LikeCoin Weekly Progress Update 2020.01.13

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First ever proposal of Republic of Liker Land in the making

Recording of LikeCoin meeting 2020.01.13

Welcome to join our next meeting


  • Chung, Michael, William, Tat, Edmond, Phoebe, Joshkiu, Aludirk, kin


  • Weekly updates
  • AOB

@Chung (Blockchain Developer)

LikeCoin chain statistics (difference from previous week):

  • Number of LikeCoin wallets which have received LikeCoin: 5,690 (+219)
  • Total number of transactions on LikeCoin chain: 51,769 (+13,599)
  • Migrated LikeCoin from LikeCoin ERC-20: 281,970,449.9772 LIKE (+13,755,855.0326)
  • Number of ERC-20 addresses still owning LikeCoin: 15,622 (-22)
  • Delegated tokens: ~240,840,000 LIKE (+15,290,000), 85.41% of migrated LikeCoin

Previous week:

  • Tidying up LikeCoin chain related documents
  • Discuss IPFS internal with @阿魯德克

This week:

  • Continue on documents and IPFS research

@michaels (Developer)

Previous week:

  • Temp fixed unfinished Civic Liker transaction bug in distribution service
  • Resent unfinished Civic Liker transaction for recovery
  • Rewrote the flow to send Civic Liker transaction in distribution service

This week:

  • Add watchers for Elasticsearch to monitor errors in distribution service
  • Continue new Elasticsearch cluster migration

@William (Full Stack Developer)

Previous week:

  • Research on sending LikeCoin to unregistered guest feature
  • Discovered a bug causing ~6000 Civic Liker tx to stuck. Spent a night to fix the stuck tx and later helped review the proposed fix
  • Added some analytics events to help better understand user behaviour and design issue in Liker Land app
  • Fixed some bugs in and, help improved Liker Land app startup performance

This week:

  • Continue to fix bugs found in Liker Land app and improve the code written last week

@David (Front End Developer)

Previous week:

  • Updated home page and about page of
  • Finished and updated the bookmark UI
  • Added Civic Liker halo over the avatar in Liker Land
  • Replaced Liker ID with user display name in reader feeds
  • Resolved the balance out-sync issue after undelegating
  • Discovered and mitigated major issue in the latest production version 0.12.4, the cookies are lost after the app quit, causing empty following list, will publish 0.13 soon

This week:

  • Investigate the cookies issue in top priority
  • Continue to work on the Liker Land app, will add explicit follow toggle & redelegation

@Edmond (Operations)

Previous week:

  • Civic Liker no.: 1046, The trend of Civic Like registration keeps going down after the Christmas boost
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  • No significant change on LikeCoin button conversion funnel
  • Civic Liker registration completion rate reached a new 3-month low of 0.4%
  • New app download: iOS 117, Android 68
  • Two community members started to contact the bookstores in Taipei, Taoyuen and Xinbei, and target 5 stores to join
  • Community helper (Daisy) started to tweet English version FB posts
  • Setup an English email campaign about LikeCoin chain for English Likers
  • Help to prepare on the LNY promotion campaign’s materials
  • There may be some problems for “Facebook for Android 222” on the Civic Liker page, as the conversion CivicClickRegister step keep ZERO in past 90 days
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This week:

  • There should be an update from enyk early this week to enable more detailed data collected from the conversion funnel
  • Should line up a discussion between enyk and LikeCoin product design and work out a continuous improvement about registration conversion path
  • Use tools and bots to help to post on Twitter and Telegram about project news
  • Prepare for the CNY campaign launch on 20 Jan
  • Will improve statistics dashboard for better exposure
  • Work with Matters team for their Medium-target promotion campaign
  • Will try out some bold tests for the registration page on Civic Liker to improve the conversion rate

@Phoebe (Business Development)

Last week:

  • Submitted Google Innovation Fund application
  • Drafted the first draft of LikeCoin One Pager

This week:

  • Research and draft a checklist of fund applications and deadline
  • Finialize the One pager for outreach

@Joshkiu (UX Designer)

Previous week:

  • Finalised design and production for poster, A6 promotion card and stickers (will provide a photo later)
  • Drawn sketches and wireframe for Civic Liker and writer report feature

This week:

  • Follow up the designs and production of promotion materials
  • Continue to design on the report feature, expecting to finalise a solid solution within the week
  • Will start to revamp
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@阿魯德克 (System Architect)

Previous week:

  • Finished the IPLD format PoC, confirmed to use CBOR as the encoding format

This week:

  • The public gateway need to use an extremely long time to discover the content, will research on it
  • Will research on storage plugin, the target is using IAVL tree as storage

高重建 | kin ko (Product Manager)

Previous week:

  • Interviewed by Business Next (數位時代) and also been preparing with them the community event this Wednesday.
  • Joined the annual dinner from AppWork, accidentally won a lucky draw of 10,000 TWD. Shall use it to buy LikeCoin and distribute to AppWork Mafia
  • Attended event about disinformation with some scholars from Taiwan University, and will follow up to have another sharing to the graduate students on LikeCoin
  • Follow up with Matters about the new policy which prohibits new users from Liking stories. Agreed to take it away.
  • published 《漂流教室 II — 從價值到價格
  • Pushing to validators and community the LikeCoin chain proposal:

1. Commission range from 40%-60%

2. Accommodate up to 10 validators

3. Open to public to join as validators. Top 10 delegated validators will be valid.