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about Ethereum governance

could anyone tell me about Ethereum's decision making. I am new about that. for example how the roadmap decided or who decide it how make decision of softfork or hardfork how appropriate code is ...
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How do upgrades at Ethereum work?

How to make an upgrade, e.g. Metropolis, Casper etc, at Ethereum? I mean, if someone proposes an upgrade to Ethereum network, how can it be made concrete?
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What business cases can be made for using Ethereum as a platform?

I am not sure if this is the right place for a high level technology choice question. If not, please direct me to the appropriate forum. Context I am involved in a business that deals with payment ...
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Classification of the information flows and protocols within the Ethereum platform

I've been attempting to classify the information flows and protocols within the Ethereum system. To do this, I extended the OSI model to include 4 extra layers: consensus (the algorithm by which ...
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What is the Slock.it DAO for?

I'm basing this question on information from the whitepaper. The Slock.it DAO is meant to decentralize a trust. In their system, proposals are smart contracts DAO participants vote on. My issue is ...
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Are there plans to self-fund/self-govern the development of Ethereum software? [closed]

Are there any plans to get this project self-funded and self-governanced? Maybe some schemes as in DASH? They have developed an incentivisation model of network participants by dividing block reward ...
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What are the roles of ETHDEV, ETHCORE and the Ethereum Foundation?

I am trying to understand the institutional setup of Ethereum. I could identify the following institutions: (1) The Ethereum foundation, (2) ETHDEV and (3) ETHCORE. The foundation (1) is apparently ...
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When there is an unexpected hardfork, what is the procedure taken by the core team?

Imagine Ethereum had a hardfork like this one that Bitcoin experienced. Ethereum can learn from this and can be prepared to be more efficient during the crisis, minimize panic, minimize other ...