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Vitalik Buterin regrets having called on 8 co-founders

Vitalik Buterin regrets having called on 8 co-foundersDuring "a random experiment on Twitter," Vitalik Buterin answered many questions from his followers. He said his biggest regret regarding Ethereum was the idea of ​​the eight co-founders. He also added that he had been too confident in the speed of the network to switch to proof of stake (PoS).Vitalik Buterin. Source: video capture, YouTube / ETHWORLD.Mr Buterin spoke today on Twitter, saying that for one day the 268 people he personally follows will be able to reply to his tweet and ask him what they want, whether it is cryptocurrency-related. or not. He wanted to find out if there was "a format in which Twitter could still be a useful conversation platform" for him.And his followers did ask questions.Many questions, of course, focused on Ethereum. When asked what his biggest, non-technical regret was about it, Mr. Buterin simply replied without further details: "The whole story of the '8 co-founders' (and choosing them if quickly and indiscriminately) ".This response particularly caught the attention of the cryptosphere.As a reminder, the founding team of Ethereum also includes Mihai Alisie, Anthony Di lorio, Charles Hoskinson, Amir Chetrit, Joseph Lubin, Gavin Wood and Jeffrey Wilke. Hoskinson is now working on Cardano (ADA), Wood on Polkadot (DOT), and Lubin is the founder of ConsenSys, an Ethereum-focused blockchain company."He would have wanted to own all the ETH and all the glory, huge regret," commented ironically "dark pill", while Kain Warwick, founder of Synthetix and Aelin Protocol, commented:Perhaps related to this, answering a question from Emin Gün Sirer, CEO of Ava Labs, the team behind Avalanche, Buterin said the most difficult lesson he learned through the Ethereum experience is that people are more difficult to coordinate in small groups, stating:    "You can't just get everyone to sit in a circle, see each other's inherent goodness, and get along."