4 things that concern Vitalik Buterin about moving Ethereum to Proof-of-Stake


Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin recently took to Reddit to discuss some of the biggest roadblocks ahead the network’s transition to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). According to Buterin, there are currently four major hurdles ahead of implementing Proof-of-Stake. Here they are: 1. Having lower than expected participation rates in validating 2. Stake pooling becoming too popular 3. Sharding turning out more technically complicated than expected 4. Running nodes turning out more expensive than expected, leading to (1) and (2) Buterin’s primary concern lies in keeping Ethereum’s blockchain decentralized, while also ensuring a low entry barrier for network validators – or put otherwise, making…

This story continues at The Next Web

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s