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Can’t we all get along?

A Twitter spat is causing trouble for the ethereum blockchain network

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.

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