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Episode 22: Arthur Gervais - A decentralized exchange with Liquidity Network

10/11/2018
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Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! XCLAIM: Interoperability with Cryptocurrency-Backed Tokens: https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/643.pdf Special Guest: Arthur Gervais.

Duration:00:54:51

Episode 21: Raul Jordan - Ethereum 2.0 Demystified

10/4/2018
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Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/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 Guest: Raul Jordan.

Duration:01:34:20

Episode 20: Arjun Bhuptani - Production ready State Channel network released

9/27/2018
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Connext: https://docs.connext.network/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Arjun Bhuptani.

Duration:01:26:53

Episode 19: Austin Griffith - How to make gasless transactions

9/20/2018
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Dapparatus: https://github.com/austintgriffith/dapparatus Clevis: http://clevis.io/ Chronologic: https://chronologic.network/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Austin Griffith.

Duration:01:16:50

Episode 18: Frank Cheng - A New User's POV on Ethereum

9/6/2018
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In this episode we see the Ethereum's pros and cons from a new user's perspective. Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Frank Cheng.

Duration:00:57:45

Episode 17: Derek Chiang - Tenfold a practical layer 2 solution

8/30/2018
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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: https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5b74c4267c629c2625746220/5b7edf224637686ec5cbc0a3_Tenfold%20Lightpaper%20V2.pdf Hyperdragons: https://hyperdragons.alfakingdom.com/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest:...

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 16: Michael Egorov - Proxy Re-encryption and Homomorphic Encryption

8/16/2018
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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 (https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2807639/NuCypher KMS Technical White Paper.pdf) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Michael Egorov.

Duration:01:20:11

Episode 15: JP Smith - Trail of Bit's Outlook on Security

8/9/2018
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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/ (https://blog.trailofbits.com/2018/03/23/use-our-suite-of-ethereum-security-tools/) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: JP Smith.

Duration:01:10:08

Episode 14: Nadav Hollander - Dharma's Path to Unsecured Loans

8/2/2018
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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: https://blog.dharma.io/current-and-future-approaches-to-unsecured-lending-in-dharma-protocol-8199eea720de (https://blog.dharma.io/current-and-future-approaches-to-unsecured-lending-in-dharma-protocol-8199eea720de) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New...

Duration:01:13:33

Episode 13: Andy Tudhope - EthPrize, an interview with the Ethereum ecosystem

7/26/2018
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In this episode we discuss: What is EthPrize Sample interview with Elena Overview of the learnings EthPrize: http://ethprize.io/ (http://ethprize.io/) EthReport: https://ethreport.info/ (https://ethreport.info/) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Andy Tudhope.

Duration:02:14:22

Episode 12: Dan Finlay - MetaMask Announces New Project

7/19/2018
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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 (https://github.com/aragon/radspec) EIP719: https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/719 (https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/719) Mustekala: https://github.com/MetaMask/mustekala (https://github.com/MetaMask/mustekala) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong...

Duration:01:10:19

Episode 11: Nicholas D'Andrea - Truffle 5.0 and the future of EthPM

7/12/2018
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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/ (https://www.ethpm.com/) Truffle: https://github.com/trufflesuite/truffle (https://github.com/trufflesuite/truffle) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Nicholas D'Andrea.

Duration:01:03:09

Episode 10: Stan James - On-chain vs Off-chain Architecture

7/5/2018
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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: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Stan James.

Duration:01:26:19

Episode 9: Georgios Konstantopoulos - Plasma and Friends

6/28/2018
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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: https://github.com/omisego/plasma-mvp Plasma Classic: https://ethresear.ch/t/plasma-classic-compact-spec/1711 Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong (https://twitter.com/itsjefftong) New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Georgios Konstantopoulos.

Duration:01:01:48

Episode 8: Gerhard Wagner - Smart Contract Security and Honeypots

6/21/2018
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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: https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/comments/7xvoui/exposingethereumhoneypots/ Honeypot blogpost: https://medium.com/@gerhard.wagner/the-phenomena-of-smart-contract-honeypots-755c1f943f7b Honeypots Repo:...

Duration:00:28:11

Episode 7: Ameen Soleimani - Current and Future of State Channels

6/14/2018
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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) (https://spankchain.com/) SpankChain Beta (NSFW) (https://beta.spankchain.com/) SpankChain's Github (https://github.com/SpankChain/) Counterfactual Whitepaper (https://counterfactual.com/) Generalized State Channel talk by Li Xuanji...

Duration:01:32:37

Episode 6: Alex Rea - Colony Design and Reputation System

6/7/2018
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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 (https://colony.io/) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Alex Rea.

Duration:00:25:07

Episode 5: Christian Reitwiessner - Breaking Changes in Solidity 0.5.0

5/31/2018
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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 (https://github.com/ethereum/solidity/projects/4) Etherscan Solc Compiler Issues (https://etherscan.io/solcbuginfo) Julia/Yul (https://solidity.readthedocs.io/en/latest/julia.html) Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Christian Reitwiessner.

Duration:00:29:27

Episode 4: Hudson Jameson - Ethereum Foundation Governance

5/17/2018
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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 (https://github.com/ethereum/pm) EIP-0 summary video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae-yPzqHJ1Q) Snappy compression (https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/blob/master/EIPS/eip-706.md) Ethereum Foundation grants (https://blog.ethereum.org/2018/05/02/announcing-may-2018-cohort-ef-grants/) Embark...

Duration:00:28:06

Episode 3: Brendan Chou - dYdX Architecture and Design

5/10/2018
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In this episode we discuss: Dydx site: https://dydx.exchange/ Continuous compounding interest: Investopedia Dharma: https://dharma.io/ Follow me on Twitter: @itsjefftong New episodes every Thursday! Special Guest: Brendan Chou.

Duration:00:19:59