Finalized no. 23

the Ethereum consensus-layer – tl;dr Finalized: rebranding the blog Upgrade your nodes! Finalized, rebranding the blog If you’ve read my recent writings or listened to me speak about Ethereum and this grand upgrade that’s in the works, you’ve perhaps noticed that I’m not only shying away from discussing “phases” (instead, referring to a series… Read… Continue reading Finalized no. 23

Ethereum Berlin Upgrade Announcement

TL;DR Berlin is ready to be deployed! We’re moving fast: the first testnet to upgrade, Ropsten, is scheduled to upgrade on March 10th. Mainnet is scheduled for April 14th. If you are running an Ethereum node, you should upgrade it to a Berlin-compatible version ASAP for testnets and before April… Read More

Local Grants Honduras & Colombia Roundup [ENG/ESP]

Ethereum is very much a global community, but within that larger ecosystem lives a vast and vibrant web of local, grassroots communities. These local community nodes are a Schelling point for thousands of Ethereans, often organized around a shared geography, language, or on-the-ground meetup. They’re also a gateway for onboarding… Read More

Geth v1.10.0

Oh wow, it’s been a while… over 1.5 years since we’ve released Geth v1.9.0. We did do 26 point releases in that time frame (about one per three weeks), but pushing out a major release is always a bit more special. The adrenaline rush of shipping new features, coupled with… Read More

Grantee Roundup: February 2021

This month, we’ve got the latest on from two groups doing great work to grow the Ethereum ecosystem! Couger for education and community building in Japan Specializing in AI, Couger might seem like an unlikely champion of Ethereum education! However, Couger has not only explored the intersection of Ethereum and… Read More

eth2 quick update no. 22

tl;dr Successful R&D workshop on future beacon chain upgrades Staking community grants announced Quick plug for my State of Eth2, Jan 2021 post Eth2 Workshop: Eth1+Eth2 Merge and Sharding Last week, the EF eth2 research team hosted an online workshop focused on the two major upgrades slated for the beacon… Read More

Staking community grantee announcement

We’re excited to announce the grantees selected for the recent staking community grants round. This grants round invited proposals that make the Ethereum staking experience easier, safer, and more secure. We were thrilled to see all of the great work proposed by these teams, and we’re looking forward to continuing… Read More

Grantee Roundup: January 2021

Our intrepid grantees have been keeping busy as always – read on for some recent accomplishments :trophy: ENS ENS (Ethereum Name Service) runs on the Ethereum blockchain, but it’s not just for ETH addresses! ENS maps human-readable domain names to locations all across the distributed web, including ethereum and other… Read More

The Long(er) road to Devcon [ENG/ESP]

Friends, In the time since the last Devcon announcement, the state of the Ethereum ecosystem has been electric. We’ve realized critical milestones on the Eth2 roadmap, as well as countless breakthroughs and major progress by teams across the ecosystem. We are incredibly excited to celebrate these achievements with all of… Read More

The State of Eth2, Jan 2021 [ENG/普通话]

Thanks to ETHPlanet for their work on the translations included in today’s post! At the start of December, the Ethereum community bootstrapped the new beacon chain proof-of-stake consensus mechanism – the foundation of Ethereum’s long-term and sustainable home. The launch was a resounding success, and the operation of the beacon… Read More