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August took yield farming and meme-driven value to a whole new level. Countless emoji tokens were created, farmed and sold backed only by viral memes and incentivized communities. While fun to follow, note that putting money into any of these is highly risky.

At Etherscan, we released a new homepage design (let us know what you think!) and updated some features including a more enhanced gas tracker.

In this issue, stand a chance to win $10 in ETH by taking a quiz on yield farming and get $50 off top coins by staking $CRO.



Yield Farming

Inspecting the YFI & YAM Harvest

Yield farming reached all new heights in August, with YFI and YAM inspiring countless of copies. In this issue we look at the two tokens and their numbers.

  • Price History
  • Token Holders
  • Gas Fees

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SAP Integration with Ethereum Mainnet

The leading Enterprise Resource Planning software company shares an intro to Ethereum for enterprises, including an open source demo.

ETH2 Medalla Testnet Crash

It crashed when Prysm, a client with over 65% of nodes, went down. This has re-highlighted the need for client diversity and thorough testing!

MetaMask Evolves Its License

End users are not affected, but developers who copy MetaMask code for commercial use with more than 10,000 monthly active users will be.

Andreas Antonopoulos Breaks Down #supplygate

Concerns were raised about the supply of ETH. In typical fashion, Andreas provides the nuanced view to the debate.

ConsenSys Acquires JPMorgan's Quorum Blockchain

The privacy-focused, open-sourced fork of Ethereum powers enterprise projects. As part of the deal, JPMorgan has also invested in Consensys.


Demystifying the Smart Contract Fake Deposit Vulnerability

7,000 smart contracts are vulnerable to fake deposits, which utilizes flawed verification by exchanges and non-standard implementation of tokens.

The state of client diversity in Ethereum

The Ethereum Cat Herders examine client diversity within ETH1 and share results of a survey sent to entities running multiple nodes.


Zero-Knowledge Proofs: Adventures in the Dark Forest

Ethereum's first Real Time Strategy game used ZK-proofs to create fog of war and caused 140,000 transactions in 1 week on the Ropsten testnet.

The Network Flywheel - a framework for blockchain biz models

The Twitter version of a lecture in a16z's Crypto Startup School describes how entrepreneurs can leverage networks to create product defensibility.

Pick of the Month

Token Balance: $400,000 locked in SushiSwap token address

An unfortunate error resulted in $400,000 of USDT irrecoverably sent to the SushiSwap address. Reminder: never send tokens to a token address!

Decentralized website: ethereum.eth

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the most popular website searched on Blockscan so far is the Ethereum Foundation's!


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