Near Protocol's focus on UX

Episode 91 · August 21st, 2019 · 59 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, we sit down with Alexander Skidanov and Illia Polosukhin from Near Protocol to find out about their work. We discuss what brought them to develop Near Protocol, how they used their whiteboard sessions to learn from the best people in the space, the challenge of blockchain UX, and what has motivated them to become one of the fastest moving projects around.

Near for developers:
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