Epicenter – Podcast on Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

#150 Devcon 2 and the State of Ethereum

Epicenter – Podcast on Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

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Last week the biggest blockchain-focused developer conference took place in Shanghai, China: Ethereum’s DevCon 2. Epicenter show host Meher Roy was at the conference and brought back his impressions and insights for a comprehensive discussion of the current state of Ethereum projects and the Ethereum community.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • What Ethereum’s developer conference DevCon 2 was like
  • The big change in going from concepts to alpha version over the last year
  • The continued lack of sustainable business models in Ethereum
  • The lack of interest by Venture Capitalists and the big tech companies in Ethereum and blockchain technology
  • The current state and incentive problems of crowdsales
  • Three areas of focus in Ethereum: Scalability, Privacy and Governance
  • The search for the next protocol

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This episode was hosted by Brian Fabian Crain & Meher Roy, and is availble on YouTube, SoundCloud, and our website.

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