IPFS is a peer-to-peer network and protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and more open. IPFS upgrades the web to work peer to peer, addressing data by what it is instead of where it’s located on the network, or who is hosting it.
Filecoin is the world’s largest decentralized network offering more than 16+ Exbibytes of storage. It allows users to store, request, and transfer data via a verifiable marketplace. Filecoin is completely open-source, enabling people from all over the world to participate.
🏆 IPFS & Filecoin is awarding $100,000 in prizes at HackFS!
🧙♂️ Storage Wizard — The best use of IPFS for content addressing and/or Filecoin for persistent, decentralized storage.
🧙♀️ Storage Mage — $20,000 divided between the next top 30 projects!
🎮 Gaming/Metaverse/DAOs — Best use of IPFS or Filecoin for DAO Tooling, Gaming or the Metaverse.
👏 Social Good Warrior — Best Use of IPFS/Filecoin for social good (e.g., sustainability, advancing science, preventing misinformation, etc.)
📅 Daily Hack — Best Hack Project We’ll Use Every Day that uses IPFS, Filecoin, Libp2p (e.g., chat app with p2p, social network or social media tools, web scrapers, personal management systems (calendars, maps etc.), coffee maker, thermostat, IoT, home automation)
3️⃣ Web3 it! — Best IPFSing/Filecoin'ing of your favorite Web2 data or tools
👉 Please read and ensure you understand the eligibility criteria for all IPFS & Filecoin prizes 👈
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