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Analyzing Vitalik Buterin’s Statement About Cryptos that are “Centralized Piles of Trash”

Co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, spoke at the Blockchain Connect Conference in January about Casper CBC and Ethereum 2.0, but also criticized blockchains that boast their speed, calling them “centralized piles of trash.” At the Blockchain Connect Conference in...

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Ethereum Constantinople Fork Delayed After Detecting Introduced Smart Contract Vulnerabilities

A security firm identified a vulnerability introduced by the planned Jan. 16th Constantinople hard fork, compelling the core Ethereum developers to issue an emergency postponement. On Jan. 15th, 2019, ChainSecurity—a smart contract auditing and security firm—detected a vulnerability introduced...

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Ethereum, TRON, Iota Lead in Peformance Adjusted for Risk by Sharpe Ratio, Bitcoin Underperforms

Ethereum, TRON, and Iota have outperformed most other major cryptocurrencies by the 30-day Sharpe ratio, a measure developed by Nobel laureate William F. Sharpe to evaluate the return of an investment relative to its risk. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s performance was...

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