Debating Ethereum’s Big Decision | Roundup

This episode dives deep into the current state and future of Ethereum, Solana, and Bitcoin. Michael Ippolito and Marc Arjoon join us to discuss Bitcoin L2s, Solana Blinks, and debate the importance of user experience versus decentralization. They analyze whether blockchains are truly converging, the impact of cultural differences between chains, and what might drive mainstream crypto adoption. Thanks for tuning in!



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(00:00) Introduction & Vampire Yano

(04:41) Santi Invests in Mega ETH

(07:29) Is ETH Capitulating?

(21:10) Is Ethereum Actually Decentralized?

(30:56) Most Important Things of Blockchains

(36:25) Sei Ad

(37:22) Marinade Ad

(38:26) Polygon Ad

(39:35) Mantle Ad

(40:24) L2 User Acquisition Sta

(53:37) Future of Bitcoin

(01:00:30) Convergence of Blockchains

(01:12:48) Biggest Blockchain Apps

(01:17:52) Solana Blinks

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