Archive: economic principles
By Olivia Strobl on September 16, 2022
Crypto Market Musings The long-awaited Ethereum Merge occurred September 15th at around 3 AM ET. As of this writing, ethereum is down around 8% following the Merge. The Ethereum blockchain has now moved from a proof of work consensus mechanism to proof of stake. Let’s break down what this means. In order for the blockchain to work, a large number of computers need to verify transactions.