Epicenter - Learn about Crypto, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h8m. Bisher sind 955 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 61 days 16 hours 57 minutes


episode 395: Roman Semenov: Tornado Cash – Keeping Your Ethereum Transactions Private

We were joined by Roman Semenov, co-founder of Tornado Cash, to talk about how the protocol works, how it was set up, community governance, and where he sees Tornado Cash's position in the quickly growing privacy ecosystem on Ethereum.


 2021-06-08  41m

episode 394: Alex Masmej: Showtime – Building the Open Social Graph With NFTs

We were joined by Alex Masmej, Co-founder and CEO of Showtime, to chat about why he got into NFTs and in particular crypto art, how Showtime works and its purpose, and the future of the platform.


 2021-06-02  1h7m

episode 393: Danny Ryan: Ethereum Foundation – An Eth2 Progress Update

Danny Ryan, Researcher with Ethereum Foundation, joined us for a progress update and chat about how the Eth 2 protocol will work in its steady state, what has launched so far, what happens in The Merge, and how PoS will affect centralization tendencies.


 2021-05-27  1h17m

episode 392: Scoopy Trooples: Alchemix – Financial Alchemy Through Self-Repaying Loans

We were joined by Alchemix co-founder Scoopy Trooples, who gave us a deep look into how the protocol works, alUSD and the ALCX token, and what is coming out soon with V2.


 2021-05-21  1h17m

episode 391: Michael Egorov: Curve Finance – The Stablecoin Exchange Protocol

We were joined by Curve Finance Founder, Michael Egorov, to chat about why he created the protocol and his long term vision for the project.


 2021-05-13  52m

episode 390: Tim Roughgarden: EIP-1559 – Tackling the Gas Fee Problem on Ethereum

Tim Roughgarden is a Professor of Computer Science and member of the Data Science Institute at Columbia University. Tim did an extensive game theoretical review of EIP-1559 and joined us to chat about what the proposal is trying to do and why, and how it is doing it.


 2021-05-08  1h37m

episode 389: Phil Daian & Stephane Gosselin: Flashbots – The Good, Bad and the Ugly of MEV

Co-founders of Flashbots, Stephane Gosselin and Phil Daian, recently joined us to chat about the protocol and to deep dive into the good, the bad, and the ugly of MEV.


 2021-04-28  1h38m

episode 388: Trevor McFedries: Brud – Using AI to Bridge Real and Virtual Worlds

Trevor McFedries joined us for a fascinating chat about his background in the football and music industries, and how this led him into crypto.


 2021-04-22  1h10m

Adrian Eidelman: RSK – The Bitcoin-Based Smart Contract Platform

We chatted to Adrian Eidelman, Co-founder of RSK, about the vision they have for the project, how it works on a technical level, and how you can become involved.


 2021-04-19  1h9m

episode 387: Matt Luongo: tBTC – Bringing Trustless Bitcoin to Ethereum

We were joined by Matt Luongo, CEO of Thesis (the team behind tBTC and Keep Network) to chat about the tBTC technology, his vision for the future of interoperability and value propositions of different chains.


 2021-04-14  1h1m