Swarm commits 2 million BZZ to drive privacy, interoperability, and data sovereignty
Following years of incubation, the Fair Data Society initiative graduated and moved onto an independent path. With this, Swarm Foundation has pledged 2 million BZZ in the coming 10 years, to champion support for layer 2 projects that empower digital freedom, privacy, and interoperability. The pledge was officially announced at the Fair Data Society graduation event, ‘New Day’ on March 21st 2023.
Swarm Association announces phase 2 of the Wikipedia on Swarm prize.
The Wikipedia Prize, launched at the Swarm Summer Solstice event in June 2022, sought for a solution that observes a Wikipedia offline archive and uploads it to the Swarm network, and it had an initial reward pot of 50k DAI to be paid in BZZ. The goal was to allow for Wikipedia in any language to be easily uploaded to the Swarm network, making it resilient to the potential grip of censorship.
The Devcon video archive is now available on the Swarm network
Hosting the Devcon archive on the Swarm network is part of Swarm network’s mission to make Web3 more decentralised and censorship-resistant while empowering digital freedom.
Announcing: 50k DAI prize to make Wikipedia unstoppable
The Swarm Association is announcing a 50,000 DAI “Wikipedia on Swarm ”prize (paid in BZZ) for a solution that observes a Wikipedia offline archive and uploads it to the Swarm network
Swarm as a platform for a self-sovereign digital society
The text below is a recap of Viktor Tron’s talk from the We Are Millions Hackathon (WAM) and Festival.
Kiwix and Swarm partner up to preserve free online access to information
The world is facing extreme uncertainty amidst a socio-economic crisis, and censorship is ramping up to levels never seen before.
Swarm & Fairdrive onstage at ETH Denver 2022
On Friday, 18 February 2022, Angela Vitzthum, the Product Owner for Fairdrive, took the Wave stage at ETH Denver to introduce the audience to Swarm and more specifically to Fairdrive.
Can we take NFTs beyond overpriced pixels?
As the pace of technological evolution quickens and intensifies, it also exerts an increasing influence on all spheres of life, including art.
Retro Chic is always cool. So is Winamp on Swarm.
If you started to listen to mp3s at the turn of the century, there’s a very good chance you did it on Winamp. The iconic music player has amassed an almost cult-like following that persists to this day. No wonder someone was bound to show up and decide to bring it to life in a Web3 setting.