle
- February 15-17, 2019: ETH Denver.
- March 4, 2019: Ethereum Magicians (Paris)
- March 5-7, 2019: Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) 2019
- March 8-10, 2019: ETHParis (ETHGlobal)
- March 27, 2019: Infura Legacy keys Support will officially stop.
- April 19-21, 2019: ETHCapetown, Cape Town, South Africa.
- April 23-24, 2019: Blockchain Revolution Global at Toronto
- May 10-11, 2019: ETHEREAL, NEW YORK
- May 13-15, 2019: Consensus by Coindesk. Register here.
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