Weekly newsletter of DAO highlights / Issue #18

From Rook DAO's newly formed Incubator DAO to Aave's experiment on incentivized delegation, here's a rundown of some of the most relevant DAO stories over the past week.

Weekly newsletter of DAO highlights / Issue #18

From Rook DAO's newly formed Incubator DAO to Aave's experiment on incentivized delegation, here's a rundown of some of the most relevant DAO stories over the past week.

Top Stories

Aave DAO debuts a three-month incentivized delegate program

Championed by Butter, a protocol for DAO governance, Aave DAO will be conducting a three-month incentivized delegate program. The initiative is meant to address questions around incentives and their effects on delegate candidates, DAO governance, token holder interest in compensating delegates, and voter participation.

DaoLens launches AI-powered chatbot for DAOs

Touted as an “AI assistant for DAO folks,” ROBIN is an AI chatbot for DAOs and Web3 communities. The product was created by DaoLens and is available as a browser extension. ROBIN taps on large language models (LLMs) to facilitate knowledge management and communication within the DAO communities in areas such as treasury management, forum data, and governance.

Gitcoin community to fund the development of Infinite Garden Trading Card Game

Gitcoin DAO has approved a proposal that sought to create a game called the Infinite Garden Trading Card Game (TCG). Interestingly, the trading card game will find ways to explain seemingly complex crypto concepts such as private keys and self-sovereign identity in a way that non-technical persons can understand.

Decentraland DAO votes on Ur-Hackathon 3.0 blockchain hackathon

The blockchain hackathon, which is scheduled to hold in Bengaluru on May 20-21, seeks to empower students and developers through web3 workshops and hackathons. The 30-hour-long blockchain hackathon is the third from the team and offers a grant of 500 USD. The proposal for Ur-Hackathon 3.0 is currently being voted upon by the DAO.

Rook DAO to create Incubator DAO

Rook DAO is set to create an Incubator DAO that will be responsible for governing a large asset pool and exploring new utilities for the ROOK token. The new DAO will be funded separately and have its own governance structure, along with its own mission, products, brand and marketing, and tokenomics.

GPT-4 and its progress toward Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

Join Jyotirmoy Barman in this two-part seriesas he takes a look at artificial intelligence (GPT-4), its strengths and limitations, and how it represents progress toward Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

  • Earlier this week, the Redacted DAO ratified a proposal to create and maintain the Dinero Protocol. In addition to introducing a decentralized stablecoin called DINERO, the protocol will feature ETH liquid staking token.
  • Sonne Finance will be increasing the wETH collateral factor on its platform from 75% to 80% following a community governance process.
  • The Hummingbot Foundation will be sorting its centralized exchange connectors into three tiers – Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The move will expectedly promote a more structured and transparent Hummingbot ecosystem by allowing the Foundation to allocate different levels of maintenance to each tier of exchange.
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