Scott Lewis, project lead on Settle and co-founder of Concourse Open Community, joins Into the Ether to discuss open finance and Settle. First we dive into the emergence and importance of open finance built on top of Ethereum. We then discuss Scott's project Settle which is a web-native operating system for open finance. Settle is a great and free way for users to track their crypto portfolio and easily interact with the open finance ecosystem through apps built on top of the platform.
On the EthHub Weekly Recap we cover topics from the EthHub Weekly Newsletter. On this episode we cover news from 1/7/19 to 1/13/19: dx.exchange issues, Ethereum Classic 51% attacked, Shapeshift layoffs, Veil launch imminent for Augur, CryptoKitties and Gods Unchained partnership, Parity gets a large grant from the EF, will Vanity CDPs be a thing?, Dai and ETHs future.
On this episode, Nick Johnson joins the podcast. Nick is the lead developer for the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) which offers a secure and decentralized way to address resources both on and off the blockchain using simple, human-readable names. We discuss the current state of the ENS and the big plans for it in 2019 including a new registrar, rent based model and release of domains under 7 characters long. We also discuss ProgPOW, a proposed change to Ethereum's hashing algo to fork out ASICs.
On the EthHub Weekly Recap we cover topics from the EthHub Weekly Newsletter. On this episode we cover news from 12/24/18 to 1/6/19: EthHub.io launches, dx.exchange launches stock trading on Ethereum, ConsenSys partners with AMD, Gitcoin grants launches, Austin Griffith's burner wallets using xDai, Balance.io update, forking out ASICs with ProgPOW, upcoming Constantinople fork, and decentralized oracles on MakerDAO.
For the final episode of our five part series on scaling, StarkWare Industries co-founders Eli Ben-Sasson and Uri Kolodny join the podcast. We discuss StarkWare's plans for helping to scale Ethereum through a layer 2 solution using unique zero-knowledge proof technology called zk-STARKs. Eli and Uri explain what STARKs are and how they are planning to release their power through an alpha implementation on a decentralized exchange in early 2019.
This is episode four in our five part series on Ethereum scaling. On today's episode, Georgios Konstantopoulos, who works on Plasma R&D for Loom Network, talks about Plasma as a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. We discuss the history of Plasma, what it means for the Ethereum network and how it will work from both the technical side and for the end user.
If you ever wanted a quick, yet detailed deep dive into Plasma, this is the episode for you.
This is the third episode in our five part series on Ethereum scaling. On today's episode, Liam Horne of L4 Ventures joins to talk about a layer 2 scaling solution called state channels. L4 Ventures has an open source project called Counterfactual which is dedicated to building out generalized state channels. We talk about what state channels are, what they can enable, and the work being done to make this a reality on Ethereum.
On the EthHub Weekly Recap we cover topics from the EthHub Weekly Newsletter. On this episode we cover: EthHub's community response to the CFTC, Basis stablecoin project shutting down, Mark Karpeles legal issues, DDEX forks 0x to remove ZRX, MKR holders vote to lower stability fee, Coindesk highlights Eth 2.0 teams and is price diverging from strong fundamentals?
This episode marks the 2nd in our 5 part series on Ethereum scaling. Raul Jordan and Preston Van Loon from Prysmatic labs join the podcast to discuss Ethereum 2.0 and what it will bring. We dive into who Prysmatic Labs is, how they are contributing to Eth 2.0 research and development, what sharding and proof of stake will bring to the Ethereum network, the client they are building for Eth 2.0, and much more!
On the EthHub Weekly Recap we cover topics from the EthHub Weekly Newsletter. On this episode we cover: Coinbase adding multiple assets and their Digital Asset Framework, ConsenSys reorg and what it means, another Bitcoin ETF delay, the upcoming Ethereum hard fork and what it means for the economics, a new tool from 0x, Uniswap and how it works, as well as talking about DeFi and the fun in tracking it using certain tools.
On today's episode, Anthony and I discuss what scaling means and why it's needed for Ethereum to thrive. We walk through all of the proposed Layer 1 and Layer 2 scaling solutions at a high level. These include Sharding, Plasma, State Channels, Interoperability, and Zk-STARKs.
On today's EthHub Weekly Recap, we cover a range of topics from the EthHub Weekly newsletter for 11/26/18 to 12/2/18. These topics include: Block by Block merging with EthHub, ICO promoters such as Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled fined by the SEC, scared ICO promoters, crypto reviews being for sale and general crypto media bias, the SEC chairman's comments on a crypto ETF, tokenizing a building using Harbor and what it means for DeFi, privacy on Ethereum, ZCash being added to Coinbase Pro,...
Hudson Jameson, member of the Ethereum Foundation, discusses DevCon 4 in Prague, challenges of recent hard forks and how the Ethereum Foundation is adapting, the Ethereum roadmap and thoughts on the current governance process.