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25: Qiao Wang - Curating Truth
Nov 15 • 25 min
Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! SEC Edgar: https://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml
24: Kevin Owocki - The first business in the decentralized world
Nov 9 • 24 min
Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! Sorry about the delay! This episode was supposed to go out pre-Devcon!
23: Felix Feng - Barriers to decentralized ETFs
Oct 25 • 21 min
Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! Token Sets: https://setprotocol.com/
22: Arthur Gervais - A decentralized exchange with Liquidity Network
Oct 11 • 20 min
Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! XCLAIM: Interoperability with Cryptocurrency-Backed Tokens: https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/643.pdfSpecial Guest: Arthur Gervais.
21: Raul Jordan - Ethereum 2.0 Demystified
Oct 4 • 26 min
Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! EthResearch: https://ethresear.ch/ Ethereum 2.0 webcalls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp0LxJiyV3I eWASM: https://github.com/ewasm/design Prysmatic labs: https://prysmaticlabs.com/Special…
20: Arjun Bhuptani - Production ready State Channel network released
Sep 27 • 26 min
Connext: https://docs.connext.network/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday!Special Guest: Arjun Bhuptani.
19: Austin Griffith - How to make gasless transactions
Sep 20 • 24 min
Dapparatus: https://github.com/austintgriffith/dapparatus Clevis: http://clevis.io/ Chronologic: https://chronologic.network/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday!Special Guest: Austin Griffith.
18: Frank Cheng - A New User’s POV on Ethereum
Sep 6 • 17 min
In this episode we see the Ethereum's pros and cons from a new user's perspective. Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday!Special Guest: Frank Cheng.
17: Derek Chiang - Tenfold a practical layer 2 solution
Aug 30 • 29 min
In this episode we discuss: State channels Plasma Explanation of Tenfold protocol TCR in practice Tenfold website: https://www.tenfoldprotocol.io/ Tenfold blog: https://medium.com/tenfold-protocol Tenfold light paper:…
16: Michael Egorov - Proxy Re-encryption and Homomorphic Encryption
Aug 16 • 27 min
In this episode we discuss: NuCypher's history Proxy re-encryption Multiparty computation Homomorphic encryption NuCypher whitepaper: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2807639/NuCypher KMS Technical White Paper.pdf Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New…
15: JP Smith - Trail of Bit’s Outlook on Security
Aug 9 • 26 min
In this episode we discuss: Trail of bit's auditing process Various tools used at Trail of Bits How the auditing process should be All of Trail of Bit's Tools: https://blog.trailofbits.com/2018/03/23/use-our-suite-of-ethereum-security-tools/ Follow me on…
14: Nadav Hollander - Dharma’s Path to Unsecured Loans
Aug 2 • 28 min
In this episode we discuss: History and mission of Dharma How an user interacts with Dharma How Dharma plans to support unsecured loans What the future of Dharma looks like Dharma's Blog about underwriters:…
13: Andy Tudhope - EthPrize, an interview with the Ethereum ecosystem
Jul 26 • 34 min
In this episode we discuss: What is EthPrize Sample interview with Elena Overview of the learnings EthPrize: http://ethprize.io/ EthReport: https://ethreport.info/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday!Special Guest: Andy Tudhope.
12: Dan Finlay - MetaMask Announces New Project
Jul 19 • 21 min
In this episode we discuss: New project by MetaMask MetaMask's design principles The life-cycle of a transaction through MetaMask What is missing in the Ethereum ecosystem until mass adoption Radspec: https://github.com/aragon/radspec EIP719:…
11: Nicholas D’Andrea - Truffle 5.0 and the future of EthPM
Jul 12 • 21 min
In this episode we discuss: What are the new features in Truffle 5.0 What are some common mistakes people do with Truffle What is EthPM and how it will change Ethereum development? EthPM: https://www.ethpm.com/ Truffle:…
10: Stan James - On-chain vs Off-chain Architecture
Jul 5 • 24 min
In this episode we discuss: What are the main factors to consider when assessing a function What are off-chain solutions for computation What are off-chain solutions for storage When is it best to leverage off-chain solutions Follow me on Twitter:…
9: Georgios Konstantopoulos - Plasma and Friends
Jun 28 • 19 min
In this episode we discuss: What is Plasma What is Plasma Cash, MVP, Classic etc. How Plasma ensures trust among it's parties Plasma Cash's top exploits Loom: https://loomx.io/ Plasma Whitepaper: https://plasma.io/plasma.pdf Plasma MVP:…
8: Gerhard Wagner - Smart Contract Security and Honeypots
Jun 21 • 27 min
In this episode we discuss: The process of an auditor Consensys tools used in the auditing process What are smart contract honeypots? How to make an undetectable honeypot Mythril: https://github.com/ConsenSys/mythril Original Honeypot Reddit Post:…
7: Ameen Soleimani - Current and Future of State Channels
Jun 14 • 28 min
In this episode we discuss: Basics of Payment Channels, State Channels and Generalized State Channels How Spankchain utilizes State Channels How State Channels fit into the future ecosystem Interopability using State Channels SpankChain (SFW) SpankChain…
6: Alex Rea - Colony Design and Reputation System
Jun 7 • 21 min
In this episode we discuss: Colony's general architecture Colony's reputation system and it's use cases Why Colony decided not to do an ICO before product Miners for smart contracts Colony Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every…
5: Christian Reitwiessner - Breaking Changes in Solidity 0.5.0
May 31 • 29 min
In this episode we discuss: Solidity 0.5.0 Solidity 0.5.0 breaking changes Solidity design decisions Solidity optimizer inner workings Solidity 0.5.0 Github Etherscan Solc Compiler Issues Julia/Yul Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every…
4: Hudson Jameson - Ethereum Foundation Governance
May 17 • 28 min
In this episode we discuss: Ethereum Foundation structure Ethereum core dev calls How to submit to the Ethereum protocol What's to come for the Ethereum Foundation Ethereum PM repo EIP-0 summary video Snappy compression Ethereum Foundation grants Embark…
3: Brendan Chou - dYdX Architecture and Design
May 10 • 24 min
In this episode we discuss: What is dYdX dYdX architecture design Challenges of doing financial math on chain What does trustless and decentralized mean Dydx site: https://dydx.exchange/ Continuous compounding interest: Investopedia Dharma:…
2: Fabian Vogelsteller - ERC725 & ERC735
May 4 • 26 min
In this episode we discuss: ERC725 - Identity ERC735 - Claim Holder Implications of on-chain identities Future of Blockchain in VR ERC725: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/725 ERC735: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/735 Follow me on…
1: Nick Johnson - EIP999 & ENS
Apr 27 • 25 min
In this episode we discuss: The EIP Process EIP999 and Nick’s thoughts The future of ENS and how it can change Ethereum Dapps Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday!Special Guest: Nick Johnson.