What is Ethereum 2.0? When is it happening? Is it real? And what should you expect? In this edition of Down the Rabbit Hole Andreas asks himself to explain what will happen as Ethereum switches to it’s 2.0 version. From Proof-of-Stake, to sharding, the beacon chain, epocs and phases, here is what to expect!
0:44 What is Ethereum 2.0?
1:21 The beacon chain
1:32 Proof-of-stake validators
2:00 Validator Penalties
2:45 How do validators get chosen? RANDAO & VDF
3:46 The beacon chain testing
4:03 The beacon chain phase 0
4:10 The beacon chain phase 1
4:25 The beacon chain phase 1.5
5:15 Ethereum is moving to proof-of-stake and sharded scalable architecture
5:57 Ethereum 2.0 is running right now
This question is from the bonus livestream on Ethereum basics, which took place on August 8th, 2020. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to ask questions in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a Community Builder on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop