Welcome to the Alpha!
This is where I gather up all the things that were on my radar during the past week. If I feel they’re worth passing on, they end up here with a few thoughts of my own.
Next week’s Alpha goes live tomorrow. And I update it as the week goes on. Check back as often as you like.
- From 2018 - 4 years later and we’re still waiting for better UX
Song Camp - Camp Chaos
- Innovative Music creator project
- Definitely deserves a spotlight/analysis
Alchemy - Road to Web3
- 10 week blockchain learning journey
Tellie - https://join.tell.ie/
- “Tellie gives independent creators the tools to express yourselves, build relationships, and make a living from your creativity.”
- Invite only
- Token gated websites
- Great overview of what it takes to launch an NFT project
Filebase - https://filebase.com/
- Can be used to store data on IPFS and other distributed storage systems
- Free tier available
Remix - http://remix.ethereum.org/
- Tool to write, compile and deploy Smart Contracts
- Free from Ethereum Foundation
Open Zeppelin - Contracts Wizard
- Very cool interactive ERC contract generator from OpenZeppelin
- Use it to build basic standard contracts - then edit in Remix
Rinkeby Testnet - Faucet
- Distributes fake ETH to pay for gas when testing smart contracts on Ethereum’s Rinkeby test network
- Max 0.1 ETH per day
Alchemy - https://www.alchemy.com/
- Blockchain development platform
- Currently offering Road to Web3 10 week blockchain learning journey
- Create a free account and use it to get 0.5 Renkeby ETH every 24 hrs
Total Annarchy - Issue 99
- How Ann Handley grew her newsletter to 42,000+ in 99 Issues
- A great back issue that resurfaced in the RISE discord this week.
Gaby’s Web3 Job Board
- You may not be looking for a job, but job Boards are a great way to discover new projects.