What’s the best way to evaluate public goods? In our last event of the year, we meet optimists, play a fun consensus game to rank each others contributions, and brainstorm about the future of Optimism Fractal 💫
Date: December 18th, 2023
Table of Contents
- Show Notes
- Introductory Posts
- Weston / Zaal’s comment
- Related Posts
- OF 8: Merry Measures
- OF 7: The Regen Games
- Enhancing RetroPGF with Optimism Fractal
- Introducing the Respect Game
00:00 Welcome to Optimism Fractal. Dan gives an overview of Optimism Fractal and Optimystics websites including shows, tools, games, and more. Dan gives more info on Optimystics team members, weekly OP fractal updates on the Optimism governance forum showing positive community feedback.
4:39 Dan explains the respect game and tools
6:52 Breakout rooms start
9:18 Group discussion
14:20 Dan introduces himself as the Optimystics and Optimism Fractal founder. Focused on understanding how Optimism mission requests work, shares learning resources. He shows draft ideas on improving the RetroPGF review process and networking events for builders. He’s been coordinating with the L2BEAT team during their office hours, and plans to share his proposal ideas with them for feedback and guidance. Dan researched Hats Protocol for community coordination, responding to their team in-depth on composability potentials with the OP fractal respect system and tools. He joined a call by Public Goods Network and collaborated with some of their team members. Dan coordinated an Optimystics team call and promoted last week's Optimism Fractal event. He watched recent Optimism podcasts, spoke about Optimism at Aquarius Academy call, promoted OP fractal at Eden Fractal community events
19:58 Weston is highly engaged with the Optimism collective vision and discusses coming from TradFi to being a full-time web3 native builder. He built an NFT protocol called NFT Earth on Optimism and other chains. He shares views on NFTs potential L2s, his research on interoperability, and OP related aims
25:12 Zaal has managed musicians for 3 years, exploring blockchain use cases for them. He recently began a newsletter demystifying web3 for musicians. He aims to onboard musicians entering web3 and create public goods. He has researched starting a DAO collective and integrating with Optimism
31:15 Dilara discovered OP fractal from the Discourse forum post and was delighted it focused on ecosystem contributions. She is involved with Optimism Turkey’s team, learnt about RPGF, and is keen to explore Optimism
36:49 Joe studied Optimism NFT platforms this week. He contributed to the forum and Discord, while checking out the We Love the Art competition. Joe is actively learning more about Optimism
41:20 Dan explains the process of ranking members based on their contributions to Optimism over the past week Consensus results Level 6 - Dan, Level 5 - Weston, Level 4 - Zaal, Level 3 -Joe, Level 2 - Dilara
52:40 Back to the main room. Dan asks first-timer attendees about their experience
55:34 Weston feels this meeting was super interesting, shares his interest in using Optimism for art and music, happy to connect with members on collaboration opportunities.
56:42 Seth gives positive feedback that the respect game enabled efficient sharing of granular contributions. Enjoyed it. He provides background, exploring using SourceCred to possibly analyze Optimism Fractal attendance data
1:00:39 Dilara found the respect game a relaxed way to connect and plans to share the experience with her community.
1:03:39 Weston provides a summary of his background and interest in using layer zero contracts to improve L2 interoperability and bring more NFT projects to Optimism via his NFT Earth Exchange project.
1:06:26 Hodlon shares ideas of having seasons to better structure the community meetings. He is interested in discussing the overall utility envisioned for Respect tokens.
1:08:58 Dan shares plans for seasons, he explains the current bootstrap phase governance structure leading to a future council. He mentions recent research into Hats Protocol to continue increasing Respect's utility
1:14:00 Rosmari agrees with Dan’s perspectives and is interested in exploring seasons
1:14:30 Hodlon likes the seasons and shares his research on Hats Protocol
1:16:36 Bitbecker asks what the purpose is of adding more structure. Hats is cool, but shouldn’t be the goal in itself.
1:17:40 Dan comments on seasons and fractals. Optimism fractal does have the governance to provide the structure. Collaborating and promoting each others work is also important.
1:21:18 Bitbecker likes a level of goal setting, and suggests having a brainstorming channel where people can discuss goals
1:22:32 Rosmari and Dan like the idea of deciding on goals to accomplish over a winter season when meetings resume
1:24:18 Rosmari creates a brainstorming channel on Discord Following group feedback,
1:25:31 Hodlon is happy with the plan to brainstorm ideas to discuss when meetings resume
1:26:00 Dilara confirms she will keep attending community calls, thanks team for organizing
1:28:26 Dan appreciates all the positive feedback.
1:29:00 Go Optimism Fractal and happy holidays!
We appreciate the amazing feedback by Weston, Zaal, Seth, and Dilara ✨
Weston / Zaal’s comment
- Feedback by Weston was also shared during the event at 55:34. Weston feels this meeting was super interesting, shares his interest in using Optimism for art and music, happy to connect with members on collaboration opportunities.
Feedback by Dilara was shared during the event at 1:00:39. Dilara found the respect game a relaxed way to connect and plans to share the experience with her community.
Feedback by Seth was shared during the event at 56:42. Seth gives positive feedback that the respect game enabled efficient sharing of granular contributions. Enjoyed it. He provides background, exploring using SourceCred to possibly analyze Optimism Fractal attendance data
What is the best simple signal to measure positive impact? We play the Respect Game to award public goods creators, welcome jolly newcomers, and discuss Optimism Fractal’s consensus process ☃️ 💯
How can we regenerate society through gaming? We innovate and grow Optimism with fun onchain coordination games like Respect Game and RetroPitches ⚽️✨
How can Optimism Fractal enhance RetroPGF? We explore several ways that Optimism Fractal can relieve burden from badgeholders, raise awareness public goods creators, and help the Optimism Collective fairly reward impact 🔴 ✨
The Respect Game is an elegant social game that anyone can play to grow their community. This profoundly helpful consensus game is at the heart of Optimism Fractal and our work at Optimystics 🤍