GM #NEAR 👋
Time for another weekly Roadmap Spotlight! 🔦
Today we’re breaking down another experience-oriented upgrade from th@NEARProtocolol technical roadmap:
Zero Balance Accounts, planned for Q2 2023 ⚖️hVX
NEAR Bytes - Episode 14 🌤️📡
New week = more developer news o#NEARAR to share, wit@neardorianan giving the round-up of last week:
⛰️ NEAR + ETHDenver
🤖 MetaBUILD III Judging Starts
🎙️ Road to Mainnet Space@auroraisnearsnear Engine Update
We've been sharing a lot of information about our grants program over the last few weeks. So you don't miss a thing, here's an overview of the Mintbase Grants Program:
➡️ +50 applications, 30 pitches.
➡️ 600K funding in 2022
➡️ 17 projects approved
Join us tomorrow at 1pm GMT for an exciting AMA with @everythinginspt!
Jack Waterfield will be hosting as we talk NFT ticketing and tech in sports, and about our partnership for their upcoming conference at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium!
Join us here - twitter.com/i/spaces/1BdGY…
NEAR HACKS is hosting the @NEAR__SF Builder Day in SF to onboard Rust and JS developers and unpack the most cutting-edge innovations and developments across the @NEARProtocol ecosystem 🛠
📆 Sat | Dec 10
Want a glimpse of THE EASIEST onboarding experience we have EVER seen in crypto history?
Check out how @RefractionDAO partnered with Keypom to deliver on-the-floor POAPs with @DannyDaze at Miami Art Basel!
No seedphrases. No private keys. No crypto jargon.
A thread 🧵c
What happens next?
The future of both NEAR wallet and MyNEARWallet is still under consideration. Leaders from the Founder’s Office, NEAR Foundation, Pagoda, and the Wallet Builders community are discussing and planning the next important steps.
What will happen to wallet.near.org? (2/2)
...select a wallet they would like to use. It is still the Foundation and Pagoda’s intent to to support a wallet-neutral ecosystem and to foster the growth of ecosystem wallets.
What will happen to wallet.near.org? (1/2)
The intent is still to update the wallet.near.org landing page to be the end-user centric wallet portal, providing users with the ability to learn about wallets, filter through the ecosystem of wallets by features and...
What happened to Kikimora Labs?
Kikimora Labs has ceased all operations due to a funding shortfall. The MyNEARWallet assets and domain have been transferred back to Pagoda so it can foster its maintenance and support in the short-term.
Which wallet should be used for Dapp development? (1/2)
...by choosing this option, it gives developers control of which wallets to display, and allows users to select their preferred wallet, giving them more choice over how to interact with NEAR.
Which wallet should be used for Dapp development? (1/2)
Whenever possible, developers should use the Wallet Selector (github.com/near/wallet-se…). This will be a single point of integration between wallets and the ecosystem of dapps....
What does Pagoda support for wallet look like?
At the moment, this is still being discussed. The Pagoda team is in discussion with the team behind MyNearWallet to devise a program here to help with end-user issues. There will be an update as soon as a decision has been made.
An update on the NEAR wallet transition.
The Foundation wants to acknowledge that its recent update on the wallet transition has created more questions than it answered. Its intent was to communicate quickly & transparently, but now understands a thoughtful approach was needed.
If you’re in Miami, @bitbaselhub still going hard with out of this world talks & panels from 3pm-8pm.
Today’s programming is all about blockchain in space 👩🚀👩🏽🚀 and innovation on earth 🌍@TechCortesCortes and me for a fireside talk on Women building in#NeverSleepr#ArtBaseltCf7OLJ
That's a wrap, Miami
Huge thank you to all of our ecosystem partners, attendees, and artists who supported#NEARR at Miami Art Week!
✅Hundreds of attendees
✅A cavalcade of incredible artists, talks, and panels
✅One. Incredible. Event.
We’re heading to the kitchen to slice up the pie🥧
Well, kind of. The final panel of our#ArtBasell side event is going live at ~ 15:30:
“A Slice of the Pie: The Fight for Creator Royalties in the NFT Landscape”
We’ve got a brilliant lineup 🧵
If you’re joining us at #ArtBasel then we’ve got a treat for you very soon!
We’ll be kicking off what may be the aptest discussion of the event:
“Opportunities in Crisis: Making the Most of Crypto Winter”
Sheldon Dearr of @oct_network is bearing all 8 tentacles when it comes to his thoughts on the realms of #NFTs in a multi chain world.
Alex Sharrer, BD at @NEARFoundation, will be sharing his views as well as some alpha when it comes to building out NFT projects on #NEAR
Boris Polania of @auroraisnear will be bringing his 2 sats as a team member of #NEAR’s EVM solution 🎉
Evgeniy Medvedev, Head of Partnerships at@rariblee, is bringing his unique take on the world of#NFTss
Cameron Thompson of @CoinDesk will be joining us at 14:00 to moderate the first panel of the day:
Layered Sea: NFT Ecosystems in a Multi-Chain World
The panel is made up of some 🔥 guests from across the#NEARR and wider blockchain ecosystem:
Throughout the entire #NEAR experience at #ArtBasel, Miami, our partners at @CoinDesk will be here to support.
Catch them, our ecosystem partners, and a cavalcade of artists at the NEAR event as kicking off at 1pm!
Good morning and happy Friday 🌞
We’ve got another full lineup of talks, galleries, and happy hours at the#NEARR event for Miami Art Week 🎊
PSA: Our opening time has changed to 1pm to facilitate some wonderful content creation! ⚠63
Grab your coat, pack your bag, and hit the long and winding Road to Mainnet with @PagodaPlatform in their latest Spaces Series.
Well, 6pm if you're in the UTC timezone. Otherwise, INSERT TIME
Our all-star #MetaBUILD hackathon judges are emerging from their caves and are ready to announce the winners of our $1m hackathon 🏆
We’ve tried to convince them to let us know earlier, but they said they need to eat, sleep, and drink first 🍹
Winners shared ~ December 15th!
If you’re joining us at our event in Miami for Art Week and want to catch the final talk of the day, “Beyond Paris & Elon”, featuring the legendary @BaronDavis and moderated by @CoinDesk then you need to RUN 🏃
Kicking off at 15:20.