The Mastercoin Foundation hosted its first Bay Area meetup on Wednesday evening, January 15, 2014, in Palo Alto at the offices of Perkins Coie LLP.The hosts, Taariq Lewis (Smart Property Lead) and Ryan Keenan (World Chapter Planter) declared the event a major success. There were over thirty Bitcoiners and Mastercoiners in attendance.
Big things are happening and we need your help. But before we get into that we have a video of Ron Gross, Mastercoin Foundation’s Executive Director, speaking about Mastercoin at the Mastercoin Israel meet up which took place earlier this week.
Now that you had a chance to watch that video and know all about Mastercoin, you’re ready to kick down some bounties!
Earlier today we kicked-off the first Documentation Contest with a $5000 Bounty. We also have a few other bounties open as well as several job opportunities. And if you have some great ideas we also now how a process for proposing bounties as well. If you need some more ideas check out the slides form Ron’s presentation.
If you are into the 300 BTC Distributed Exchange Code Contest taking place right now we have a list of all the GitHub repo’s which have been updated. Head over to the development thread on Bitcointalk.org to see how you can help in development or testing.
We now have local chapters in New York, Israel, UK and China. Thank you to those who made this possible.
Check the Bounty spreadsheet for links to these opportunities. If you decide to take on a bounty and recommend a bounty give some thoughts the responsibilities of what it means to being a feature owner.
|Bounty Name||Bounty Size||Currency|
|Spend from Multisig||1500||USD|
|Localization of at least one client||500||USD|
|Document a rough plan to migrating off the Bitcoin blockchain into a new altchain (possibly merged mined)||300||USD|
|Economic research – why does MSC have value?||500||USD|
|First peer reviewed academic paper about Mastercoin||1000||USD|
|Get an existing nonprofit organization to accept Mastercoin||200||USD|
|Build a budget website||1000||USD|
|Write spec for voting on Bounties||250||USD|
|Write a white paper for BitAngels on how to use the Mastercoin Smart Property / User Currencies to list a BitAngelscoin||1000||USD|
Have some great ideas? Voice yourself. And see our Bounty Process.
See the Open Positions List on Trello.
Currently looking for:
Chief Financial Officer
Social Media Analyst
Protocol & Proposals
Below are the repo’s on GitHub which have been updated recently. Click on the link for more details.
If you are interested in project statistics head over to Ohloh.net
MSC Price Chart as of 22-NOV-2013 :
(X-axis: time; Y-axis: Price of 1 MSC in BTC)
Note that trading is manual at this time, a list of contacts is in the Order Book spreadsheet.
The Mastercoin community is expanding rapidly, here are some of the sites where you can find us and join in the conversation:
Ron Gross, Executive Director, Mastercoin Foundation will be speaking at Inside Bitcoin taking place in Las Vegas December 11-13.
We now have local chapters in New York, Israel, UK and China. Thanks to all who made this possible:
Interested in starting your own local chapter here are the instructions.
Smart Property Lead
We are excited to announce a new addition to the team: Taariq Lewis recently took on the Smart Property Lead position.
|Mastercoin Fund Ledger (MSC)||10071.6150979|
|Exodus MSC||563162.35762218||End of Exodus||9/1/2013|
|Dev MSC||56316.235762218||Years since Exodus||0.22569854646742|
|Total MSC||619478.593384398||Available Dev MSC||8155.66935554026|
|Mastercoin Primary Fund Ledger (BTC)|
Source: Fund Ledger