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Third Official Eden Election
The third official Eden Election took place on July 9th and and EOS community members expressed great enthusiasm for the next era of true democracy on EOS with the processes outlined in More Equal Animals!
Approximately seventy talented Eden Members met on live video calls for this monumental election, where they elected eighteen Delegates and four Chief Delegates to allocate resources for the benefit of EOS. In truly democratic and transparent fashion, you can view the Eden UI to see the results of each room and watch the full videos of each participant coming to consensus to elect leaders. You can also watch the full five hour election livestream to hear fascinating and vibrant discussions in the community room on the Helios Youtube Channel.
In this Eden Election, the community elected a diverse set of four Chief Delegates with a wide variety of talents to create value for the EOS community: Chris Barnes, Dan Singjoy, Hahn Ryu, and Luka Percic. Each of these leaders will now be empowered with additional funding to benefit the EOS community and pivotal opportunities to lead the future of true democracy around the world. You can watch each Chief Delegate make their opening remarks and share their visions for the future of Eden in the moments after their election during the Eden Election livestream.
The day after the election, the Chief Delegates met with our CEO Yves La Rose for the historic First Contact livestream, which was the first ever publicly broadcasted conversation between the leaders of Eden and the ENF. During this fascinating discussion, each Chief Delegate & Yves shared their plans to empower EOS with Eden and grow Eden into a truly independent organization that can pave the way for countless more communities to cooperate with the fractal governance processes of Eden OS. In addition to participating in the momentous First Contact livestream, Yves also shared a thread congratulating the newly elected Chief Delegates, thanking everyone who participated, and encouraging everyone to get involved with the innovative democratic system of Eden to help lead the world’s second largest DAO.
As Yves wrote in the thread, decentralization leads to an abundance of leaders and Eden is an organization that helps the EOS community empower leaders. Each of these Chief Delegates bring exciting visions to create abundance with Eden On EOS and set the stage for the next generation of leaders during their three month terms as elected leaders.
Chris Barnes is a Helios Guardian who served as Chief Delegate in the first term of Eden and shared a comprehensive proposal to grow the Eden community with more organizational structure. You can watch Chris feature this Eden Election and share some of his insightful perspectives in last week’s Helios Top Moments video. Dan Singjoy is the founder of Eden Creators & Eden ƒractal, which uses the ƒractally consensus process to coordinate, incentivize, and reward Eden contributors in weekly meetings. In addition to supporting the Eden ƒractal, Dan will be also use some of the funds to support the EDEN Growth initiative from Jesse & the EOS Bees. You can watch Dan summarize this election in last week’s EOS Hot Sauce and you can hear both Chris & Dan share many thoughts about the Eden Election on last week’s Eden Town Hall, with comprehensive timestamps from Eden Delegate Felix Ruiz.
Hahn Ryu is the founder of NodeONE and MyVoteEOS, an organization which operates a voter proxy that aims to increase accountability. You can watch interviews with Hahn and EOS block producers on the MyVoteEOS Youtube channel to learn how Hahn plans to empower the EOS community with Eden’s democratic governance. You can also watch a recent Helios Spotlight interview with Hahn & Chris to learn more and read Hahn’s tweet expressing gratitude for the Eden community. Luka Percic is CEO of ZeroPass and is building Port, which enables private passport verification for popular EOS apps like Pomelo. Luka is planning to build an Eden Telegram bot that will enable the community to conduct elections with more convenience, reliability, and independence than the current solution with Zoom. Luka is also advocating for a simple approach to grow Eden without compromising the decentralized elegance of the original design.
Following the First Contact livestream, the Chief Delegates went straight to work and met for many helpful meetings throughout the week. The newly elected Chief Delegates recorded the first Chief Delegate Meeting, where they shared plans for Eden, KPIs to measure their progress, and intentions to share Chief Delegate meetings every week on the Eden Odysee channel. After several more meetings to coordinate the logistical & infrastructural details for hosting the next election, the newly elected Chief Delegates also met with the previous term Chief Delegates for a handover discussion about growing Eden, branding decisions, and strategies for engaging the community. Additionally, you can also hear an in-depth conversation with three of the newly elected Chief Delegates and many passionate Eden members during this week’s EOS Fireside Chat.
Congratulations to all participants!
Pomelo Season 3
In our continued commitment for supporting public goods on EOS, we are excited to announce our funding contribution for the Pomelo Season 3 matching pool. After a wildly successful Season 1 and Season 2 of quadratic crowdfunding with Pomelo, we are now providing $350k USD to foster the growth of public goods during Pomelo Season 3!
