Vitalik Buterin argues that highly decentralized DAOs will be more efficient than corporations

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laid out arguments to support the view that decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) could be more efficient than traditional corporations in the presence of highly decentralized governance models. Ongoing conversations in the crypto community suggest that highly decentralized DAOs have been inefficient. Many are of the view that protocols could become more efficient … Read more

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson calls Ethereum ‘Hotel California of Crypto’

Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson has called Ethereum (ETH) the “Hotel California of Crypto” in response to a tweet that claimed that ETH staking withdrawals might be delayed beyond the Shanghai upgrade. The Hotel California song is about a prison where no one escapes from. Ethereum is becoming the Hotel California of Crypto — … Read more

Charles Hoskinson points out Ethereum’s Merge changes nothing

Input Output CEO Charles Hoskinson said the Merge changes nothing in terms of performance, operating cost, and liquidity. Eth 2.0 requires Shanghai which is next year minimum by their own release schedule. My prediction is still on target. You do understand that nothing has changed in terms of performance, operating cost, nor liquidity? — Charles … Read more

Arthur Hayes is bullish on The Merge, believes ETHPoW will fail

On Laura Shin’s Unchained Podcast, the journalist and BitMex founder Arthur Hayes explained why he changed his view on Ethereum and believes an ETHPoW fork will fail. Hayes explained that utility is the main difference between Ethereum and Bitcoin. “Ethereum is not money…Ethereum has use… Bitcoin has no use, it’s just money.” Hayes explained how … Read more

Charles Hoskinson calls Ethereum Classic ‘dead project with no purpose’

Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson said Ethereum Classic (ETC) is a “dead project with no purpose or compelling argument to exist outside of spite.” I love how a sustainable development fund turns into a miner tax. ETC still gives me sadness for what could have been. It’s a dead project with no purpose or real compelling … Read more

Vitalik Buterin poll reveals community want 5-letter .eth domain name for $100

A Twitter poll by Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin has revealed that around 50% of the crypto community think the fair price for a 5-letter .eth domain name for 100 years is less than $100. Source: Twitter According to responses from the community, the “under $100” price is the best because it would ensure inclusivity for … Read more

Buterin makes the case for alternative stablecoin technology in high inflation environment

Vitalik Buterin said the cryptocurrency industry would benefit from developing new forms of stability away from dollar-pegged stablecoins. Responding to Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, who asked if there was room in the market for a coin pegged to consumer prices, Buterin implied yes by explaining the limitations of fiat-backed stablecoins, especially in a high-inflation environment. … Read more

Bitcoin advocate claims Vitalik Buterin does not understand PoW

Swan Bitcoin founder Brandon Quittem said that Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin does not “deeply” understand the Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism. 1/ I said “Vitalik never understood PoW deeply” I don’t know if I’m right or wrong, but here are some examples of @VitalikButerin misunderstanding PoW 🧵👇 — Brandon Quittem (@Bquittem) August 15, 2022 … Read more

Vitalik cheers Ethereum community push back over harsh Canadian crypto rules

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin commended community members for speaking out against new Canadian rules limiting crypto buys. Glad to see Ethereum people pushing against regulations that privilege ETH over other legitimate cryptocurrencies. (I have not dug into the details of what specifically is going on and to what extent it’s a gov thing vs a … Read more

Vitalik wants to burn the staked Ethereum of sanction complying validators

In a recent Twitter poll on Ethereum censorship, Vitalik Buterin revealed that he voted to punish validators complying with censorship requests by burning their staked tokens. Ethereum co-founder champions censorship-resistant approach The poll was held by software engineer Eric Wall, who asked the Ethereum community if they would burn the staked tokens of validators who … Read more