In today's episode, we discuss Vitalik's new article and if L2s/restaking will lead to Ethereum's "too big to fail" moment. We also explore the similarities of AI and crypto, Paradigm's pivot, why large funding rounds kill optionality, if the fork rule is determined by apps vs the L1 and if a protocol should ever be ossified!
(01:08) AI Takeover: Nvidia, Regulation and Paradigm’s Pivot
(18:12) Large Funding Rounds Remove Optionality
(31:05) Don’t Overload Ethereum’s Consensus
(41:57) EigenLayer’s Mechanics and Risks
(56:22) Apps vs L1s: Who Chooses the Canonical Chain?
(58:51) Protocol Ossification
(1:08:20) Companies That Issue Tokens and Equity
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Vitalik's new article on restaking
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