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July 13, 2020
Ethereum turns 5 on July 30th! That’s 5 years of history. Five years of progress. Time enough to change the world?
We sit down with Vitalik Buterin and walk through Ethereum’s past, present, and future. Has the vision changed? Has ETH earned its price? What about monetary policy? How’s Vitalik feeling about the future?
Is ETH a triple-point asset?
It seems clear that Vitalik believes the Ethereum community is its strongest asset. This band of Athenians isn’t just here to vanquish foes, it’s here to build a digital civilization for the world. Not burn it down. Build it up.
Vitalik believes crypto is standing strong as one of the few remaining things that’s genuinely international. And as we witness the balkanization of the digital world, the open door to cooperation that Ethereum provides is exactly what humanity needs in order to thrive in the 21st century.
Happy 5th Birthday Ethereum!
The world needs you now more than ever.
How Vitalik’s feeling about Ethereum
– Times when Vitalik was far less optimistic
– Has Ethereum matched the original vision?
– Identity in an independent digital civilization
– Does Vitalik like or hate DeFi?
– Vitalik’s biggest concern for DeFi
– Thoughts on liquidity mining
– The goods & bads of speculation
– Have we earned the price?
– 3 problems we face now
– Spartans vs Athenians – who wins?
– Is Ethereum a nation, a religion, a technology?
– How Etheruem is like Briton
ETH THE ASSET
– Is ETH a triple point asset?
– Solidifying ETH’s monetary policy
– Gas fees are too high?
– ETH flippening BTC?
– Low hanging fruit?
– His favorite ETH killer?
Join us next Monday for a fresh episode!
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– Roadmap for Ethereum
This is my approximate view of what the next ~5-10 years of eth2 and beyond might look like.
Roadmap below reflects my own views, others (including future versions of me) may have different perspectives! Details may of course change as we discover new info or new tech. pic.twitter.com/wynMVC04Ag
— vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) March 18, 2020
1. Review Ethereum timeline (up to 2019)
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– Economic Bandwidth
– Ether: The Triple Point Asset
– Ether’s Value Mechanisms
– The Ethereum Opportunity | Chris Burniske
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