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Probably Nothing 221: Bounties and Another Member to Meet!

This week, we have new Meet the Members and DevNTell episodes for you!

Also, don't forget about the bounties! There is money waiting!

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

Meet the Members: Episode 6

Learn a little about @_olanetsoft as he enters the arena with @wc49358.

Episode 6 will air on Tuesday, May 21, at 3 pm UTC.

Join us on live on YouTube!

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

DevNTell: Morph, the Consumer Blockchain

​In this week's episode of DevNTell, Rahat and Abril, DevRels at Morph, will introduce the audience to Morph blockchain. Morph redefines the Ethereum L2 scaling experience by combining the strengths of optimistic rollups and ZK technology into its rollup.

​Viewers of this DevNTell will learn more about Morph, their coming events, the hackathon, and how to get started building on Morph.

Join us this Friday, May 24, at 3:30 pm UTC.

Register here.

This episode is sponsored by CoinDesk

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👩🏼‍💻👩🏽‍💻 EasyA Consensus Hackathon

This year, Consensys 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!

Ethereum Protocol Fellowship

The Ethereum Protocol Fellowship (EPF5) is now accepting applications for its fifth cohort. Aspiring protocol contributors can join the EPF to make meaningful contributions to Ethereum. Find more details about EPF5 and apply here before the application deadline on May 26, 2024.

👩🏾‍💻 Bounties & Jobs

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

Meet the Members: Episode 5

@spaceagente is a Devrel @  @irys_xyz who has programmed since the days of Apple 2 C computers. @spaceagente has worked in different startups, is a yoga instructor, and does video production. @spaceagente got into web3 after the COVID pandemic in 2020.

Watch the full episode here.

DevNTell: Nillion Network: Humanities first blind computer

Last week, Steph Orpilla (DevRel Lead) and Miguel de Vega (Co-founder) explained Nillion Network, humanities first blind computer.

Other Community News

Ecosystem News

Chainlink $LINK completes test with JPMorgan, Templeton, BNY Mellon and other major US banks to accelerate the tokenization of funds

Chainlink and the DTCC have completed tests with JPMorgan, Templeton, BNY Mellon, and other major US banks to accelerate the tokenization of funds. The pilot project, named Smart NAV pilot, tested a process to bring and disseminate fund data on multiple blockchains. Accomplishing this is a key step for the future of tokenization.

US Senate passes resolution overturning SEC crypto rule on banks

A majority of lawmakers in the United States Senate have passed a joint resolution calling for the Securities and Exchange Commission to strike down a rule affecting financial institutions doing business with crypto firms.

Coinbase Shares Sink 9% on Report CME to Consider Listing Spot Bitcoin

Shares of Coinbase dropped nearly 8% to $202.49 during U.S. morning hours on Thursday after a Financial Times report indicated that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) might soon offer spot bitcoin trading due to strong client interest.

Prosecutors arrest two for laundering $73 million in 'pig butchering' scheme

Daren Li, 41 and Yicheng Zhang, 38 were arrested after law enforcement said they orchestrated a scheme that involved more than $73 million being laundered through U.S. financial institutions and eventually converted to Tether USDT.

Brothers Anton and James Peraire-Bueno arrested for a sophisticated $25M MEV-boost hack

A landmark indictment charging two brothers for “stealing” $25 million by front-running transactions in the Ethereum blockchain, a process known as Maximal Extractable Value (MEV), will serve to set legal boundaries around the pervasive practice, experts say.

Dutch court finds Tornado Cash developer guilty and sentenced him to 5 years in prison

Tornado Cash developer, 31-year-old Alexey Pertsev, is found guilty of money laundering $1.2B through his app by a Dutch court and sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Initiative Updates

External Governance Proposal

Developer DAO holds GTC and is eligible to participate in the Gitcoin proposal. Review the pending proposal and contact our DAO operations manager, Kempster, for more information regarding the DAO’s vote.

Gitcoin Governance

SGTM 001: Converting $5M GTC to Stables

Gitcoin DAO is considering converting $5M in GTC to stablecoins. With the bull market approaching, Gitcoin DAO aims to swap $5M in GTC from the treasury into stablecoins and return them to the treasury, preparing for the next bear market. 

Proposal for Extending the Term of GG Community Council

This proposal extends the term of 7 previously elected Community Council members 3. When initially elected, the Community Council members were elected to select the Community Rounds only for GG20. Should this proposal pass, this will extend that term beyond GG20 until December 31, 2024.


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