Ethereum Protocol Development Governance and Network Upgrade Coordination

This post will discuss how protocol level development decisions are made as well as how Ethereum network upgrades (a.k.a hard forks) are organized. There is a rich history in how Ethereum’s decision making processes have developed over time. This article will focus on Eth 1.0 governance and not touch on... [Read More]
Tags: cryptocurrency, ethereum, progpow

ProgPoW: The Ethereum Community Speaks

Programmatic Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) has been a topic of contention in the Ethereum community for a long time. This post explains the history of ProgPoW, the various arguments for and against it, and my personal opinion on the topic. I am speaking on behalf of myself, Hudson Jameson, and not on... [Read More]
Tags: cryptocurrency, ethereum, progpow

Hudson's Zcash Developer Fund Proposal Reviews

I spent the last two days going over every dev fund proposal and writing my thoughts. I have turned this into a post on the Zcash forums. I’m proud to be a part of the Zcash Foundation Advisory Board and I take this decision very seriously. I hope the community... [Read More]
Tags: cryptocurrency, zcash

Mental Health Update: October 2019

Mental health update: I am doing a lot better. I have adjusted my medications and went through an experimental bi-polar/depression treatment in July called intravenous ketamine treatment. Ketamine is an anesthetic drug that has been used for since the 1960s as a pain reliever and sedative. Only recently has it... [Read More]
Tags: depression, mental health, ketamine

I Have Mental Illnesses

I have mental illnesses. In order to combat the stigma I want to explain my personal struggle with it and encourage others to seek help. [Read More]
Tags: depression, mental health