Ethereum needs no introduction.
Do you agree with me? Yes?
Well, that is because it is the most ambitious blockchain projects out there in the cryptosphere and famously dubs itself as the ‘world’s computer’.
But I understand that some of you may not be very well aware with Ethereum. Therefore, I thought maybe I could help you with this detailed introductory guide to it: Ethereum Cryptocurrency – Everything A Beginner Needs To Know .
Those of you who understand Ethereum better, know that it has undergone many hard forks, or updates, as you call it in the software world.
Every update or fork is aimed at making Ethereum more mature, secure, and usable from what it was before.
Previous Ethereum Forks
But out of these, the most ambitious update that Ethereum is about to face is its upgrade to proof-of-stake consensus.
The proof-of-stake consensus will happen by introducing the Casper protocol which will enforce a specific form of proof-of-stake as proposed by Vlad Zamfir , a pioneer Ethereum developer.