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Scalability and Cross-Chain Bridges Ep #55
Live from Breakpoint 2021, Austin Federa (Solana Labs) moderates a discussion about the transfer layer and cross-chain bridges with Hendrik Hofstadt (Jump Crypto), Bryan Pellegrino (LayerZero), Alex Smirnov (deBridge) and Andriy Velykyy (Allbridge.io).
00:10 - Intro
02:50 - The importance of bridges not relying on Trust
04:28 - Moving wrapped assets
12:00 - Capital Efficiency of Bridges
14:02 - Future of bridges
16:28 - Integration of bridges
Brendan Eich - CEO & Co-Founder, Brave Software Ep #54
Live from Breakpoint 2021, Brendan Eich sits down with Anatoly Yakovenko to discuss integrating Solana into the Brave Browser, the huge potential for a decentralized search engine and NFTs as an entry point to the metaverse.
00:09 - Intro
00:54 - Integrating Solana in Brave
08:00 - Challenges with creating the browser
09:23 - How to scale crypto to the general public
11:57 - A Decentralized search engine
14:46 - NFTs as entry point to the metaverse
16:35 - Mobile vs. Desktop
18:00 - Languages and smart contract development
20:40 - How to grow crypto to mass adoption
22:44 - Global Peer-to-Peer environment in Crypto
Daffy Durairaj - Co-Founder, Mango Markets Ep #53
Daffy Durairaj is the co-founder of Mango Markets and is currently working full time as a developer in service of the Mango DAO.
Alexis Ohanian - Founder, Seven Seven Six Ep #52
Live from Breakpoint 2021, Alexis Ohanian sits down with Raj Gokal to discuss web3 and the $100 million fund to support decentralized social media projects on Solana.
00:10 - Intro
2:20 - Announcement of Seven Seven Six and Solana Foundation collaboration
9:53 - GM, Twitter, #FreeRaj
14:31 - Discussing Web 3.0 and the future of decentralized social media
18:04 - User experience and building on Solana
22:48 - New types of governance and delegation
25:59 - How crypto can change the way we see the world
Tommy & Taylor Johnson - Co-Founders, PsyOptions Ep #51
Tommy and Taylor are the founders of PsyOptions, a DAO developing the leading options primitives on Solana.
00:09 - Introduction and Origin Story
04:04 - What are the challenges / improvements in Solana?
11:49 - Integration of Serum v3
14:32 - Adoption of PsyOptions
17:19 - Architecting the system
22:11 - Liquidity mining vs. options trading
26:27 - Background in trading options
28:05 - DeFi vs. Traditional finance products
30:56 - Gaming as a market
32:56 - Exciting things out of the hackathon
34:09 - Announcements for PsyOptions
37:53 - If Solana could change one thing?
Larry Cermak - VP Research, The Block Ep #50
Larry Cermak joined The Block as one of the first employees with the mission to provide professionals with accurate information about crypto. He now leads a 30-person research team that delivers insights to institutional customers.
00:09 - Intro
00:20 - Larry Cermak’s origin story / His work at The Block
08:25 - The fundamentals of Bitcoin
16:03 - The value of SushiSwap
19:35 - Investing based on Memes
23:42 - Market Value for future gains in Crypto
26:12 - Will NFTs be backing internet money?
28:44 - Thoughts on Algorithmic Stablecoins
31:00 - Regulation in the US
34:47 - Decentralization and tokens in the context of regulation
39:45 - Volume of users / social networks