In addition to our contribution, Pomelo is adding 6,738 EOS from Season 2 fees and up to 10,000 EOS for Pomelo Season 3 NFT sales. You can learn about the cosmic Pomelo Season 3 NFTs in the recently released article, Your Guide to the Pomelo Season 3 NFT Adventure, which covers how to purchase ‘out of this world’ NFTs, customize your Pomelo.io profile picture, earn achievement awards, and launch rockets into outer space after blending Rocket Potions. As always, all funds raised via primary sales from Pomelo NFTs will be donated as matching funds for Pomelo Season 3 to foster the development of public goods for the EOS ecosystem.
This week the Pomelo team also released a new article, entitled What’s a public good?, to provide everything you need to know about public goods on Pomelo. In short, public goods are items or services that are freely available and benefit everyone equally. You can share this detailed article with friends to help everyone understand what makes something a public good, the power of public goods, differences between public goods & other types of goods, examples of public goods on Pomelo, what happens if a grant doesn’t qualify as a public good, and why it’s so profoundly helpful to fund public goods with Pomelo. In addition to this article, you can also read more about Pomelo as a mechanism for funding public goods in our article, Creating Positive Sum Games for Public Goods on EOS.
Pomelo grant applications will open on July 19th and donations will open on July 27th. Grant owners can promote their public goods projects by signing up for pitch sessions at the weekly EOS Fireside Chats in the EOS Discord, Pomelo Pitch Deck interviews hosted by GenerEOS, Twitter Spaces events, and Tencent Meetings on WeChat hosted by the EOS Nation Asia team. You can learn more about Pomelo Season 3 in the our Weekly Reports from June 27th & July 4th and more about the previous season of Pomelo in our June 20th Weekly Report. If you have any questions about Pomelo, feel free to reach out in the Pomelo channel in the EOS Discord, the Pomelo Telegram, or during the EOS Fireside Chats in Discord every Wednesday at 19:00 UTC.
ENF Q2 Quarterly Report
Every quarter we provide the EOS community with an overview of our activities, grants, and financial expenditures in a detailed report. During the second quarter of 2022, the our organization saw exponential growth as we rapidly expanded our team to scale its internal capabilities and ability to execute as stewards of the EOS Network.
Our mission is to enable developers, businesses and individuals to build on EOS to further innovation. To achieve our mission and help everyone see how we’re fostering the growth of the EOS Network, we released this nineteen page report with many exciting details about the following initiatives:
- We’re releasing a steady stream of content on social media and our audience is growing rapidly with millions of impressions, thirty-one new blog posts, countless hours of video engagement, and a 24% increase in Twitter followers.
- We’ve invested over $1.5m into R&D think tanks, which has resulted in 347 pages of academic research in the form of Blue Papers containing over 80 EOS Enhancement Proposals
- We’re leading an unprecedented show of cross-network collaboration with the EOSIO+ Coalition, with representatives from EOS, Telos, WAX, and UX Network coordinating with a public commitment to invest $8m in annual funding
- Twenty-two priority items were defined and several have been formally issued as RFPs, including Faster Finality and Wallet SDKs
- A professional design studio conducted market research throughout Q2 alongside the Coalition to establish the new branding for the community edition of the EOSIO technology stack, which will be announced in Q3
- The ENF Scalability+ working group established out of the EOSIO+ Coalition to research the current status of EOSIO technologies and outline a path towards scalability improvements, which will be shared in an upcoming Blue Paper
- The Yield+ team published a Yield+ Blue Paper that assessed the DeFi landscape across other blockchain ecosystems and proposed a liquidity incentive program for DeFi protocols to attract and deploy liquidity on-chain for both native EOS & EOS EVM
- The Recover+ team published the Recover+ Blue Paper, which examined how to build an asset recovery framework for hacking incidents around the DPoS governance system of EOS and established the product logic and functionality for the EOS Recover Portal
- We funded the three teams who wrote the API+ Blue Paper with a collective budget of $1,000,000 to ramp up maintenance, support, and new developments for the network’s core API and history solutions
- We announced the launch of Trust EVM and provided a wide range of support services for the development of the Trust EVM, which will be the most performant EVM in the world upon launching in Q3
- The ENF funded the Pomelo Season 2 matching pool with $888,888 and an additional $125,000 of direct contributions to 38 grant proposals to help foster public goods on EOS via the open-source quadratic crowdfunding platform Pomelo
- We launched the ENF Grant Framework to kickstart a new era of development that gives those wishing to build on EOS access to an efficient, transparent, & milestone-driven grant investment framework; and we’ve already approved 7 grant applications to excellent projects on EOS
- Development on the core EOS protocol is now innovating at its most aggressive pace since 2019 and collectively over 30 engineers have submitted code commits to the Mandel 3.1 repo since the ENF forked it from EOSIO 2.0
The overall spending from the ENF during the second quarter of 2022 was approximately $6.9m. You can see an analytics overview of our financial expenditures and exciting roadmap for the remainder of the year at the end of the report. Additionally, you can also read about our past progress since forming the ENF in our Q1 2022 Report and Q4 2021 Report. Read the full report and introductory blog post for a detailed overview of the ENF’s activities, grants, and financial expenditures during the first quarter of 2022.
