A 101 Tutorial to Ethereum’s ProgPOW Controversy


Why the ProgPoW debate is genuinely about system, energy and the risk contentious difficult forks pose to DeFi.

Last Friday, on Ethereum’s core developer connect with, the devs agreed to drive ahead a controversial anti-ASICs consensus algorithm switch identified as ProgPoW. 

The broader Ethereum local community was not happy, and has expended the previous week debating both equally ProgPoW by itself as well as the way decisions in the local community get built. 

In this 101-guideline to the controversy, @nlw breaks down:

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