On Friday 15 October at 14:44hrs UTC, the Filecoin network pivoted to mainnet. 🚀 🥳 🎉 This long-awaited launch marks a new chapter for decentralization, with Filecoin's s IPFS-based cooperative storage cloud providing the ability to store files and distribute content at scale without relying on the incumbent centralized (and expensive) cloud.
On May 10-11th, the AKASHA Hub Barcelona hosted a “STEPS” workshop. “STEPS is a grassroots, non-profit series of events focusing on the exploration of blockchain-backed applications for science, technology, education, publishing, and society” co-organized by “Blockchain for Science” a think tank founded by Sönke Bartling. It is not the first
A delegation of the AKASHA team gathered in Geneva mid-February to meet with the group from CERN's Idea Square. Approaching CERN Idea Square. CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research that operates the world's largest particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. The mission of Idea Square resonates very well
We celebrated the new year by revealing the new AKASHA Foundation website alongside the first metamorphosis post outlining how the AKASHA project will evolve from its early experiments to a non-profit foundation exploring the intersection of blockchain and collective intelligence. 🙌 2019 here we come! 🙌 We then followed through with a
We are super excited to announce that AKASHA is now accessible also from Mist and classic web browsers running the MetaMask and IPFS Companion extensions!!! \o/ This release also marks an important milestone because we are starting to close the gap between the (usually slow) user experience on decentralized services
Greetings everyone! Following the energetic last couple of weeks, filled with hard work and emotions, we bring you a new AKASHA release named Seeking Whispers. The latest 0.5 version contains multiple bug fixes and introduces new features such as Whisper based searching, easy identity backup, mentions and ... drums in
The last couple of weeks have been (very) intense and filled with excitement. After an amazing alpha public release we have been busy applying the lessons learned, fixing bugs and implementing new features. Many thanks, again, to everyone for the warm welcome and kind words following the first alpha versions!
"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in surprise and were suddenly silenced. I feel something wonderful has happened." --- Ethereum Kenobi The Crypto Renaissance is unfolding through each new concept that manifests into our reality. Not only is this paradigm
Hello everyone, I bring good news: the pre-alpha version of AKASHA will be launched in October! When the time comes, the invites will be delivered to your inbox and will include installation details which should make the entire setup process a breeze. However, if you encounter any problems, feel free
"The centralized ad-driven social networks are vulnerable and not focused on our rights. We need free, private, global communication! We need AKASHA!" - Juan Benet* We are thrilled to announce that Juan Benet, the creator of the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS), is joining the AKASHA team as Advisor. Juan will
Many things have happened since we unveiled AKASHA. On May 3rd, the announcement blogpost received a warm welcome and was the most upvoted thread on /r/ethereum and /r/ethtrader, which are the biggest Ethereum Reddit communities. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive across the community, leading to over 200 signups