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James Bayly is the COO of SubQuery and onfinality which are basically data service providers focussing on non-EVM chains such as Polkadot and Cosmos.
In this conversation we talk about indexing blockchain data and making it available for users and apps to query in a manner that’s cost efficient, quick, and reliable. We also touch on the modern evolution of blockchains, the blockchain trilemma, and creating a Web3 data marketplace.
Some notes from the show:
Coinbase holds 2m bitcoin https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coinbase-ceo-reaffirms-exchange-btc-061340819.html
FTX leaked balance sheet https://www.visualcapitalist.com/ftx-leaked-balance-sheet-visualized/
Kimchi premium https://www.investopedia.com/terms/k/kimchi-premium.asp
Mt. Gox https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Gox
blockchain trilemma with sharding https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/04/07/sharding.html
bridge hacks in 2022 https://chainbulletin.com/the-7-biggest-crypto-hacks-of-2022-so-far
Blockchain mentioned: solana | polkadot | cosmos | algorand | avalanche | cardano | near | cennznet | polygon
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Recorded at blockheight 762353. The BCNZ podcast was founded in 2022 by Jeff Nijsse and Bryan Ventura.