Tarun and James talk Flashloans & more

Episode 118 · February 26th, 2020 · 1 hr 10 mins

About this Episode

In this week's episode, we catch up with our friends Tarun Chitra and James Prestwich at the Stanford Blockchain Conference. We chat about the Flashloan phenomenon & the recent arbitrage 'exploit'. We also catch up about the known challenges facing PoS systems, what EVM support means on other chains & more!

Catch our previous episodes with Tarun and James here:
https://www.zeroknowledge.fm/99
https://www.zeroknowledge.fm/61
https://www.zeroknowledge.fm/34

The tweet that Anna quotes in the episode is here -> https://twitter.com/bneiluj/status/1228757175595438080

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