Community Newsletter (18–22 November)

Nov 22, 2019


Here is’s community newsletter for the week commencing 18 November. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter.

Highlight of the week

Binance Meetup in Istanbul

Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao with Humayun Sheikh in Istanbul on Wednesday

Our CEO Humayun Sheikh joined Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao on stage at the meetup to discuss the enormous economic potential that the network unlocks.

Turkey has one of the world’s largest crypto communities and it was great to speak to such an engaged audience.

As part of our trip to the country, Humayun also took part in a live interview on EcoTurk TV ?

Upcoming Events London Winter Warmer (27 November)

We’re heading to the capital on Wednesday for our final meetup of 2019. Join us in London to hear an exciting progress report as we prepare for the imminent launch of our mainnet ?

Community News

How to build an AEA

Back at’s headquarters in Cambridge, senior software engineer Diarmid Campbell presented a new video to show how to build a Autonomous Economic Agent. It’s the first in a series of step-by-step guides so look out for more in the near future!

Balancing regulation and innovation

On Monday Blockchain for Europe published this article written by our CTO Toby Simpson. co-founded the organisation, alongside Ripple, Cardano and NEM, to help inform legislators regulating in the blockchain and AI industry. In the article, Toby discusses how Blockchain for Europe is helping to ensure this new technology is given the space to flourish — to everyone’s benefit. AMA with Cryptoverse

Thank you to everyone who took part in our extremely popular AMA with Cryptoverse on Wednesday.

7,000 FET tokens will be shared equally among the 10 individuals who submitted the best questions ?

To find out if you are one of the lucky winners, visit our Telegram channel. now on Delta Direct

You can now keep up to date with all of our latest news by using Delta Direct. Check out our project page.

Technology Update

The team have been busy fixing bug issues and preparing for our next tech release (code-named Aries).


This week, excluding merges, 14 authors have pushed 31 commits to the main branch and 38 commits to all branches. On the main branch, 222 files have changed and there have been 7,199 additions and 1,405 deletions. See all updates.

Bounties, hackathons and competitions

The technical bounty program
Help us to improve the reliability and performance of our network. Find and report technical issues and be awarded $FET ?

? Find a technical issue in the’s GitHub ledger repository
? Report it as an issue on GitHub
?️ Additional award for a fix

Award structure
Critical: $10,000 in FET
Major: $6,000 in FET
Medium: $2,500 in FET
Low: $800 in FET

More bounties are coming soon involving autonomous agents, mobile applications and much more — watch this space!

Join our developer Slack channel and find information on our bounties and hackathons on our community website.

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We hope you have a great weekend.

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