Ethereum has a ticking time bomb


It seems Ethereum “difficulty bomb” may cause the network to grind to a halt unless it transitions to PoS. It was put in place to spur the transition off of PoW and wasting electricity, but has been delayed for years and years.

And now it has become a real issue:

@Jason even if this fork is accepted, they better get their act together by 2021 or Ethereum may be in for a lot of trouble.