Bob Summerwill, one of the Ethereum core developers, will become the executive director of the Ethereum Classic cooperative (ETC) – as reported by CoinDesk news agency.
Founded in April 2017, ETC Cooperative is a non-profit organization created "to financially support the growth and development of the Ethereum Classic network". There were rumors about the appointment of Summerwill back in 2018, but the information was officially confirmed only this week.
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New Summerwill position at ETC Cooperative
Earlier, Bob Summerwill worked in the Ethereum community as a developer for the Ethereum Foundation and the lead architect of the Ethereum Consensys venture studio. In this case, as you know, the developer has never been optimistic about the cryptocurrency sphere.
"What I said a lot before 2018 is a call to end cryptocurrency tribalism and isolation within one sphere (...). If you look at the whole blockchainBlockchain
is a continuous and sequential block chain of information (digital linked list). When building a blockchain, copies of related blocks are simultaneously stored on multiple computers.Details industry, this is a tiny thing compared to the existing centralized technological bases (...)"
According to Summerwill, his appointment as the executive director of the ETC Cooperative is necessary "to help constructive dialogue in the Ethereum Classic space in orderOrder
– automatic application to buy or sell cryptocurrency. Orders are used during trading on the stock exchange to open and close a position. Details to draw up a proper action plan". Summerwill explained that, in his opinion, the ETC had experienced a serious public misunderstanding since the creation of the network in 2016 after the collapse of the DAO.
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"External perception really sounded like: well, here’s a group of fanatical fanatics who broke up with the rest of the ethereum community and grumble in the corner"
Bob Summerwill is a new member of the Ethereum Classic team. The nuances regarding his future work are not yet known. Although it is clear from Summerwill’s statement that he is going to make the network "more practical".
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