IOHK Update - Shelley hardfork and mainnet launch on schedule for 29th: all systems are a goExciting news everyone. 🤩"The Cardano Shelley rocket is on the launchpad 🚀. We are go for the hardfork on the 29th!"- Charles Hoskinson.Within the past 1 hour, IOHK submitted an update proposal, starting the ‘countdown’ process that will transform the Cardano mainnet from a federated Byron network into a decentralized Shelley network. Here's the lowdown from Tim Harrison...👉 https://forum.cardano.org/t/shelley-rollout-weekly-update-w-e-24-july/36331Check out Charles' recent video message:https://youtu.be/Ejg1UbJ3-I4Also, don't forget to sign up for the upcoming monthly product update for July, here:https://www.crowdcast.io/e/yess1y1d/registerOnwards we go! 🔥
IOHK's brief #ShelleySaturday update, by Tim Harrison."Following last night’s successful update proposal – initiating the Shelley hardfork – we’ve had a very productive and positive day today here at ‘mission control’. Lots of progress optimizing against all areas, including the wallet backend, cardano-graphql, cardano-db-sync, Daedalus and of course, the node..."Read the brief and full update here:https://forum.cardano.org/t/here-s-a-brief-shelleysaturday-update/36382
Here are a few upcoming online meetups you may be interested in attending! Since they are online meetups, anyone can join them from anywhere in the world!On Jul 28, our #CardanoCommunity members, Isaac and Dave, will be holding an online #Cardano Community #Meetup in Washington DC. Please check out the details of this event here:https://www.meetup.com/Cardano-Blockchain-DC-MD-VA/events/whtsnrybckblc/On Jul 29, our #Cardano Community members, Matthew Consolo and Hassan Michael, will be holding an online Meetup in South-Florida. Check the details here:https://www.meetup.com/Cardano-blockchain-South-Florida/events/271656490/The third and last one will be held in Japan this Saturday, by our Cardano Ambassador meetup organizer, Hideki Takeshi, who will also be holding an online meetup. Join them to discuss a variety of Cardano topics! (Please note, this meetup will be held in Japanese) Check out the details here:https://www.meetup.com/cardano-kanto/events/272017076/
Please welcome Nazim Faour! He joined the Cardano Foundation as a Technical Writer. He is based in Moscow, Russia, where he is doing his doctorate (PhD) in blockchain distributed systems security. A native of Aleppo, Syria, Nazim brings his deep blockchain experience and academic rigour. https://forum.cardano.org/t/a-syrian-doctorate-student-in-russia-joins-cf-to-write-cardano-tech-documentation/36360
Do you have questions for the coming hard fork? Please read through our FAQ here and post your questions in that thread if you have any. Thanks! https://forum.cardano.org/t/the-shelley-hard-fork-all-you-need-to-know/36553
Hello Cardano Community.Please be aware of the following;We will never give away adaWe will never contact you first (Officials/Ambassadors/Moderators)We will never ask you to send your funds or ask for your recovery seedWe will never promise very big returnsRead more on our latest forum post: https://forum.cardano.org/t/cardano-foundations-communique-on-unofficial-giveaways/35802And please report any scams you see at [email protected] or https://t.me/CardanoReportToAdminThank you - and stay safe.Cardano Foundation.
Hello everybody,It is with great excitement and pleasure that we inform you that we have successfully pulled off the hard fork and the Shelley mainnet is now live.Cardano, the third-generation blockchain, has added another pillar of technology, offering true decentralization. Learn what Shelley can do for you: https://forum.cardano.org/t/shelley-is-delivered/36502
Shelley가 우리 곁으로 왔습니다! 여러분은 이제 #Shelley #mainnet을 다운로드 할 수 있습니다. 3세대 블록체인 #Cardano는 진정한 탈 중앙화를 제공하는 기술의 또 다른 지평을 열었습니다. #Shelley로 무엇을 할 수 있는지 지금 알아보십시오. https://forum.cardano.org/t/shelley/36622 #ShelleyEdition
Dear Cardano Community,Congratulations with the Shelley era.If you have any questions please consider using the search function for previously answered questions. Not able to find it? Please leave them here: https://forum.cardano.org/t/the-shelley-hard-fork-all-you-need-to-know/36553Do you have an error, bug or feature request? Please go to iohk.zendesk.com and submit a ticketAnd lastly; read our Medium article about staking for beginners: https://medium.com/cardanorss/staking-for-beginners-a-step-by-step-guide-6dda110b2454For all new questions - we are actively monitoring our social channels. Please bear with us while we collect them and try to get them answered.Thank you for your patience and understanding in the meantime.With kind regards,The Cardano Foundation.
