February 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
blockchain, development, geth, mempool, mev, miner extractable value, research, tech
In this week’s episode, Anna and James Prestwich chat with Phil Daian and Stephane Gosselin from the Flashbots project. Flashbots is a research and development organization formed to mitigate the negative externalities and existential risks posed by miner-extractable value (MEV) to smart-contract blockchains
May 8th, 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins
academia, cryptography, development, elliptic curve, sonics, trusted set up, zcash, zcash bug, zexe
In this week’s episode, we welcome special guest Sean Bowe. Sean is a Zcash Company engineer and the author of the Sprout and Sapling Zcash trusted set ups and much of the underlying cryptography of the protocol. We had a chance to chat about his history, what got him into the topic, some of the joys & challenges to working with SNARKs, and what ideas are inspiring him.
March 15th, 2018 | 52 mins 47 secs
development, evm, security, smart-contracts, wasm
This week we sit down with JP Smith from the software security firm Trail of Bits to talk about process of doing security audits in the blockchain space.
March 1st, 2018 | 43 mins 24 secs
blockchain, development, pos, smart-contracts
In this episode, we do a deep dive into the DFINITY protocol project and their recently released whitepaper. We speak with Robert Lauko, Research Associate working on the project, about their ongoing development and we explore some of the innovations DFINITY aims to incorporate into this new blockchain.
February 8th, 2018 | 46 mins 7 secs
agile, blockchain, coding, decentralised, development, pragma, smartcontracts, technology
In the episode, we sit down with John Palmer and Marcus Molchany to discuss their new project Pragma, a tool designed to make deploying smart contracts easier.