Bring Your Own Provider (BYOP)

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel Mar 8 · 3 min read RPCh went live in ETH Denver this February at a sold-out event! With a major announcement: BlockWallet becomes the first wallet to officially integrate RPCh. But wallet integrations aren’t the only way for you to use RPCh. You can use RPCh on any wallet across any … Read more

Node and Staking Season Analytics

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel Jan 30 · 4 min read Staking Season 6 has begun, and at time of writing over 45m HOPR have already been staked. We’ve already shown off our improved staking website and UI, but since node running is a major part of the rewards for this season, we’d like to take this … Read more

How HOPR Got People to Care About Privacy and Invest

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel Aug 8 · 5 min read HOPR is a little over two years’ old, and over that time we’ve used many different narratives to draw people’s attention to the huge privacy issues which plague Web 2.0 and web3. Although everyone we engage with agrees with our mission to change privacy for good, … Read more

Proof-of-Stake Validator Sniping Research

Dr. Sebastian Bürgel Aug 4 · 12 min read The Merge is fast approaching. In a few months, the Ethereum chain will switch from proof of work (PoW) to proof of stake (PoS). This is an exciting development, but we need to highlight an important privacy issue with the post-Merge chain. The HOPR team has … Read more