Paradigm

Ethereum's New ‘Staking’ Model Does Not Make ETH A Security.

1. Introduction In the wake of Ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism (“the Merge”), various commentators have suggested that Ethereum’s new staking model could result in its native token []

by Rodrigo Seira, Amy Aixi Zhang, Jake Chervinsky on Oct 05, 2022

Open Sourcing the Art Gobblers Smart Contracts

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Art Gobblers smart contracts are open source and available on our Github repo. []

by Frankie, Transmissions11, Dave White, Justin Roiland on Sep 20, 2022

Art Gobblers

Art Gobblers is a decentralized art factory owned by aliens. As artists make cool art, Gobblers gains cultural relevance, making collectors want the art more, incentivizing artists to make cooler art. It's also an on-chain game. []

by Dave White, Frankie, Transmissions11 on Sep 13, 2022

Goldfish: A Provably Secure Replacement for LMD GHOST in PoS Ethereum

The Merge: From Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake The upcoming transition of Ethereum from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) is the culmination of years of research and development. While PoS brings many potential []

by Francesco D’Amato, joachimneu, Ertem Nusret Tas, David Tse on Sep 09, 2022

Base Layer Neutrality

With this analysis, we hope to ease uncertainty plaguing industry actors and provide clarity around the scope of sanctions compliance obligations. []

by Rodrigo Seira, Amy Aixi Zhang, Dan Robinson on Sep 08, 2022

GOO (Gradual Ownership Optimization)

GOO aligns fungible and non-fungible token incentives. []

by Dave White, Frankie, Transmissions11 on Sep 06, 2022

Data Availability Sampling: From Basics to Open Problems

Introduction A core responsibility of any layer-1 blockchain is to guarantee data availability. This guarantee is essential for clients to be able to interpret the layer-1 blockchain itself, and also as []

by joachimneu on Aug 25, 2022

Variable Rate GDAs

Variable Rate GDAs (VRGDAs) enable selling tokens close to a targeted schedule by adjusting prices as sales get ahead of/behind it. []

by Transmissions11, Frankie, Dave White on Aug 24, 2022

Cosmos without Tendermint: Exploring Narwhal and Bullshark

As more and more blockchain systems get deployed to production, two problems are frequently encountered: Achieving consensus with high throughput and low latency Building a distributed application on top of that consensus One []

by joachimneu, Georgios Konstantopoulos, Andrew Kirillov on Jul 29, 2022

LP Letter Excerpt — July 20th, 2022

As long-term investors in crypto, we wanted to provide some additional context on recent market events. Here is an excerpt of what we recently shared with our investors: 2022 has been []

by Matt Huang on Jul 29, 2022