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Buckle up, as Dencun is coming to the mainnet on March 13th. This upgrade introduces proto-danksharding, bringing a new data type, blobs, that will reduce L2 gas fees. We'll see you on the other side!

On Etherscan, we enabled DNS lookup as well as token & method highlight.

In this issue, we're exploring the early restaking landscape on Ethereum. Answer the poll to test your knowledge of restaking for a chance to win $10 in ETH!



An Early Look at Ethereum's Restaking Landscape

An Early Look at Ethereum's Restaking Landscape

Restaking is a way for developers to bootstrap new networks by capitalizing on Ethereum's pooled security. In this article, we look at:

  • Staking vs restaking
  • Restaking use cases
  • Benefits and concerns of restaking
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DNS Lookup


DNS Lookup

DNS names imported into ENS is searchable on the Domain Name Lookup page.

Token & Method Highlight


Token & Method Highlight

Highlight-on-hover now applies to tokens & methods and on more pages.



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ERC-404: Combining ERC-20 & ERC-721 Standards

It enables NFT fractionalization and liquidity but is not part of the official ERC standard. The community proposed an improved standard DN-404.

Protocol Guild Pledge

Ethereum ecosystem projects can pledge 1% of native tokens to sustainably fund Ethereum L1 R&D long-term. Track projects who've taken the pledge.

Ethena USDe's 27% Yield Raises Concerns

USDe is pegged to staked ETH, yielding ~4%, and to derivatives, yielding an annualized funding rate. Read more on what it is and what can go wrong.

Research: Cost to 51% Attack Bitcoin and Ethereum

Attacker would have to purchase ETH exceeding $34 billion, manage over 200 nodes, and take 6 months to execute the attack due to the churn limit.

Uniswap Browser Sidebar Wallet Extension

Wallet extension stays in the browser sidebar when browsing websites and dApps, free of popups. Users with uni.eth username can join the waitlist.


Security Alliance

The crypto security operation offers an emergency hotline for crypto hack victims, free red team exercises, and legal protection for white hat hackers.

Technical Dive from King of the Frame Champion

To win the event, they had to deploy advanced gas-saving techniques to repeatedly steal & own the event NFT on Base.


AI Could Help With Bugs in Code

A huge technical risk for Ethereum is code bugs, which could be alleviated through AI-assisted code verification and bug detection. See Code Reader.

Modern Rollup-Centric Roadmap

Authors revisit Vitalik's rollup-centric roadmap by looking at Ethereum's past & present, strengths & non-goals, and opinions on the future.

Market Commentary

February Market Roundup

February Market Roundup

Breaking down an action-packed February as ETH closed the month up 46%.

Note: We're trying out this new section for traders. Let us know what you think here.

Pick of the Month

Transaction: 'Crypto: The Game' Season 01 Winnings

The player 'MFL' defied all odds & won 36.9 ETH in the crypto version of TV reality series "Survivor" by winning the hearts of everyone. Read more.

Address: Onchain Intents Engine

A natural language command interface for contracts that translates intents like "send nick 10 USDC" into onchain transaction parameters for execution.


Questions received last month:

How can I change address display format on Etherscan?
Head to Site Settings, and pick your desired address truncation format under 'Address Display'. Middle truncation shows first & last few characters, while back truncation allows for finding address in page (CTRL/CMD + F).

How to monitor ERC-20 token swaps across DEXes?
Visit DEX Tracker, search & filter by the token address you want to monitor. This will show all token swaps across various supported DEXes. To focus on token swaps on a specific DEX, just filter by that particular DEX.

Confused with some terms in this newsletter?
Remember to check the Etherscan glossary!

Pro Tip

Find NFT alpha (NFA!) from latest NFT mints in the past hour
Go to Advanced Filter, select "ERC-721" and "ERC-1155" in the Type field, choose "1H" in the Age field, then include "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000" in the From field.


Looking for a job in crypto? Check out these roles below:

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Quiz: Restaking


Quiz: Restaking

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