Ethereum and ether for cypherpunks and cryptoanarchists

An in-depth but accessible discussion so that you losers can finally understand the second coolest coin.

Ethereum and Ether

  • Ethereum is the platform and Ether is the fuel that powers the platform.
  • Ether is bought & sold (not Ethereum).
  • Ethererum has various applications. Ether has only one application: enable operations on the Ethereum blockchain.