Technical interviews about software topics.
Dark Forest: Transparency on Blockchains with Zero-Knowledge Proofs with Brian Gu
Complete information games are games where every player has information about the game sequence, strategies, and payoffs throughout gameplay. Playing chess, for example, relies on knowing the location of every piece everywhere on the board. In an incomplete information game like Minecraft, you continually gain new information during gameplay. Until very recently, incomplete information was
Spacemesh: A New Consensus Protocol Anton Learner
Proof of Work cryptocurrency mining, as used on the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains, requires huge amounts of energy to validate transactions and generate new tokens. The alternative, Proof of Stake, needs large deposits of assets to be staked up front in order to work. While both consensus protocols have their own drawbacks, they are the
Coinbase React Native: Building the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem with Brent Walter and Jacob Thornton
Coinbase is a very popular and well trusted cryptocurrency platform for buying and selling digital assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many more. With Coinbase you can manage your portfolio of cryptocurrencies in 1 place like you would for other investments. There are added features like scheduling recurring purchases of assets, time-delayed withdrawals from digital vaults,
Polygon: Connecting Ethereum Compatible Blockchain Networks with Denis Ermolin
Platforms like Ethereum have billions of dollars of market cap and large developer communities. However, it is still a challenge to build widely adopted DApps on it because of current limitations. Blockchain Proof of Work transactions are typically slow, and Proof of Stake transactions trade off decentralization to achieve high throughput. Transaction fees get expensive,
Skynet Labs: Decentralized Internet with Matthew Sevey
The company Skynet Labs provides an open protocol for hosting data and web applications on the decentralized web. Skynet allows for decentralized, censorship-resistant, highly redundant storage and applications that are available around the globe. Developers don’t pay for their application’s storage, can launch apps with access to a user’s data right away, are free from
Uniswap: Creating Liquidity in DeFi with Noah Zinsmeister
A liquid market enables individuals or groups to quickly buy and sell assets. Decentralized platforms can struggle to execute trades when their platform does not have much liquidity for a specific token. Newer tokens or tokens with limited supply are most often the least liquid because there might be an imbalance of buyers and sellers.