In this episode, we talk about what it takes to be a blockchain developer. Fredrik shares some of his insights and interviews Gavin Wood, co-founder of Parity and Ethereum, about how he got into this space as well. We also dig into what properties a good blockchain developer should have.
Episode 269: Auctions with Kshitij Kulkarni, Matheus V. X. Ferreira and Tarun
In this week’s episode Anna Rose and Tarun Chitra explore the topic of auctions with guests Kshitij Kulkarni, PHD student at Berkeley’s EECS department and Matheus V. X. Ferreira, Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer Science at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
They discuss the history of auctions, both in the real world and in blockchain, and go on to cover more recent blockchain uses, such as MEV and NFT auctions. They review the incentives of both auction holders and the participants as well as how this incentive design can influence the effectiveness of the auctions themselves.