January 11, 2019 - Weekly Update (Community + Comms)


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This is our fortnightly community and communications update; the engineering update from last week is available here.

The final NU2 Blossom Network Upgrade Goals were announced by Zooko, outlining the next few versions of the zcashd software leading up to the “Blossom” network upgrade in October of this year.

We outlined the process for deciding what features will be implemented and supported in the zcashd software, facilitated by the Network Upgrade Pipeline.

From the blog

To ring in the new year a 2019 Zcash Go-to-Market strategy was released, outlining marketing plans aimed at driving adoption, increasing openness and encouraging collaboration.

We kicked off a new quarterly marketing series, which will provide updates about strategy and challenges, Quarterly Update: Perspective on the Market Evolution.

The wallet team published the next update in the ongoing series, this time focused on the Zcash Reference Wallet Light Client Protocol.

Events

Zooko will be presenting at Real World Crypto today, speaking about Cryptography and Compliance: Lessons From the First Two Years of Zcash.

Spotlight

Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt sat down with Zooko this past week for a conversation about crypto and privacy.


January 18, 2019 - Weekly update (Engineering)