Ethan Buchman, the now and then of Cosmos


June 16th, 2020

1 hr 9 mins 34 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, we talk with Ethan Buchman, about the current design of the Cosmos ecosystem and plans for the future. During our conversation, we discuss the differences between finance and money. We go deep into the topic of DeFi and other use cases. We talked a lot about system structuring for biological systems, informal systems, distributed systems and organizations. And finally, we discuss hummus, the proof of stake palace and the scam train single.

Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains, each powered by BFT consensus algorithms like Tendermint consensus. Cosmos is an ecosystem of blockchains, the TCP/IP of the space, that can scale and interoperate with each other.

The mission of Informal Systems is a vision is an open-source ecosystem of cooperatively owned and governed distributed organizations running on reliable distributed systems to bring verifiability to distributed systems and organizations.

The projects that have been mentioned in this episode:

| Lunie | Informal Systems | PolkaDot | Solana | Uniswap | Cosmos-SDK | Cosmos's 1st Birthday |

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