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The evolution of utility on Ethereum

Jun 12, 2020 ⋅  6 min read

A series of new developer tools led by Metamask’s release in early 2016 set the stage for a new wave of apps and use cases (token sales) launched in 2017, which profoundly impacted Ethereum’s rate of utilization. Ethereum now appears to be at a turning point for a new app-infrastructure cycle. New infrastructure will enhance Ethereum’s performance capabilities. But the ultimate outcome will be the creation of new, perhaps unforeseen use cases that drive the next wave of adoption.

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Wilson Withiam was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Circle Research where he conducted research on cryptoassets. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science before studying computer science and economics at UConn.

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Wilson Withiam was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Circle Research where he conducted research on cryptoassets. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science before studying computer science and economics at UConn.