In this episode of "learn ethereum" we focus on what the ethereum 2.0 hardware requirements are. Our special guest u/LamboshiNakaghini who is one of the moderators on the Ethereum Staker Reddit Community. We discuss the various aspects of solo staking and hardware considerations to be aware of.
Before we get into how to claim your first POAP, it's important to know what a POAP is and why it's valuable. POAP, which stands for Proof of Attendance Protocol is a digital badge that is awarded to someone as proof that they've completed an action or attended an event. Each POAP is specific and unique to that event or task.Each event or task has a custom design POAP, meaning they're quickly turning into rare NFT collectibles. Specifically, a POAP is an ERC721 Token which resides on xDAI.
Trying to keep up with Ethereum can be a difficult task. There are so many new and exciting things happening in and around the ecosystem that it can be difficult at times to remember what's what. Unvetica was lucky enough to spend some time with u/Superphiz who, among other things, is a moderator for the Ethereum Staking Community on Reddit. We read through the EIP-2982 Protocol which is the formal protocol proposal for Ethereum 2.0: Serenity.
This morning at 4:30 AM Phoenix Time (6:30 AM CDT / 11:30 AM UTC) the Ethereum Foundation YouTube Channel broadcast LIVE the Spadina Testnet Launch. The Spadina Testnet is a unique event that will have a lifecycle of ~72 hours. This will serve as the last opportunity for Engineers, Developers, and individual stakers alike to practice submitting deposits and starting their validators. The event was hosted brilliantly by "Superphiz" from the Ethereum Staker Reddit Community and joined by a cast of all-stars.
If you were unable to attend the Ethereum Staker Community Call #10 covering the - we've got you covered. This call was recorded on Tuesday, September 29th at 11:30 UTC (7:30 AM EDT). If you're unfamiliar with the Ethereum Staker Community Call, it's an attempt to build an exuberantly friendly community by sharing information about Ethereum and to make Ethereum staking more accessible to the average user.