• Cosmos Hub heading into July 2020
    Jul 03, 2020 4 minute read As we head into July, let's take a look at where the Cosmos Hub is at with staking, rewards, spending, governance, and power distribution.
  • Terra Hubble Governance Alerts
    Jun 12, 2020 2 minute read Figment is building email alerts for Terra governance activity and account balance changes into Terra Hubble.
  • Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Livepeer Governance
    May 29, 2020 2 minute read Livepeer’s mission is to “build the world’s open video infrastructure” by offering video transcoding via peer to peer infrastructure built on Ethereum.
  • Cosmos Hub heading into June 2020
    May 28, 2020 4 minute read As we head into June, let's take a look at where the Cosmos Hub is at with staking, rewards, spending, governance, and power distribution.
  • Celo Governance in a Nutshell
    May 25, 2020 4 minute read Celo governance is complex and unlike other networks. Here's how to understand and participate in Celo's system of governance.
  • Livepeer’s Improvement Cycle: From Idea to Upgrade
    May 12, 2020 5 minute read From an idea to an upgrade, the Livepeer improvement cycle is clear and simple: write an LIP on Github, discuss, vote, and then implement.
  • Livepeer Governance Proposal Voting
    May 06, 2020 4 minute read Polls are set to be the voting process for Livepeer improvement proposals. This is a look at the well-deliberated voting process that the Livepeer community is preparing to use to begin the foray into decentralized governance.
  • Celo Governance: A High Overview
    Apr 27, 2020 4 minute read Figment drives governance activity at all stakeholder levels in order to ensure that networks like Celo stay healthy, sustainable, and resilient.
  • Livepeer Governance in a Nutshell
    Apr 10, 2020 4 minute read Livepeer's governance process will be simple & useful. Here’s how it will work and how it will become more decentralized.
  • Cosmos March Governance Update (Q1 2020)
    Apr 02, 2020 9 minute read Q1 2020 governance update: deliverables for Prop23 complete (including parameter-change documentation), and a look at Cosmos Governance for Q2 2020.
  • Cosmos Parameter-Change Documentation
    Mar 27, 2020 5 minute read Cosmos parameter-change governance proposals enable voting to enact changes to the Cosmos Hub. Learn more...
  • Governing the World’s Open Video Infrastructure: Livepeer Case Study
    Mar 24, 2020 9 minute read How should Livepeer be governed? Figment is working with the Livepeer team to educate the Livepeer community, to make design considerations, and to help bootstrap governance participation.
  • Cosmos Governance February Update
    Mar 05, 2020 7 minute read Cosmos Governance February Update: Zaki working on a legal entity accountable to Cosmos governance for dev work, Sunny working on changing how Hub slashing works, and Gavin is working on parameter change & community-spend docs.
  • Cosmos Community-Spend Best Practices
    Mar 02, 2020 4 minute read Drafting and submitting a community-spend governance proposal is a process that takes time, attention, and involves risk. However, proposals also have the potential to enact funding for important Cosmos Hub work. Version 1.0 of the 'Community Spend Best Practices' documentation is intended to make community-spend proposals easier to create and more likely to be fully assessed.
  • Cosmos Governance Working Group: Month 1 update
    Jan 31, 2020 7 minute read Topics range from how the GWG should operate, to the philosophy of community-spend proposals, and include governance protocol functionality.
  • Introducing the Cosmos Governance Working Group
    Dec 19, 2019 5 minute read The Cosmos Hub 3 launched with enhanced governance functionality, but without guidance for creating or assessing proposals. We're preparing to launch a proposal to improve Cosmos Hub governance. This proposal is intended to fund the development of the Cosmos Governance Working Group.
  • Cosmos Hub 3 has launched: voters are more powerful than ever
    Dec 11, 2019 3 minute read Some important new features will be enabled for Cosmos Hub 3, particularly some powerful governance mechanism functionality.
  • Vote Gavin for Kusama Council
    Dec 09, 2019 2 minute read Currently, I am a candidate for the Kusama Council on behalf of Figment. You can back me with your vote with these steps.
  • Cosmos is vulnerable: Governance and the validator
    Oct 17, 2019 8 minute read How does coupling governance with validators change incentives? The change may have some implications for Cosmos Governance.
  • What can Livepeer learn from Cosmos? Considerations for Decentralized Governance
    Oct 15, 2019 4 minute read On September 12, 2019, Chris, Lorien, and I discussed governance with the Livepeer team and community.
  • Introducing: Cosmos Hub 3 ⚛️
    Sep 20, 2019 3 minute read We are four days away from the first major Cosmos Hub upgrade. Here’s what to expect when Cosmos Hub 3 fully launches next week.