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Richard Horrocks
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114 votes
11 answers
83k views

How would I explain Ethereum to a non-technical friend?

106 votes
4 answers
106k views

What is Geth's "fast" sync, and why is it faster?

58 votes
1 answer
61k views

What is Geth's "light" sync, and why is it so fast?

52 votes
2 answers
21k views

What is Whisper and what is it used for?

23 votes
2 answers
4k views

How does Ethereum deal with blockchain scalability?

21 votes
2 answers
13k views

How do I remove accounts using the Geth console?

20 votes
2 answers
5k views

By what mechanism are ASIC-based miners made less favourable?

16 votes
3 answers
5k views

What is formal verification, and why is it important for smart contracts?

16 votes
5 answers
4k views

What is the difference between a smart contract and a DAO?

13 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why do some blocks contain no transactions?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

If the supply of Ether is finite, are there any mechanisms to deter hoarding?

11 votes
2 answers
315 views

Why isn't Ethereum Frontier a "safe" platform?

11 votes
2 answers
8k views

Corruption on data-block while synchronising

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I tell whether the Mist/Wallet is "fast" or "full" syncing?

8 votes
2 answers
248 views

What are the relationships between Geth's different development branches?

8 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why is Geth's "fast" sync now the default, whereas before it wasn't?

7 votes
2 answers
311 views

Could a contract with enough Gas DDoS the network?

7 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is actually removed during a contract suicide, and why doesn't this cause the blockchain to change?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

What is the difference between "eth.accounts" and "web3.eth.accounts"?

7 votes
1 answer
99 views

Will contracts on Frontier be wiped before the move to Homestead?

4 votes
1 answer
533 views

Does Eth have an equivalent to Geth's --fast flag?

4 votes
3 answers
8k views

How many Ethereum-based tokens are there?

3 votes
1 answer
61 views

Why was the Constantinople hard fork postponed?

3 votes
1 answer
101 views

Is there a comprehensive reference list of all Serpent commands?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I install Mist from the pre-built binaries on 32-bit Linux?

3 votes
1 answer
3k views

Greeter variables are all undefined and contract doesn't run

2 votes
3 answers
3k views

How to update Geth on Ubuntu without using the PPA

2 votes
0 answers
28 views

Block data duplication when moving from Geth to Eth (or vice versa) [duplicate]