Zcash Developers Update 3-19-2021

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Here are your weekly Zcash updates:

  • ECC welcomes Christina Garman as a new board member. Garman is one of the seven founding scientists who invented Zerocash, the protocol that would eventually become Zcash.
  • Signal now accepts crypto donations – including Zcash.
  • CoinHako now supports Zcash.
  • I recently caught up on this Pool Deprecation proposal Nathan posted. This topic was also covered in a recent Arborist call. Arborist calls are now every two weeks.

Mark your calendars –

  • 3/23 – Zooko is speaking at Orchid’s Priv8 Summit along with speakers like Edward Snowden, Audrey Tang and Cindy Cohn.
  • 3/25 – Arborist calls are now biweekly. These regular community calls center around network upgrades and protocol development. Register here.
  • 3/30 – This month’s Zeal call features Yan Zhu from Brave and Jay Graber from Happening.netRegister here.

In the news, Georgia HS students may be learning about crypto as part of a new financial literacy initiative. Journalist Maria Bustillos talks about the myth of money and Bitcoin. An NFT art heist reminds us of the importance of self-custody and carefully reading the TOS.