Week in Ethereum News
April 29, 2023

Eth News and Links

Dencun (Cancun + Deneb) upgrade

  • Latest all core devs – execution (ACDE) call video. Summary by Tim Beiko.  Notes from Tim Beiko and Christine Kim:
    • Cancun upgrade to include: EIP4844 (protodankscaling), EIP6780 (SELFDESTRUCT only in same tx), EIP1153 (transient storage) & EIP6475 (SSZ optional type)
    • Cancun may potentially include: EIP4788 (beacon block root in EVM), EIP6493 (SSZ tx signature scheme) & EIP2537 (BLS precompile)
    • EOF not in Cancun, discussed making main feature of future upgrade
  • EIP4844 devnet 5 successfully launched
  • KZG Ceremony: 91,000+ contributions, contribute with an account nonce of 64

Layer 1

Client releases

  • Consensus layer:
    • Nimbus v23.4.0: fixes missed proposals (low probability)
    • Teku v23.4.0: fix for slow block processing with multiple voluntary exits
  • Execution layer:


Layer 2


  • EIPs:
    • EIP6953: Network upgrade activation triggers
  • ERCs:

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  • TxRank: transaction anomaly detection tool using a Large Language Model
  • HyperNova: recursive arguments for customizable constraint systems
  • Zator: verified inference of a 512-layer neural network using recursive SNARKs

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