It has been just over one year since I released version 0.8 of Peer Production on the Crypto Commons (PPCC), so this change log for the upgrade from version 0.8 to 1.0 is doubling as a recap of 2020. The original version of this post is on blockcommons.red.
If you haven’t read PPCC most of the material here is integrated within it somewhere, along with a general introduction to open source, peer production, and common pool resources — and an exploration of how these concepts feature in decentralized cryptocurrency ecosystems.
You can see the full changelog in the Pull Request…
Treasury balance: 659,371 DCR (approx +11,288 DCR/month) — $110 million (+$1.8M/month) based on $166.53 DCR price
Published Mar 11 by bee | edited Mar 15 | 3 comments
Voting figures as of writing: 10,108 Yes votes, 491 No votes (95.4% Yes) — voter participation of 25%
This proposal requests a maximum budget of $16,500 to cover 11 months of work, with an estimate of $8,800 for the amount that will be billed in the period. This is a renewal of a previous proposal, which passed with 73% approval. The proposal lists moderators on various platforms and the expected…
The new release includes bug fixes and UX improvements for dcrd, dcrwallet, Decrediton, and dcrdex. Most changes have been…
Image: Overflow Dissipation by @saender
Happy Birthday, Decred!
Behind are five years of non-stop development and delivery on the promise of decentralization, one pragmatic step at a time. January was no different:
Treasury balance: 643,645 DCR (approx +11,500 DCR/month) — $39 million (+$694k/month) based on $60.40 DCR price
Published Jan 17 by arij | edited Jan 21 | 25 comments
This proposal requests a budget of $6,200 for 6 months, for the Decred Arabia team (@arij, @zakaria) to continue putting on events, and to produce 3 new videos about Decred. The proposal provides links to the previous content generation and event reports by the Decred Arabia team since 2018. Comments on the proposal are almost universally positive, except for a selection from @atweiden which argue against…
Since my first report about the Decred blockchain data, I have descended into its depths in an effort to understand what we can learn about the network. This work has progressed in three directions that have some overlap:
Happy New Year everyone!
Unless otherwise noted, the work reported here has the “merged to master” status. It means that the work is completed, reviewed, and integrated into the…
November’s top stories:
Treasury balance: 643,095 DCR (approx +11,982 DCR/month) — $11.8 million (+$221k/month) based on $18.41 DCR price
Published Nov 3 by raedah | edited Nov 5 |17 comments
This proposal requests a budget of $60,000 for 6 months of development funding for this new desktop wallet written in Go using the Gio library for the interface. GoDCR first appeared in a video trailer on Twitter, and when current work on vspd staking is complete an initial release is planned. The GoDCR team has four members who would be funded to continue working on it (plus Sep/Oct…
Decred’s highlights in October:
Writing about cryptocurrency/blockchain projects that are doing something interesting with regard to governance. Decred contributor.