SDF lays out their updated community plans, including local gatherings of Stellar users called "Clusters", a Stellar global conference, r/Stellar subreddit governance via polls and points, a way for the community to participate in lumen awards called the Stellar Community Fund, and a hint at a new Stellar.org website coming in 2019.
“Could you see a cartoon rocket ship in use at some central bank or in a press release from a national monetary authority? We couldn’t either."
Plans for 2019 include streamlining Core so more validators can join the network, significant changes to Horizon, an overhauled Stellar.org site, an open-source wallet SDK, ecosystem projects being supported by SDF, and more.
McCaleb pens an update about SDF lumen sales, inflation, Starlight, and SDF's general plans.
CoinDesk profiles Jed McCaleb. Highlights: