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Stephan Tual

CCO at Ethereum. Passionate about the potential for social change engendered by blockchain technology.

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A message from Stephan Tual

Posted on September 3rd, 2015.

To the wonderful Ethereum Community, You often heard me say at conferences that Ethereum was not a company, a foundation, an implementation, or an individual. Ethereum is both an idea and an ideal, encompassing the first censorship-resistant network build specifically to enable those who need it the most to safely trade, privately self-organise and freely […]

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Ethereum Protocol Update 1

Posted on August 4th, 2015.

Here comes the first Frontier patch, and this is a big one! Before you go further, if your keys date back from Go 1.0 rc or C++ 0.9.36, note that you should regenerate all of your keys NOW. Though some releases of the pre-alpha and alpha clients are secure, this depends on which codebase and […]

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The Thawing Frontier

Posted on August 4th, 2015.

After a smooth launch, please find a few updates of note below. These probably will be of interest only to the more advanced users amongst you – if you’re not a miner, there is nothing to action. Epoch switch in 2 hours Let’s start with a quick heads up to miners, the network will be […]

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Announcing the New Foundation Board and Executive Director

Posted on July 30th, 2015.

After an intensive recruitment period, the Ethereum Foundation has selected an Executive Director and named three members to the Board of Directors. This is a new organizational structure, which will allow us to focus on our next phase of development. The Ethereum Foundation is a not for profit (‘Stiftung’) organization registered in Switzerland, and has […]

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Ethereum Launches

Posted on July 30th, 2015.

A few minutes ago, many of you generated and loaded the Ethereum Genesis block, marking the inception of Frontier, the first Live release of the Ethereum project. The Dev team joins me in thanking each and everyone of you for your support during the past year and half. It’s incredible to see the progress that […]

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A few last minute notes…

Posted on July 30th, 2015.

Genesis is roughly 4 hours away, here are a few last minute pointers for those preparing: All clients are functional on all platforms and build to completion: http://ethereum-buildboard.meteor.com/ Please note that it will take a little while (10-1000 blocks) before the network stabilises. This is a marathon, not a sprint. For this reason we will […]

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Final Steps

Posted on July 27th, 2015.

An update as promised: all systems are now ‘Go’ on the technical side (pun intended) and we intend to release Frontier this week. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback on my previous blog post. What became apparent is that prior to the big day, many of you wanted to know more about what the […]

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Frontier is coming – what to expect, and how to prepare

Posted on July 22nd, 2015.

We are only days away from launching ‘Frontier’, the first milestone in the release of the Ethereum project. Frontier will be followed by ‘Homestead’, ‘Metropolis’ and ‘Serenity’ throughout the coming year, each adding new features and improving the user friendliness and security of the platform. What is Frontier? Frontier is a live, but barebone implementation […]

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Ethereum Community and Adoption Update – Week 1

Posted on November 3rd, 2014.

Hi, I’m Stephan Tual, and I’ve been responsible for Ethereum’s adoption and education since January as CCO. I’m also leading our UK ÐΞV hub, located at Co-Work in Putney (South West London). I feel really privileged to be able to lead the effort on the communication strategy at ÐΞV. For the very first time, we’re seeing the […]

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Programming Society with Asm: Gavin Wood at Assembly 2014

Posted on August 6th, 2014.