In this episode, Anna chats with Robert Habermeier, one of the co-founders of Polkadot and an engineer at Parity Technology, about his early experience with Rust and cryptography, as well as the work he did at Parity on Warp Sync and Lightclients. We then discuss how this helped inspire some of the concepts and design of the Polkadot protocol. We also chat about some of the exciting concepts that he is discovering along the way – such as new architectures to promote interchain security, Trust Wormholes and more!
For more about what we discussed, check out these links:
Warp sync: https://wiki.parity.io/Warp-Sync
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