Oh no, we need bigger blocks! Maybe it’s time to fork and create a new new new Bitcoin with proper block size?
Dev who moved from ETH to BSV: “I had completely written off Bitcoin as a viable platform […] but researching […] what SV was fighting for, Bitcoin finally made sense to me. Bitcoin is so much bigger than anything else out there. It solves everything, anything can be built on it & it exists NOW
I’ve noticed that usually, people say that MinerGate is good for newbies although this pool has something to offer to experienced miners.
[Asseth](http://www.asseth.fr/en) is proud to announce the second batch of speakers for [EthCC](https://ethcc.io/). Previous announcement can be found [here](https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/comments/a95znu/ho_ho_ho_ethcc_first_speaker_batch_is_out/), this one includes:
* More Talks with **Adan Sanchez De Pedro** (The Future of Blockchain Oracles), **Patrick McCorry** (PISA – Accountable Third Party Watching Service for State channels), **Griffin Anderson** (Transparency in the blockchain space), **Jack Spallone** (Web3 and Music Discovery), **MacLane Wilkison** (Buidling end-to-end encrypted decentralized applications with NuCypher), **Matias Nisenson** (Blockchain Gaming), **Raphaël Mazet** (The tension between the heart and the brain when delivering social impact on the blockchain), **Benjamin Smith** (dfusion — Using zkSnarks to scale arbitrage-free decentralized exchanges), **Hugh Karp** (Legally linked DAO’s), **Loredana Cirstea** (The Importance of Proof of Wonder), **Amaury Martiny** (Build your DApp on a Light Client), **Jean Millerat** (A board game for designing the mechanism of a smart contract), **Angel Versetti** (The convergence of IoT and Blockchain), **Max Stein** (How to keep track of your digital assets), **Tobias Schubotz** (Recovery options with smart contract wallets and the Gnosis Safe), **Lorenz Breidenbach** (LibSubmarine: Defeat front-runners by temporarily hiding transactions on Ethereum), **Charles St.Louis** (Developing Full-Scale Platforms on Ethereum), **Christoph Mussenbrock** (Generalized Insurance Framework: A Linux for Decentralized Insurance Applications), **Zachary Williamson** (Publically verifiable private transactions – a deep dive into the AZTEC protocol), **Afri Schoedon** (Görli: Bootstrapping a Cross-Client Proof-of-Authority Network), **Anish Mohammed** (Security of cryptoecosystem – a case of tragedy of commons ?), **Makoto Inoue** (How to integrate ENS into your dapp), **Jordi Baylina** (IDEN3: Scalable distributed identity infrastructure using zero-knowledge proofs to guarantee privacy), **Thomas Bertani** (Oraclize 2.0 – 1M queries later, towards decentralization and onward), **Thibaut Sardan** (Turn your smartphone into a hardware wallet), **William George** (Schelling point based games and p+epsilon attacks), **Guillaume Ballet** (ewasm ethereum 1.x update), **Jacques Dafflon** (ERC777: Improved token safety and security), **Marc Zeller** (Are all tokens useless ? – Post-Ico Mania Tokenomics), **Pelle Braendgaard** (Building Identity into Layer 1 and Layer 2 through Signed Typed Data), **Aditya Asgaonkar** (Safety & Liveness in CBC Casper), **Tomislav Mamić** (BridgeDAO – a smart contract in the control of the physical world), **Alice Henshaw** (Towards a fully functional security token), **Chris Remus** (ENS 3-6 Character Auction and Permanent Registrar Update)
* More Workshops with **Andrés Junge** (Self Sovereign Identity hands-on), **Makoto Inoue** (How to integrate ENS into your dapp)!
* [Get you ticket here](https://www.weezevent.com/ethereum-community-conference-2019) if you haven’t done it yet! Last year was sold out in early Feb.
* You would like to be a sponsor at the event ? That’s awesome, you can [write to Asseth about this](firstname.lastname@example.org)
Stay tuned for another big batch next week <:-)
**Side note: ETHGlobal will host the ETHParis hackathon right after EthCC at the same venue! [=>Apply here<=](http://ethparis.com)**
**Side note2: The Fellowship of Ethereum Magicians have announced the Council of Paris (Monday the 4th!) [learn more here](https://ethereum-magicians.org/t/council-of-paris-2019-announcement/2438)
**Side note3: A community website is here to help if you want to list your side-event, [blockchainweek.fr](https://blockchainweek.fr)
See you in Paris @ [https://ethcc.io/](https://ethcc.io)
Looking at the Bitcoin wallets the last year, the largest all increased their stacks exponentially. It is key to watch this as we are seeing the wealthy simply accumulate more BTC in this market while the retail, weak hands, are giving it up. Whales are only getting bigger.