The Daily Gwei

Anthony Sassano
Daily commentary on the Ethereum ecosystem.
Created 03 Jun 2020
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  • Opening the Floodgates - The Daily Gwei #417
    17 Jan 2022about 6 hours ago • 2 min read • 2 0
    Layer 2’s on Ethereum are finally having their moment in the sun with over $6 billion locked in various L2 protocols and growing nicely every day. This is without most of them having native token ince...
  • Unlimited Demand - The Daily Gwei #416
    14 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 4 0
    When the internet first started gaining traction, bandwidth was extremely scarce and so monthly data cap limits were the norm. Soon enough, these data caps proved to be way too restrictive for the maj...
  • Can Devs Do Something? - The Daily Gwei
    13 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 13 4
    So unfortunate news my loyal readers - I wrote today’s newsletter and then my browser bugged out when I went to email it to all of you and I lost all of my work. Anyone who’s ever written something an...
  • Setting Expectations - The Daily Gwei #415
    12 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 9 0
    There is an unfortunate narrative that has been going around over the last few months that claims that The Merge will reduce gas fees on Ethereum layer 1. I want to make this very clear - The Merge wi...
  • Sticking Around - The Daily Gwei #414
    11 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 10 0
    It’s no secret - the crypto markets have been rather boring for quite a while now and I’ve noticed that the ecosystem in general has gotten a lot quieter. Many of the short-term speculators are comple...
  • Optimising Fees - The Daily Gwei #413
    10 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 4 0
    As we all know, the layer 2 ecosystem is still nascent, the tech is immature and improvements are happening on a near daily basis. One of the major areas of focus for all layer 2 teams is optimizing t...
  • Proof of Revenue - The Daily Gwei #412
    07 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 6 3
    At this point I’m sure you’re all well aware of just how much fee revenue the Ethereum network generates every day - it’s anywhere from $30 million to $80 million depending on network use for that day...
  • Degen vs Boomer Mindset - The Daily Gwei #411
    06 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 7 0
    When most people get started investing in crypto they are usually very risk-on and will play the markets like a casino - we call this behavior “being a degen”. As one accumulates more wealth over time...
  • L222 - The Daily Gwei #410
    05 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 7 0
    Right now seemingly everyone in the Ethereum community is chanting that 2022 is going to be the year of layer 2 - we even have a hashtag for it: #L222. There’s good reason to be excited as there are c...
  • Caught in a Web2 - The Daily Gwei #409
    04 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 4 0
    The web2 revolution was a big deal - a really big deal - and has led to the creation of an incredible amount of value for billions of people. Of course, this hasn’t come without its drawbacks & negati...
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