The Filecoin Virtual Machine has Arrived

The Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) has officially launched on Filecoin mainnet! Nicknamed 'Hygee', Network Upgrade v18 is the largest update in Filecoin network history, and a major FVM milestone as the network becomes programmable for the first time.
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Filecoin Storage Providers
10+ Tools for Filecoin Storage Providers
For current and prospective Filecoin storage providers, the ecosystem offers an array of "as-a-service" tools, services, and platforms designed to streamline operations and enhance service offerings.
September 26, 2023
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Democracy’s Library Announces More than a Petabyte of Data Uploaded to the Filecoin Network
The Democracy’s Library project has announced that more than one petabyte of material has been uploaded to the Filecoin network, including information collected by the Internet Archive in a 16-year-old project, called the “End of Term Crawl” that captures and saves U.S. government websites at the end of presidential administrations.
September 21, 2023
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How Artifact Labs is Preserving and Connecting History and Culture with Blockchain Technology
Artifact Labs is driven by a mission to “preserve and connect culture and history on the blockchain.” The company puts the power of preservation in the hands of organizations and individuals dedicated to the same goals: preserve valuable assets, foster accessibility and engagement, facilitate rights management of digital assets, and unlock fundraising and commercialization opportunities.
September 18, 2023
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Case Study: Redefining Web Presence, No-Code Tools Meet Decentralized Hosting
In this case study, we at Filecoin Foundation explore an innovative approach to website design workflow.
September 6, 2023
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How Basic Beasts uses the Filecoin Network To Design the Next Generation of Decentralized Gaming
Created by 10-year-old gamer beastkid21 and his brother, bz, who took their inspiration from the popularity of beloved classics like Pokémon and Tamagotchi, Basic Beasts aims to bring fun back to gaming while enabling players to profit from their participation. When players take ownership of a beast and join the community, they have a say in the future direction of the game. With a community of more than 4,500 Discord members, 3,000 Twitter followers, and 700 NFT holders, plus collaborations with Flowverse, Emerald City, and Flow, Basic Beasts is made by gamers for gamers.
July 31, 2023
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Case Study: DeSci Labs and Filecoin: Enabling a Future of Open Science
The basis of the work by DeSci Labs is to build tools and infrastructure that make reproducible science with low barriers to access a reality. DeSci Labs is a team of scientists and engineers bringing a modern approach to the future of scientific research, with the perspective of having used siloed data and centralized systems for years without significant progress. The vision is a world without vendor lock-in, paywalls, proprietary analytics, link rot and fake science.
July 20, 2023
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What to Know About the Uses of Decentralization in Online Community Governance in Five Minutes
Filecoin Foundation Senior Fellow Danny O’Brien spoke with Nathan Schneider, professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, about decentralization and the potential advantages it has for the growth of online community governance. Schneider is a renowned scholar, activist, and journalist, who has been recognized for his work on democratic ownership and governance models for online platforms and protocols.
July 19, 2023
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What to know about the Future of Digital Public Infrastructure in Five Minutes
Filecoin Foundation Senior Fellow Danny O’Brien spoke with Ethan Zuckerman, a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, about the future of digital public infrastructure and how communities can govern their own digital spaces.
July 7, 2023
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Decentralizing Art: A Deep Dive into Waterlily.ai's Use of FVM and AI
Explore Waterlily.ai's innovative approach to AI-generated art, leveraging Filecoin for ethical compensation and transparency. Dive into an insightful conversation with Allie Haire on the future of AI and blockchain in art.
June 28, 2023
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