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  • Episode 43 - PARSEC - Efficient, Provable Consensus has Arrived, with Pierre Chevalier

    On Thursday evening, May 24th, 2018, MaidSafe released publically the PARSEC consensus protocol. PARSEC stands for Protocol for Asynchronous, Reliable, Secure and Efficient Consensus. It is being released under very permissive, open-source GPL and MIT licensing for potential use in a wide variety of circumstances by a wide variety of projects quite aside from the SAFE Network.

    For the MaidSafe,...

  • Episode 42 - SAFE DevCon 2018 Highlights, with Dug Campbell

    April 23rd brought core and app developers for the SAFE Network from all over the world to Ayr, Scotland for SAFE Dev Con 2018.

    In this episode we hit the highpoints with Dug Campbell, head of Marketing and Outreach with MaidSafe.

    The full video of the event is linked below, and the different speakers should soon be available as individual...

  • Episode 41 - App Devs Jump In, with Shane Armstrong

    With the SAFE Alpha 2 Network running for some months now, providing a stable, improving interface for developers to interface with and learn to use the SAFE APIs, a lot of development activity is taking place by independant App Developers.

    Our guest for this episode is Shane Armstrong, an experienced and successful software engineer who recently discovered the SAFE Network...

  • Episode 40 - The SAFE Network Primer

    The main problems in talking about the SAFE Network are understanding (1) the enormous scope of the project, (2) the various specific innovations it represents, (3) how those innovations interrelate in the overall system, and (4) why the approach is fundamentally different than pretty much anything else that is being attempted.

    Regardless of the technical level of the enquirer, Project...

  • Episode 39 - More on SAFE Apps, with Gabriel Viganotti

    The SAFE Network is a huge software infrastructure project which is currently in Alpha 2, a network of distributed nodes, hosted on cloud servers for MaidSafe as the many intricacies of the architecture are fine tuned. A future iteration will return to nodes hosted by external participants at home, but Alpha 2 exposes a stable set of interfaces which developers...