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Zcash Developers Update 2-21-2020

Here are the latest updates from ECC: ECC Live Stream Q12020 took place earlier this week. We covered dev fund, engineering plan, Halo research, zECC wallet and community programs. Check out my twitter thread for the full TLDR.ECC is hiring a Software Engineer. Help us develop the most advanced private cryptocurrency on the planet,...

Privacy is Consent

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, y’all, so let’s talk about CONSENT. Consent is knowing what your options are and being able to make an informed choice. I’m not talking about implicit consent, like the kind you didn’t remember giving in the first place. I’m talking about that true blue, say-it-loud-and-proud,...

Search & Destroy

What to do when your MacBook storage is full and can’t handle storing a Zcash full node anymore ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Disclaimer: Deleting files from the command line is not for the faint of heart. Before taking action, know and understand all risks, tradeoffs, and downsides of what you’re doing. Remember...

Zcash Developers Update 1-31-2020

By Elena Giralt Here are the latest updates from ECC: The Community has decided to continue funding the project!The dev fund polling was completed earlier this week and community sentiment is clear. A new “Major Grants” pool has been created to incentivize third party contribution to...

Zcash Developers Update 1-24-2020

By Elena Giralt Here are the latest updates from ECC: The Community Advisory Helios poll closes on Monday, January 27th. Results will be announced on Tuesday, January 28th. You can see the protocol hangout recording here. Earlier this week, the Blockchain Association announced the...

Zcash Developers Update 1-17-2020

By Elena Giralt Grab a cup of tea and settle in. Here are the latest updates from ECC: General updates DevFund Discussion continues: ZIP 1014 PollingThe Community Advisory Helios poll closes on Monday, January 27th and announce results on Tuesday, January 28th.Other dates to...

Zcash Developers Update 1-10-20

By Elena Giralt 2020 is off to a strong start. Here are the latest updates from ECC: Real World Crypto conference is underway in NYC where BLAKE3 was presented. The BLAKE3 project, sponsored by ECC and Teserakt, is “an evolution of the BLAKE2 cryptographic hash that is both...

Zcash Developers Update 12-20-19

By Elena Giralt Happy Holidays zcashers! I’m moving the this week in privacy section to the bottom of the post. Please note, there will not be weekly updates for the next two weeks on account of the holidays. Our engineering team is ending this year with a bang!Here...

Zcash Developers Update 12-13-19

By Elena Giralt It’s freaky Friday y’all. December 13th means we have less than 3 weeks left in 2019. I’m writing from LaBitConf in Uruguay. It’s been an interesting few days meeting with and learning more about the crypto communities in Latin America. I even met a few ZEC miners!

Zcash Developers Update 12-6-19

By Elena Giralt Hi everyone! Here’s your update for 12/6 (with updated links, including Fellowship of the ZEC). This week in privacy, Brave Browser crosses a big milestone in terms of growth, 10 million monthly users. Remember when Apple released all those ads celebrating its privacy policy? Well,...