Inside the Modular Mullet Era of Crypto Scaling | Olaf Carlson-Wee & Nick White

In this episode, Olaf Carlson-Wee and Nick White explain the shift from monolithic to modular blockchain architectures. They explore the origins of modular thinking in blockchain, the advantages of modular design, and its potential to solve scalability issues. The conversation closes out by discussing the various layers of the modular stack, emerging applications, and the importance of abstracting complexity for improved user experience. Enjoy!

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(00:00) Introduction

(09:26) Permissionless III Ad

(10:46) Lazy Ledger Origins

(19:31) Modular vs Monolithic

(32:39) Layers of Moduler Stack

(39:13) Next-Gen Modules

(46:37) Rise of Applications

(52:40) Abstracting Complexity

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