September 4, 2021

Welcome to another Catalyst situational report! Some time has passed, and with it, many new features, and goals. These last months have been a whirlwind of discussion, rapid development, and excitement for us, and we are consistently grateful to be creating this project within and for the NEAR ecosystem. Here, I’ll outline what we’ve been

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August 5, 2021

This is a long overdue Catalyst SITREP (Situational Report).  It’s the second SITREP Vital Point AI has published, but the first in what is intended to be a series of weekly reports outlining the progress that Catalyst is making along with short-term goals for the following weeks. I’m Emmitt  and in the time since the last

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July 28, 2021

To ready Catalyst for deployment on both the NEAR and Ceramic MainNets, we needed to setup and host our own node on the Ceramic network.  The current documentation to do that is a little sparse.  So, in an effort to share what we’ve learned over many days of trial and error, we’ve documented and streamlined the

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April 2, 2021

Today, I’m kicking off the beginning of a series of regular SITREPs (updates) concerning progress made on Catalyst development.  In the military we use SITREPs to provide commanders with an update/analysis of the current situation.  They can be sent at regular intervals or whenever something significant happens.  The aim being to keep all who receive

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March 17, 2021

Introducing NEAR Personas NEAR’s account system – with human readable names and innovative access keys – is a thing of beauty.  NEAR’s focus on usability enables us to build applications that behave like people expect them to and abstract away some of the more blockchainy and cryptography parts of it.   This focus not only makes

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November 11, 2020

This is part 2 of our deep dive into NEAR accounts, contracts, and keys.  To recap – the end-state for writing this multi-part tutorial (and hopefully yours for reading it), is to completely understand how accounts, contracts and keys work together opening up cool possibilities for projects.

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