Welcome to the latest snapshot of Cyber Republic history!

In this edition, we recap a recent podcast episode discussing the Elastos whitepaper; compare Elastos dApp Hyper with some of its peers; have a chat with Ben Lee, one of three Elastos directors; and report on community activities, Suggestions & Proposals, and more.

Happy reading 🙂

Fortnightly Recap

International

Mining pool F2Pool, currently ranked third largest Bitcoin mining pool by hashrate, has launched merged-mining support for the ELA token.

The latest version of Elastos’ Native Carrier (v5.4.2) has been released.

Yesterday, on October 27th, Feng Han and Clarence Liu spoke at the Global Digital Asset Summit, purported as Vancouver’s biggest blockchain conference of 2019.

On October 31st, Elastos will be hosting a booth at San Francisco’s Blockchain Week event. Both Clarence Liu and Kiran Pachhai will be present; Clarence will join a panel to discuss scaling in 2020, while Kiran hosts a smart-web developers workshop.

China

Chinese President Xi Jinping stated that China needs to accelerate the development of blockchain technology as a core innovation. The comment reflects China’s awareness of the value of blockchain and has sparked an increased interest in the technology, particularly into Chinese blockchain projects.

Tian Mai, Project Lead Strategist of NeoWorld, has held a community meet-up at ELA Talk recently. Being a themed island in the game NeoWorld, ELALAND uses ELA as the official currency.

To learn more about the details, read the article here (Chinese).

Top Stories

In the world of centralized messaging services, user data and privacy are being compromised on a daily basis. Each popular mainstream messenger app has had issues with security.

Randall Raymond, a Harvard graduate and Software Engineer at Google, has recently released a podcast covering Elastos project in which he eloquently breaks down the Elastos whitepaper.

Interviews

“The Elastos founding team adopts holacracy. Each team is responsible for their disciplines. Our common goal is to realize a safe, credible, and resource-scarce Smart Web driven by blockchain.”

Suggestions & Proposals

In conjunction with the CR Regions initiative, Australian Blockchain Incubator and event organizer “Block Labs” has assembled a new Suggestion. Block Labs is a leading blockchain establishment in Sydney, Australia.

A blockchain week will be held in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta, from November 18-22. The highlight event during the blockchain week will be the INBLOCKS conference which will occur on November 19th and 20th.

Another tremendous two weeks of Cyber Republic and Elastos events!

Special thanks to Vegas Mike for the beautiful cover.

Feel free to leave a comment anywhere with your questions, concerns, suggestions, and/or praises.

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