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The Merge is the most significant change in the Ethereum protocol’s history. The Merge essentially replaces the infamous Proof of Work model with a Proof of Stake model. This negates the need for heavy mining power, and instead introduces a way more sustainable way to reach consensus. This means a lot for web3 too, as it solves some previous criticism for just why we can’t use tech like blockchain in our day to day lives. It has the potential to show just how powerful the course of this technology can be.