At ETHDenver, Weird DeFi Comes Out of Its Shell

Between the Thursday Schelling Point mini-conference and the Sunday ETHDenver closing ceremony, Ethereum ether (ETH) token’s price fell as much as 15%. Meanwhile, Russian military equipment and personnel continued massing on the Ukrainian border, setting the stage for what has, as of today, become the largest land conflict in Europe since World War II ended in 1945. Just after the ETHDenver event formally ended, a $1.7 million non-fungible token (NFT) hack briefly appeared to be a wider OpenSea vulnerability that could have wiped out the fortunes of dozens, if not hundreds, of those gathered.