DAGGs, The DAO Evolution of GameFi
Our CEO Yves La Rose penned a new article in the International Business Times, entitled “DAGGs, The DAO Evolution of GameFi.” In this insightful article, Yves explains the trajectory from Web2 Gaming Guilds to DAOs to DAGGs and how DAGGs will play a key role in unlocking greater adoption for the blockchain industry.
This article in the International Business Times provides a helpful follow-up to the Yves’ article published last week in NASDAQ, entitled ‘Decentralized Autonomous Gaming Guilds Are Essential To Build Up GameFi.’ If you’re not yet familiar, DAGGs, or Decentralized Autonomous Gaming Guilds, are a novel approach that merge the best attributes of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and gaming guilds. GameFi is a portmanteau of gaming and finance, whereby gamers play with capital in ways that were previously unimaginable. As Yves stated on recent interview, GameFi is the inevitable overlap between DeFi and NFTs that is leading towards the gamification of decentralized finance. In both of these recent articles and an accompanying thread, Yves makes the compelling case that DAGGs will transform GameFi and help empower millions of gamers with fun, profitable, & social blockchain gaming experiences!
With industry leading technology and more popular blockchain games than any other blockchain community, EOS is in the perfect position to capitalize on this trend and lead the way by empowering gamers with innovative DAGGs & GameFi opportunities. To learn much more about why EOS will be such a pioneering market leader in the GameFi industry, read the feature story in our July 11th Weekly Report for an introduction to DAGGs, analysis of GameFi’s exponential growth, and the superb ability of EOS to foster blockchain gaming in ways that are unimaginable anywhere else. In addition to the weekly report and resources linked above, you can also watch EOS Hot Sauce #159 for an exciting overview of the tremendous progress and potential of EOS GameFi, as well some exciting EOS games like Upland, liquiid, and dozens of top tier games on Wombat. Lastly, you can also read a new article on Bywire News to learn about 5 Play-To-Earn Games Built On EOS.
EOS Bees Swarms 2.0
The EOS Bees released their long anticipated flagship product, EOS Bees Swarms, and the EOS community is buzzing with excitement after the first successful swarm!
For the past six months, the EOS Bees have been innovating a powerful new way to promote content on social media, build relationships with popular influencers, and reward EOS community members for engaging with tweets that help EOS. The EOS Bees worked closely with the developers of popular EOS app Tipit to build a bespoke open-source software solution for incentivizing engagement on social media and automatically distributing EOS payments to EOS Bees NFT holders who engage with tweets about EOS.
To maximize the value created by this innovative software, the EOS Bees have amassed about 200 unique individuals to work together in each swarm and designed a comprehensive process for engaging with popular influencers, which you can see in this semi-technical infographic. You can learn many more exciting details about EOS Bees Swarms 2.0 and learn how to earn EOS by promoting EOS in a newly released article on Bywire News. You can also learn more about EOS Bees Swarms 2.0 from founder Jesse Jaffe during this week’s EOS Fireside Chat.
With the software ready and 200 EOS Bees coordinating with this refined process, the EOS Bees are now ready to unleash their innovations to help promote EOS. The founder of EOS Bees, Jesse Jaffe, shared a proposal last week outlining an EDEN Growth Strategy with the objective to increase Eden membership by expanding the focus of Eden to become a crypto networking group.
You can learn about a wide variety of other exciting EOS Bees initiatives in recent Everything EOS Weekly Reports. For example, you can explore a beautiful EOS dApp Map in our May 2nd Weekly Report, a comprehensive EOS Beginner’s Guide in our May 30th Weekly Report, and an insightful interview with Jesse & EOS Nation co-founder Vincent Grenier discussing EOS junior developer programs in our April 25th Weekly Report. To learn more about the EOS Bees, you can join their Discord and follow the EOS Bees on Twitter & Youtube. You can speak with EOS Bees founder Jesse Jaffe and many more EOS community leaders at crypto networking events at the beginning of Eden ƒractal meetings every Wednesday at 12:30 UTC.
EOSIO Podcast with Yves & Douglas
Yves La Rose and Douglas Horn shared many fascinating details about EOSIO Coalition collaborations in a wide-ranging interview on The Coin Republic. In this podcast, Yves & Douglas share an overview of their experiences over the last four years since the launch of EOS, their responses to broken promises from B1, the formation of the ENF, the formation of the EOSIO Coalition, the technical superiority of EOSIO, and the many synergies that are unlocked by the collaborative approach of the EOSIO Coalition.
