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A Twitter spat is causing trouble for the ethereum blockchain network

Matthew De Silva
Member exclusive by Matthew De Silva

As investors grow restless about the slow development pace of ethereum—an open-source computing platform powered by cryptocurrency—a vocal minority may have unwisely driven away one of the project’s longest-tenured developers after an online spat. Afri Schoedon, who has contributed to ethereum since 2015, almost entirely in unpaid roles, cheekily tweeted the following on Feb. 15:

“‘Polkadot delivers what Serenity ought to be.’ Change my mind.”

He has since deleted the tweet.