What’s Next for Ethereum in a Post-Merge World?
Soon after the genesis of Ethereum, plans were laid for the blockchain to move from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake network. The long-awaited Ethereum Merge took place last week, where over 40,000 viewers tuned in to the livestream of the blockchain reaching a Total Terminal Difficulty of 58,750,000,000T — the fixed number of hashes that the Ethereum proof-of-work network had to mine before switching to proof-of-stake. The Merge is just the first of many steps for Ethereum. At Messari’s Mainnet conference in New York, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin told Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn, founder and CEO of the ... (full story)