Community Newsletter (28 October - 1 November)
Nov 1, 2019
Here is Fetch.ai’s community newsletter for the week commencing 21 October. Stay up to date by following us on Twitter.
Highlight of the week
Fetch.ai presents at Cambridge PyData meetup
On Wednesday evening lead economist David Minarsch and senior software engineer Diarmid Campbell presented our latest autonomous agent 🤩
Using a Raspberry Pi, the Fetch.ai agent will make finding a car parking space easier than ever before 🚗🚗🚗
We’ll be revealing more about this agent in the run-up to the launch of our mainnet, but if you would like to learn more now, why not join our developer slack channel?
Fetch.ai Cambridge Winter Warmer (13 November)
Join us for a Fetch.ai Cambridge meetup. There’s a lot to discuss, from our Solidity ➡️ Etch transpiler, to our staking program, and much more besides!
Sign up now to secure your ticket.
Fetch.ai London Winter Warmer (27 November)
If you can’t make our meetup in Cambridge, don’t worry — we’re heading to the capital this month too!
Join us in London to hear an exciting progress report as we prepare for the launch of our mainnet 🚀
Letter from America
Lead research scientist Marcin Abram set up Fetch.ai’s first US office earlier this year. In his latest report, he tells us how it’s going and provides a sneak preview of the autonomous parking agent we are developing.
San Francisco Blockchain Week
Time is running out to get involved in our Halloween Twitter contest 🦇
We’ve challenged you to retweet this tweet and post it alongside a photo of your own pumpkin carving 🎃
The five entries that impress us most will win 500 $FET each 💸
You would be a ghoul to miss out! 👻😉
The team have been busy preparing for our next tech release, code-named Ara. It will include several new features, including an exciting machine learning and AI tool for developers using our unique smart contract Etch language.
This week, excluding merges, 11 authors have pushed 27 commits to the main branch and 27 commits to all branches. On the main branch, 223 files have changed and there have been 8,968 additions and 2,804 deletions. See all updates.
Bounties, hackathons and competitions
The Fetch.ai technical bounty program
Help us improve the reliability and performance of our network. Find and report technical issues and be awarded $FET 💰
🔍 Find a technical issue in the 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.