Dfinity Foundation will hold its Mercury Genesis Launch Event on May 7 as per a recent release. It shall be the public launch of a heavily-funded, much-awaited blockchain project.
— DFINITY Foundation (@dfinity) May 3, 2021
The launch of Dfinity
The Genesis marks the public launch of the so-called “Internet Computer,”—allowing the Dfinity blockchain to spin out as a part of the public internet that enables developers, organizations, and entrepreneurs to build and deploy secure and interoperable software programs on the open network.
Over 100,000 members of the growing Internet Computer community have already signed up to attend the virtual event scheduled for May 7, featuring a host of speakers and crypto entrepreneurs.
As per the release, the launch will kick off with a talk on the ‘History of The Internet” by Dfinity founder and chief scientist Dominic Williams and members of the Foundation’s research and development staff.
Williams will take center stage again to speak about “The World’s First Blockchain Running at Web Speed With Unbounded Capacity” in another segment.
Speakers in other segments will include tech visionaries Joseph Lubin (Ethereum, ConsenSys), Cindy Cohn (EFF), Jim Zemlin (Linux Foundation),