Lane Rettig (eWASM Core Dev) vs. Ameen Soleimani (Spankchain)
Lately, community members have suggested allocating a proportion of block rewards to core devs, EF, infrastructure projects, etc. ( EIP-1890 )
Evan Van Ness — A simple way to fund more public goods in Ethereum that makes everyone happy . ( evanvanness.com )
Ameen states he opposes the EIP now due to politics and uncertainty.
ENS ’s Nick Johnson wishes people would stop defending hostility by arguing that the strength of the arguments make it okay .
Ameen blocks Lane and urges others to do so with hashtag ‘#boycottLane’
Ameen likens Lane to Theon Greyjoy from Game of Thrones. He means well, but feels bitter about being overlooked.
Ameen asserts that Lane is ‘a snake and has you all fooled’.
Cyrus Younessi believes if you close your eyes and say ‘governance’ three times, Ameen will uncover another plot to destroy Ethereum.
In response, WhiteBlock CEO Zak Cole codes Chrome extension that changes all instances of the word ‘governance’ to ‘assplay’.
Jamie Pitts thinks this is healthy and we should ‘let people and systems fight it out’. Likens the situation to dogs playing.
Ryan Sean Adams claims ‘The Founding Fathers were protocol designers not utopia seekers.’
Eric Conner finds subreddit /r/dotethereum , an Ethereum fork being worked on by exiled core dev Afri Schoeden.
Ameen posts long thread in response. Claims opponents of Ethereum are highly incentivized to tear our community apart.
Civic CEO Vinny Lingham on Bitcoin dominance and decoupling.
Anthony Sassano finds that the $ETH 30 day average exchange volume is currently sitting at an all time high of $5.5 billion USD.
Anthony Pompliano uncovers that Harvard ’s endowment invested $5M — $10M directly into Blockstack’s token sale.
Eric Conner suggests disclosures to keep Ethereum Foundation transparent.
Sneak peak of Preston Van Loon ’s EdCon presentation. Replays progression of 3 beacon nodes w/ 32 validators, finalizing epochs and gaining rewards.
Karl Kreder posts samples of the GRID+ Lattice1 production packaging. Offers free device to first person that uncovers two easter eggs on box.
Santi Siri of Democracy Earth thinks Ethereum’s killer feature is it’s inclusive community.
TRON was the Fastest Growing Dapp Ecosystem in Q1 2019.
Eric Conner claims the new word of 2019 is ‘Governencedl’ .
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announces Craig Wright is not Satoshi, threatens to delist BitcoinSV.
CoinDesk compares the bottom of the dot com and crypto bubbles.
Austin Griffith uses Burner Wallet with group of 50 college students.