IPFS (the InterPlanetary File System) is a peer-to-peer network and protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and more open. IPFS upgrades the web to work peer to peer, addressing data by what it is instead of where it’s located on the network, or who is hosting it.
🦁 Get Brave with IPFS: Using and demo’ing IPFS in your project with Brave desktop browser, $50, Resources: https://brave.com/ipfs-support/
⭕️ Go browsing with Opera + IPFS: Using and demo’ing IPFS in your project with Opera Android or Opera Touch on iOS, $50, Resources: https://blog.ipfs.io/2020-03-30-ipfs-in-opera-for-android/
📌 IPFS Pinning Services API: Show us your best use of the new IPFS Pinning Services API, $500, Resources: https://ipfs.github.io/pinning-services-api-spec/
👻 Hack Phantom Drift: Build libp2p node visualizers on the DHT, $500 Resources: https://github.com/libp2p/go-libp2p/issues/947
🏆 Best use of IPFS for X, $500
🤝 Collaboration: Let IPFS coordinate the flow of data between you and your colleagues, even when working offline or on a local network.
📦 Asset storage: By storing small scripts or big databases of your project on IPFS, and depending on your architecture, you can yield several benefits.
👾 Gaming: We want serverless online gaming, and we want it now!
👷 IPFS as infrastructure: Using IPFS allows you to abstract away a lot of the complexity of coordination between machines. No matter your architecture IPFS handles load balancing, de-duplication, caching, and high availability out-of-the-box.
🥷 Decentralized identity: Decentralized identity is a hot topic, and IPFS is one of the core technologies a lot of engineers build around.
🙏 Decentralizing the Web itself: Some core pieces of the web are still centralized, making it more prone to break or being censored. IPFS can help and make the web more resilient.
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