Date: January 29th, 2024
Gov post 10th
0:00 - Welcome to Optimism Fractal 13th event. Dan mentions the group will be playing the respect game and having a planning session later.
0:40 - Dan shares a presentation providing an overview of Optimism Fractal - a community for collaborating and rewarding creators of public goods.
1:19 - Dan shows video recordings of past Optimism Fractal meetings shared publicly to promote members' work. He mentions starting optional Optimism Fractal planning sessions in addition to regular weekly meetings. Dan gives a shoutout to Hodlon for retrospective article and mentions council process coming.
5:47 - Start of breakout room
6:42 - Tadas has collaborated with Optimystics team on the new Optimism Fractal Intent document, defining the intended consensus process. He mentions tools that can be used and shares a link for further details in chat.
10:10 - Nuno attended a Gnosis governance Meetup, designing a voting game for a Telegram community, and writing FAQs for a political party. First time user in poap, interesting experience. Details his projects for the week.
14:34 Abraham shares about preparing an application for the Ethereum Foundation's Next Billion fellowship, and conceptualizing a blockchain accountability system for charity donations. Details projects he’s working on, working on mechanism to help these poverty ridden group.
19:40 - Dan worked on intent for optimism fractal with team, reflects on Respect Game dynamics, and how rankings become more accurate over time as the community grows. Worked on new gaming opinions, council, captains, branding and organized project to grow optimism fractal. Testing out snapshot. Article future optimism fractal and possible fellowship. Dan joined and pitched Optimystics at RegenLearnings call by Kevin Owocki and Carl, worked on Optimystics Promotional Messaging Database,
26:00 Fractalgram setup Rankings Level 6-Dan, level 5-Tadas, level 4-Abraham , level 3-Nuno
46:16 - Back in the main room, Dan introduces the planning session
46:40 Nuno expresses interest in playing community games. Dan appreciates the enthusiasm.
50:41 Optimism fractal concludes, Planning session begins
51:27 - Dan starts the presentation and shares Optimism Fractal is transitioning from the bootstrap phase and will introduce a council system for consensus decisions.
53:04 - Dan explains the new consensus process details: a weekly poll for participants to register for the sages council, consisting of the top 6 most respected members. The council approves proposals with 2/3 majority
56:02 - Dan notes the council acts as the signal for formal consensus opinions of the community. Details how it will work.
59:20 Dan presents Snapshot as a tool to use as part of the polling process
1:00:40 - Nuno asks if the council membership rotates or is based on total respect levels. Dan clarifies it can rotate based on respect and who registers.
1:02:15 - Tadas adds that the temporary council system aims to establish a means for the community to signal preferences on governance. Rotation will naturally occur, based on ranking. Community opinion decides who gets to be in council
1:01:38 - Tadas explains the motivation is to let the community decide, rather than committing to a specific technical governance solution yet.
1:03:11 - Hodlon asks how the weekly opt-in process works for council membership. Tadas confirms it's a weekly opt-in with a 7 day registration window. Nuno jumps in with additional questions
1:05:48 Dan reiterates respect is a opinion, that the council represents community opinions, not enforced requirements, notes Optimystics will still administer the smart contracts, aiming to follow the community's opinions. There is a possibility for people to fork if in disagreements
1:10:31 group discussion on the council and optimystics position, Tadas adds additional clarification.
1:14:06 Hodlon summarizes the new consensus process and opinions. He suggests these decisions could be seen as codifying the community's opinions through the elected council. Comments on on chain action and non chain actions.
1:15:32 Dan responds to make sure there’s no misinterpretation, building up culture from beginning. Dan shares screen and presents Optimism Fractal’s community Notion page including projects, designs, and use cases for the consensus process. He explains benefits of the process and multiple gaming designs
1:18:33 Dan confirms that any community member can make proposals, while the council votes to approve them. He notes the registration poll for the first council is coming soon and encourages members to participate. Mentions branding mini games. Brings up Cagendas for future use.
1:20:34 Hodlon asks who can make a proposals
1:25:42 Go Optimism Fractal!
How do collaborative events empower creativity? After a game of Respect we explore the new Optimism Fractal notion site, review a first season retrospective, and extend the weekly event for community growth 🙌🏽🪴