Decentralize Earth Observation!
The Swarm Foundation, in collaboration with ESA Φ-lab, is excited to announce an upcoming workshop designed to foster groundbreaking collaborations between the Web3 and Earth Observation (EO) communities.
Swarm Workshops: Permissionless Publishing
The Swarm Foundation is excited to announce two upcoming workshops in December, designed to empower you as an independent, self-sovereign agent in the digital world. These workshops will delve into the realms of permissionless publishing and the establishment of private gateways to the decentralised Swarm network.
Join us at an online event on 21 December, as the winter solstice marks the rebirth of the Sun, to launch the Swarm 2.0 era together
Swarm Community Call, 26 October – Recap
Swarm network is undergoing exponential growth, currently accounting for well over 16k active nodes, which is a 4.01x monthly increase, allowing for excellent levels of data replication, further decentralisation and robustness of the network in general.
Swarm Community Call, 28 September — Recap
In the past month, the most notable release was Bee 1.17.4. It features an advanced Bee logging system for the pushsync and the retrieval protocols, vital components responsible for syncing chunks among nodes. Since this is a breaking change, all node operators should update to the latest version of Bee as soon as possible, if they haven't yet.
Swarm Community Call, 31 August — Recap
Summer is over and the Swarm Community Call on the last day of August was a great way to wrap it up. Here’s a recap for those who missed it.
Swarm Community Call, 27 July — Recap
For those who missed out on our monthly gathering on Discord, with the latest news, retrospective and a debate on features and future plans, here is a short recap of July's Swarm Community Call.
Swarm Virtual Summit – Swarm is ready. Ready to grow.
As the summer light symbolically vanquished the darkness on 21 June, Swarm network kicked off its three-day Swarm Virtual Summit. This year, the network's global community gathered in the virtual world, giving all its diverse members a chance to watch and listen to leading voices and keen enthusiasts across different fields on the online stage.
Anticipating the buzz: The return of the Swarm Virtual Summit
It has been three long years since our last gathering in the vibrant city of Madrid, where ideas sparked, connections were made, and the Swarm community came together.
Swarm Community Call, 25 May — Recap
The May Swarm Community Call was inspiring and full of optimism: the Swarm network has been demonstrating remarkable performance for almost two weeks, maintaining a 0% error rate on uploads and downloads.
Swarm Community Call, 27 April — Recap
The April Swarm Community Call was focused on tools that provide a more numbers-based look at the Swarm network, and on easy publishing of unstoppable content on Swarm.
Swarm Community Call, 30 March — Recap
The Swarm Community Call began with a round of updates.
Swarm Community Call, 23 February - Recap
The main topic of the February Swarm Community Call was the postage stamp price calibration, which took place on 22 February. The recalibration increased the price of storage by 6000x
Swarm network’s storage rewards go live as it moves towards a Web3 PC
The Swarm Foundation announced exciting updates at its recent semi-annual solstice event. Phase 2 of its ambitious network upgrade is now live on mainnet, allowing Swarm’s storage node operators to be compensated for their contributions.
Swarm Odyssey 2023
On 21 December, let’s venture forth together and explore the universe of possibilities enabled by Swarm and its emerging ecosystem.
Monthly Ecosystem Call, 27 October 2022 — Recap
The October Monthly Ecosystem Call focused on the storage incentives upgrade (the progress so far) and Swarm network’s ecosystem.
Monthly Ecosystem Call, 24 November 2022 — Recap
End of the month is here, and as is now the habit, last Thursday was reserved for the Monthly Ecosystem Call
Monthly Ecosystem Call, 29 September 2022 — Recap
The September Monthly Ecosystem Call was dedicated to storage incentives — their upgrade roadmap, specific launch dates and their different features, such as the price oracle.
Storage incentives — when, what and how. An EthBerlin meetup recap.
On 14 September 2022 the Swarm Foundation hosted a meetup titled “Storage incentives: The missing piece to make blockchains complete”. The event took place during EthBerlin at the famous c-bas
Monthly Ecosystem Call, 28 July 2022 — Recap
On 28 July 2022, the Swarm network Discord hosted the main Swarm network community event, the Monthly Ecosystem Call. The first to take the microphone was Bee Product Lead, Attila Gaszo.
Onwards, Swarm! — programme & schedule
Everything is ready for the Onwards, Swarm! event on 21 June 2022. Tune in to the YouTube livestream at 16:00 CET for the latest updates on the Swarm network.
Onwards, Swarm — 21 June!
Join us on the summer solstice, 21 June 2022 at 16:00 CET and share the excitement as we gather to announce a special release
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. You can listen to the entire talk here.
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.
Hello, this is Swarm. A short introduction. Rinke Hendriksen’s EthCC Talk
The text below is a recap from Rinke Hendriksen’s EthCC  talk “Hello World, Swarm” from July 2021. In it, he gives a concise but complete introduction to the inner workings of the Bee nodes that make up the Swarm network.
If you’ve missed it, here’s the Gather, Swarm! event recap
The Gather, Swarm! event is now behind us. It was the first-ever for the team behind Swarm to meet with the community in the metaverse and to present what they have up their sleeves for the following year.
It’s coming! Don’t miss the Gather, Swarm! event.
The Gather, Swarm! event is only a few days away. The Swarm team will be moving beyond the boundaries of the usual Zoom calls, taking the gathering into the virtual world. Exploration, Easter eggs, interactivity and more await you!
Swarm Summer School ’21 has come to an end
The first class of the Swarm Summer School has graduated. In the past week, speakers from all sides of project development have been conducting talks and workshops. Swarm Association congratulates every participant for investing their time in sharing their knowledge.
Swarm Summer School Programme & Schedule
As you probably know, the Swarm Summer School is happening next week, starting on Monday 23 August 2021. This blog post will present the programme and schedule for the week, to illustrate the dynamics and what to expect.
Swarm 1.0 is finally here. Join the event.
Swarm Foundation is proud to announce that Swarm 1.0 is live on mainnet. This special release will be celebrated with an online event, Swarm One, where the developer teams will explain everything users need to know about the first mainnet release and what to expect in the future.
Liberate Data Week Hackathon — Recap
If you attended the Liberate Data hackathon last week, then you’ll know we had an amazing time. We were truly humbled by the participation and the support shown
Hackathon Guidelines, Rules, and Programme
Make sure you don’t miss the Liberate Data Week, a Fair Data Society organized event, that will run from 8–14 February 2021.
Liberate Data Week — Join the Hackathon
2020 is over and Swarm is continuing with the strong pace that was set last year. The team is working relentlessly towards Swarm 1.0, which is set for release in Q2 this year, but before we get there, there is still a lot to happen.
Swarm Live … is Live!
Swarm Live was launched on Tuesday, 24 November 2020. All the polished, new, and improved features were discussed in detail at the Swarm Live online event, where the team presented not only what’s new, but also many other interesting topics, the Swarm incentives among them.
Swarm Live Event — Programme Announcement
Swarm Live is the last official release before the final product release. It has all the high-level features in place.
Join the Swarm Live Release event
Swarm is happy to announce yet another important milestone on the roadmap: Swarm Live. This special occasion will be celebrated with another online event, where all the new, improved, and polished features will be presented.