GOOD DAY FELLOW COMMUNITY! I hope everyone is gearing up for the weekend and plans to enjoy this summer. As I mentioned this week, Wyatt put together a Light Paper which describes key aspects of our networks using diagram. Basically, it is DAG ART! Lol. One of the core features of Constellation is not only the ability to create State Channels, but also how State Channels interact with the $DAG state channel. This sets the stage for our technical white paper v2 coming later this year. Constellation Light Paper: github.com/Constellation-Labs/Light-Paper/blob/master/Constellation_Light_Paper.pdf Over the past several weeks, CryptoFaux gathered questions from the community, across our various channels. The core team has answered them! Q and A: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOUNsVkX9e8&feature=youtu.be
Hello Community, Happy Monday to everyone! I hope you all had a good weekend and are enjoying the summer. I was able to spend a little QT with the family in Indiana for the 4th. I wanted to send out a few notes about the past couple of weeks as we have had a lot of impactful documents come out. A couple of weeks ago, I flushed out a whole vision of Constellation: medium.com/@benjorgensen/an-industry-for-the-future-a-company-for-a-future-industry-e96eabf149ae Then, Mathias Goldman, VP of Finance, wrote about our Tokenomics, here is a summary video: youtu.be/yGH7-B80OM4 Last Thursday, Benjamin Diggles, VP of Business Development, released a proposal to NASA, here is a summary video: youtu.be/9paefLyeV68 This week - [I am pretty excited]- Wyatt will be releasing a technical light paper describing and visualizing how the network works. It is a pretty powerful technical piece that packs a punch. Something that was way overdue. Also, this week we will be releasing a video answering a BUNCH of questions, gathered by CryptoFaux, from the community. Looking forward to another fruitful week! More announcements to come at the end of the week. STAY TUNED! Cheers, Ben
Good Morning All! In celebration and honor of the Apollo 11 Anniversary going on right now, we are releasing our proposal and response to a NASA request for proposal (RFP) that our VP of Business Development, Benjamin Diggles, has so elegantly put together. Constellation is blockchain for big data. (technically we aren’t a blockchain - but you all already know it). We waited some time to post this proposal as we first wanted to plant a seed with our vision so that everyone could better understand individual use cases like the NASA RFP for innovative approaches to model based systems engineering (MBSE). Secondly, we wanted to provide a clear understanding of our token model and how partnerships are revered and treated. Both of these statements have helped frame use cases pertinent to Constellation. This is one exciting piece to read and hopefully it will start to bridge the gap on how we, Constellation, are looking at deploying our technology and one approach to partnerships we see as potentially fruitful. NASA: Innovation around Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Overview Video by Benjamin Diggles: youtu.be/9paefLyeV68 Constellation & NASA Proposal - bit.ly/2XzJMEq Research Institute Letter of Intent - bit.ly/2S6mznn NASA Briefing Chart - bit.ly/2XF52sg Thanks you all! Ben
We did it! Constellation burned the founders 288,000,000 DAG tokens. the tokens have been sent to the burn wallet: 0x0704201907042019070420190704201907042019 In addition Mathias Goldmann VP Finance defined the Token Economy in a broad approach. All you need to know about the role of DAG in our ecosystem is here: email@example.com/token-economics-and-the-role-of-dag-in-the-constellation-network-74b73f4c3d5b Happy 4th of July!
We are excited to share three noteworthy news with you: I just published the visionary roadmap that defines a new future of a knowledge industry enabled by Constellation: bit.ly/2XGr4dm Benjamin Diggles answers some of the most intriguing questions from the frontlines of enterprise partnerships and how these players act and think: bit.ly/2xgs4Gs Last but not least, Constellation got invited to a working group for autonomous vehicle data marketplaces in the MOBI consortium. We sit alongside executives from Denso and General Motors as we explore and build a PoC to create a validated data marketplace for the future of AV. Happy Friday!
Hello All. I have some good news for you all. As you all know, we are part of the MOBI consortium - the largest Mobility Consortium that is made up of a bunch of Tier 1 Automotive Companies (OEM's), suppliers to OEMs, and a few blockchain companies (like R3). We were selected to co-chair a working group dedicated to building a PoC for the autonomous vehicle data marketplaces alongside an executive from General Motors and Denso. Please see Telegram for the working group vision and use case descriptions. This is a very exciting opportunity to be a part of and we are honored to be working with such large organizations that have a vision for open networks and interoperability. As such, I will be deploying our vision and breakdown of Constellation - in a blue print fashion tomorrow by 12pm PST. Apologies for the delay.
