My name is T’mone. I recently got my Masters in UX Design, but haven’t been able to find a position in the UX world. I felt like this would be an excellent place to do good and practice/fine tune my UX! I heard about this project from Jai’s Reddit post in the UXDesign subreddit.
Sorry for the downtime everyone. We’re still working hard behind the scenes to get the full platform up and running again. Its proving to be a very tricky issue, its great to see so much progress being made here even with only half a website to work with. We’re unstoppable!!
I am Bea, 21 years old, from the Philippines. I found this community in reddit and I am very glad to join y’all in contributing something for a good cause. I’ll be part of the recruitment team and I hope I can get along with all of you. <3
I’d suggest you have a go at following the getting started guide and setting up a localhost version of the website before the call so we can use that opportunity to deal with any bugs or issues you run into.
This coming week I would love to get on a call either on Monday, Tuesday, and/or Saturday. Anytime between 8 am to 5 pm WAT would be fine really. Also, it seems I need you to grant me access to the current settings.json file.
Thanks for the welcome
I personally am a head of business unit within my company, leading a team that consists of project managers and software developers.
I came across the community by browsing the Up for Grabs listings on Github, as I wanted to find some worthwhile cause to do some contributions
I’m really pleased that you’re here. Right now we’re at a very interesting time as we are very close to Alpha launch, but also a very small team, mostly because its tricky to set up a localhost version of our platform, so most devs who join in wind up dropping out. Our daily active team is just myself and @Marvelxy, with a reasonable sized group who are watching and dip in from time to time.
Your skills intersect ours perfectly so i can give you an overview of both the project management side (me) and the development side (Marvelous), and you can pick and choose to where you feel you can provide the most value.
We have a weekly video call to discuss progress and if you’d like to join in that would be a good way to onboard and give you an overview of what’s going on. If that sounds good, what time zone are you and when are you normally available for a call?
I’m trying to solve them all in one right now by putting together a Reddit-wide online hackathon to bring some momentum into our build. Starting with launching our homelessness platform (BTM) to demonstrate what types of projects can be built on our meta (this platform). The hack will begin with system-admins to improve stability in our localhost setup making it easier for more people to join in here. As i run 4 of the subreddits required with around 50,000 members the plan will bring some people into the team, but how successful it is depends on how many other sub-reddits join in.
After the homelessness platform launches this platform will also be ready for a wider community to begin growing here as most of the code is shared, so i can begin onboarding our wider network into action to create a kinder, friendlier world and we can begin marketing efforts to attract more people and grow our capacity to create positive change in the world.
Next we’re intending to clone this platform and launch it as an incentivised community led climate action platform
The final planned platform launch hooks an NFT reward system in to launch another clone platform which funds local artists in covering up graffiti with beautiful murals.
After the pre-planned platforms launch we’d carry on with our missions on each separate platform, and pivot the PHM Foundation (yourself and all others who were essential in the pre-launch and early days) into supporting the ideas put forward by the community here for how this platform grows and spin-offs can use our code to create positive change in the world.
For the Blockchain side:
I’ve created our token with the functionality of minting new tokens every month
I’ve found a plugin which allows us to export the user engagement data from this platform to a Google sheet via SQL queries, and now i’m working on writing the code for it (i’m not an experienced coder and may or may not be able to work this out without support).
The next step is to hook the distribution of the tokens minted up with the google sheet, which i don’t expect to be too difficult.
As its just me working on the last two i haven’t broken it into tasks and put them into the Project Management or Blockchain categories (which is lazy). If you want to help out with either then i’ll begin breaking them up into tasks and posting them correctly.
Essentially we’re building an evolving, member-led platform which connects people and communities around taking action on causes they care about. Our Meta site (PHM) is focused on Random Acts of Kindness, and incentivised project to create a kinder, friendlier world.
Oh and i’m writing a guide to navigate this platform in its current state as its not intuitive yet and a few things don’t work. Its very flexible so there is no one correct way, but i’d recommend beginning with the ‘Global’ tab at the top, and in each category look for the ‘Tasks’ tab. If you’re landing in a category for the 1st time check out the links in the banner.