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EthCC Journal: Exploring the Network State and a Decentralized Future
DeFi Dave Muses on Crucial Questions Confronting DeFi
Are We Unfairly Ignoring Harmony (ONE)?
Harmony is a sharded PoS smart contract platform. It also happens to be Robin’s first blockchain employer so he knows a little bit about it. It’s been growing an increasingly muscular TVL in DeFi thanks largely to DeFi Kingdoms, a gameified farming platform built around NFTs and the $JEWEL token. In this episode we take …
AVAX’s Emin Gun Sirer Says Blockchains Should be Scalable at Their Core; Layer 2s Mean Giving Up
When Emin Gun Sirer first came on The Defiant in May 2020, Avalanche was not even on mainnet yet. Since then, it has risen to become one of the leading smart contract networks, while the AVAX token has risen over 7x in the last 12 months. We talk about how the project got here and how it …
Bitcoin’s Taproot Seeks to Boost Smart Contracts and Privacy in Major Upgrade
Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade is poised to bring smart contract functionality to the biggest cryptocurrency network.
Fantom Surges 90% in 30 Days to Hit All-Time High and Challenge Elite Layer 1s
Fantom’s FTM token hit an all-time high this week and is a hot new entrant in the elite club of Layer 1 blockchains.
Protect Yourself From Smart Contract Exploits with Sherlock
Sherlock is a risk management platform designed to provide DeFi protocols with affordable, reliable coverage against smart contract exploits starting from Day 1.
How to Mint NFTs Directly From the Contract | Etherscan Tutorial
In this video we’re taking a look at the back door entrance to minting NFTs. This new trend started with LOOT but it’s the most basic form of interacting with smart contracts.
Fixed Rate Savings on Element Finance
Element Finance is a decentralized protocol that allows users to buy assets (BTC, ETH, USDC, DAI) at a discounted price. The protocol allows users to create liquidity and trade these discounted assets to allow buyers to earn fixed rates. The Element protocol does not require trusted intermediaries and allows for fast and efficient trading of …
Replicants are here! NFTs to IPFS with Minters Vault
You back-up your NFTs to IPFS using Minters Vault.
“We Said Let’s Start With Uniswap and See What We Can Unbundle:” Pranay Mohan of Hashflow
In this week’s episode, we talk with Varun Kumar and Pranay Mohan from Hashflow, a new decentralized exchange that wants to unbundle Uniswap. What this means is, they want to keep the non-custodial side and the liquidity pools, but instead of finding prices with smart contacts and a formula, they use market makers applying their highly specialized strategies and algorithms …
You Stole $37M, Now What? The $CREAM $ALPHA Exploit Unpacked
Last weekend Alpha Finance was hacked to the tune of $37m but this was a hack so specific and well-informed it was immediately assumed to have been an inside job. Have you ever wondered what happens when a hack goes down, or how a perpetrator can successfully escape with the money?