TEC WGs Bi-Weekly Update: July 18 - Aug 01

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Good Monday everyone!:wave: Community calls are now biweekly. So, here is a summary of what has been going on in the TEC for the past 2 weeks.

Remember that you can always check our calendar to see what’s going on. You may also join us in real time during any of the syncs, or go to our YouTube channel archive for hundreds of recorded calls.

:ear_of_rice: Stewards

Stewards: Tamara, Nate
Weekly Sync: Tuesday, 1PM EST/7PM CET

  • We are on sprint #39. Here is the sprint board where you can see what issues we are working on.
  • On the Stewards Council we talked about Burnout and what we can do about it.
  • We are developing a TEC Roadmap.
  • Edu is going to be training new leadership for communitas as we transform into new a steward organization.
  • Remember that you can easily help the TEC by retweeting :heart:

:dove: Gravity

Steward: Juan
Weekly Sync: Wednesday, 11AM EST/5PM CET

  • The Third Graviton Training has finished!. By now, we have trained over 80 gravitons :clap:
  • Join us on Mondays for observational research on psychology and wellbeing. We are currently working on a survey to measure wellbeing and mental health.
  • On Tuesday we are going to have a graviton get together.
  • On Thursday we’ll talk about Burnout in Aragon.
  • Last Friday we had Campfire in Aragon where we talked about conflict management skills and tools.
  • We are currently drafting the 2nd proposal that we will submit to TEC.
  • We also have a project on Giveth, and that means we can recieve donations from Giveth!
  • If you’re in need of help managing a conflict, you can make a request through our typeform

:raised_hands: Soft Gov

Steward: Livia
Weekly Sync: Wednesday, 1PM EST/7PM CET

  • Check our SWOT Analysis of the TEC. If you have any input, you’re welcome to add it to the file :+1: It will help us do a better analysis.
  • Here is our Agenda

:houses: Communitas

Stewards: Eduardo, Tamara
Bi-Weekly Sync: Monday, 2PM EST/8PM CET
Bi-Weekly Orientation: Thursday, 1PM EST/7PM CET

  • We are back to having plenty of newcomers on our Orientation Calls!
  • Here is Edu’s article about membership. It is open for advice process so please if you have any input don’t hesitate to write it down at the end of the document.
  • Check LBS’ contributor’s update on the zenhub template.

:moneybag: Sampo

Steward: Gideon
Weekly Sync: Tuesday, 4PM EST/10PM CET

:dizzy: 0mega

Steward: Sebnem
Weekly sync: Wednesday, 3PM EST/8PM CET

  • Check our 0mega hub to see what is going on in our WG.
  • We currently have 2 initiatives:
    • TE Consilience Library: we are going to have a design Spec Session with MagicPowered
    • TE Ethics Participatory Research: 1st Focus Group on TEC Value System

:microscope: Labs

Steward: Shawn YGG
Weekly Sync: Friday, 11AM EST/5PM CET

  • We are on hiatus as we rethink how to have a more seasonal version of Labs.

:satellite: Comms

Steward: Chuy
Weekly Sync: Tuesday, 12PM EST/6PM CET

  • The TE Academy T.E.A.M. has a new proposal up!
  • The Animation and Video Production T.E.A.M. has a new google sheet
  • The marketing T.E.A.M. has sent the Newsletter #5

:male_detective: Transparency

Stewards: Ivy, Zeptimus
Weekly Sync: Monday 11AM EST/5PM CET

:classical_building: Legal

Steward: Ivy
Weekly Sync: Every other Friday, 10AM EST/4PM CET

  • Open call for legal expters If you have a legal background & strong interest in decentralized technologies, we’d love to have you in our Legal WG. Contact our steward @iviangita on discord.

:gem: Rewards

Steward: Mitch
Weekly Sync: Wednesday, 2PM EST/8PM CET

  • Rewards for May 2022 are incoming. Check the forum post and the RAD analysis
  • The distribution of Sourcred Rewards will be happening soon :clap:
  • Open call for data scientists and python wyzards. We are going to make some changes to the quantification review calls.
  • We have some features in development for Praise:
    • Exporting Praise Data to distributed storage (IPFS, Arweave…)
    • Basic Analaytics and Distribution baked into Praise Dashboard
  • We encourage you to become a quantifier: it is a civic duty within our Commons.
  • Remember that anyone can become a praise-giver by typing the command /activate on any channel within our Discord server.

:books: Thank you for reading the WG Bi-Weekly Update from July 18 - Aug 01. Check our calendar and join us on a call soon! :wave:

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