Community Newsletter (2–6 December)
Dec 6, 2019
Here is Fetch.ai’s community newsletter for the week commencing 2 December. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter.
Highlight of the week
Partnership with Cambridge University ?
We have announced a partnership with Cambridge University’s Institute for Manufacturing to develop supply chain use cases with AI multi-agent systems and our next-generation blockchain.
Together we will deliver the real world proof of concepts for the decentralized economy of tomorrow ⚡️
Aries Technology Release ?
This week we unveiled our final tech release before the launch of the mainnet. It incorporates several machine learning features, including major enhancements to the Fetch.ai virtual machine.
Tokens, tokens, mainnet tokens!
As we approach the release of our mainnet, some members of the community have sought clarification regarding the conversion of ERC20 FET tokens to the native FET tokens. As ever, we are keen to make this as simple as possible. In this article, CTO Toby Simpson outlines the next steps of this process.
Sharing weather data using Fetch.ai autonomous agents
Agents on the Fetch.ai network share knowledge autonomously to benefit their owners. To do this they:
? Find each other
⚖️ Negotiate terms
Blockchain for Europe meetings (Brussels, 9–11 December)
Last year Fetch.ai co-founded Blockchain for Europe alongside Ripple, NEM and Cardano. Representatives including our head of business development Maria Minaricova will be meeting newly elected MEPs in the Belgian capital to discuss how to harness the exciting potential of AI and blockchain technology.
Fetch.ai ranked #5 in the world
Based on development activity over the last month, Fetch.ai was ranked number five in the world of all ERC20 based development projects.
Following the release of our Aries update, the team is now focusing on delivering the mainnet release later this month. As part of this process, they are working to enhance the network’s stability and to implement bug fixes.
This week, excluding merges, 15 authors have pushed 38 commits to the main branch and 61 commits to all branches. On the main branch, 248 files have changed and there have been 11,967 additions and 4,019 deletions. See all updates.
Bounties, hackathons and competitions
The Fetch.ai 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 Fetch.ai’s GitHub ledger repository
? Report it as an issue on GitHub
?️ Additional award for a fix
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!
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We hope you have a great weekend.