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Core Milestones and the Cycle of Continuous Innovation.
Through the first half of 2020 and now onward into H2, the SingularityNET platform and associated AI and applications have been progressing steadily — bringing us closer and closer to an abundant future catalyzed by democratic and decentralized AGI.
In this roadmap update, we detail what we’ve achieved in the past half-year, some short-term tweaks we’ve made to our plans based on unexpected aspects of the world situation (we assume the reader may have noted the COVID-19 pandemic by this point), and how we intend to proceed moving forward.
In the previous beta release, we launched a major overhaul of our Marketplace DApp adding many new features designed to enhance ease of use and the overall user experience.
We implemented a fiat payment gateway with PayPal, opening the marketplace to a global audience and smoothing the road ahead for increased adoption. We launched a crowdsource platform for AI requests in the RFAI Portal further laying the foundations of the overarching SingularityNET Ecosystem. We released a Software Development Kit (SDK) and resource portal to help developers bridge the work they are already have completed and wrap their code in our API.
All of these elements work together and are at some level reliant on each other to create coherent steps toward the goal of democratising access to AI globally.
SingularityNET has been relatively less impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic than many businesses due to its global, distributed and software-focused aspect — but nonetheless the situation has affected our work in various ways. Between the obvious economic impacts and a fair bit of diversion of our team’s attention to applying AI and blockchain to help with COVID-19 directly, the result of the pandemic has been to delay a few things that were on our H1 Roadmap ...
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