On October 10, 2023, Kate, a core member of the METAPIXEL team, announced via Twitter that the project has been “suspended indefinitely due to various circumstances.” Daniel and Nathan, other key figures in the project, echoed this sentiment in their own statements. All team members have ceased to represent METAPIXEL and will no longer be part of the project.
Kate expressed her emotional struggle with the decision, stating, “My heart feels heavy, as I had never dedicated myself so wholeheartedly to a project in my entire career.” Daniel and Nathan also shared their personal disappointments, emphasizing the “pinnacle” of their careers that METAPIXEL represented.
While the exact reasons for the suspension remain undisclosed, the team cited “recent shifts in both internal and external circumstances” as contributing factors. Daniel mentioned that these shifts have made it impossible for the GSU project, a subset of METAPIXEL, to continue its journey.
The METAPIXEL community has shown immense support for the departing team members. Community moderator Zesti thanked Kate for her dedication and expressed hope for future collaborations.
Although the METAPIXEL project has come to an abrupt end, team members are optimistic about future endeavors. Kate looks forward to “crossing paths” with the community again, while Daniel plans to take several months to reflect on his career and future directions.
The indefinite suspension of the METAPIXEL project marks a significant moment in the blockchain space, leaving questions about the future of the team and the technology they were developing. As the team members take time to regroup and plan their next steps, the community remains hopeful for what the future holds.
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