Inside Eigenlayer's Vision for Decentralized Security | Sreeram Kannan

In this episode, Founder Sreeram Kannan unpacks the present and future of EigenLayer. He dives into novel concepts like intersubjectivity, attributable security, and forkable tokens that underpin Eigenlayer's unique approach to enabling trust and security for decentralized protocols. Sreeram explains the EigenLayer economy of stakers, operators and actively validated services (AVSs), the market structure considerations for AVSs, and the key differences between Eigen staking and ETH staking. He also previews upcoming developments on Eigenlayer's roadmap such as payments and slashing. Enjoy!

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(0:00) Introduction

(2:42) EigenLayer AVS, Mainnet, & Token Launch

(9:11) Intersubjectivity Token Design

(16:02) Wormhole Ad

(16:40) Pear Ad

(17:05) Avalanche Ad

(17:47) Slashing Mechanism

(35:59) Eigen Social Consensus Overload

(43:17) AVS Market Structure

(52:49) Security Mining

(58:29) Validator Bonds

(1:03:10) 3rd Token System

(1:14:59) Eigen Roadmap

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