This week, we hosted the IPVM and UCAN Community Calls. Be sure to subscribe to our Fission Luma Calendar so you never miss one of our events.

The Homestar public network beta is open! If you're interested in local-first distributed compute, apply to join today!

Upcoming Events

Fission Tech Talk: Overview of Willow

In this Fission Tech Talk, Sam Gwilym and Aljoscha Meyer present an overview of the Willow Protocol.

Willow Protocol is a specification for local-first key-value stores that sync. The best parts? Fine-grained permissions, destructive edits, and deletion without leaving metadata behind.

Thurs, November 9th, from 8 AM PST / 11 AM EST

IPFS Connect Istanbul

Are you heading to Devconnect or LabWeek23 and interested in building dApps with decentralized storage? If so, you should check out the IPFS Connect Istanbul event on November 16!

This all-day event includes workshops, talks, demos, and discussions led by engineers and designers from Protocol Labs, Banyan, Brave, thirdweb, Chainstack, and more. Lunch will be provided, and it's a great way to connect with others building in Web3!

IPFS Connect Istanbul tickets are on sale now for $49. Interested in sponsoring? Email us at

Thurs, November 16th, from 9 AM to 6 PM

New On The Blog

Introducing Filsnap

MetaMask Snaps are now in open beta, and the Fission team helped build Filsnap, the first Filecoin Snap that adds native Filecoin accounts to MetaMask.

Fission Tech Talks: Sourcery with Decentralized Databases

We were delighted to be joined by John from Source Network for our latest edition of Fission Tech Talks, who spoke about decentralized databases, their version of UCANs, and their implementation of IPLD and libp2p.

From the Discord

These are the most popular links shared on our Discord.

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Thank you, and we'll be back next week with more exciting updates!

-The Fission Team