Recommendations for learning resources

Hello, I’d first like to say that I really appreciate the vision of Logos, and believe that the need and demand for these types of systems is only going to grow over the next decade. I am a full stack web developer, but I’ve just recently started getting into “Web 3” and blockchain technologies (yes, I know a bit late to the game here, lol).

Does anyone have any suggestions for preferred resources (books, guides, moocs, etc…) for getting up to speed with the technologies being leveraged for this system? I know that may be a bit complicated since this platform is pushing into new territory, but I’m just curious what others here have found to be helpful.

Thanks!

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Hey there, it’s never to late to learn : )

What kind of resources are you thinking, technical, practical, philosophical?

For crypto/web3 in general the Bitcoin whitepaper is always my fav recommendation for serious beginners. It’s a 9 page masterpiece https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf

Complement it with these deeper dives

For the original web3 vision I tend refer people to Gavin Wood (technical version for you) ĐApps: What Web 3.0 Looks Like

Will ask the right people in the collective for more targeted technical resources on Logos.

Cheers!

Awesome, thanks for the recommendation! Ethereum/Solidity is one of the areas I’m considering jumping into.

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As far as Logos development goes, you can watch the roadmap page as it has the milestones, updates, github linsk etc. It is still an early version so we have a big update coming soon https://roadmap.logos.co/

For any technical questions you might have please ask in https://forum.vac.dev/

I recommend you ask this question there too, as that is watched by our engineers and project leads.

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Hi @DedLogick, and welcome to the Logos community!

You mentioned Ethereum and Solidity being the area you’d like to explore. My humble recommendation for diving into the Ethereum ecosystem is Patrick Collins and his plethora of resources on both YouTube and Github. Patrick has been an active and vocal Ethereum community ambassador and educator for years. I’m not a developer myself. However, last year as I was asking my developer friends about educating myself on blockchain development, many pointed me toward Patrick’s resources. Another great educator I would point out is Austin Griffin and his free SpeedrunEthereum platform.

Patrick Collins’ resources:
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@PatrickAlphaC
GitHub - https://github.com/PatrickAlphaC
Twitter - https://twitter.com/PatrickAlphaC

Austin Griffith’s resources:
SpeedrunEthereum - https://speedrunethereum.com/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/austingriffith

Hope these open the door to your blockchain journey!

Additionally, feel free to join the Logos public Discord community and engage in technical discussions, share how your blockchain development journey is going, or engage in more thought-provoking, ideological discussions with both Logos contributors and external community members.

Cheers!

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+1 Speedrun Ethereum and Austin Griffith!

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Thank you for the response, I’ll absolutely check these out!

Hey Ded, to get some political and historical context:

  1. A Cypherpunk Manifesto by Eric Hughes, 1993
    https://nakamotoinstitute.org/static/docs/cypherpunk-manifesto.txt

TLDR: “Privacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy, privacy is the power to selectively reveal oneself to the world. We cannot expect governments, corporations, or other large, faceless organizations to grant us privacy out of their beneficence. People must come and together deploy these systems for the common good. Privacy only extends so far as the cooperation of one’s fellows in society.”

  1. Declaration of independence of cyberspace by John Perry Barlow, 1996
    A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace | Electronic Frontier Foundation

TLDR: “Cyberspace consists of transactions, relationships, and thought itself, arrayed like a standing wave in the web of our communications. Ours is a world that is both everywhere and nowhere, but it is not where bodies live.
We are creating a world that all may enter without privilege or prejudice accorded by race, economic power, military force, or station of birth.
We are creating a world where anyone, anywhere may express his or her beliefs, no matter how singular, without fear of being coerced into silence or conformity.
Your legal concepts of property, expression, identity, movement, and context do not apply to us. They are all based on matter, and there is no matter here.”

  1. A Declaration of the interdependence of cyberspace - a collectively revised version of Barlow’s 1996 Declaration made by different contributors in 2021
    A Declaration of the Interdependence of Cyberspace

  2. A Political History of DAOs by Kelsie Nabben
    A Political History of DAOs

  3. The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto by Timothy May, 1988
    The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto

TLDR “Just as the technology of printing altered and reduced the power of medieval guilds and the social power structure, so too will cryptologic methods fundamentally alter the nature of corporations and of government interference in economic transactions.”

OTHERS:

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