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Probably Nothing 120: Luke & Tony on Meet the Members

This week, we have new episodes of DevNTell and Meet the Members; don't miss them!

Sponsor: AR.IO

This week's issue of Probably Nothing is brought to you by AR.IO. The decentralized gateway network for Arweave. If you have ever asked yourself how to host your DApp frontend, AR.IO is the answer. Just build a SPA with your favorite framework and upload it to Arweave. It will be permanently hosted by AR.IO nodes worldwide.

You can access it via a D_D node very soon, so keep your eyes peeled!

Upcoming Events

DevNTell: Nillion Network

​In this week's episode of DevNTell, Steph Orpilla (DevRel Lead) and Miguel de Vega (Co-founder) will give us an overview of Nillion Network, humanity's first blind computer.

​Viewers of this session will get an introduction to Nillion and a practical quickstart, where they can learn how to build blind computation apps on Nillion.

Join us this Friday, May 17, at 3:30 pm UTC.
Register here.

This episode is sponsored by CoinDesk

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This year, Consensus is hosting an in-person hackathon with EasyA, the world's number one Web3 learning app. This three-day, multi-chain IRL hackathon will attract the world’s best developers to build the future of Web3 and raise funding for their projects. Projects launched by EasyA alumni are valued at over $2.5 billion. The EasyA Consensus hackathon will be 2024's most important hackathon yet. We have a few remaining spots left for hackers, so if you're excited about participating, sign up here!

ETHPrague Accommodation Scholarship Application

Are you going to EthPraque and need accommodation support? Register here to get accommodation support. EthPraue will occur in Prague, Czechia, from May 31 to June 2, 2024. Register here if you are yet to as registration closes soon. There is a special consideration for D_D members, so mention that you are one.

Meet the Members: Episode 5

Episode 5 will air on Tuesday, May 14, at 3 pm UTC. @spaceagente likes his question spicy as he attempts to beat the clock.

Join us on live on YouTube!

If you want to be a guest in the show, sign up to participate and be seen!

PeanutProtocol Bounties

Earn 1,200 USDC for building React components using Peanut SDK, enabling token swaps on-chain, and more! 

TalentLayer Bounty 

Earn 500 USDC bounty for building an ENS domain resolver for TalentLayer IDs!


Are you hiring? Then, turn online Web3 communities into your personal talent clouds with Developer DAO & Eden!

For info, please talk to Tom Husson; limited spots are available during Eden’s beta.

Community Highlights

AR.IO X D_D Thread Competition: Unlocking the Permaweb with AR.IO

We're proud to announce the bounty winners from our thread competition with @ar_io_network. Up to 90 submissions explained the Permaweb. 

Congrats to everyone who participated!

@SelinaGmez05 with π—œπ— π—”π—šπ—œπ—‘π—˜ 𝗔 π——π—˜π—–π—˜π—‘π—§π—₯π—”π—Ÿπ—œπ—­π—˜π—— π—ͺπ—˜π—• 𝗕𝗨𝗧.. π™‹π™€π™π™ˆπ˜Όπ™‰π™€π™‰π™ 

@slatro_eth with Introducing AR.IO - The Gateway to the Permaweb

@eternal_sammie with The Web Never Ends 

@Lekanidris236 with 𝐄𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐫 404 𝐍𝐨 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐞

The following are the top-10 runners-up who put together great threads:











Winners have been paid their bounties, and every valid submission was credited with 2000 test IO tokens to register a name withπŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ’» Bounties & Jobs

DevNTell: WeaveDB

Last week, Ahmad Marden the CEO of WeaveDB presented WeaveDB.

Meet the Members: Episode 4

@Tonyolendo has been a software developer for 10 years, and his passion lies in discovering problems people want to pay him for. He recently made a transaction from working with Polygon to become a Founder of a web3 Protocol.
Watch the full episode here.

Other Community News

Crypto Decentralization Cannot Be An Afterthought by D_D member theonly_easyday
EIP-7702 explained in 90seconds by @geniusyinka

Ecosystem News

Arbitrum surpasses $150 billion in total transaction volume on Uniswap

Ethereum Layer 2 protocol Arbitrum became the first Layer 2 to surpass $150 billion in transaction volume on Uniswap. 

Less Than 10% of Stablecoin Transaction Volume Coming from Real Users: Report

About 90% of stablecoin transaction volumes were originated by bots. Out of about $2.2 trillion in total transactions in April, just $149 billion originated from β€œorganic payments activity."

Dogecoin Appears Headed for a 'Golden Cross'

Dogecoin (DOGE), the world's largest meme cryptocurrency by market value, seems headed toward a repeat of the bullish "golden cross" technical pattern that presaged the early 2021 surge.

EigenLayer Airdrop Claims Go Live

Ethereum staking protocol EigenLayer has opened up airdrop claims for users who participated in its stake drop. The EIGEN token is not yet transferable but can be staked and delegated to EigenDA node operators.

Court should deny Coinbase's appeal, SEC says

The Securities and Exchange Commission says Coinbase's move to appeal its case with the regulator should be denied. 

Initiative Updates

POKT Network RetroPGF Funding Application

POKT Network launched goods funding, which was announced via an X/Twitter space. D_D is drafting an application for the round as we are qualified based on our public goods work.



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