ETH Dev Suggests Moving to ‘ASIC-Friendly Algorithm’ After ProgPoW Decision

ETH Dev Suggests Moving to ‘ASIC-Friendly Algorithm’ After ProgPoW DecisionETH Dev Suggests Moving to ‘ASIC-Friendly Algorithm’ After ProgPoW Decision

An (ETH) code contributor has suggested that Ethereum developers ‘embrace’ specialized mining hardware (ASICs) in a reply on Ethereum developer forum Ethereum Magicians, Jan. 7.

As Cointelegraph reported last week, Ethereum core developers have tentatively decided to implement a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm, dubbed ProgPoW, which would decrease the efficiency divide between ASICs and GPUs, while rendering current Ethereum ASICs obsolete.

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