Augur Weekly Report — January 30th


Development Update:

Over the past week, the Forecast Foundation team has been focused on:

  • Creating an initial framework for the new Augur Node.
  • Testing the redesigned trading page and fixing various bugs.
  • Designing the ‘Account Overview’ & ‘User Dashboard’ pages.

Augur Metrics:

Markets: 1,858

Open Interest: $1,599,144.13 USD (14,572 ETH)

CASH Contract: $1,394,631.75 USD (12,708 ETH)

ETH Price: $109.74


Download Augur App v1.10.0

This was a big release featuring a number of fixes and improvements; please note, this release requires a full DB re-sync to fix some of the issues seen in 1.9.x:

🐞 We’ve fixed a number of bugs and problems related to positions and Profit and Loss.

💻 Positions should now appear correctly in all cases

➕ All portfolio positions and profit and loss calculations now take into account Augur’s unique way of expressing shorts positions.

🗣 Google Translate now active on Market pages

🛑 Fixes issue in the portfolio page when finalizing markets and canceling orders

🤸‍♂️ Fix up some issues showing markets available for dispute, should be faster and more completer now.

🔽 Categories are now sorted by Open Interest by default.


Guesser Mainnet Launch

Congrats to the Guesser team for going live on Mainnet to its first users!

  • If you’ve already signed up, keep an eye on your inbox over the next few days.
  • If you haven’t signed up, make sure to go request access to Guesser.

House Market Resolves Validly

A major test of the Augur oracle was cleared as the infamous ‘House’ market has resolved within 6 dispute rounds. This market had been controversial due to its ambiguous interpretation and the amount of ETH that had been wagered on both sides.


Veil Acquires Predictions.Global

Veil has acquired Predictions.Global, the most popular site for browsing Augur markets. This valuable community resource was founded by Ryan Berckmans and Jorge Olivero and was launched within minutes of the Augur Mainnet. in Veil’s own words:

At Veil we’re building the easiest way to create and participate in Augur markets. We offer a peer-to-peer trading platform for prediction markets and derivatives hosted on Augur. With the addition of Predictions.Global, we also want to be the easiest way to discover Augur markets.

Read more about the acquisition below:



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.


Cheers,

The Forecast Foundation OU