@blockbrothers complete witness vote list July 2019 + three upcoming changes.

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@blockbrothers are already very active in the community through @exyle and @s3rg3 (Dutch Community), @brittandjosie (our community manager) and our own @blockbrothers account.

We are also the developers behind Steemify.

But we like to do more.

In December 2017 we released a post here where we clearly state which witnesses we vote for and why.

Since that time many Steemians have entrusted us with their proxy witness vote and our vote has grown to an impressive 1200 MV (to put that into perspective @freedom, one of the biggest accounts on the blockchain has 18000MV).

We have a healthy mix of community witnesses and developers.

Here is the new monthly list for July with upcoming changes.

If you like our choice for witnesses you can set @blockbrothers as your witness proxy and we will honor that trust.


Set blockbrothers as your proxy via SteemConnect


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The following witnesses we still approve of but will be rotated out:


WitnessReasoning
@steemcommunityTurned off their witness.


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The following witnesses will be rotated in:


WitnessReasoning
@steempeakFor their work on Steempeak and Peakmonsters
@oracle-dFor the continuous work promoting Steem.


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@blockbrothers approves of the following witnesses (complete list with reasoning).


WitnessReasoning
@abitSaved the blockchain after the chain stopped after HF20. Knows his stuff. Maybe not as visible on the blockchain as other witnesses but someone you want to have around.
@adsactly-witnessCommunity witness. Heavily invested. Support bloggers as well as developers. Very active under the @adsactly-witness and the @adsactly account.
@aggroedOne of the most dedicated Steemians. Minnow Support Project Founder. Community leader and Co-founder of Steem Monsters. Run their own infrastructure decentralising the blockchain.
@anyxFor his work on optimizing full nodes
@blockbrothersCommunity (@exyle and @s3rg3) and developer witness (@bennierex and @eqko). Creators of Steemify and very invested and informative for the community through @exyle and @s3rg3 (Dutch community).
@blocktradesDeveloper witness. Business owner of blocktrades.com. A portal to convert other crypto to STEEM and back (for a fee). Has a team that can build for the blockchain. Business owner.
@busy.witnessCommunity and developer witness. Creators of the first alternative front-end for Steemit.com with Busy.org.
@curieCommunity witness. Curator of content.
@cervantesCommunity witness for the Spanish Community.
@emrebeylerFor his work on dPoll and Tower
@fyrst-witnessCommunity and Developer witness. Very active community member. Founder of Steemspeak on Discord. One of the biggest community servers outside of Steem. Owner of Booster. A promotional service for the blockchain.
@good-karmaDeveloper of the Esteem ecosystem. Run their own infrastructure decentralising the blockchain.
@holger80For his work on Beem
@jackmillerVery active community witness.
@lukestokes.mhthCommunity witness.
@ocd-witnessCommunity witness. Curator of content.
@oflyhighUnderrated witness. Knows a lot about the blockchain. Programmer. (got on our radar when he answered this question about the price feed perfectly. here.
@partikoFor their work on the Partiko app
@pharesimDeveloper witness. Made https://steeminvite.com. Is able to check Hard Fork code.
@reggaemuffinDeveloper Witness with @buildteam. Run their own infrastructure.
@someguy123Developer witness. Not active as a community member but is the creator Of Steem in a box which is an extremely helpful tool for everyone that wants to setup a witness.
@steemcommunityCommunity and Curator witness.
@steempressfor their work on Steempress
@stoodkevfor his work on Keychain and SteemPlus
@thecryptodriveBusiness man and developer Witness with @buildteam. Run their own infrastructure.
@themarkymarkDeveloper and very active community witness. Also known for his work on the The Global Blacklist API. Provides a free public full node
@therealwolfDeveloper and community witness. Creator of Smartsteem. Recently trying to get Steem on Coinbase. Creator of SteemApps
@actifitFor their work on the Actifit application.
@yabapmattDeveloper witness. Co-founder of Steem Monsters.



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Thank you so much for supporting the @steemcommunity witness while it was active.

Great choices on the two to rotate in.

Sure thing ! Good initiatives deserve support. Simple as that 😉

Holy shit this is an informative post. I know it has been a while since I voted for witnesses and at least one of them are not even active anymore. This gives me a great read and door for thought so I can pick new ones.

I have blockbrothers selected and will definitely keep that.

With all that voting power, it makes complete sense to cast all of your votes if you are active on the blockchain and want to see it grow with other involved and progressive witnesses.

Cheers!!!

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Glad to hear it moved you into action. Stagnation (even in witness votes) leads nowhere.

Actively approving witnesses makes sure it all stays fresh & healthy. That’s why people proxied us. So we can stay on top of an active approval list on their behalf.

Lastly, much thanks for your continued support of our witness 😊

You still have steemcommunity in the list of supported witnesses.
Cheers,
Peter

That’s correct. This post is a heads up and we will make the changes in a couple of days.

Hi @blockbrothers again for a very good information. Will adjust my list of witnesses and even more thanks for supporting the thirsty #BeerSaturday since a while.

Thanks for the update and a great list. The only thing I think is a shame is that none of the 'bigger' witnesses seem to acknowledge the work davinci.witness is doing, nor does anyone seem to realize the importance of quality translations for everything blockchain/open source related...

Thanks for the great work you are doing across. Glad to know this from the manager

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@blockbrothers followed and voted witness

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Hey guys. It's nice to know that you are making quite a big effort for choosing your votes. I think this is very important for others to know as this can set up a great example of why people should vote in the first place.

I don't know if you're planning to update your voting list anytime soon but would really appreciate if you take into consideration my candidate the next time.

Here's what's I've done so far:
1 - Launched 3 projects for Steem community:

  • Steem Insights - search engine based on hivemind.
  • Steem Proposals - an interface for upcoming SPS system (currently using Steemit testnet).
  • Steem Apps Explorer - a blockchain explorer for different apps that are using Steem (currently over 30 apps, including Tribes, Bots, Steem-engine tokens).

2 - Pushed @paytomat to add STEEM as one of the cryptocurrencies into their payment platform. Here's a sample.

Let me know if you have any questions, I'm open for a chat and collaborations.