EtherWorld's weekly: April 01, 2018

EtherWorld's weekly: April 01, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper)


World news

Ethereum News

  • Nick Jhonson shared a proposal for a change to the EIP lifecycle.

  • Souptacular updated about Metropolis 2 (Constantinople) progress so far :

    • Constantinople doesn't have a timeline yet
    • teams are focusing on Casper and sharding and layer 1 scalability solutions.
    • Vitalik pushed the idea that there be a shift in community excitement around hard forks and other optimizations, like client speed-ups, be celebrated.
    • At this time there are just too few EIPs that would take away too much time from other efforts to justify pushing Metro too soon before we have significant progress (even more so than today) on things like Casper and sharding.
  • Vlad Zamfir, a lead developer of Ethereum involved in developing Casper, has recently added a poll on twitter and the result shows that 57% users support hard fork Reddit

  • A research by Tokenthusiast says More Than 70% of Ethereum DApps are Games.


Developer's Update

Good Reads on Blockchain

Print, Video, Podcast & Interviews


New Projects and White Paper

Project updates and Press Release

  • KickCity participates in Slush 2018 in Tokyo (Press Release)

  • OmiseGo, with Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, is donating the equivalent of $1 million USD in OMG tokens directly to refugees living in extreme poverty, and GiveDirectly will deliver those funds.

  • Aragon Core v0.5 — ”The Architect” release

    • Aragon - The fight for freedom Video
  • Digix announcing the launch process of DGX 2.0

  • imToken & Kyber Network Instant Exchange Winners Announcement: Week 1

  • The Dharma Protocol enables users to interact on the Ethereum blockchain using tokenized debt agreements with Dharma Plex.

  • Makerdao announcing Oasis.Direct — Instantly transfer ETH for MKR/DAI

  • Gitcoin: Q1 2018 Update




  • MedCredits $10,000 App Competition. Submissions will be accepted beginning now until April 24, 2018.
  • Hackital 36-Hour Ethereum Hackathon in Washington, DC from April 27-29, 2018.
  • EthMemphis hackathon. Apply before MAY 19TH - 7 PM.
  • EthBuenosAires hackathon from May 25-28, 2018


ICO or Token Sale


Disclaimer: This is not an investment advice and should NOT be viewed as project endorsement by EtherWorld. Readers are suggested to do their research before investing into any project.

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