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Enhanced Games: Redefining Sports with Science

The Enhanced Games: A New Era of Athletic Performance In a bold move that challenges the long-standing traditions of the sporting world, a new organization called the Enhanced Games is set to debut at the upcoming Paris Olympics. Backed by tech billionaire Peter Thiel, this initiative seeks to redefine the boundaries of human potential by allowing athletes to use performance-enhancing drugs under clinical supervision. This provocative approach raises significant questions about the future of sports, the ethics of competition, and the very essence of athletic achievement. The Vision Behind the Enhanced Games Leading the Charge Aron D Souza, a lawyer known for his legal battles, notably against Gawker Media, stands at the helm of this revolutionary concept. He asserts that science should not be an outcast in sports , arguing for its integration to unlock unparalleled human capabilities. The aim is to “end the oppression of science in sports,” as D Souza emphasized in an intervie

Cartesi Grants Program: Empowering Developers with Funding and Support

Cartesi Grants Program: Empowering Developers with Funding and Support

Cartesi, the app-specific rollup protocol revolutionizing dApp development with a Linux distribution-compatible virtual machine, has announced a groundbreaking initiative to support developers. The Cartesi Grants Program, offering up to $50,000 USDC per project along with dedicated tech support, accelerator introductions, marketing assistance, and project consulting, aims to foster developer talent and enrich the Cartesi ecosystem.

Empowering Innovation and Collaboration

  • Independent developers, founding teams, DAOs, communities, and collectives can apply for the Cartesi Grants Program starting January 30th.
  • Successful applicants have the chance to receive up to $50,000 USDC per project, subject to community voting.
  • The program focuses on supporting new ideas, dApps, research, integrations, developer tooling, and gaming within the Cartesi ecosystem.

Long-Term Vision for Development

  • The Grants Program is designed to encourage long-term collaboration within the Cartesi community.
  • By providing financial backing and technical guidance, Cartesi aims to facilitate the development of innovative applications that enhance user experience and scalability.

Wave 1 Funding Details

  • Cartesi has committed $1 million to the initial two waves of the Cartesi Grants Program.
  • Wave 1 will allocate a maximum of $500,000 USDC, with an additional $500,000 USDC earmarked for Wave 2.
  • The program's objective for Wave 1 is to accelerate its pace and scale for future rounds, driving greater innovation and developer participation.

As Cartesi continues to push the boundaries of dApp development with its unique rollup protocol, the Grants Program stands as a testament to the company's commitment to empowering developers and building a vibrant ecosystem of creative and innovative applications.


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