The Etherian: Monday, May 1st, 2017

Monday the 1st (Coverage: 4.23.2017-5.01.2017)

AKASHA – Social Media NetworkJoin the chat at https://akasha-slack.herokuapp.com/
  • Do not send any ETH to your AKASHA AETH address.
  • mihai: “AKASHA is currently undergoing a code refactoring and a great UI/UX redesign. I think we’ll have a big update ready by this summer.”


Augur – Prediction MarketJoin the chat at http://invite.augur.net/
  • Blog: AUGUR DEVELOPMENT UPDATE – APRIL 26TH*
  • *As per usual most of the good stuff in terms of news is covered in the blog.
  • micah: “I actually believe fees are going to go to zero for major markets… There is more money to be made in market making than there is in fees, and 0% fees will attract the most volume (which is critical for market making).

  • Summary of the Keythereum audit.

BasicAttentionToken – Blockchain Based Digital AdvertisingJoin the chat at http://slack.basicattentiontoken.org/

Casper (Dev Channel) – Proof of Stake Protocol

Join the chat at https://gitter.im/ethereum/casper-scaling-and-protocol-economics


ChronoBank – Labour Hour Stable CoinsJoin the chat at https://chronobank.herokuapp.com/

Colony – Decentralized Collaboration NetworkJoin the chat at https://colonyslack.herokuapp.com/
  • First full week of beta testing going well with lots of great feedback. A quick Status Update

Digix – Asset (Gold) Backed TokensJoin the chat at https://dgx-public.slack.com/signup

Ethereum Name Service – Decentralized Name Service

Etherplay – The Transparent Skill Game PlatformJoin the chat at http://slack.etherplay.io
  • prototyping new game ideas

Ethlance – Decentralized freelancing platform with 0% feeJoin the chat at https://ethlance.slack.com/
  • Doing an interview with Cryptoverse
  • Brewing some major announcements

FirstBlood – Decentralized E-Sports Rewards PlatformJoin the chat at https://firstbloodio.slack.com/signup
  • From this thread it appears as though a % of every witness node reward goes to the team.
  • Slow week, no updates.

Giveth – Crowd Funded Donation DappJoin the chat at http://slack.giveth.io/|Check out the github at https://github.com/Giveth
  • We are still reworking our Vault Controller and will be testing it for the next month. This week we are also collaborating with Alice.si to help them set up a Giveth Campaign.
  • We have a new donation address 0xB94c53B0E67FABac3d97173482663Ef597D4174a

Gnosis – Prediction MarketJoin the chat at https://slack.gnosis.pm/

Golem – Distributed Computing PowerJoin the chat at http://golemproject.org:3000/

ICONOMI – Digital Asset Management PlatformJoin the chat at https://iconominet.herokuapp.com/
  • Blog: ICONOMI financial report?—?Q1 2017*.
  • *Important to keep in mind this is for Q1 (ending in March). The most recent ICOs and the burn fall into Q2 — hence will be in the next report.

MakerDAO – Stable Token and Decentralized Marketplace

Join the chat at https://chat.makerdao.com/channel/general


MelonPort – “Blockchain Software for Asset Management”Join the chat at http://chat.melonport.com/
  • Simon Schmid is joining Melonport as Lead Senior Developer. See Image
  • Mona El Isa: “Dapps may struggle to diversify after their crowdsales – especially if you raise money in one currency ether Re investing those funds in a basket of melon funds may one day provide a way to diversify quickly and easily”

  • MelonPort has been doing allot of presentations latley including “The Future of Digital Asset Management” at Rice University.

Status – Mobile Ethereum OSJoin the chat at http://slack.status.im/

Swarm – Serverless Hosting, Incentivised P2P Storage/Content Distribution

Join the chat at https://gitter.im/ethereum/swarm


SingularDTV – Rights Management and Video On-Demand PortalJoin the chat at https://singulardtv.slack.com/

UjoMusic – Decentralized Music Platform

Follow UjoMusic's blog at https://blog.ujomusic.com/


uPort – Self-Sovereign Identity

Join the chat at https://gitter.im/uport-project/Lobby


WeTrust – Trusted Lending CirclesJoin the chat at https://www.wetrust.io/#home-section-slack

Matchpool – Decentralized MatchmakingJoin the chat at https://matchpool.slack.com/
  • Hired a community manager
  • Guppies unlock on 1st of May 1pm GMT

Shout-outs:

  • Big thanks to Evan Van Ness for featuring us in his weekly post, please give him a subscription to his weekly email newsletter. His weekly post is the most in-depth and informative look into the ethereum ecosystem you’re going to get. Here’s a link to his site: http://www.weekinethereum.com/
  • A nod of appreciation to @3esmit for putting so much work into our internal Etherian participation token.
  • Big thanks to Joe Urgo for featuring us in his daily post, The Dapp Daily. He just posted this excellent Ethereum Reading List For Prospective Dapp Developers
  • Check out State of dApps for a curated list of all dApps

Coverage:

  • ChaceHunter: Swarm, Status, Colony, WeTrust, ChronoBank, UjoMusic, Gnosis, MakerDAO
  • truewavebreak: ICONOMI, Golem, Augur, AKASHA, MelonPort
  • MrNebbiolo: uPort, Casper, FirstBlood, Digix
  • PΞther: Ethlance, SingularDTV, ChronoBank, Gnosis, WeTrust, Matchpool
  • pablanopete: Brave (BasicAttentionToken), Giveth, ENS
  • wighawag: Etherplay

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