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Aug 11, 2021

Optimism is scaling Ethereum with its open-source Optimistic Rollup. Uniswap recently deployed on Optimistic Ethereum, officially kicking off Ethereum's Scalability Summer. Where does Optimism stand now? What's next?

Optimists Ben Jones & Karl Floersch join to talk about working on Ethereum’s hardest problems and pioneering a better future for humanity.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:00 Ben Jones & Karl Floersch
9:10 Is Ethereum Scaling?
10:03 The History of Optimism
16:20 A Scaled Ethereum Chain
19:26 A Mental Model & Theme Parks
27:24 Governors & Contracts
29:29 Infrastructure & Use Cases
37:07 The Optimistic EVM
41:32 How Much Scale is There?
49:04 Latency & Liquidity
58:59 Layer 2 to Layer 2
1:06:29 Understanding Tradeoffs
1:09:18 MEV & Sequencing
1:19:17 Power & Responsibility
1:27:08 Saving Humanity
1:29:48 Fire Round Questions
1:34:54 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Optimism:
https://optimism.io/ 
Ben on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ben_chain?s=20 
Karl on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/karl_dot_tech?s=20 

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