Gary K. Wolf
Join Andrew and Gary K. Wolf, creator of Roger Rabbit, on this week’s ArCast. Amidst the the WGA strike, ArDrive offers a haven for Hollywood creators like Wolf to archive their work and establish provenance. Explore Wolf’s ArDrive journey and its significance in a changing digital landscape. Discover the essence of Wolf’s writing philosophy, where humor and imagination reign supreme.
In this episode of the ArCast, Andrew interviews Brennan Lamey from Kwil. They discuss how Kwil acts as a layer two solution for creating and organizing databases on the Arweave network. They talk about the benefits of relational databases, the differences between Ethereum smart contracts and SmartWeave, and the future developments of Kwil, including access control features. If you’re interested in building on Arweave, Kwil offers a user-friendly in-browser IDE and documentation.
For more info: https://kwil.com
In this episode, Tom Wilson delves into his transformative journey from a conventional developer to a trailblazer in the blockchain space, revealing how his fascination with Ethereum led him to Arweave. He elucidates the unique concepts behind the permaweb and Stamps, a novel tool for highlighting valuable content and facilitating content moderation. Tom further explores the dynamic processes of content creation and discovery on Arweave, as he and Andrew compare the stamping system to the early years of YouTube, thereby revealing how it empowers content creators by eliminating the need for algorithmic manipulation.
The discussion further probes into the crucial role of gateways in the Arweave ecosystem, explaining how they fuel the permaweb and enable the distribution of decentralized applications, thereby promoting a modern, decentralized user experience. Tom shares insights on the future integration of Stamps into more permaweb apps, an initiative he believes will underscore the worth of stamped content for users, creators, and sponsors.
This enlightening conversation concludes with a look at the leaderboard feature on the Stamps’ page, as well as Tom’s generous offer to assist developers interested in incorporating stamps into their Perma Web projects. Learn more: https://stamps.arweave.dev https://stamps.gateway.io https://discord.gg/reaX6hVytS