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February 1, 2020
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  • Eth 2.0 Dev Update #43 — “Rapid Iteration” – Prysmatic Labs

    8:48 PM
    Crypto New Media Press More than double the validators expected at mainnet launch already running in the testnet At the time of writing, our eth2 testnet for our Prysm client has ...
  • PoolTogether and DeFi gamification

    6:50 PM
    Finance has always felt like a game. On Wall Street, the goal is to get a bigger number, while everyday investors are just trying to beat their neighbor down the ...
  • Is RocketPool safe?

    11:29 AM
    I would like to stake my ETH but don’t have the required 32 so I’m looking for alternatives and came across RocketPool. But honestly, I’m not really comfortable sending my ...
January 30, 2020
  • Merkle trees: a visual introduction – Iden3 project blog

    9:17 PM
    In this visual essay, we try our best to explain Merkle trees from first principles.
  • Interview with samczsun

    4:00 PM
    If you keep up with Ethereum security-related postings, you’ve no doubt heard of samczsun: security researcher and white hat extraordinaire. In this interview, we discuss his process as well as ...
  • Chainlink now has 25 oracle price feeds running on Ethereum 

    2:45 PM
    Providing developers with such a wealth of secure data will boost DeFi and drive down costs, says Chainlink CEO Sergey Nazarov. The post Chainlink now has 25 oracle price feeds running ...
  • Hyperledger Announces Hyperledger Fabric 2.0

    12:03 PM
    First Hyperledger project to hit 2.0 milestone, raises the bar for enterprise blockchain  New release optimized for production deployments with decentralized chaincode features, private data enhancements and improved performance SAN… The ...
  • Negative votes in quadratic funding (Vitalik Buterin)

    2:29 AM
    After my review of Gitcoin Grants round 4 yesterday, there have been many questions asking what exactly it would mean to add negative contributions to quadratic funding, and how this ...
  • Gitcoin Criticized as Pro-Ethereum Twitter Account Raises $11,000

    12:50 AM
    A pro-Ethereum Twitter account managed to secure the third-largest Gitcoin grant to date, prompting debate in the community. Vitalik Buterin shares his position, highlighting issues with quadratic voting. The latest ...
January 29, 2020
  • Did Ethereum Silently Give Up on Plasma?

    9:36 PM
    Previously touted as the holy grail of Ethereum scalability, Plasma’s significant weaknesses appear to have made the developers quietly drop the technology. ...
  • Ethereum by the Numbers — January 2020

    2:34 PM
    Ethereum by the Numbers — January 2020 Check out Ethereum activity, decentralized finance metrics, and more facts and figures about happening on Ethereum. Overview of January Just two days into the new year and decade, Ethereum started ...
  • Review of Gitcoin Quadratic Funding Round 4 (Vitalik Buterin)

    4:50 AM
    Round 4 of Gitcoin Grants quadratic funding has just completed, and here are the results: The main distinction between round 3 and round 4 was that while round 3 had only ...
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