ENS DAO Newsletter #16 - 10/15/2022
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ENS + POAP + IYK Custom Swag Collaboration
The custom ENS cards made in collaboration with IYK and POAP were a huge success - with all 2000 distributed to Devcon attendees. At times the queue reached a ~60 minute wait, and we appreciate everyone being patient!
#Devcon for all ages. 🦄🧒🌈 pic.twitter.com/1mIoYg6vuP— Deva the Devcon Unicorn (@EFDevcon) October 13, 2022
swag line was intense @ensdomains pic.twitter.com/BoHTPZKsql— slobo.eth | nfty chat | 🦇🔊 @ devcon 🇨🇴 (@AlexSlobodnik) October 12, 2022
The line for the ENS Card x IYK x POAP this morning!@poapxyz @__iyk @ENS_DAO pic.twitter.com/LbAAuxkyfM— ensdao.eth (@ENS_DAO) October 11, 2022
ENS Cards Leaderboard
Competition was fierce to reach the top of the ENS Cards Leaderboard, which ranks who could meet the most people and mint their custom POAP by tapping their ENS card with a phone.
10 year-old ethilio.eth reached legendary status for his determination to reach the top, with several attendees stopping by the ENS booth to check his progress on the leaderboard and cheer him on throughout Devcon.
Ethilio.eth, this 7 year old was one of the highlights of this devcon! He came in without an ens name, and left with his .eth, meeting 340 ENSers in the community and thoroughly reminding us at ENS why we do what we do. pic.twitter.com/ryMkQ0HBnY— jefflau.eth (@_jefflau) October 15, 2022
ENS ✘ IYK ✘ POAP Leaderboard— luc.computer 🛫 AMS (@LucemansNL) October 15, 2022
Mad respect for the last minute chaos, had a ton of fun, and look forward to next time! 😊😇 pic.twitter.com/QIFRc3OXNe
The ENS DAO Happy Hour was a huge hit!
A thank you to everyone who joined us and contributed to making it successful! It was a pleasure to host such a great group of frENS in this city.
If you missed it, we’ll see you at the next one.
Huge shoutout to the DAOists and frENS who made the @ENS_DAO happy hour last night possible! pic.twitter.com/TruTJC1HMg— coltron.eth | 🛬 🇨🇴| 🦇🔊 (@Coltron_eth) October 14, 2022
ENS was selected as the winner of the “Trojan Unicorn” Deva Award - an award given to an Ethereum project that maintained its founding principles even after becoming successful.
And the DEVA Award winners are…— Deva the Devcon Unicorn (@EFDevcon) October 14, 2022
🐴 The Trojan Unicorn: @ensdomains
🧑🏫 Ethereum Educator: #speedrunethereum
🦄 Cypherpunk: Nominees redacted for security purposes
💻’ Ya’ll really thought we wouldn’t’: The Merge
Congrats & thanks for all the work you do. 🎉 pic.twitter.com/YkRkhkoTZq
ENS DAO organized and participated in several onboarding events during Devcon. Ecosystem Steward Validator.eth collaborated with Ethereum Honduras to host an onboarding event at a venue nearby Agorá. Fellow Ecosystem Steward Slobo.eth also participated in an onboarding event.
Onboarding events are important education initiative for our Ecosystem and lead to the proliferation of ENS Protocol in the long run. We hope to see these and more community ran events soon!
folks getting on-boarded to crypto with expert help@mateo_ventures is doing incredible job organizing along with @Irrelephantoops @ENS_DAO & @nftychat are thrilled to be part of it pic.twitter.com/LxlBDXWPFA— slobo.eth | nfty chat | 🦇🔊 @ devcon 🇨🇴 (@AlexSlobodnik) October 12, 2022
Last night's web3, @ensdomains, @BrightIDProject onboarding event at Spotty Hostel. Over 20 participants (few not pictured) created web3 identity and learned about uses for NFT in various industries. Thanks to @ValidatorEth @ENS_DAO @EthereumHN for the support. #DevconVI pic.twitter.com/4RUnOmfCHl— web3beach.eth 🇭🇳 at DEVCON🇨🇴 (:D, ;D) (@web3beach) October 13, 2022
State of ENS
Founder and Lead Developer of the ENS Protocol, Nick.eth, gave his first “State of ENS” presentation in over three years. Below, we highlight the growth of the protocol since 2019:
|October 2019||October 2022|
|ENS Treasury||382 ETH||38,382 ETH|
For more, check out Nick.eth’s full-length Keynote from Devcon 2022.
On October 4th, LENS Protocol announced their partnership with ENS that allows Lens data to be queried via ENS resolution. This is a utilization of EIP-3668 offchain resolution (CCIP Read) that Coinbase recently integrated as well.
CCIP Read uses a gateway service model to fetch data offchain in real-time, so you can fetch LENS text record without delay. You can now look up your LENS profile on Metamask and also look it up via the ENS Manager App, as well as several other wallets.
ENS Manager App Update
The New ENS Manager App is now live on the Goerli test network and facilitates the following:
- Upload your avatar
- Select NFT
- Registration of multiple records
- Register wrapped names
- Burning fuses
This brings the Name Wrapper update one step closer to reality. For a more thorough breakdown, check out jefflau.eth’s thread on Twitter:
1/ The new app is finally updated to support:— jefflau.eth (@_jefflau) October 13, 2022
- avatar upload + nft select
- registration w/ multiple records
- registering wrapped names
- burning fuses
It’s rough around the edges, but one step closer to NameWrapper mainnet deployment!
Working Group News
The ENS DAO Working Groups are taking a break from weekly calls and will resume shortly after Devcon Bogotá.
ENS Endaoment Update
The submission period has closed. The approval period is in effect until November 7th, 2022. Proposals will be made public and stewards will begin reaching out those who have submitted after Devcon Bogotá. More information is available on our governance forum.
Jefflau.eth, Frontend & Solidity developer at True Names Limited announced the NameWrapper Goerli testnet launch on September 20th, 2022. The launch demonstrates a success for TNL, after over a year of research, two audits and multiple iterations on its smart contract architecture.
More information about the upcoming contract updates can be found on our governance forum.
The results for the September ENS Small Grants rounds are in!
We received over 60 unique submissions this month in the Ecosystem and Public Goods rounds. Congratulations to the ten winners who will receive 1Ξ from the respective working groups. Results are available here.
Small grants runs every month - the ENS Ecosystem working group and the Public Goods working group will continue to fund rounds.
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According to the Twitter account ENS Sales Bot, the top five .eth name sales (letters) of the past two weeks were:
- gigachad.eth - 16.5Ξ (~$21,400)
- meat.eth - 9.5Ξ (~$12,300)
- zkevm.eth - 9.3Ξ (~$12,000)
- lfg.eth & management.eth - 8Ξ (~$10,400)
- eleven.eth - 11,111.11 USDC
And the top five .eth name sales (numbers) were:
- 411.eth - 48Ξ (~$62,300)
- 383.eth - 45Ξ (~$58,400)
- 039.eth - 43.9Ξ (~$57,000)
- 041.eth - 38Ξ (~$49,300)
- 823.eth - 36.2Ξ (~$47,000)
- :female_sign:.eth - 18Ξ (~$23,400)
- .eth - 15Ξ (~$19,500)
- .eth - 10Ξ (~$13,000)
Approximate exchange rate as of October 14st, 2022.
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