Cardano Community Newsletter - August 9, 2019

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Published by the Cardano community team every two weeks, this newsletter will provide you with news, updates and events about the project!

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Learn with the new Plutus ebook

IOHK has released an introductory ebook on Plutus, their general-purpose functional programming environment for Cardano, to help you learn about the language as well as to work through real code examples. It is available to download on Amazon Kindle and, for free on LeanPub. Find links to the ebook and IOHK’s blog post about this Plutus ebook with the button below!

Head to the Plutus ebook

Cardano Foundation attends the World Blockchain Summit

Nathan Kaiser, Chairperson of the Cardano Foundation, delivered a keynote speech at the 13th edition of the World Blockchain Summit global series focusing on blockchain industry in Asia and beyond. In the latest blog post from the Cardano Foundation, you can learn what Nathan talked about in his keynote speech as well as about what’s going on in the blockchain industry across Asia, as it is on course to be the world’s largest blockchain market.

Read our blog on WBS here

Emurgo’s Official LINE Account

Emurgo has launched a new official LINE account! LINE is the most popular messaging application in Japan & other Asian countries such as Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia. Cardano community members can now add Emurgo’s official account (@emurgo) to receive important updates!

Read more about Emurgo’s LINE launch

Emurgo Speaks at Leading Blockchain Events about Cardano

In the first half of 2019, Emurgo has had a presence in various international conferences speaking about Cardano to raise its public awareness. They have already participated in more than 20 global conferences in 2019 alone, at a pace of 3 conferences a month! Read their latest blog post to read highlights from some of these events!

Read Emurgo’s blog post

Daedalus 0.14.0 on Testnet

IOHK recently released Daedalus version 0.14.0 onto the testnet with Cardano 1.6.0. This release makes significant user interface changes which improve Daedalus usability along with a few great new features! Once it passes QA and review on the testnet, it will be pushed to Daedalus users, so keep your eye out for the update.

Read the release notes to see all the new features

Community meetups with the Foundation Team

The Cardano Foundation took part in the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taiwan earlier this month, where Nathan Kaiser participated in a panel discussion and the Foundation team organized a community meetup. Read the blog post by Ye Ji Kim to learn about the industry perspective on Asia, and to find links to media interviews with the Foundation.

Read the full recap

IOHK’s Weekly Technical Report

Did you know that IOHK produces a weekly report that shares updates on the progress made in Cardano development? The scope of this report covers work being carried out across all teams and helps give you insight and transparency into the project!

Read the latest report here

The Cardano Foundation is Hiring!

Interested in working with us? The project continues to grow and we are always looking for great talent! There are a few exciting new roles in Emurgo’s new headquarters in Singapore to the Community Lead position at the Cardano Foundation, and more. Check them out below!

Careers with Cardano Foundation

Careers with Emurgo

Careers with IOHK

Upcoming Meetups

RSVP to these events!

12 Aug - Tokyo Meetup by H. Takeshi

Join these new Cardano Meetup groups!

Cardano Blockchain Taipei
Cardano Turkey Meetup Group
Cardano Blockchain Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)
Cardano Blockchain Malta (Valletta, Malta)
Cardano Blockchain Ostrava (Ostrava, Czech Republic)

Nothing in your area ?

See if a group already exists on our page and connect with the local organizer!


Start your own Cardano meetup group? Learn more here

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