The 1.x Files: January call digest

January 14th tl;dc (too long, didn’t call) Disclaimer: This is a digest of the topics discussed in the recurring Eth1.x research call, and doesn’t represent finalized plans or commitments to network upgrades. The main topics of this call were Rough data quantifying advantages of switching to a binary trie structure... ...

January 17th at 8:00am Posted on the Ethereum.org

eth2 quick update no. 7

Welcome to the first eth2 quick update of 2020! This is going to be an exciting year. tldr; Release of v0.10.0 spec as stable target for multi-client testnets and security reviews @paulhauner and @sigp_io team hard at work building Lighthouse Relaunch of Prysm testnet, now with aggregators and mainnet configuration... ...

January 16th at 8:00am Posted on the Ethereum.org

Validated, staking on eth2: #1 - Incentives

Thanks to Joseph Schweitzer and Danny Ryan for review. Welcome back! Having discussed eth2’s design philosophy last time, today’s focus is on eth2’s incentives through the lens of that philosophy. More specifically, we look at the incentives effecting eth2 and how they are realised in the form of rewards, penalties,... ...

January 13th at 8:00am Posted on the Ethereum.org

Update on the Vyper Compiler

The idea behind the Vyper Project was to develop something that was designed at the language level to naturally exhibit a high degree of safety. The project was originally authored by Vitalik as a proof-of-concept replacement for Serpent, its predecessor, but shortly after its creation Vyper found itself without a... ...

January 8th at 8:00am Posted on the Ethereum.org

The 1.x Files: The State of Stateless Ethereum

In the last edition of The 1.x files, we did a quick re-cap of where the Eth 1.x research initiative came from, what’s at stake, and what some possible solutions are. We ended with the concept of stateless ethereum, and left a more detailed examination of the stateless client for... ...

December 30th at 8:00am Posted on the Ethereum.org