Brendan Lee is the CEO & Co-Founder of Nodesmith. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science, and has spent much of his career building developer platforms.
In this episode, Brendan and I discuss:
– The complexities around running a full node and how Nodesmith solves that problem
– We go over some of the concerns developers and engineers may have. For example, if you outsource your full node, who controls the keys? Or, what are Nodesmith’s API standards?
– And, from an economic perspective, we look at the Nodesmith business model – “Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)”
[01:09] – What is Nodesmith, who is Brendan Lee, and how did he get into blockchain? Introduction and overview
[08:51] – A more detailed overview of Nodesmith
[12:19] – What is the state of the Infrastructure-as-a-Service niche in Blockchain?
[17:53] – The Nodesmith business model
[20:03] – Brendan’s take on the blockchain “Killer App”
[22:56] – His perspective on the blockchain space in 10 years
[24:10] – Brendan’s parting piece of advice
[25:07] – How to get in touch with Brendan
[25:32] – Conclusion
BRENDAN’S PANEL DISCUSSION AT REBUILD
– Ethereum whitepaper
– Web 3.0
– Nodesmith website
– Twitter – @nodesmith
– Email: Brendan [at] nodesmith.io
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