Global R&D Updates and Demos - May 2023: BTC Promotions, Ethereum Integration, and More
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Global R&D - May 2023" by DFINITY
TLDR The Global R&D of May 2023 discussed updates, demos, BTC promotions, and ethereum integration, while addressing developer concerns and exploring new solutions, and introducing Mora, a decentralized platform for content creators.
The Global R&D of May 2023 discussed updates, demos, BTC promotions, and ethereum integration, while addressing developer concerns and exploring new solutions, and introducing Mora, a decentralized platform for content creators.
Users can create and showcase their own planets on web platforms, with features like subscriptions and smart contracts, while a light plugin enables interactive content creation and real-time statistics, and a feedback board is introduced for Global R&D, leading to a demo of an NFT marketplace called Bionic.
The speaker discusses the concept of ordinals in Bitcoin and highlights the development of a Bitcoin NFT marketplace on ICP, aiming to attract the Bitcoin and Ethereum NFT communities, while also discussing the integration of ICP and Bitcoin wallets to enhance user experience and the upcoming launch of the bionic wallet and marketplace.
Bitcoiners are exploring the internet computer for scalability and decentralization, with influencers supporting new products and technologies, resulting in successful promotional campaigns and user growth, but there is a need for better coordination and additional activities to improve user retention.
Many projects are interested in launching an SMS and improvements are being made, with a checklist available, but it's important to conduct research and exercise judgment before participating in upcoming projects.
Hot or Not, a short video app similar to TikTok, is experiencing significant user growth and plans to launch native apps and improve user experience through location-based content segregation; a team is developing the world's first web3 search engine focused on ICP and aims to expand to other chains; an Asian team is building an AI-focused layer on the IC using GPU nodes and IC tokens; community interaction and effective democratic governance are crucial for project success.
The update discusses the integration of the internet computer blockchain with the ethereum blockchain, allowing smart contracts to interact and providing advantages for both networks, with phase one involving the use of HTTP out calls and an open source example canister.
Phase two is currently less urgent but still important, with a strong focus on ckes and DC krc20, which will be an important source of requirements for phase two, leading to a better outcome.