TEC Working Groups Weekly Update, Oct 18

Hello :wave:! Here are the Working Group updates from the 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.

Spotlight: Centree

:satellite: Comms

  • Continuation of our Creative Onboarding campaign to welcome artists and integrate them into our workflow seamlessly by minimizing the Web3 learning curve
  • Working on a framework for bounties and Comms-related project management
  • Post-Commons Upgrade manifesto will soon be unveiled!

:globe_with_meridians: Commons Swarm

  • New EVM-Crispr front-end!
  • To prevent website downtime, Commons Stack has created several (redundant) sites for the management of our DAO: here, here, and here

:houses: Communitas

  • We are still working on improving the onboarding journey, making it more accessible for everyone. If you have any feedback on how we can improve, contact @eduardovegap on Discord
  • As such, Vyvy-vi is helping us develop an onboarding Bot to facilitate the introductory journey
  • Forum Highlight: Our Orientation Call is Wednesdays at 18:00 CET on the Community Hall VC; and our TEC Lounge is Fridays at 17:00 CET also on the Community Hall VC

:dove: Gravity

  • The fourth session of our 2nd Graviton Training concerned Nonviolent Communication and was hosted by David Danforth; our fifth session will discuss Human Resources in DAOs and will be hosted by Lorelei Loie (On Tuesday Oct. 19)
  • Once again, our Nonviolent Communication (NVC) bookclub took place on Thursday in the DAO Bookclub server; it centered around Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • New GitHub repo to coordinate our issues
  • If you haven’t already, please follow us on Twitter @GravityDAO
  • Forum Highlight: 2nd Graviton Training Study Plan

: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)

:classical_building: Legal

  • Finished the current draft of terms and conditions for the ABC
  • Forum Highlight: Join us every other Friday at 16:00 CET for a chance to contribute and learn more about the ABC’s legal framework

:dizzy: 0mega

  • As a relevant reminder, make sure to check our manifesto
  • Started a series on Ethical Decision-making frameworks with Mount Manu’s presentation on the Capability Approach as a framework to evaluate an individual’s freedom to pursue well-being
  • On our next sync call Durgadas will host a presentation about contextualizing the Cynefin framework for Token Engineering
  • Forum Highlight: Our WG sync calls are now weekly: the next one will be this Wednesday Oct. 20th at 20:00 CET in the Omega VC

:robot: Params

  • Ongoing design validation of the Commons Configuration Dashboard (CCD)
  • We had a beta-testing Param party
  • Check out our CCD and please open an issue on ZenHub if you find anything wrong

:raised_hands:t4: Soft Gov

  • Our Rewards System task force is still working on our Praise-giving infrastructure
  • As mentioned last weed, here is a forum post outlining our Rewards System process; discussion around the rules surrounding Praise is ongoing
  • We updated our proposal template for Snapshot (and we now require at least 1 TECH for proposal submission as a means to prevent spam)
  • Forum Highlight: Our next Reward System call is Thursday Oct. 21st at 16:00 CET in the TEC Community Hall VC

:ear_of_rice: Stewards

  • As always, check out our TEC Timeline here. If you’re feeling lost, lean on the visual explainers from our TEC Handbook here
  • End of Sprint 19 and kickoff of Sprint 20
  • TEC presented at a TE Academy event in Berlin; show support for TE Academy’s Gnosis proposal here
  • New Book Club! The Sovereign Individual: meeting every Saturday at 10AM CET
  • Forum Highlight: If you see something in the community that you’d like to address, or some work that needs to be done, open an issue on one of our ZenHub’s workspace boards here

:male_detective: Transparency

  • Ongoing discussion about updating our audit process, incorporating analytics, and creating a transparency report for all WGs (as opposed to doing individual reporting)
  • Forum Highlight: Our WG’s bi-weekly sync calls are on Mondays at 15:00 CET

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


Thank you Manu!

Do we share this on general discord channel? Could be nice :smiley:

I’ve always been on the fence about @.everyone messages but, if anything qualifies, I’d agree with you that it’d be these uptown updates over here, son! :sunglasses: