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The project must now learn how to form a leaderless community. It has been so long that nearly all burdens of marketing, community building and governance tasks being on just a handful of individuals. This is not sustainable.

Note that this is purely a thought experiment, so there's no plan to implement it (dothereum). However, we develop and provide the rough specifications as inspirations for both and ecosystems.

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The main advantage is that not everything needs to be in place in one go (at the transition height). Noticeable improvements can be tested in production, and experienced by users along the way.

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Here's a thought experiment on what the eth1 to eth2 transition would look like if it happens on (). github.com/dothereum/dothereum

Besides two high reliability validators, Wei's Polkadot validation service now also offers a third home-run validator option for those who want to support eco-friendliness and decentralization! that.world/~wei/polkadot/valid

Wei's validators, running stably since the very beginning of the network, from era 6! that.world/~wei/polkadot/valid

If you want to see how signed mining and reward lock behave in practice, join Kulupu's public testnet "breaknet4"! github.com/kulupu/kulupu/pull/

Right now there are over 2000 nodes on the network. If signed mining is accepted and implemented, I'd expect this number to grow further.

Block reward lock with signed mining, a setup in PoW systems to incentivize long-term commitments of miners. As a nice side effect, it prevents rental hash-power 51% attacks to a large extent. github.com/kulupu/kulupu/pull/

's Seeker Camp runtime upgrade has passed referendum voting. It is scheduled to activate at block #152,640!

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