May 15, 2020 - Weekly Forum Update

Here are the updates from this week:

Mark your calendars,

  • Tues, 5/19, ECC Livestream: Highlights include our R&D, Engineering, and Growth flight plan, overview of flyclient, viewing keys for 2.1.2, a preview of our upcoming Gitcoin hackathon & an update on community efforts.

  • Tues, 5/26, May Zeal call: We’ll be joined by Kevin Owocki to discuss quadratic funding and other exciting projects on Gitcoin. More details here.

  • Mon, 6/1, Zooko speaking at Messari Mainnet. More details here.

  • Tues, 6/2, June Gardening Club: More details here.

This week in privacy, Colombian government drops contact tracing from its official app due to tech glitches. CNN reports on surveillance in the time of COVID-19. Facial recognition company Clear has plans to expand into health monitoring.

In crypto news, Ariel Gabizon writes about Halo. Zcash Foundations gives a grant to the Zboard project. Zcash got a shout-out from Tyler Winklevoss and in this crypto/privacy article from Decrypt.