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…
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:
With the recent initial MVP release of DCRDEX, there are some people who would like to use it and are finding it difficult. I’m not so comfortable with command line apps myself, but managed to get on the DCRDEX without too much trouble (I found it easier than using CSPP), so thought maybe my perspective on where the stumbling blocks are could come in helpful.
There is an installer command which will do most of the setup for you, but you will still have to pull some levers manually to get everything ready. I’m going to talk through what the…
This report presents an overview of Politeia activity data for the second year of its operation (Oct 16 2019 to Oct 16 2020). I have kept the analysis quite similar to last year’s report, so most of the graphs can be be directly compared with the previous post.
In this time:
Writing about cryptocurrency/blockchain projects that are doing something interesting with regard to governance. Decred contributor.