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Lane Retting worked at the Ethereum Foundation. He is a hacker and polyglot with an affinity for East Asian languages.

 

In this episode, Lane and I discuss:

– The journey to a brand new Ethereum – Ethereum 2.0 (code named “Serenity”). We discuss what Serenity’s roadmap looks like, and when it’s expected to ship

– Lane’s work on ewasm

– And of course, governance, proof-of-stake, sharding, “Plasma,” and much more!

 

SHOW NOTES

[01:00] – Who is Lane Retting and what was his role at the Ethereum Foundation? Introduction and overview

[07:00] – Lane’s love for East Asia

[13:53] – Ethereum 2.0: What to expect

[20:00] – EWASM

[25:40] – Blockchain governance

[39:42] – Ethereum 2.0 timeline

[43:08] – Scaling solutions (sharding, Plasma, side chains, state channels, Raiden)

[45:45] – Lane’s 10-year perspective on Bitcoin and Ethereum

[56:46] – His take on the Ethereum “killer app”

[1:00:20] – Lane Rettig’s parting piece of advice

[1:01:18] – How to get in touch with Lane

[1:01:37] – Conclusion

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Ethereum Foundation website

Twitter: @lrettig

EWASM on Gitter

 

LANE’S PANEL DISCUSSION AT REBUILD

 

RESOURCES DISCUSSED

AION

Sharding

Plasma

Ethereum 2.0

EWASM

Ethereum 1.x

Hudson James

Ethereum Cat Herders (project management initiative)

Difficulty bomb

Casey Detrio

ProgPOW

Parity Funds Recovery

Block reward-based funding

Szabo’s Law 

Ethereum “state rent”

The DAO attacker’s statement

Polkadot

Afri

Beacon chain

TrueBit

Lightning

Raiden

State channels

DARPA

J.C.R. Licklider

The mother of all demos

MakerDAO / DAI

DeFi (decentralized finance)

The Burner Wallet

Gitter

IPFS

 

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