TEC Working Groups Weekly Update, Dec 20th

Monday, December 20, 2021

Hello :wave:! Here are the Working Group updates from December 9th through 16th, that is, from last week. If you feel like you’re missing out, check out the calendar and join us in real time during any of our many calls.

:ear_of_rice: Stewards

  • We are currently on Sprint 24 (Dec. 10 - 23)
  • Listed below are the key dates for the CU, which we’ve extended to allow for longer deliberation:
    • Nov - Nov 18 <— Learn & Propose
    • Now - Dec 16 <— Propose & Debate
    • Dec 17 - 21 <— Debate & Rock the Vote
    • Dec 21 - Jan 7 <— Stewards Council & Voters pamphlet creation
    • Jan 7 - 13 <— Final (Runoff) Vote
  • Remember you can always access the issues we’re working on through our ZenHub, specially those criticial to the CU
  • Notably, our Steward WG 3-month Funding Proposal has been live on our forum for quite some time—more feedback is always welcomed!
  • TE Academy’s Introduction to Token Engineering course will kicked off last Wednesday Dec. 15 at 9:00am UTC
  • Last but not least, Gideon published an amazing article titled The Permissionless DAO and it is an interesting read for everyone in the space
  • Forum Highlight: As always, you’ll find many guiding references in our TEC Timeline here, in our TEC Handbook here, and in our TEC Retrospective Miro board, all of which are open for everyone to see. In it we visualize in-house empirical findings: what has gone well, what can be done better, and what specific actions we can take to keep progressing successfully

:dove: Gravity

  • We’re having a Graviton Get-Together and you’re invited: Tuesday 21st of December at 2:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm CET (instead of our usual sync)
  • As always, our Nonviolent Communication (NVC) bookclub takes place on Thursdays in the DAO Bookclub server; we’re currently on Chapter 12 of Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • If you believe in what we do, consider supporting our Gitcoin grant
  • Forum Highlight: Here are some important links to consider:
  • Congratulations to our 2nd generation of Gravitons: Aloysious, Bends, Chuy, Brittany, Durgadas, Gene, Heather, Hodl, Humberto, Innov8tor3, Juanca, Knic, Lauren, Leen, Livia, Mafer, Magwalk, Tiffany, Mettodo, Michael, Morgan, Nate, Nic, Forest, Ronald, Ryeder, Stefano, Suga, Tam, Thomas, Vyvy-vi, Yineisy, Zeptimus, Bianca, WhyIdWanderer, MsMagey, Magwalk, Heather

:globe_with_meridians: Commons Swarm

:raised_hands:t4: Soft Gov

:houses: Communitas

  • As a reminder: our weekly sync is Monday at 8 pm CET; our Orientation call is Wednesday at 6 pm CET; and our TEC Lounge is Friday at 5 pm CET—join us whenever!
  • If you haven’t already, check our Communitas WG 3-month funding proposal
  • We have a new Orientation Deck
  • A Guide for Guides: Eduardo has curated a list of instructions to onboard people into the guide role
    • Moreover, we are looking for guides! Please DM Eduardo on Discord if you like community-buiding and would be interested in this role

:dizzy: 0mega

  • As the year comes into a close, we’ve got 2 0mega initiatives and funding proposals that we’ve been forwarding:
  • Finally, we’ll be taking a break from weekly meetings and so our next sync call will be January 5th at 8PM CET in the Omega VC

:microscope: Labs

  • Currently focusing on Rewards System Research: join us Fridays at 9am PST/6pm CEST (at our TEC Discord server)
  • For our Praise Evolution Taskforce: join us Thursdays at 7am PST/4pm CEST (at our TEC Discord server)
  • For our DAO2DAO Models Workshops: join us Wednesdays at 9am PST/6pm CEST (at the PrimeDAO Discord server)
  • For the Tokenspice Development Workshop: join us Mondays at 8am PST/5pm CEST (at the Token Engineering Academy Discord Server)
  • For BlockScience Open Office Hours: join us on Thursdays at 9am PST/6pm CEST (via Zoom Call)
  • For Longtail Financial Open Office Hours: join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12pm PST/9pm CEST on LTF’s Discord server
  • Forum Highlight: Solidity study group hosted by @metaverde: Nov 18 - Feb 24th

:satellite: Comms (soon to be T.E.A.M.)

  • Our Creative Onboarding campaign continues and we are actively looking for project managers, graphic designers, social media managers, copywriters, and animators to join our ranks as contributors
  • So far we’ve assembled 5 teams for kicking off T.E.A.M. after the CU:
    • TE Academy
    • Hubspot
    • Animation & Media
    • Translation
    • Twitter Planning
  • Bounties will soon be unveiled!

:male_detective: Transparency

:classical_building: Legal

  • We’re currently working in the following issues:
  • Open call for legal experts: we’re looking for contributors with legal expertise in the DAO space; DM iviangita on Discord if you’d like to be involved
  • Forum Highlight: Join us every other Friday at 16:00 CET and learn more about our legal framework

:robot: Params

  • Check out our Commons Configuration Dashboard (CCD)!
  • Try our dashboard here and, if you’re feeling lost or lonely, check our Party Calendar for the date & time of our many Params Parties
  • We’ve added one more feature to our CCD: you can now simulate a funding request into the bonding curve as a way to understand what it’d take to pass a proposal
  • Check out our current Commons Configuration Proposals (if you’d like to support one, use only 1 vote because it’s likely that most current proposals will be forked after our debates)
  • As for the debate structure: we’ll deliberate on 5 proposals, each proponent having 5 minutes to explain and 5 minutes to respond to objections or feedback given by peers; the debates will last 1 week and you can DM Griff if you’d like to host
  • Forum Highlight: Don’t hesitate to open an issue on ZenHub if you have suggestions on how to improve our CCD

:gem: Rewards

  • Call to action: Back-end devs needed! DM Nebs on Discord if interested
  • On our last community call, Nuggan presented a demo for our Rewards Analytics and Distribution Dashboard (R.A.D.D.)
  • Check out the results for the Other Side of Praise Data Survey
  • We also have an open call to action to all quantifiers. DM Mitch or Livi on Discord if you’d like to be involved
  • Forum Highlight: Our Rewards System sync calls are now on Wednesdays at 20:00 CET in our Community Hall VC. Check out our Rewards System Task Force Google Doc

:books: Thanks for reading the update this week! Be sure to check out the calendar to join us on a call! :phone: