June 15, 2019
Too much happens in Ethereum. web2 is becoming web3
Ethereum News and Links
Eth2 spec v0.7 - phase 1 now executable
Lighthouse eth2 client update. spec update, REST API into spec, fuzzing, BLS sigs optimization, discv5 networking discovery
Parity’s Shasper eth2 client updates to 0.7
Runtime Verification: Formal verification of Eth2 deposit contract
Bégassat, et al, arxiv: Practical Multi-Signature Aggregation for Large Byzantine Committees
Stuff for developers
Gas golf the eth2 deposit contract in the next week
Truffle v5.0.22 - some debugger improvements
How does Bloom (identity) Share Kit work?
A tutorial in getting data off your own node
Hook BigQuery up to Ethereum using Chainlink. Interesting use case for submarine sends over an hour.
Request Network API to create and read invoices
Dex.ag API to embed best dex price in a widget on your site
Handling revert exceptions in Solidity
Shadowlands: create CLI dapps without the web
Buguet: eth debugger
Poke: cobra CLI tool for Eth dev
Grid: desktop (Electron) app as a base for ecosystem clients and tools
3Box theads, a chat system for dapps using IPFS and OrbitDB
Devcon speaker applications are open, with ticket sales to begin in mid-July
FindEth, a tool to find lost Ether
Deploy Gnosis Safe from a Burner Wallet. Obviously from Austin Griffith.
MetaTransactions to scale Ethereum: yes, Gas Stations Network is awesome.
Timeline for 3-6 character ENS domains. Tentatively: reserve in July, auction in Sept
EtherCattle and Rivet: making Eth node infrastructure easier to manage
Governance and Standards
r/ethtrader appears to have turned against “donuts” (Reddit’s community points) as a coinvote governance mechanism. One of several threads.
iExec on how upgradeable contracts is governance.
dOrg launches limited liability DAO under Vermont regulatory regime.
Live on mainnet
Opyn live on mainnet. Noncustodial margin trading platform on top of Compound, Uniswap, & DAI.
bZx margin trading launches with 750k in liquidity.
Austria’s Post Office is selling stamps with associated ERC721 collectibles
Maker/CDP data viz from Alethio
Stats and graphs on defi lending in May
A market map from Electric Capital
TruSet and Imbrex partnering for state by state collection of residential real estate contracts
Sablier: if time is money, why isn’t it continuous?
FOAM does proof of location over radio
Tokenized and tradable income share agreements with OpenLaw
Interviews, Podcasts, Videos, Talks
Ameen Soleimani on Into the Ether
AllInfra’s Dave Sandor and Bill Kentrup on BKP Podcast
Quickblocks’ Jay Rush on Daxia
Nick Johnson on Blockhash
Tokens / Business / Regulation
Iceland regulators approve Monerium on mainnet to provide European fiat payment services.
Bittrex delisting 42 assets for Americans
Wrapped Cryptokitties: make your erc721 into erc20
DAI/USDC on dydx. You read that right: you can restore the peg or play Soros.
de la Rouviere: Maximizing blockchain collectible cconomies
An intro to zero knowledge in the context of the history of cryptography
Enigma releases their Discovery developer testnet
BBC covers Bounties Network’s trash cleanup in Manila
Zilliqa enables smart contracts and thus becomes the first sharded chain with contracts.
Dates of Note
Upcoming dates of note (new in bold):
June 22-24 - Zcon1 (Split, Croatia)
June 24- July 10 - Gitcoin’s Beyond Blockchain virtual hackathon
June 25-27 - EthPlanet hackathon (Beijing)
July 3-5 - WindingTree’s HackTravel (Lisbon)
July 19 - BuildETH (San Francisco)
July 19-21 - State of Scale (Los Angeles)
July 22-23 - Buidl 2019 (Seoul)
Aug 2-4 - ETHIndia (Bangalore)
Aug 2-4 - TruffleCon (Redmond)
Aug 21-23 - Dappcon (Berlin)
Aug 23-25 - ETHBerlin
Sep 3 - Deadline to apply for EU Horizon Prize. 1m € each to 5 "Blockchains for Social Good" projects
Sep 6-8 - EthBoston
Sep 15 - Augur v1 cutoff
Sep 15 - Ethereal Tel Aviv
Sep 15-16 - StarkWare sessions (Tel Aviv)
Oct 8-11 - DeVcon (Osaka)
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