Vitalik Buterin talks creating Ethereum in previously unreleased 2014 interview

[ad_1] The latest episode of Cointelegraph’s Crypto Stories featured never-before-heard audio from an exclusive interview with Vitalik Buterin, recorded at a conference in Hong Kong in 2014. In this animated short, viewers can learn about the origin story of Ethereum (ETH), the world’d second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, straight from the founder himself. Back in 2011, while Buterin was a student at the University of Waterloo, he first heard about Bitcoin from his tech entrepreneur father. However, he didn’t take the decentralized currency seriously until began participating in Bitcoin forums…

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GME rallies on GameStop NFT plans, Vitalik Buterin proposes new gas fee structure, Samsung integrates NFTs with smart TVs: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 2-8

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Top Bitcoin mining country Kazakhstan turns off internet amid protests Kazakhstan, which accounts for the second-largest Bitcoin mining hash rate in the world, suffered a nationwide internet blackout earlier this week after soaring fuel prices triggered a wave of violent protests in the city…

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Vitalik Buterin gives thumbs down to cross-chain applications

[ad_1] In a Reddit post on Friday, Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), outlined critical security concerns surrounding cross-chain bridges in the blockchain ecosystem. As told by Buterin, storing native assets directly-chain (Ethereum on Ethereum, Solana on Solana, etc.) provides a certain degree of immunity against 51% attacks. Even if hackers manage to censor or reverse transactions, they cannot propose blocks to take away one’s crypto. The rule also applies to the Ethereum application. For example, if hackers launch a 51% attack (by controlling 51% of all circulating ETH…

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Vitalik proposes new ‘multidimensional’ Ethereum fee structure

[ad_1] Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has put his thinking cap on again in an attempt to improve the current fee structure for the network. The proposal titled “Multidimensional EIP-1559” was laid out in a blog post on Wednesday in which Buterin noted that different resources in the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) have different demands in terms of gas usage. He added that there are different limits for short-term “burst” capacity as opposed to “sustained” capacity within the EVM, citing examples of block data storage, witness data storage and block state size…

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Ethereum white paper predicted DeFi but missed NFTs: Vitalik Buterin

[ad_1] Rounding up the last decade, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revisited his predictions made over the years, showcasing a knack for being right about abstract ideas than on-production software development issues.  Buterin started the Twitter thread by addressing his article dated Jul. 23, 2013 in which he highlighted Bitcoin’s (BTC) key benefits — internationality and censorship resistance. Buterin foresaw Bitcoin’s potential in protecting the citizens’ buying power in Iran, Argentina, China and Africa. However, Buterin also noticed a rise in stablecoin adoption as he saw Argentinian businesses operating in Tether…

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Vitalik Buterin outlines path to ETH 2.0, Visa launches crypto advisory service, Biden’s anti-crypto nominee for Comptroller withdraws: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 5-11

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Vitalik Buterin outlines ‘endgame’ roadmap for ETH 2.0 With the long-awaited transition to Eth2 coming closer to fruition, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined an “Endgame” roadmap on Monday to finally achieve the landmark upgrade.  While Buterin did not address the centralization issue with block…

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Co-founder of Ethereum’s creator Vitalik Buterin – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Dmitry Buterin is a self-made millionaire who fathered a billionaire who created a cryptocurrency that’s on its way to becoming a trillion-dollar asset. Suffice to say the possibility that Buterin would found three multi-million dollar businesses and retire in his 40s was beyond his wildest imaginings growing up in Grozny, Chechnya in the former Soviet Union during the 1970s. “Of course not,” the Toronto resident says in a still quite prominent accent. “Because in the Soviet Union, when you retire, you’re pretty much close to death. And everybody is…

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Blockchain Week with Vitalik still happening, ‘Bitcoin’ searches on WeChat hit 26M in a day – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   In this 30th edition of the Shanghai Man column, we preview the Wanxiang Shanghai Blockchain Week, an offline event that normally is the biggest blockchain conference on the Chinese calendar. Next week, despite all the regulatory crackdowns, the event is still planning to go ahead, albeit with a one-month delay from its usual place in mid-September.  The…

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Vitalik talks DAOs, Ethereum and NFTs in new interview

[ad_1] In a recent podcast interview with The Stakeborg Talks, co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin spoke candidly on a wide range of issues, including his early attraction to mathematics and problem-solving, the potential of decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, his perspective on Bitcoin’s community and the nonfungible token, or NFT, space. Answering an inquiry as to his preference for career title, Buterin — a modest entrepreneur with an animated passion for his profession — referred to himself as a tech philosopher, and as such, perhaps, coined the term. Paraphrasing the…

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Vitalik Buterin’s surprise cameo in Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ living room

[ad_1] Actor and venture capitalist, Ashton Kutcher, has published a video to Twitter featuring himself, his wife Mila Kunis, and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, to explain the project to newcomers For the first minute, the video shows Kutcher quizzing Kunis on basic terms relating to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in a living area of their home. After Kunis offers simple one-sentence definitions to explain “crypto,” “blockchain,” and “decentralization,” Kutcher asks for a description of Ethereum. The camera then pans to the right, moving past Kunis to reveal Buterin seated at…

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