Welcome to IPFS Weekly 163!

Welcome to IPFS Weekly 163!

# Community Highlight: Esteroids

The decentralized web is gaining popularity. Across Web3, teams are building more tools and user interfaces to continuously improve the experiences of retail and enterprise users alike. One major opportunity for Web3 is exploration and discovery. How do you manage to browse the new websites and find one that suits your interest? Say hello to Esteroids (opens new window) in this recent community highlight blog post (opens new window).

# Brand New on IPFS

  1. Check out this Fast Company article (opens new window)that highlights Skiff’s launch with support for decentralized IPFS storage which distributes encrypted files across a network of users.
  2. In this brand new, step-by-step tutorial (opens new window) by Pinata, you can learn how to pin 10,000 images on IPFS using the Pinata SDK and Node.js. Learn now (opens new window)!
  3. The Funding the Commons recordings (opens new window) are now live on the Protocol Labs YouTube. Miss the virtual conference, but want to catch up? Now you can.
  4. Web3 Jam is coming to a close. Tune in tomorrow (opens new window), November 24th, at 12pm ET for the Web3 Jam Finale and winner announcements.

# Around the Ecosystem

Making NFTs with Tatum is just a matter of a few simple API calls. One very important step in the process is uploading your metadata (image, video, audio file, etc) to IPFS & including it in your NFT. In this guide (opens new window), you’ll learn how to do that.

One last call! The Filecoin Techstars 2022 Accelerator applications deadline is in 1 week on December 1st - apply now (opens new window) before it’s too late.

The Holon Innovate 2021 Hackathon has officially commenced! Check out their website (opens new window) to learn about the challenges, hosts and more.

Last week, Charles Freeborn introduced IPFS and Filecoin to over 1,000 developers at DevFest Uyo 2021 in South Nigeria! See some photos from the event (opens new window).

The Enterprise Storage Provider Accelerator (opens new window) just opened applications for their Filecoin Accelerator! Learn how to independently scale as a Filecoin Web3 storage provider at the next bootcamp in Las Vegas, NV, USA on January 10, 2022 - apply now (opens new window)!

# Want to help build the new internet?

Head of Content (opens new window): Protocol Labs is seeking a Head of Content to develop and execute effective content deliverables for our portfolio and ecosystem projects including Filecoin and IPFS. The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer with a proven experience in communicating blockchain and Web3 concepts to developers, non-developers, enterprises, and newcomers. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Fullstack Performance Engineer (opens new window): At PowerLoom, they are building a decentralized protocol that creates a trusted audit trail of information that is independently verifiable, replayable and ready to extract higher order insights and analytics from. If you are passionate about coding on Python, solving complex data storage and fingerprinting puzzles, and have already worked on open source projects and/or production scale code, please apply. PowerLoom, Remote.

ARG Software Engineer (opens new window): The Protocol Labs Application Research Group (ARG) (opens new window) is seeking a proactive and autonomous builder that can draft a roadmap forward and execute with code. You will need to have both a passion for hands-on development of distributed systems as well as problem solving within a complex system. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Developer Relations (opens new window): Textile is seeking someone to run large-scale community projects. These include amplifying our grants program to fund community projects, curating governance groups where we bring community stakeholders into our technology planning, engaging with external teams like Gitcoin and EthDenver to support large-scale developer events, and giving technical presentations at events. This position also includes day-to-day engagement with our Slack group, helping to triage GitHub issues, hacking on demos, writing blog posts and technical guides, and more. We are looking for a self-directed leader who wants to build a developer community while staying hands on with technology. Textile, Remote.

Senior Software Engineer (opens new window): Distributed systems engineering lies at the center of many projects at Protocol Labs. With IPFS, libp2p, Filecoin, and other related projects, we are laying the foundation for a more resilient, more secure, distributed version of the web. This requires rigorous engineering from protocol design through all the phases of implementation. We strike a balance between pragmatism, deeply informed protocol design, and strict application of strong engineering principles. All of this happens in an environment defined by curiosity, passion, and a love for open source. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Fullstack Engineer (opens new window): Textile's web products and services are written primarily in Golang and TypeScript, and communicate with Textile's core gRPC services. You will own the end user experience and have full ownership over the product stack, from research and development to implementation and production monitoring. Textile, Remote.

Backend/API Engineer (opens new window): As a Backend/API Engineer, you will research, contribute to the product vision and help define the roadmap of multiple products. You will build and maintain features on the Textile Hub (opens new window), and build new services and systems to integrate with blockchain networks including Threads (opens new window), Buckets (opens new window), Hub (opens new window), and Powergate (opens new window). This role is for someone with solid coding experience and the ability to lead new features. Textile, Remote.

Product Manager, Developer Experience (opens new window): As a Product Manager on the Developer Experience team at 3Box Labs, you'll be in charge of delivering a best-in-class experience for developers building on the Ceramic platform. 3Box Labs created the leading identity and data solution for Web3, and alongside the open source developer community. They’re looking for impact-driven, intentional, and fast-learning teammates. 3Box Labs, Remote.

Community Lead (opens new window): As a Community Lead at 3Box Labs, you’ll have the opportunity to create an incredibly engaged, welcoming, synergistic community around the technology and values that can help catalyze a global movement for a better web. 3Box Labs created the leading identity and data solution for Web3, and alongside the open source developer community. They’re looking for impact-driven, intentional, and fast-learning teammates. 3Box Labs, Remote.