Eth News and Links
- Latest core devs call. Tim Beiko’s notes: lots of discussion of needing more client diversity rather than more features, as well as sharing the testing load and simplification of the protocol.
- Regenesis: a Cosmos-like reset proposal from Alexey Akhunov
- Sharding state with discovery and adaptive range filters
- Latest eip1559 call. Beiko’s notes.
- Barnabé Monnot’s 1559 and escalator analysis
- Hasu and Georgios Konstantopoulos analyze EIP2593’s escalator algo to change the fee market, in conjunction with EIP1559. EIP2593 author Dan Finlay’s response.
- Latest what’s new in eth2
- Danny Ryan’s quick update – deposit contract rewritten in Solidity by Axic, formally verified by Runtime Verification. The Altona multi-client testnet starts June 29.
- Early benchmarking of Eth2 clients – Lighthouse with the early lead
- Latest eth2 call. Notes from Ben and William Schwab
- Architecture of a geth based eth1 engine inside of eth2
- Secret shared validators in Eth2
- Web3Torrent “browser based torrenting client that supports incentivized peer-to-peer filesharing” using state channels for micropayments. live on Goerli testnet
- StarkWare’s VeeDo Stark-based VDF, PoC live on mainnet
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Stuff for developers
- Sourcify FAQ decentralized opensource verification with NatSpec
- OpenZeppelin Contracts v3.1
- Need free access to an archive node?
- Flash mintable asset backed tokens
- Debugging verified external contracts with Truffle
- Fast event log searches on your own node with Flume
- (unaudited) Solidity library to use Uniswapv2 oracle with storage proofs
- Comparing queue routines in C and Solidity
- Shadowing Solidity storage variables in memory
- How to build a decentralized auction
- Samczsun finds Atomic Loans vulnerabilities, loans essentially disabled until v2
- Exploring Solidity’s model checker
- Check out this newsletter’s weekly job listings below the general section
- Book of Swarm is published on Swarm, free and open source
- HOPR incentivized mixnet has incentivized testnets
- Stablecoins v2: a framework for analyzing risk of DeFi’s foundations
- Unilogin: pay transaction fees with tokens or app pays for users
- Privacy improvements in Hyperledger Besu v1.5
- Unibright and Fraunhofer baselining additive manufacturing
- Multisig for enterprise: Multis gets a revamp
DAOs and Standards
- EIP2751: Disable SELFDESTRUCT opcode
- ERC2746: Rules Engine Standard
- Jameson: who is a core dev?
- Golem’s governance via preset preferences proposal
- PolyMarket prediction markets live on mainnet using USDC and Gnosis (unclear what was audited?)
- SportX v2.5 – noncustodial betting app on Eth adds tournaments and referrals
- HAL Recipes 1 click IFTTT for Ethereum
- Status v1.4 with Keycard integration and Android notifications
- A nugget to illustrate how dex volume (eg, DuneAnalytics dex dashboard) is exploding: Uniswap to do more volume this month than in all of 2019
- Balancer minted their token, it reached 2 billion fully diluted valuation. Today: ~500k USD drained from deflationary token pools
- MakerDAO changes – KNC/ZRX collateral, 0.25% stability fee increase
- Tokenized ownership is the best coordination tool since equity
- Dan Elitzer: Aquaponic yield farming
- DeFiSaver: experimenting with different settings for profits (be careful!)
- Yield farming tips in the Defiant
- 5 contrarian takes with DegenSpartan
- Tether is migrating Tether previously on Tron into Ethereum
- There is now over 10k btc on eth (11.1k at time of publication)
- Mandated backdoors to all encryption bill introduced in US Senate
- Phishing campaigns aimed at DeFi apps
- Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht has some things he wishes Maker did differently
- Soon you can buy crypto using Paypal/Venmo
- AMD/ConsenSys joint venture for “Ethereum blockchain data centers”
- All the videos for a16z’s crypto startup school
- Blockchains, LLC is hiring full stack, front end, & back end developers!
- Monolith is looking for an amazing Finance & Treasury Manager! Interested?
- 0x is hiring full-stack, back-end, front-end engineers + 1 data scientist
- Chainlink: Product Manager for Blockchain Integrations and Lead Test Engineer
- Trail of Bits is looking for masters of low-level security. Apply here.
- Celer Network: Android developer
- Avantgarde Finance (Melon): hiring for senior solidity dev & frontend dev
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Dates of Note
Upcoming dates of note (new/changes in bold):
- June 29 – Swarm first public event
- July 6 – StarkWare VDF/randomness hackathon
- July 3 – Gitcoin donation matching ends
- July 6-Aug 6 – HackFS Filecoin/IPFS and Ethereum hackathon
- July 10 – next core dev call
- July 20 – Fork the World MetaCartel hackathon
- July 30 – EEA’s Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020 virtual conference
- Aug 2 – ENS grace period begins to end
- Oct 2-Oct 30 – EthOnline hackathon