Bitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum More Decentralized
The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."
The debate over ProgPoW has become a flashpoint for how Ethereum makes big decisions.
Why the ProgPoW debate is really about process, power, and the threat contentious hard forks pose to DeFi.
The controversial proposed change to Ethereum’s mining algorithm failed to change status after meeting resistance during Friday’s core developers call.
In a call Friday, ethereum developers picked a block height for the testnet launch of the Istanbul system-wide upgrade. It's expected for Oct. 2.
Funding has been raised to conduct a technical audit over "ProgPoW" – a hotly-debated proposal to change ethereum's mining algorithm.
The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network. Discussed Tuesday during a meeting of project managers working on the world’s second-largest blockchain, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057, also known as Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW), has been long debated. […]