We never get tired of talking about Ethereum: the magnificent token platform that claims to be the solution to centralization, blockchain-based computing, and capitalism. They talk about providing value through a very specific method: running the holiest of blockchain grails: “d-Apps”. These, of course, are decentralized apps that live on the blockchain and are empowered by decentralization. So far, d-Apps are mostly online casinos. According to a site called DAppRadar, the most used d-App is a “high-risk” d-App called 333ETH, a highly dubious investment platform, having being used by 1,258 people in the last 24 hours.
Not too bullish for the so-called “decentralized revolution.” But what would happen to the barren landscape that is d-Apps usage if there were also technical problems with the capacity of the platform? Well, that is what an Ethereum developer named Ari Schoedon has exposed recently on Twitter as he has pleaded with token-devs to “meta-decentralize” due to the Ethereum network being full (i.e unable to scale).
Ari Schoedon is an Ethereum developer who works for Parity, a blockchain startup located in London. So, if what he says is real, and we have reasons to believe it is, the Ethereum blockchain has failed its first, and more importantly, self-imposed objective: to be an effective base for “decentralized computing”.
It seems that this muchacho knows his stuff, because Vitalik himself, the Ethereum Jefe, was eager to answer his allegations sooner than later—urging people to “gas-optimize” their dapps and “look for layer-2 solutions”.
So what to do with the platform if even Ethereum devs themselves are advising d-devs to refrain from deploying more d-apps because it could mean the collapse of the platform? Well, just migrate to another? And if any sort of collapse is near with just a tiny fraction of the users currently on the platform, the future is very bleak for d-app/token platforms such as Ethereum. Maybe EOS is the future of safe, secure, and stable meta-decentralization? (/s).