What a week. I feel like I’m at the beginning of 2000.
It was said that The World’s End is soon.
It was said that Rise of the Machines is coming.
It was said that it could be ended only by a
And here we’re more powerful than ever.
The web3 world is a very
creative one. Such events as The Merge are excellent topics for meme creators. It means that today’s BFN will be full of them. Be prepared!
We were hoping that everything would go smoothly, and so far, there have been no problems, but you never know. This is great news. We can finally announce that Ethereum 2.0 Shipped at 2022-09-15T06:43 (Vitalik approved date format)
"In my opinion it is a nice proof that the team behind Ethereum is capable of introducing significant changes to the protocol without interruptions and major issues. It definitely increases my confidence that future changes like sharding or introduction of verkle trees will become a reality in the not too distant future".
"I unfortunately don’t have opinion about it. I’m not being that long in crypto and web3 world. But it’s nice to see it and observe what is happening".
It’s important to mention, that this is the first of the bunch of updates planned in Ethereum blockchain (The Merge, The Surge, The Verge, The Purge and The Splurge). We’re waiting for more! After The Merge it can feel like it wasn’t such a big deal. It’s important that:
ETH after The Merge is deflationary. There is less ETH in supply than before this update.
Block times are a lot more stable and consistent after The Merge.
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