As the Ethereum community debated a proposal to fork the network in order to unfreeze Ether tokens locked in some Parity wallets, developer Alex Van De Sande wrote a blog post arguing that any contentious hard fork would hurt the network. Along those lines, he advocates for finding a solution to the problem of the… Read More »
Specifications for the implementation of Ethereum’s Casper were published today. The newly-designed approach for hybrid PoW/PoS consensus represents a significant milestone in the eventual transition to full PoS.
Information surfacing from a blockchain event in London suggests the EEA will soon release blockchain standards for the growing ecosystem.
Vitalik Buterin has recommended that developers work on building a skeletal version of a sharding system until the Ethereum community is able to produce a more precise vision of how sharding will work.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin used April Fool’s day to indulge himself in some ecosystem humor that some mistook for actual fact … Silly Ether Bunny, tricks are for kids!
Several core developers are seriously discussing the possibility of using rent fees to fund the continued presence of individual EDCCs on the Ethereum network. If a contract’s rent is not paid, it would become inaccessible, at least temporarily.
The lead developer for the Ethereum Name Service has created an Ethereum Improvement Proposal … to improve Ethereum Improvement Proposals.
The European Commission will soon create common standards for blockchain technology and propose an EU-wide licensing system for crowdfunding platforms.
Conversation at day two of Cyber Days was tremendously theoretical. The question remains, when will blockchain applications go mainstream?
Day one of Cyber Days @ UCLA covered a diverse range of blockchain-related topics, including the creation of revenue streams for economically marginalized people, driverless cars, and cryptocurrency regulation and taxation.