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According to a study led by Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell research professor Robbert van Renesse, and LinkedIn researcher Adem Efe Gencer, Ethereum’s nodes are better distributed than bitcoin, and thus the network is more decentralized than bitcoin.The paper entitled “Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum” analyzed nodes in...
The “hack” of The DAO and the ensuing debate over whether funds should be returned to DAO token holders via a hard fork has been the biggest story in cryptocurrency recently -- with the temporary exception of Bitcoin’s halving event. While the Ethereum community is still trying to figure...
Although the 51% attack is the potential vulnerability that seems to garner the most attention in the bitcoin community, there are many other possible issues that keep developers, researchers, and thinkers in the space up at night. One of those other issues that has worried Cornell Professor Emin Gün...

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