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Ethereum

Ethereum is a Turing-Complete cryptocurrency that serves as a platform for programmable smart contracts.

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Reviews for Ethereum

🔑 16 positive | 💩 8 negative

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The best venture investment of the last three years wasn't a venture deal. Ethereum - 750x, liquid, and open to all.

2017-06-02 | Full Review

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I have often said that Ethereum is doing it right, throughout the DAO fork, and Bitcoin devs, with their fetishistic dependence on "the longest chain," inability to change ancient code, and their obvious conflicts of interest, are on weak ground.

2017-12-18 | Full Review

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Every 10-15 years there’s a major new transition… to me, Ethereum is the most important technology of the decade, for sure. I don’t even think it’s going to be questionable.

2018-04-19 | Full Review

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When you talk to developers, and see the level of activity around the Ethereum technology, you will quickly realize that Ethereum is spurring business and societal innovation at the global level, while opening the door to a new class of applications, never seen before. Ethereum is leading the pack in decentralized applications protocols because of the support and vibrancy of its community members who are being drawn by the superiority of its platform capabilities.

2015-05-23 | Full Review

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Agree, Ethereum works vs those shitty/centralized systems. Though multi-chained dapps will be a reality, probably as soon as '18/'19, but I think that's a different convo

2018-03-24 | Full Review

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Enter Ethereum. Ethereum has taken what was a four function calculator of a programming language in Bitcoin and turned it into a full fledged computer. We now stand only 9 months out from the beginning of the Ethereum network and the level of app development is already faster than Bitcoin’s.

Fred Ehrsam, Board of Directors at Coinbase, Previous Co-Founder of Coinbase

2016-05-24 | Full Review

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Ethereum has the best ideas in block chain tech. Execution, not so much.

Nick Szabo, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and smart contracts pioneer

2014-08-01 | Full Review

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Ethereum is sucking the wind out of every other coin's sales.

2018-01-09 | Full Review

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Only 4 applications have more than 500 daily active users. ETH's supposed use case of "decentralized applications" is clearly not where the usage is coming from -- and yet blocks are still nearly full.

2018-05-30 | Full Review

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I’ve been an Ether skeptic since 2014 did an interview with Joe Lubin and some other people. My first question was, "what is going to be the utility of Ether?." And they said, "well it’s going to be a platform for experimentation and we don’t know yet." But I still have that question today when I look at Ethereum Dapps. What can you do there that you can’t do on AWS or a centralized server....My skepticism comes from a place where they tried to cram too much into one layer and they should have gone for a lean layer instead.

2018-09-11 | Full Review

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The investment case for Ethereum (#ETH) is that it will become the most liquid token in a digital economy built atop of a Turing-complete decentralized computer that can execute smart contracts.

2018-09-08 | Full Review

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Nice to see that Ethereum devs are taking the social costs of blockchain seriously. I would like to see Bitcoin devs do so too.

2018-05-02 | Full Review

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Ethereum’s momentum and lead are real and distance other ecosystems by orders of magnitude, but even that sheer momentum cannot on its own pull the industry forward.

2018-10-28 | Full Review

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We agree that Ethereum was poorly designed to support practical use cases.

2018-10-23 | Full Review

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Ethereum is an idiotic, unscalable idea that has neither delivered on its “world computer” promise, nor created any useful decentralised apps with any real use, nor created a robust and scalable decentralised system.

2018-11-03 | Full Review

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Perhaps the most amazing thing about ethereum is that it has both a strong community and a very aggressive product vision That may be the winning combo

2018-11-06 | Full Review

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The beauty of building an application on Ethereum is that its decentralized, permissionless and open nature allows complementary applications to seamlessly integrate with each other as first class citizens.

2017-09-07 | Full Review

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Ethereum has enormous developer interest and the second largest market cap. It also has characteristics that could make it a good payment network. At a minimum, ethereum is a likely "silver" to bitcoin's "gold" status. There are some scenarios where bitcoin collapses and ethereum takes over as primary value store.

2017-12-11 | Full Review

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I am increasingly viewing Bitcoin and Ethereum as complimentary, not competitive, and see both of them as important public blockchains that will grow in significance in the coming years. . . . [T]here is a lot of developer momentum and enthusiasm around [Ethereum].

2017-02-20 | Full Review

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“Rather than pay a big company to run your app, Ethereum lets you host it on thousands of computers around the world." 1. You can pay multiple big companies to have a multicloud deployment strategy 2. It is more expensive and less scalable to use Ethereum to host your app

2018-11-18 | Full Review

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It’s pretty amazing that we’re seeing bugs only in *third party code* and not flaws in core elements of the Ethereum protocols and clients. That’s an amazing accomplishment.

2017-11-08 | Full Review

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With Ethereum's monetary policy, there's literally nothing to have confidence in or not...there isn't even a concrete long-term plan. With Bitcoin, there's a powerful status quo schelling point; not certain, but powerful.

Ari Paul, Co-founder and CIO of BlockTower Capital

2018-11-30 | Full Review

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I would be so much more comfortable believing that the Ethereum universe was the future if there were at least 1 or 2 big winners, or just winners at all. Even in the tech bubble there were winners amongst the thousands of losers. There are no winners yet.

2018-11-21 | Full Review

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The most powerful reason for the crash in ETH is that the ICO market is now largely dead (it being apparent that almost all ICOs were complete scams), and those that did raise capital are trying to liquidate their ETH before their product runway vanishes before their eyes.

2018-09-08 | Full Review

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