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The Optimism Collective

Scaling Ethereum's Present to provide funding for its future.
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Building Bedrock: The Design Philosophy Behind the First Release of the OP Stack

February 3rd, 2023
The design philosophy that went into crafting the Bedrock upgrade, why it is important, and how it translated into improvements on Optimism Mainnet at a protocol level.
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Optimism 2022: Year in Review

December 20th, 2022
Wow. 2022 has been quite the decade.
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Introducing the Citizens’ House: 10m OP to Public Goods

December 6th, 2022
Today, Optimism is announcing its second round of Retroactive Public Goods Funding, which dedicates 10m OP tokens to fund public goods. We’re also introducing the first iteration of the Citizens’ House to govern how this funding is allocated. 
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Introducing the OP Stack

October 17th, 2022
The OP Stack is a modular, open-source blueprint for highly scalable, highly interoperable blockchains of all kinds. Not just rollup. Not just optimistic.
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OP Summer Summary

August 23rd, 2022
Earlier this year, we declared a Summer of Optimism heralded by the launch of the Optimism Collective, the OP token, and the distribution of grants to projects aligned with The Optimistic Vision in order to kickstart the growth of the Optimism ecosystem.
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Let the claims begin! Officially launching OP Airdrop #1.

May 31st, 2022
OP Airdrop #1 is now live. 🔴‿🔴 Details below. But first, a quick recap of what’s been an absolute whirlwind of a month.
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This Governance Will Self Destruct

May 17th, 2022
// TL;DR: The Optimism Collective is a large-scale experiment in non-plutocratic governance and funding public goods for a more aligned internet. In this post, we explain our agile approach to governance—relentlessly iterating until we form a system which can stand the test of time.
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A Summer of Optimism

May 3rd, 2022
It’s going to be an OP Summer. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing more details on how we plan to scale a sustainable future for the Optimism Collective.
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Introducing the Optimism Collective

April 26th, 2022
It's time for a new chapter. Scaling the technology alone is not enough. We have a duty to scale our values along with our networks. In pursuit of this mission, we are excited to announce the Optimism Collective.
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