Why The Merge Might Fail

Why The Merge Might Fail

Yes, hard as it is to believe, after all the setbacks, breakthroughs, delays, two steps forward, one step back… three steps sideways… up down left right… the single most significant event in blockchain history is upon us: the coming together of the proof of work beacon chain, the consensus layer, with the Ethereum mainnet, the execution layer. It’s Merge time, baby. And from a technical standpoint, this is high-stakes tightrope walking of the highest order.