Stacks Snacks - Deep dives on Stacks, Nakamoto, sBTC
Your weekly roundup of ecosystem news and resources
This week: new research paper on Stacks and sBTC, ALEX’s decentralized launchpad, a closer look at the Nakamoto release, and more.
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Crypto Research Group Soberin releases report on Stacks & sBTC
ALEX introduces their Decentralized Launchpad
Check out Hiro’s focus areas for Q3
Emblem Vault announces Stacks’ own protocol-based curated collection post legacy migration
Mega 🧵 Unpacking Clarity - less hackable, more transparent, ultra-secure smart contracts
Introducing the approved Critical Bounties for Q3
ICYMI: Scope the Ready Layer 2 pitch competition (winning concept takes home $5K!)
📅 July 28th: Bitcoin L2 sBTC pitch competition
Join us and pitch, connect with mentors and judges, and win prizes. Register today.
😋 Other tasty content
Trust Machines: What is Blockchain Gaming and How Does it Work on Bitcoin?
Foundation: Lead Like a Gardener - Security at the Stacks Foundation
Trust Machines: What is Mintlayer and How Does it Work as a Bitcoin Layer 2?
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