The Hard Forks That Didn’t Dilute Bitcoin

Some time ago, one of the more thoughtful critiques of Bitcoin went a little like this: “Sure, bitcoin is scarce in its supply, but since it’s effectively costless to clone the software and fork it, it’s not scarce overall. Forks constitute effective dilution and render the Bitcoin system’s commitment to a hard cap irrelevant.” This […]

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Ethereum 2.0 ‘Dress Rehearsal’ Gets a Second Shot With Zinken Testnet

Ethereum developers will take a second whack at a final Ethereum 2.0 “dress rehearsal” after the first, Spadina, failed due to “critical peering issues,”  Ethereum Foundation researcher Danny Ryan said in a tweet Wednesday.  CoinDesk’s invest: ethereum economy is a fully virtual event Oct. 14 exploring the ramifications for investors of the sweeping changes underway […]

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