27: The Way Forward

It’s been a long couple of weeks for me, and during a time in which there was significant contention in the Pocket community over a number of issues currently at play, including the PEP-49 discussion, the clean division of PNF and PNI, and the foundation’s 2023 budget (as compared to 2022). As opposed to my Read More

26: A Moment

We will return next week. RIP Francis “Frank” Castellano. Your impact can not be overstated. I will remember you always.

25: The Year of the Pocket

25:1 A Year in Review Looking back over the last twelve months, it’s clear that…nah. You were all here for that. I’m not going to do a whole post about the protocol. No point. Here’s what I do know: we were the first, we’ve spent the most time troubleshooting this space, and I trust this Read More

24: The Brain Storm

24:1 Community Content Bounties Pocket wants your content! We launched a series of community bounties this morning for content generation from some of the big brains in our community. It doesn’t all have to be heavy technical content either; bounties range from short form blog posts to explainer videos to full on code complete dev Read More

23: A Well Tuned Machine

23:1 No News Is Good News It was actually a pretty chill week this week. DFK launched on Klaytn, which led to a sizable growth in relays. PoktScan launched their new interface, which features more details and a number of custom views which serve different users on the network. And Tory Green put out a Read More

22: The Love Storm

22:1 POKTSTORM We ran a community sponsored #POKTSTORM giveaway over the weekend, and asked people why they love Pocket Network. Here are our five favorite answers: @might_gy: Wallet: 22312505e6310a23e562d29ee31729435a9a678ePocket Network is my favourite because I have never seen so many incredible builders in an ecosystem before.It's amazing how everyone is trying to make Pocket Network Read More

21: Thankful for Privacy

21:1 What’s under your Mask? With an updated Privacy Statement from ConsenSys this week indicating they collect IP and wallet address information as part of using MetaMask, the need for privacy came to the forefront again in the web3 space. ‼️ PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY‼️ With the recent news that Metamask/Infura is collecting your IP and Read More

20: Future Proof

20:1 State of the Union On Thursday, the Pocket team and ecosystem members met in Tampa to provide a state of the union both internally and in the community. A number of providers and investors were represented, and the day was packed with presentations on the team’s goals, financial health, progress, and continuing vision. Videos Read More

19: Explosive Decompression

19:1 Soooo…That Happened As even the shoeshine boy now knows, the largest single implosion of an exchange happened in spectacular fashion this week, as FTX proved to be insolvent to the tune of a 9 to 1 ratio on liabilities to assets. The contagion is still working its way through the space at the time Read More

18: Anniversary

18:1 Resurrection Yes, I know. It’s been months since I put in a post. Despite having lived through several bear markets in the past, I was caught off guard by the swift ferocity of the global macro shift, the ongoing grinding war in Ukraine, and the economic fallout from all of the above. And it Read More