Proper Proposers and Skipped Slots: A Ranking and Segmentation Study of Validator Behavior

The release of Ethereum 2.0 will mark the beginning of the largest scale proof-of-work to proof-of-stake migration in the crypto-ecosystem. This transformation will render traditional mining infrastructure outmoded as network security and consensus is facilitated, no longer by miners, but holders of the cryptocurrency who stake a portion of their balances inside of wallets integrated Read more about Proper Proposers and Skipped Slots: A Ranking and Segmentation Study of Validator Behavior[…]

The Art of Slashing

Consensys’s glossary of Ethereum 2.0 terms eloquently describes the act of “slashing” as one of Ethereum’s new processes created to maintain blockchain security. They state that Ethereum 2.0’s consensus mechanism has a couple of rules that are designed to prevent attacks on the network. Any validator, an actor that proposes and attests new blocks, found Read more about The Art of Slashing[…]