eth-archive

On 6 August in Ethereum's history...

In 2021:

  • Treasury secretary Yellen lobbies to not weaken the Infrastructure Bill on taxing crypto.
  • NFT artist pplpleasr explains how crypto changed his life.
  • Chainlink makes weather data from Google Cloud available on Ethereum for weather prediction markets and crop insurance.
  • ETH is all charged up and ready to go at $2891, from ₿0.0693 to ₿0.06752.

In 2020:

  • Grayscale Ethereum Trust files to become a SEC reporting company.
  • Yield Protocol introduces fyDai, a fixed-rate, fixed-term borrowing and lending of Dai.
  • Iden3 introduces zk-rollup Hermez.
  • Vitalik Buterin and Ben Edgington annotate the Ethereum 2.0 Specs.
  • Golem announces CHEM@Golem to help run chemical reaction simulations .
  • ETH recognises its pin number in $395 and ₿0.03353.

In 2019:

  • The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance launches the 'Mainnet Initiative' and appoints Ethereum Foundation's Aya Miyaguchi as a board member.
  • Non-custodial Ether mixer Tornado.cash goes live.
  • Fluidity launches AirSwap Trader, a trustless escrow for Ethereum tokens without deposits, counterparty risk or trading fees.
  • Connext v2 is released on testnet, bringing support for virtual applications and generalized state via Counterfactual, simpler native wallet integrations, injected JSON RPC ChannelProvider support for dApps, and a simpler and more stable base infrastructure.
  • Status demystifies justification and finalization on Eth2.
  • Tubular bells filled with ETH sound loud and clear between $232 and $226, at ₿0.01972.

In 2018:

  • ETHBerlin states it will only use dApps for the next hackaton: messaging, livestreaming, audience voting, ticketing, accomodation and more.
  • Chair of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Bob Goodlatte discloses that he holds Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash.
  • /u/austin_concurrence shares bouncer-proxy: an identity proxy contract to enable etherless accounts to interact with smart contracts and sending tokens.
  • Mauve Ethers on sale for $407 or ₿0.05858.

In 2017:

  • ETH. Priceless. ($262, 0.07889 → ₿0.08133).

In 2016:

  • "ETH!?", asks a man in the street. $10.9, ₿0.01851.