October 18, 2017

Ethereum News and Links

  • Byzantium so far has forked successfully.  There were some nervy moments beforehand as Parity issued 3 new releases for consensus vulnerabilities, while Geth also issued a late hotfix for a DoS vulnerability.  Gavin unsuccessfully argued in favor of delaying the hard fork, but by that point delaying would arguably have been more risky as most had already updated their clients.  It does seem suboptimal that final releases for the fork occurred with less than 2 weeks before the planned block.



Stuff for developers


Project Updates

Interviews and Talks

Token Sales

Token Sale Projects


Dates of note

From Token Sale Calendar:  

Upcoming token sale start dates:

Ongoing token sales:

WARNING: list may include or even likely includes scams and quasi-scams.  Do your own research and due diligence before putting value at risk.  Read disclaimer below.

Want to be included?  If you are building your project on Ethereum, email weekinethereum @ gmail [period] com with 1) your URL, 2) sale date and 3) a brief but convincing description of how you are using Ethereum, preferably with a link to your Github repo.  Listings are free.  But please make sure to follow those instructions.  If you don’t follow the instructions, you likely won’t get a response.

[I aim for a relatively comprehensive list of Ethereum sales, but make no warranty as to even whether they are legit; as such, I thus likewise warrant nothing about whether any will produce a satisfactory return. I have passed the CFA exams, but this is not investment advice. If you’re interested in what I do, you can find my somewhat out-of-date investing thesis and token sale appreciation strategies in previous newsletters.]

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