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A Milestone in Storage: Filecoin Surpasses 1 Exbibyte
November 24, 2020

A Milestone in Storage: Filecoin Surpasses 1 Exbibyte

The Filecoin network has just surpassed 1 exbibyte of storage fewer than four weeks after launch.

Filecoin Features: Slashing
November 17, 2020

Filecoin Features: Slashing

Filecoin’s combination of cryptographic and economic mechanisms are designed to align participants’ incentives with the goals and mission of the network. With block reward and deal payment as the main incentive drivers, slashing is the main form of mitigating bad behavior when participants deviate from the promises they made to the network. Slashing uses game theory and decision science to help solve one of the most important challenges for a decentralized storage network like Filecoin. ...

Introducing Slingshot Phase 2
November 9, 2020

Introducing Slingshot Phase 2

In this blog post, we are introducing Phase 2 of the Slingshot competition. If you are interested in earning FIL rewards for storing valuable data on the Filecoin network, Slingshot is for you!

Highlights from Shanghai Blockchain Week
November 9, 2020

Highlights from Shanghai Blockchain Week

Looking back at our week in Shanghai with the awesome Filecoin community in China.

The Intersection of Filecoin and DeFi
November 6, 2020

The Intersection of Filecoin and DeFi

Highlights from a conversation with Stani Kulechov of Aave, Corbin Page of ConsenSys Codefi, and Loong Wang of Ren Protocol about Filecoin’s position in the DeFi ecosystem.

Slingshot Phase 1 Recap
November 5, 2020

Slingshot Phase 1 Recap

Phase 1 of Space Race 2: Slingshot is in the books! Slingshot is a two-part community competition for storage clients and developers that rewards the storage of real, valuable, and usable data onto the Filecoin network. The goal is to onboard 10PiB of valuable data to the Filecoin network. Teams are rewarded for storing more useful data, as well as building interesting, novel, and functional user interfaces (UIs) or applications associated with the data they store.

The Journey to Filecoin Mainnet Liftoff
October 29, 2020

The Journey to Filecoin Mainnet Liftoff

After years of work, the Filecoin mainnet is officially live!🚀 As we shared last week, this Mainnet Liftoff transition is an awesome milestone for the whole community that’s been years in the making. Join us as we recap the journey from where things began - and the immense progress and innovation required to reach Filecoin Mainnet Liftoff.

Looking Back on Filecoin Liftoff Week
October 26, 2020

Looking Back on Filecoin Liftoff Week

Last week was packed with talks, demos, workshops, and more for Filecoin Liftoff Week. We know a lot happened, so we wanted to take a minute to summarize the week’s highlights, most important announcements, and where you can find more information.

Filecoin Liftoff Week Closing AMA
October 24, 2020

Filecoin Liftoff Week Closing AMA

To conclude Filecoin Liftoff Week, the Filecoin Team hosted a live AMA with the Filecoin community. On October 23rd we hosted the final Liftoff Week AMA, answering 10+ questions regarding Filecoin launch, storing, and building on the network.

Liftoff Day 5 Recap: On the Shoulders of Giants
October 23, 2020

Liftoff Day 5 Recap: On the Shoulders of Giants

Today we wrapped up day 5 at Filecoin Liftoff Week - our final day. We heard from Filecoin founder Juan Benet, Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin, Blockchain Association Executive Director Kristin Smith, Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf, Head of Blockchain and DLT at the World Economic Forum Sheila Warren, and more. Here are some highlights from today’s “Future of Filecoin” events.