assignment_lateImportant Ethereum Events

  1. startedDevcon 3 in Cancun, Mexico with Vitalik
    Devcon is an annual Ethereum developer conference. Video here.

  2. not confirmedPlasma: Scalable Autonomous Smart Contracts, proposed by Vitalik and Joseph Poon
    Plasma is a proposed framework for incentivized and enforced execution of smart contracts which is scalable to a significant amount of state updates per second (potentially billions) enabling the blockchain to be able to represent a significant amount of decentralized financial applications worldwide.

  3. not confirmedRaiden
    Lightning network on Ethereum.
    Testnet has been deployed.
    µRaiden is currently undergoing an external security audit and will be ready to use on the Ethereum mainnet very soon.

  4. not confirmedSwarm
    Serverless hosting, incentivised p2p storage and content distribution.

  5. 1 February 2018not confirmedMetropolis fork 2: Constantinople
    Metropolis is now planned to be phased in through 2 forks. This fork is mainly for EIP-86.

  6. not confirmedProof of stake
    PoS is the replacement of PoW to verify transactions.
    The whitepapers are getting finalized.