Web 3.0 Biweekly I (9 Dec 2019–22 Dec 2019)

Yaoqi Jia
Yaoqi Jia
Dec 27, 2019 · 2 min read

With the continuous development from various teams in blockchain space, e.g., Parity and Web3 Foundation, we’re on a fast track towards Web 3.0.

To keep track of all the progress, from 9 Dec 2019 on, I’ll start to curate the latest Web3.0 information and publish a biweekly briefing.

Web 3.0 Biweekly I (9 Dec 2019–22 Dec 2019)

  1. Parity Ethereum will be transitioned to OpenEthereum with DAO ownership & maintainer model.
  2. SEC proposes to update accredited investor definition to increase access to investments.
  3. Joint statement by the Council and the Commission on “stablecoins”: No global “stablecoin” arrangement should begin operation in the European Union until the legal, regulatory and oversight challenges and risks have been adequately identified and addressed.
  4. a16z Crypto Startup School: learn how to build blockchain projects from top entrepreneurs and thinkers, e.g., Chris (GP@ Andreessen Horowitz), Jutta (CEO@Parity) and Brian(CEO@Coinbase).
  5. The Web3 Stack 2019 Edition.
  6. Hold Tight, Here Come the Blockchain Wars: There’s no low-hanging fruit for projects and investments in blockchain space anymore.
  7. Substrate Builders Program: offer builders technical/BD/marketing/funding/media support.
  8. A Deep Dive Analysis of Cyberspace Economies: Three eras of blockchain design space innovation: Protocols (2009–2013), Smart Contracts (2014–2019) & Interoperability (>2020).
  9. Substrate Playground: Start to build substrate runtime modules online.
  10. An overview of Kusama network.
  11. Kusama Upgrade (1031): Increase the minimum treasury bond, enhance id module, etc.
  12. Kusama’s remarkable treasures.
  13. Reflection on Polkadot 2019 of Web3 Foundation: from the Research and Communications to Infrastructure and Community & Growth.
  14. Federal office for information Security (BSI) of Germany published a report titled “Towards Secure Blockchains”.
  15. An annual report on Ethereum ecosystem and Web3 stack.
  16. Unlock an ads-free Forbes: Forbes introduced their first membership to unlock an ads free experience using blockchain technology.
  17. Polymath will build Polymesh using Substrate, a blockchain optimized for regulated securities and open finance.
  18. Parity Ethereum v2.5.12-stable and v2.6.7-beta: add Istanbul hardfork block numbers for POA and xDai networks, implement ECIP-1056 and implements EIP-2384/2387.

The path to Web 3.0 twists and turns, may our persistence pay off. — Yaoqi

Follow me on Twitter @jiayaoqi, to keep you posted on the latest information around Web 3.0.

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Yaoqi Jia

Head of Engineering, Asia@Parity; Co-founder&@Zilliqa; Forbes 30 Under 30; Build a secure and privacy-preserving Web 3.0.

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