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Jul 31, 2020

Dmitry Buterin, father of Vitalik Buterin and cofounder of BlockGeeks, discusses Ethereum at 5 years old. In this episode, he talks about:

  • how he feels upon Ethereum's 5th birthday
  • how he introduced Vitalik to Bitcoin
  • what he thought when Vitalik dropped out of college to explore Bitcoin more
  • his thoughts on Vitalik's initial idea and white paper for Ethereum
  • what he thought of the ICO craze
  • whether or not he worried about the SEC charging Ethereum or Vitalik with securities violations
  • how Steven Nerayoff told Vitalik he should be worried about the SEC coming after him
  • whether he tried to help Vitalik with the social challenges in growing Ethereum
  • how Vitalik has changed through his work with Ethereum
  • what he looks forward to as Ethereum shifts to 2.0
  • what he thinks should happen with ether's monetary policy under Ethereum 2.0

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Episode links: 

Dmitry Buterin: https://twitter.com/BlockGeekDima

BlockGeeks: https://blockgeeks.com

 

Ethereum: https://ethereum.org/en/

 

Unchained interview with Vitalik on Ethereum's 5-year anniversary: https://unchainedpodcast.com/vitalik-buterin-on-ethereums-five-year-anniversary/

 

Links from news recap:

https://unchainedpodcast.com/why-bitcoin-surpassed-10k/