You can learn much more about these exciting synergies and developments in our EOSIO Coalition Reports and playlist of Coalition Meetings. You can also read our July 11th Weekly Report to learn more about tremendous strides to engineer more helpful features in EOSIO, including faster finality, EOSIO IBC, EOSIO to ETH IBC, and increasing the number of active block producers without sacrificing performance. Lastly, you can also hear countless exciting insights from last week’s EOS Fireside Chat, with a fascinating timestamped discussion between our Director of Engineering Areg Hayrapetian & UX Network lead engineer Gnome. If you’re interested in learning more about the power of EOSIO, check out our technology and feel free to reach out in our community Discord.
B1 Controversial Dealings
EOS Go released a thoughtful article to provide an account of various controversial deals of Block.One, the original developers of EOSIO who misrepresented their ability help the EOS Network. This deeply researched article from EOS Go provides details about dubious relationships between B1 and Northern Data AG, many unkept promises made by B1, and fraudulent behavior to enrich a small group of shareholders & company insiders. In continued effort to raise awareness for Block.One’s actions and help everyone understand the huge difference between EOS & B1, Yves La Rose also recently shared a tweet calling out a popular influencer for supporting the Bullish exchange, stating that Block.One was behind the biggest fraud in crypto history.
In addition to this new article and tweet, you can learn much more about the the various misrepresentations & incompetencies of the former developers in our May 23rd Weekly Report and a recent Wired article, which provides a detailed account of how Block.One raised $4 billion in the largest ICO of all time and how the EOS community took our future into our own hands, independently of misaligned corporate interests. In addition to these resources, you can also read another new article from EOS Go to learn about how time has given EOS the opportunity to reinvent itself, delivering valuable insights to help push EOS to ever greater heights for the benefit of all.
Weekly Mandel Update
Fourteen EOS community leaders met for the twenty-third Mandel Upgrade Meeting to share the latest updates regarding the upcoming EOS Mandel Consensus Upgrade. As featured in our June 20th Weekly Report, EOS previously operated with the EOSIO software developed by Block One for the past several years, but now the EOS community is developing the Mandel core software independently. In this week’s meeting, the participants shared many helpful discussions about DeepMind and Dfuse bug fixes, Jungle 4 Features activation, MSIG on Kylin and more.
Last week we shipped three separate release candidates for three different products: Mandel 3.1 RC2, CDT 3.0.0 RC1, and Contracts 3.1 RC1. You can learn more about each of these in this thread and more about Mandel RC2 in this clip from last week’s Fireside Chat. As always, you can browse a more detailed overview of the discussion with timestamps for each topic in the video description on Youtube. You can also read the summary notes for this meeting and find summaries & recordings for all Mandel Upgrade Meetings in the Mandel Github repository. You can also watch all Mandel meetings on our Mandel Youtube playlist.
Happy Birthday Defibox! In celebration of their second anniversary, DefiBox announced a limited Defibox Anniversary NFT that can be staked to mine BOX tokens. To make the anniversary even better, Defibox released shared some impressive statistics in their last week’s Weekly Report and Nice1 joined the celebration with an airdrop for the Defibox community!
After two years of building on EOS, Defibox is now a highly successful application platform with a full suite of DeFi products, including an AMM exchange, lending products, USN collateralized stablecoin, and stablecoin swap protocol. You can learn more about their newest product, a stablecoin swap protocol called Balance, in our June 6th Weekly Report. This blog post also details exciting synergies between Defibox and Yield+ & Recover+, which you can learn more about in our May 30th and June 27th weekly reports. To learn more about Defibox and experience limitless creative financial compositions that are only possible on EOS, you can visit Defibox.io or wish the team a happy anniversary in their Discord or Telegram.
EOS Community Events
As always, we host Fireside Chats in the EOS Community Discord every Wednesday at 19:00 UTC. Everyone is welcome to attend and ask questions directly to some of the best builders in EOS. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Below is a list of exciting upcoming EOS community events that you can join every week:
The EOS Network is a 3rd generation blockchain platform powered by the EOS VM, a low-latency, highly performant, and extensible WebAssembly engine for deterministic execution of near feeless transactions; purpose-built for enabling optimal web3 user and developer experiences. EOS is the flagship blockchain and financial center of the EOSIO protocol, serving as the driving force behind multi-chain collaboration and public goods funding for tools and infrastructure through the EOS Network Foundation (ENF).
EOS Network Foundation
The EOS Network Foundation (ENF) is a not-for-profit organization that coordinates financial and non-financial support to encourage the growth and development of the EOS Network. The ENF is the hub of the EOS Network, harnessing the power of decentralization as a force for positive global change to chart a coordinated future for EOS.