See the Tangram Manifesto: https://medium.com/@getsneak/a-sneak-manifesto-163eb38e00ea
No. Tangram is original code.
Public: 65% Contributors: 10% Founders: 7.84% Development Fund: 10% Community Fund: 7.16%
Through lending your computation power for research and development against finding a cure (diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, cystic fibrosis, BSE (Mad Cow disease), an inherited form of emphysema, and even many cancers). Find out more here: https://foldingathome.org/
See this article for details: https://medium.com/@getsneak/f-h-faucet-alpha-0-1-testing-d179568d1f40
A few weeks after main-net.
Individual contributors donated a combination of Monero, Nano, Bitcoin, and Ethereum to the developers to support the development throughout the early stages. These donations allowed Matthew Hellyer to move to developing the Tangram Platform full-time.
The Community Fund was for those who, prior to February 28th, had provably donated to a privacy DAG project which turned out to be a scam. The Community Fund is now closed, with 56.7% of the fund claimed.
Yes. More information on this will be released prior to main-net.
Alpha v0.8 - covers Tangrams CLi wallets, which is available for all participants in advance of mainnet release. However, these will NOT be final wallets.
Currently the only bug bounty available is associated with the faucet: https://medium.com/@getsneak/f-h-faucet-alpha-0-1-testing-d179568d1f40 (Please see Rules & Rewards section). Further bug bounties will be defined when main-net has launched and Tangram is open-sourced.
Matthew Hellyer (pingpong)
Jensen Chung (sweet_sneak) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jensenchung/
Jonathan Bastnagel (inkadnb) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/inkadnb/
Can find it here - https://tangrams.io/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Tangram_-An-Introduction.pdf
No, transactions will be fee-less.
2019 (A more accurate estimate will be provided several months after main-net)
This is not a primary focus. We will provide comprehensive documentation to allow any 3rd party to develop and integrate with Tangram.
We are finalising the faucet models and their distribution mechanism, which in turn affects the amount received.
No. The [email protected] work unit will calibrate to your CPU, so anyone can participate.
Tangram’s codebase is built from scratch. To protect the integrity of the project before main-net and prior to a security audit by a reputable firm.
The view key of the genesis block will be made available for all once main-net is live.
Yes, prior to main-net.
There are no monetary incentives for running a node.
YES! Come poke around, join the crew – pingpong doesn’t bite ☺
Current estimations are 3 month – 8 months. Read more here - https://blog.goodaudience.com/tangram-faucet-distribution-economics-overview-72141e9562bf
No. You will not find any exchange or OTC channel supported in the Tangram server by team members.
"Sneak" was the project’s code name before the name “Tangram” was chosen.
Yes. See here for more information: https://pastebin.com/8YKrJJEZ https://pastebin.com/iHGMMxBr
Current live channels include: Discord: https://discord.gg/GhX6nUC Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Tangrams/ Telegram: https://t.me/Tangrams
Consensus is achieved via the Tangram Protocol. More information on this will be released with the white paper.
No. Don't be silly.
Yes, but it is pre-announcement only. A new thread with an official announcement will be made once we have prepared main-net. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3022248.0
Nodes can run on Windows, Linux, Mac, Raspberry Pi or any Linux distro.