Lisk Week in Review – 44
Featured in this news update:
– Get a full Lisk experience in the upcoming Lisk Center Berlin
– LiskHQ finished the development of Lisk 5.0.0
– Lisk Builders Program has two new grantees
– Lisk halving in 6 days!
– Delegates’ overview
Get a full Lisk experience in the upcoming Lisk Center Berlin
After the launch of Lisk Center Utrecht and Lisk Center Tokyo, LiskHQ is excited to announce the opening of a new center in the heart of Berlin in November 2020.
This center consists of 300 m2 that will be used as an open space for events and networking, a working space, and a meeting room. Developers and community members will be welcomed and supported in building blockchain applications.
The opening online event will be hosted on Friday, November 20th. The open door event will be hosted on Saturday, November 21st.
LiskHQ finished the development of Lisk 5.0.0
Max Kordek announced the implementation of the last feature of the roadmap in the SDK 5. This means that the team is now focused on Q&A and alpha testing to fix bugs: the issue is dividen in 3 sprints and consists of 49 activities.
With the last feature epic closed, all #Lisk SDK 5.0.0 release goals were successfully implemented.
Now Q&A has started and development moves into alpha testing to fix bugs, add missing test cases, and refactor the code base.
— Lisk (@LiskHQ) September 21, 2020
In the past week LiskHQ released also a new tool called Lisk Service, accessible and powerful API calls that allow developers to provide their user interfaces with enriched blockchain data, such as delegate or network statistics.
Lisk Builders Program has two new grantees
Community members Kasra and AlinB are the winners of the Builders program for August. The former is developing an algorithmic stablecoin that is also backed by a decentralized collateral reserve, while the latter is working on “Liskvoice”, an IPFS-based project that aims to provide a secure private messenger, storing safely the data of the conversations.
Both received a grant worth of CHF 2,500 in LSK tokens. Apply to Lisk Builders program.
Lisk halving in 6 days!
The halving is still expected to happen on September 27th, so just 6 days away! This is the last reduction, from 2 to 1 LSK per block.
Remember that Korben3 launched a giveaway of 175 LSK: retweet, comment, follow @LiskHQ and @korben32 to win prizes.
According to LiskMonitor, in the past week there was a moderate change of votes in delegates’ landscape: GDT gained 3 million LSK and individuals gained 3.6M votes.
At individual level, many forging delegates received about 70-100k votes and the most voted ones are: sgdias [+109k], hagie [+108k], splatters [+108k], samuray [+113k], tonyt908 [+123k], moosty [+108k].
The biggest individual losses came up for 4miners.net [-50k] and delegates in standby positions.
Voting for Hosts, it is possible to receive 1 free LSK by minions (no action required, just vote the list).