TEC WGs Weekly Update: June 20 - 26

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Hello everyone! :wave: Here are the Working Group Weekly Updates for the week of June 20 - June 26. You can see what’s going on here on the calendar. You may join us in real time during any of the syncs or check out our YouTube channel archive for hundreds of recorded calls.

:ear_of_rice: Stewards

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

  • We just finished sprint #37. Here is the sprint board so you can see what is going on.
  • Resulting from the sprint retrospective meeting, these are the actions to improve this sprint: tokenomics exploration and more alignment with TE Academy
  • We’ve been trying to transform stewarding within the TEC, for that we did this poll. Here is the result
  • Nate will be presenting on the TEAxTEC event on July 14.
  • 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 is ongoing. You can check the study plan here
    • Sessions are on Tuesdays at 8PM CET
    • Next session will be facilitated by Leen, we will be talking about Deep democracy.
  • Join us on Mondays for observational research on psychology and wellbeing.
  • On Tuesdays we have the Umbrella coordination call in Aragon at 11 AM CET
  • On Fridays we have our website desing call at 8PM CET.
  • 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

  • We have been discussing what are good features for Gardens and CV governance
  • We have been also talking about gated channels. For now the general idea is that it’s a bad idea with the value we have to gate.

:houses: Communitas

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

  • Tam is stepping down as a steward of our WG.
  • Our Funding Proposal is now on Gardens. We also posted an Accountability Update
  • LBS suggested some changes to the contributors template that we use on zenhub. If you have any feedback, tell us on the communitas text channel.
  • We have started the Outreach to token holders.

:moneybag: Sampo

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

  • Check our update to TEC token holders on the forum.
  • We are having conversations around treasure management. Check this unified treasury chart
  • We are in the process of using clarity to track the progress of our commitments.
  • You can see what we are trying to do achive over time in Sampo’s strategy post

:dizzy: 0mega

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

  • Check our Omega Compass and digestivables in the Omega Hub
  • We are currently doing the TE Ethics Participatory Research, with 3 focus groups in planning.
    • Values of TEC
    • Private profit vs Common Benfit
    • Hosting multiple worldviews

: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

  • Our Comms stewardship proposal is up!
  • The TE Academy T.E.A.M. has a proposal coming soon.
  • The Animation and Video Production T.E.A.M. is working on updates on the Rewards System WG call.
  • The marketing T.E.A.M. is working on the Newsletter #4.

: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.
  • We have an update on the covenant!

:gem: Rewards

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

  • Quant #13 is closed, for June Part 1.
  • Rewards for January 2022 are incoming. Check the forum post and the RAD analysis.
  • #ActivateYourSourceCred - !sc save-wallet 0x000…000. Use the same address you used for activating praise!
  • Check this post about how to Improve the Rewards System
  • 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 Weekly update from June 20 - June 26. Check our calendar and join us on a call soon! :wave: Have a great week!