Category: Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum must innovate beyond just DApps for DeFi degens: Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum must innovate beyond just DApps for DeFi degens: Vitalik Buterin

During his keynote at the EthCC conference in Paris, Ethereum co-founder and lead developer Vitalik Buterin implored the Ethereum community to innovate beyond the confines of decentralized finance. Describing non-financial utilities as “the most interesting part of the vision of general-purpose blockchains,” Buterin lamented that financial applications currently “dominate the Ethereum space.” “Being defined by […]

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Ethereum’s 2.0 upgrades aren’t the game-changer that could bring more users

Ethereum’s 2.0 upgrades aren’t the game-changer that could bring more users

Ethereum 2.0 (Eth2) is being pegged as the blockchain Messiah of Ethereum. Newsflash: it’s not. The long-awaited changes are not expected to solve core issues that are plaguing the network and forestalling wider adoption. Vitalik Buterin, the brilliant mastermind behind the Ethereum blockchain, considers the personnel working with Ethereum as a bigger problem than the […]

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Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a ‘solution’ to Ethereum’s environmental woes

Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a ‘solution’ to Ethereum’s environmental woes

The stakes are high for the chain to transition, as those that don’t risk getting ‘left behind.’ 10099 Total views 15 Total shares At a conference yesterday, Ethereum co-founder and unofficial figurehead Vitalik Buterin argued that Ethereum’s upcoming transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is a “solution” to the blockchain’s rampant energy consumption that has […]

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Eth2 is neutral infrastructure for our financial future

Eth2 is neutral infrastructure for our financial future

We are in an unprecedented period of social, political and economic turmoil. As the decentralized financial infrastructure powering billions of dollars of value and building thousands of companies grows, we need to recognize instability around us. The systems, protocols and incentives we create now can be less susceptible to censorship, government overreach and misinformation. Ethereum […]

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