Arweave Ecosystem Weekly Report #7: “Exponential Weave Growth” Edition
Another week, another record broken. The permaweb is expanding rapidly and so is the ecosystem. This week we’ve seen the total amount of data stored on the network increase faster than ever.
We’ve also seen some great teams looking to bring on new talent to help support their growth. Looking for a job in what the web3 index reports as the fastest growing space? Want to keep up with all of the exciting projects building on top of Arweave? Read on 👀
I. Arweave Network
650GB of data was uploaded to the permaweb in a single day
The total size of the weave is increasing exponentially. As well a single day where 650GB was added to the permaweb, statistics from ViewBlock show a sharp spike in September.
— Jonnie Ξmsley (@EmsleyJonnie) September 23, 2021
Arweave leading the Web3.0 Index
Arweave is at the top of The Web index, with almost 5x more revenue in 30days than Filecoin.
Sam Williams on the FTX podcast
— Tristan Yver (@jackshaftoes) September 23, 2021
II. Arweave Ecosystem
The ecosystem is hiring
After the massive growth of the ecosystem lately, more enthusiastic people are needed to get involved with the high potential projects being built and upgraded day after day. ArDrive is hiring and onlyarweave is looking for the first team member who “wants to be a part of building earth’s greatest public library“.
There are so many inspiring public libraries in the world. Easily accessible, open to all, and beautiful.
The question becomes, who wants to be a part of building earth’s greatest public library?
The permaweb 🌍🌎🌏📚.
I’m hiring developers 🖥, designers 🎨, and educators 📖. pic.twitter.com/OpjjtbjPu5
— Only Arweave 🔮⏳ ⓐ (@onlyarweave) September 25, 2021
We are hiring a lead software engineer to help build incredible things!
Never worked on a #blockchain or #Opensource project before? Not sure what the @ArweaveTeam Permaweb is about? No problem! Just bring your desire to learn and we can do the rest 👉https://t.co/LiUDUSK73N
— ArDrive (is hiring!) (@ardriveapp) September 27, 2021
If you have the drive, you can become part of the web3 revolution.
$100k giveaway from Pianity
Pianity announced an exclusive $100k giveaway this week for the Arweave community, offering $10 for each user to complete the listed steps. The steps to claim are simple, and the giveaway will run until October 1st.
🎁 Our first exclusive 100k #giveaway for the @ArweaveTeam community is live now!
💎 Get $10 in your wallet and activate a 1-1 reward matching your spending on Pianity!
➡️ Airdrop here: https://t.co/AQAadYDCuS
⏱ End Date: October 1st#NFT @samecwilliams @CaoArmand
— Pianity 💎 (@pianitynft) September 21, 2021
Glass launches embeds and the protocol’s first film
You can now embed your Glass videos on Mirror or your own site – your permanent articles, can now have permanent videos, too.
Just use the embed code like this:
You can embed Glass videos on @viamirror (or anywhere)
Now your permanent articles, can have permanent videos.https://t.co/eO7NBbGruj
— 𝔾𝕃𝔸𝕊𝕊 (@GlassProtocol) September 22, 2021
This same week, Glass announced the first film released direct-to-permaweb, monetized by Solana – Cabourg. The film is also director Orlando “Dito” Gil‘s debut, and won the Hip Hop Film Fest’s Audience Choice award in 2020.
— 𝔾𝕃𝔸𝕊𝕊 (@GlassProtocol) September 24, 2021
Crypto.com lists $AR
The fourth biggest spot CEX in the world, Crypto.com, has listed $AR and enabled deposits and withdrawals. Unfortunately, according to the site’s help documentation, $AR is not available for users in the United States.
— Crypto.com (@cryptocom) September 28, 2021
New Arweave research report
Alex Beckett has published a PDF report on Arweave, detailing the network’s technical underpinnings as well as use cases like NFTs, smart contracts and profit-sharing tokens.
If you want to read the full report, here is the link. Expect more threads to come on Arweave.https://t.co/SZWqFHTaT8
— Alex Beckett (@likebeckett) September 21, 2021
AMA with ArGo CEO live on Permablog
Our AMA with Prashant, Co-founder of ArGo is now live on Permablog. Feel free to drop your questions and feedback, and earn 10 Arweave News profit-sharing tokens for each answered question.
(nice new friendly URL thanks to ArGo, in fact ✌️)
Get your questions in now, and earn Arweave News profit-sharing token if Prashant answers. pic.twitter.com/GjJHy5kplv
— Arweave.news (@ArweaveNews) September 28, 2021
The first Permaweb Pioneers panel launched on Twitter Spaces
Permaweb Pioneers is a podcast and live panel show hosted by Only Arweave, arweave.news, and the Arweavers community. On September 28th, the first panel, entitled “How can we bring web2-like experiences to the permaweb?” featured Verto’s Tate Berenbaum as well as Arweave gateways developer Hlöðver Sigurðsson and the creator of the bundles protocol, Josh Benaron. The recording will shortly be available on permacast.
See you there! pic.twitter.com/DlXGQuCyHz
— Arweave.news (@ArweaveNews) September 27, 2021
- permacast.net and permablog.net are live with pretty new domains ✨
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