Innovation often happens via what some people call “far analogies” — when a new idea or technique is borrowed from one place and brought to another. It has been amazing to witness some of these transformative connections happen via Backdrop already, but how can we increase the pace?
I recently wrote about how authenticity can create serendipity within a network. Shilling and certainty has its place, but exposing what you don’t know or where your mind is wandering is often more effective at facilitating unexpected connections.
So this week, I’d encourage you to post a question you’re grappling with, inspiration you’re hoping to find, or a rabbit hole you fell down recently. And look out for a big update coming soon to further engineer serendipity between all of us.
Open opportunities in the network
Hey engineers and friends of engineers — David Phelps is hiring a front-end dev for JokeDAO, Maz is hiring a front-end/full-stack dev for Crowdmuse, and Will Lenzen Jr is hiring a CTO for Onword.
Nick Vivion is looking for speakers, collaborators, and supporters for blank_space, a Music x Interactive Media summit in Cannes, France View post
Pugson just launched a simple API that returns ENS records in JSON format and would love feedback or to help you use it in your app View post
PG_CDG is digging into zkEVM and wants to discuss the different approaches used by MatterLabs, Polygon, Consensys, and others View post
People search now has a search bar in addition to the filters
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