Ethereum Developer Opens EIP to Discuss ‘Bricking’ Ethash ASIC Miners


An Ethereum developer has opened an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) to discuss whether the community should modify its Ethash mining algorithm to maintain ASIC resistance. EIP 958, posted on GitHub by Ethereum core developer Piper Merriam, formally proposes that improved ASIC resistance be implemented into the network’s instance of Ethash, a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm.

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Posted by Josiah Wilmoth on March 30, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/ethereum-developer-opens-eip-to-discuss-bricking-ethash-asic-miners/

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