Hello DAG Community, Happy Friday! It has been a long week. Coffee TALKKKKKKKK! This is an exciting talk about the "State of Enterprise" and our experience knocking on doors and taking meetings. Benjamin Diggles leads the conversation followed by a little coffee talk with myself and Mathias. I really looooooved this conversation. It was fun. Albeit a long one, but it gives a pretty strong overview of the market (crypto, enterprise, academia), how our technology applies, and our thoughts and opinions (we get a little rebellious - time to let our flags wave) . We also drop a few little secrets and hints to some future content coming - cough "token economics: staking" - cough "a world view of world changing tech". Coffee Talk: State of Enterprise www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWxJM6pGeB8&feature=youtu.be Happy Friday All! Enjoy. Benjamin J. Jorgensen
Hello DAG Community! We have thought long and hard about this announcement as we wanted to do something impactful that the community would appreciate and would show our commitment to the overall vision of Constellation. In an effort to remove uncertainty around the total supply of DAG, the founders will be burning all of our tokens! 288,000,000 Tokens (7.2% of the supply) will be burned on the 4th of July (07.04.2019). Our aim is to build long lasting faith in Constellation. Last year, we dramatically reduced founder and foundation tokens with a reallocation of tokens to validator rewards (doubling the validator “mining” rewards) to foster community engagement, and provide a more favorable token distribution towards network participants. On the 4th of July - we go the next level on showing our commitment. This is the first token burn this year. Token Distribution Model: Partners and Advisors - 537,065,000 Private Sale - 730,124,835 Community Tokens - 80,000,000 Foundation Tokens - 764,810,165 TO BE BURNED - Founders Tokens - 288,000,000 (7.2%) Additionally, we will be announcing a deflationary model and token economics paper in the coming weeks. Thank you all for your continued support. Let's do this. Benjamin J
Hey Everyone, Ethereum vs. Constellation: Blockchain, Gen 2, DAG... Ethereum...Constellation...Logistics... Interoperability.. Oh My! Coffee Talk: Ethereum vs. Constellation with Wyatt, Mathias, Benjamin, and myself. This chat is a bit raw-beware. We were having a great conversation in the office about the basics - "what is the difference between Ethereum and Constellation." We immediately stopped and said, "let's just record this, it is a great topic that discusses the basics." About 12 minutes into it, we get into the meat of the conversation. During the last 15 minutes, we really get into a bit more vision. The vision is more about what a Gen 3 blockchain can do compared to a Gen 2 like Ethereum. We aren't better, we are just doing different things. Cheers, Ben youtu.be/hW-kafG8_4M
Good afternoon Community! I am writing from down in LA as I took a quick trip for a couple of meetings but I wanted to share some cool information with you all. I am sharing a high level overview that proceeds a much long proposal that we put together for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). While it is a brief one sheeter, it gives a high level overview of how our technology can be applied to one of their RFP's (request for proposals). Next week, we will provide more insight on the full proposal. We might have taken "going to the moon" literally. Check out Telegram for the one sheeter we did for NASA. Ben
After a long slumber and keeping quiet, the Constellation team is coming out of hiding. Mathias, Wyatt, and myself had an open discussion on the validator rewards and incentivizing nodes to be on our network. This is one of the most important elements of Constellation (beyond being a DAG and charming young lads) that separates us from so many projects: our Consensus model and the role that nodes play. Many of the questions that you all have like "how do nodes earn trust", "how do you earn rewards", "what is good behavior", and "how do nodes validate data" all get answered in this impromptu video we did on defining what and how the Constellation Network operates. I think you all will see a bit more vision come to life in how the network is governed. Enjoy a little coffee talk! www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpGp_0e9SBk&feature=youtu.be
Hello Constellation Community As per our last update, much of the first half of this year is purely focused on our B2B business/revenue model. Our pilot program has a diverse range of enterprise applications, such as: - open network security for sensors - remote vehicle orchestration - optimal network routing Our next quarter is about: - on-boarding more businesses - growing our developer community - on-boarding varying agencies of the United States government The publicly available MainNet is currently on track to be delivered in Q3 of 2019. Q1 Highlights: Advances toward configurable light nodes Dynamic partitioning. Implementation of our reputation system and economic model. New node UI with interactive deployment, interaction with state applications, and a force directed graph view of our data dependency graph. Wyatt’s paper on Blockchain Cohomology, was accepted into the conference on Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems and Processes. This summit brings together people working on theory and practice of analysis of complex systems in different domains and industries with the goal to encourage technology transfer from cutting edge research to business critical and safety critical systems.
We are excited to join Blockfolio Signal to keep you updated on our latest project updates. 2019 is going to be a very exciting year as we are going full steam ahead building out industry partnerships and scaling out the development of the protocol layer with the gradual onboarding of new developers. In the meantime our VP of Business Development has been interviewed in: rethinkresearch.biz/articles/constellation-labs-says-2019-is-boom-or-bust-for-blockchain/