Shelley has arrived, but the Cardano Foundation’s work isn’t over yet. Many of you still have plenty of questions for our Community Management team, and we want to assure you that we will be on hand to answer them in the next couple of weeks. We are actively gathering the most frequently asked questions both on Telegram and in other channels, and we will be sure to answer them once we have all the relevant information. Thanks for your support during this historic moment for Cardano.You can also find many answers in the forums, by following these links:Staking and Delegation - https://forum.cardano.org/c/stakingdelegation/116News and Announcements - https://forum.cardano.org/c/announcements/13Community Technical Support - https://forum.cardano.org/c/communitytechnicalsupport/7IOHK ZenDesk - https://iohk.zendesk.com/hc/en-us
Dear Cardano Community,Congratulations with the Shelley era.If you have any questions please consider using the search function for previously answered questions. Not able to find it? Please leave them here: https://forum.cardano.org/t/the-shelley-hard-fork-all-you-need-to-know/36553Do you have an error, bug or feature request? Please go to iohk.zendesk.com and submit a ticketDo you want a walkthrough with how to run a stakepool? Please start here: https://forum.cardano.org/t/a-guide-to-becoming-a-stake-pool-operator/36505And lastly; read our Medium article about staking for beginners: https://medium.com/cardanorss/staking-for-beginners-a-step-by-step-guide-6dda110b2454For all new questions - we are actively monitoring our social channels. Please bear with us while we collect them and try to get them answered.Thank you for your patience and understanding in the meantime.With kind regards,The Cardano Foundation.
Shelley is here after a successful hard fork and the Shelley mainnet launch. Now, you can start running a stake pool on Cardano. We are confident that you are as excited by the prospect of stake pools, delegation and ada rewards as we are. Get started here! https://forum.cardano.org/t/a-guide-to-becoming-a-stake-pool-operator/36505
Running a stakepool?Then you’re welcome to come introduce it to the #CardanoCommunity on our #Cardano Forum!Please check it out here: https://forum.cardano.org/c/stakingdelegation/stake-pool-introductions/118
Hello Cardano Community.We regularly receive reports about scams, scammers and other malicious practices. Please be aware of the following;- We will never give away ada- We will never contact (DM) you first (Officials/Ambassadors/Moderators)- We will never ask you to send your funds or ask for your recovery seed- We will never promise any big returnsIn case you get added to another 'Cardano Official' Telegram channel, we advise you to report and leave the group. You can change your settings in Telegram to prevent your account being added to any malicious groups by doing the following steps: 1- In your Telegram go to Settings2- Select Privacy and Security3- Select Groups & Channels4- Under "who can add me to a group chats" select "My contacts"Read more on our latest forum post: https://forum.cardano.org/t/cardano-foundations-communique-on-unofficial-giveaways/35802And please report any scams you see at [email protected] or https://t.me/CardanoReportToAdminThank you - and stay safe.Cardano Foundation Community Management Team
Here everyone!Here are a couple recently made updates you may find interesting:-----We’ve rolled out a new RFP for another programming language for smart contracts on #Cardano. We will select and provide grant funding to one or more proposals. Make sure to get your entry in before August 31, 2020. https://forum.cardano.org/t/rfp-another-programming-language-for-smart-contracts/35854-----For Stake pool operators: Did you know you can introduce your stake pool to the Cardano Community? Add it to our Cardano Forum here: https://forum.cardano.org/t/about-the-stake-pool-introductions-category/29809----Shelley is here after a successful hard fork and the Shelley mainnet launch. Interested in running your own stake pool? Learn how to get started with stake pools, delegation and #ada rewards: https://forum.cardano.org/t/a-guide-to-becoming-a-stake-pool-operator/36505
Hello everyone,We've been notified of potential issues with the earlier released Daedalus Mainnet 2.0.1 wallet, with regards to the option for restoring ITN funds being disabled.Kindly bear with us as we raise this with the teams and clarify further details. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
As per the IOHK team's response, the recent release of Daedalus Mainnet wallet (2.0.1) was intended to fix bugs and reported issues, not (yet) for allowing ITN rewards/wallets to be redeemable. This functionality will be added very soon. Please read more details about "ITN Rewards - When and How to Redeem" and keep an eye out on IOHK's official social channels for more updates regarding this.Thank you for your understanding and support. PS: If you run into any Deadalus wallet issues, please submit a support ticket.
How to delegate on Shelley?To delegate on Shelley, you'll need to start with the basics. Here's a short Daedalus guide to restoring your old wallet, creating a new Shelley wallet and safely moving your ada funds over.More video guides coming soon!Watch the instructional video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyT_c8RAEgE(PS: Not yet available for ITN rewards redemption...)
"The Cardano Foundation updates its website and refreshes its brand identity as part of Project Renovare" During the Cardano Virtual Summit 2020: Shelley Edition, we introduced the Cardano Foundation’s brand reappraisal—the last deliverable of Project Renovare. In association with McCann Dublin, the Cardano Foundation and the Cardano.org website underwent a major refresh to coincide with the release of staking and delegation on the Cardano protocol.This new era for developers and enterprise users of Cardano required a refreshed approach to the Cardano Foundation’s communications, a reiteration of our core missions, and a rethink of the way we begin attracting developer talent to the wider Cardano ecosystem. Read more about our brand reappraisal on the Cardano Forum: https://forum.cardano.org/t/project-renovare-concludes-with-website-refresh-for-cf/37375
There is now another way to buy, trade, and exchange your ada as leading digital asset exchange Bitfinex lists ada trading pairs. Starting from 6 August 2020, you can enjoy support for ADA/BTC, ADA/USD, and ADA/USDT spot trading pairs and with more to come on Bitfinex. This important listing provides another on-ramp opportunity to purchase ada with fiat without first buying other cryptocurrency assets.Read more: https://cardanofoundation.org/en/news/bitfinex-lists-ada-trading-pairs-following-the-decentralization-of-cardano/