Adim Ink: Season 0 Edition 1
Welcome to Adim Ink! Everything you never knew you needed to know about the Adimverse.
We’re excited to kick off this week with the 1st edition of Adim Ink, our community-focused newsletter. Adim Ink will feature important updates, conversations and resources for the Adimverse community so you don’t miss a beat.
Let’s get started.
Events for the week
Below are details on programming for this upcoming week!
Adim Community Hangout Thursday 8/18 @ 1pm PST / 4pm EST – Join us for our weekly Community Hangout with members of our team & community.
Adim Book Club Wednesday 8/17 @ 7am PST / 10am EST - For the past month, members of our community have been meeting weekly to discuss Ed Catmull's Creativity, Inc. This week discussion is focused on Chapters 9 & 10 and discourse can be found here!
Adim Community Hangout Monday 8/22 @ 6pm PST / 9pm EST – Folks outside of U.S.-friendly time zones, we put up a poll last Wednesday with some EU & AUS friendly times for future Hangouts and it looks like Monday evenings PST are best. If participation is high, we will look to integrate this time more regularly!
Adim Members Only: Be on the lookout for the release of Proposals & voting on Prompt #1 Submissions coming soon. Find more information here.
New Additions: The Adim Team Is Growing
This week we’re welcoming two key additions to the team, Kyle Mitchell & Alex Loukissas!
Kyle is joining our team as a Lead Product Designer. Kyle has previously spent time as a Senior Product Designer working on Zed Run at Virtually Human Studios & working on the financial platform at DraftKings. Kyle will work with our team to imagine the next generation of creator collaboration tools and design systems.
Alex is joining our team as a Lead Engineer. Alex has previously spent time as a Founder & Engineer at [untitled], Whatnot, AgentRisk, and more where he led engineering efforts. Alex will work with our tech team to build the products and infrastructure to shape the future of character creation & ownership.
Welcome Kyle & Alex!
We’re Hiring: Engineering & Finance
Want to join a fast-growing innovative startup at the intersection of web3, technology, and entertainment? We’re actively looking to expand our team, finding people to spearhead the development of dynamic creator experiences that will transform the way characters are created and owned.
Please feel free to share our job board with your network as well! We greatly appreciate the support.
You can check out more detailed JD’s here.
The State Of The Community
It's been a little over 2 months since we launched Adim.
During that time, we've welcomed 2,500 people into the Discord server, accepted ~400 Adim Members into our community and conducted 5 weeks of creative collaboration with our Creator Room #1 Members. Our team is so excited about the core community that has developed already and the budding creative developments in the works!
Community Member Spotlight
Here are a few community members we wanted to give a special shoutout to:
Ben Daves (@benhd27, Production Coordinator @ Netflix Animation)
Tiffany Carwile (@Tiffany Carwile, Journalist & Author)
Elliott Walker (@Elliott, TikTok TV Series Creator)
Josh GreenbArg (@GreenbArg, TV Writer & Copywriter)
Madeline Salazar (Producer @ Peacock)
Joseph Nassise (@SpecFicWriter, Novelist)
Brett Henley (@lettuceleaf, Content Strategist, Writer, Nomad)
Kendall Foote (@OpaulaMyPaula1!, Creator, Actor, Assistant Director)
@Mizzusbeldrueger (Mother, wife, nurse, keytar player, web3 explorer)
Darren Kamensek (@DJayK, Innovation Team @ UPS)
If you haven’t yet, drop a line in the #🤩│introduce-yourself channel so the community can learn a bit more about you.
This section will feature resources curated for the development of our community. This week, we’re exploring articles and podcasts on writing, archetypal characters, ergodic literature, the metaverse, and more. Feel free to drop a line in the #📦│library to share additional topics you’re interested in exploring in future Adim Ink editions.
Adim Curated Resources
Overpriced JPEGs w/ Carly Reilly: Herman Narula, Improbable CEO
The SmartLess Podcast: “Jordan Peele”
Introduction to Cybertext Perspectives On Ergodic Literature, by Espen J. Aarseth
Creating Archetypal Characters To Fill The Dramatic Functions by Glen C. Strathy
Seven Essential Ingredients of a Metaverse by Liz Harkavy, Eddy Lazzarin & Arianna Simpson
The Ergodic Revisited: Spatiality as a Governing Principle of Digital Literature by James Barrett
Member Curated Resources
Article by Artnome on Collecting in the Age of Digital Reproduction shared by @BGEE1234
A look at how scripts found their way into production shared by @DJayK
The Writers Panel Podcast Ep. 307. “Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton” shared by @Tim
Thanks for reading!
To learn more about Adim, check out our website & join our community on Discord.
This newsletter will be released on a bi-weekly basis, so be on the lookout for our Adim Ink #2 on Monday, 8/29!
Take care & talk soon,
The Adim Team