Augur Weekly Report — December 19th

Development Update:

This week, the Augur team welcomes Robert Davidson as its newest hire! Robert is a test engineer who will be focused primarily on maintaining Augur’s suite of automated tests.

Recently, the Augur team has been working on: 
— Fixing light client connectivity bugs.
 — Finalizing mocks for the redesigned trading page & beginning to implement these changes in the UI. 
— Continuing to improve the calculation for net position & unrealized profit/loss.

In addition to this, the team now has an initial plan for syncing Augur Node more quickly using regular database snapshots. Work on this will begin after the holiday break.

Augur Metrics:

Markets: 1,645

Open Interest: $1,340,891.63 USD (13,038 ETH)

CASH Contract: $1,286,403.48 USD (12,508 ETH)

ETH Price: $102.84

Crystal Ball Be

Check out the newest addition to the Augur ecosystem. Crystal Ball Be provides some unique data visualizations of Augur market data as well as Japanese translations of the whitepaper and several prominent blog posts. Follow them on Twitter.

Reminder, the Forecast Foundation has no role in the operation of markets, trades or actions created or performed on the Augur protocol, nor does it have the ability to censor, restrict, control, modify, change, revoke, terminate or make any changes to markets created on the Augur protocol. The Forecast Foundation has no more control over the Augur protocol than anyone else using Ethereum.

Thus, we do not seek to advise others on how to use the protocol. We encourage those in the community that are well educated on Augur to pay it forward and share their ideas for best practices, tips, fixes and etc with the larger community via Twitter, Reddit, Discord, Github and other community channels. For more information regarding the role of the Forecast Foundation, checkout the FAQ.


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