State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 24 2017

  • Craig
    1. More updates on omniwallet and digital objects / vatoms
    2. Press release for BLOCKv / vAtomic / Omni
    3. Website updates
    4. Adding support in Bitcoin Core to do recovery transactions for lost Omni tokens
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Reviewing updates for Digital objects
      2. Handling support
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Several outages to OE caused by sudden load bursts this week
      2. Lots of analytics (request times, frequencies etc)
      3. Parts of new scalable architecture being deployed at the moment
      4. Continuing to review advertising considerations, test experiment shows roughly 90% of page views are not registered at AdSense (ad blockers etc)
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Cleaned up & generated PR for UIT (https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/pull/495), starting review process with @dexx7
  • Patrick
    1. Spec work on contract trading – close to beginning production
    2. Need to evaluate Publish Data tx from last year, can’t find in the repo
  • dexx
    1. Website coding ongoing
    2. Started review for UIT integration
    3. Reviewed and merged seed list updates and new checkpoints
  • Lihki
    1. Helping out with spec
  • Alejandro
    1. Studying smart property creation methods to define .h for createContract tx
  • Sean
    1. Doing some strategic planning for OmniPortfolio
    2. Will be at Texas Bitcoin Conference III this weekend with Rivetz

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 17 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 24 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 17 2017

  • Craig
    1. Digital Objects!  Omniwallet updates ongoing and to be deployed to staging.
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Reviewing updates for Digital objects
      2. Handling support
      3. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      4. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Continuing work on new scalable architecture
      2. Working on advertising initiatives
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Published seed blocks for block 480,000 – 490,000
      2. Published missed seed blocks from last time for block 470,000 to 480,000
      3. Published consensus hash for block 490,000
      4. Published missed consensus hash for block 480,000
      5. Working on performance optimizations & reviewing UIT changes
  • Patrick
    1. Training new hires
    2. Outline algorithm for chaining contracts for a basic settlement, begun prototyping
    3. Has our first intensive workshop on feature design and specifications
  • dexx
    1. Website coding ongoing
    2. Investigated Omni transactions and native Segregated Witness programs
    3. Started wiki for Omni Core:
      https://github.com/OmniLayer/omnicore/wiki
  • Sean
    1. bitcoinj-addons 0.2.6 released
    2. OmniJ 0.5.5 released

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 10 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 17 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 10 2017

  • Craig
    1. Back from Travels
    2. Digital Objects / vAtoms
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      3. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. New more scalable architecture decided on & started work on prepping
      2. Recovered outage caused engine debug logging, working on changing to auto-wrapped logging
      3. Continuing to review advertising options
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Added some of the safer improvements to UIT & pushed another prototype version for Andrew
  • Patrick
    1. Hired Math Ph.D and App Dev:
      1. Training them on blockchain mechanics, market structure, general industry
      2. Simulation for derivatives clearing models
      3. Beginning to formalize specifications for C++ modifications this week
    2. Remote contractor proposal for refactoring Omnicore code base, evaluating role in other work
  • Sean
    1. Background progress on bitcoinj-addons/OmniJ/OmniPortfolio
    2. Rivetz work

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 3 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 10 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 3 2017

  • Craig
    1. Back next week
  • Adam
    1. Omniwallet
      1. Handling support
      2. Looking into multisig/hardware wallets support
      3. Looking at manage issuance/management
  • Zathras
    1. Omni Explorer:
      1. Continuing architecture review & updates
      2. Moved block comparison monitor off AWS to local infrastructure (cost saving measure)
      3. AWS cleanup (clear out old snapshots etc)
    2. Omni Core:
      1. Continuing to work on UIT optimizations and improvements
      2. Diagnosed another consensus difference between local prototype and existing node
      3. Working to ensure performance doesn’t suffer under UIT (eg sanity checker)
  • Patrick
    1. Hiring and training a dedicated small team to do futures and the rest of the things I’ve wanted to build since ‘14.
  • Sean
    1. More thinking about Omni and sidechains
    2. Busy at Rivetz

State of the Layer: All Hands – Sep 26 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Oct 3 2017