During a ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session on Farcaster, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discussed his main worries for the platform’s and the greater crypto ecosystem’s future. In response to a user’s question, Buterin said that he was concerned that crypto stagnation may force the industry to give up on lofty goals like privacy and open internet infrastructure.
Furthermore, Buterin mentioned “AI-related issues” when asked what occupies his thoughts the most. His worries include inquiries regarding the existential difficulties brought on by the advancement of AI and how the Ethereum community can effectively address these issues.
The pioneer of cryptocurrency has already talked about how people can coexist in an online environment that is becoming more and more dominated by bots. In response to Sam Altman’s AI genius Worldcoin’s introduction, Buterin emphasised the importance of a strong proof-of-personhood mechanism to assist people in establishing their identities.
Buterin also expressed concern about how artificial intelligence (AI) development in the next years would affect important techno-political issues and regulatory policies in the tech industry. Despite his concerns, he praised Farcaster and Lens Protocol, two decentralized social media networks built using Ethereum sign-in possibilities, and expressed hope for their future development.