Ethereum: The Anti-Fragile Hydra

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Just a few of the many heads of Ethereum, more are growing each day.

The Mythical Hydra

Anti-Fragility is a response to a stressor or source of harm, leading to a positive sensitivity to increase in volatility, variability, stress, dispersion of outcomes, or uncertainty.

- Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Ethereum, the Anti-Fragile Hydra

Ethereum Foundation ‘Co-Founder’ Leaves but an Ethos Grows

Ethereum Foundation Centralization Risk but Consensys Sprouts

Ethereum (ETH) is Volatile but MakerDAO Appears

The DAO is Destroyed but Evolved DAOs are Summoned

Parity is Killed but Gnosis Builds

EtherDelta Shuts Down but DEX Protocols Flourish

Crypto Kitties Clog but Scaling Technology Breeds

ICOs Boom and Bust but Open Finance Composes

Synthetix is Attacked but Oracles Mature

Parity Shrinks but Ethereum 2.0 Spreads

Future Battles

Many things are apparently man-made but grow on their own to reach some kind of self-organization. They may not be strictly biological, but they resemble the biological in that, in a way, they multiply and replicate. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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