May 14, 2019
Jutta Steiner, CEO of Parity, and Gavin Wood, who goes by the title "chief white space officer," describe the network Parity plans to launch later this year, Polkadot, how it aims to solve scalability, interoperability and security and when a developer would choose to build a dapp on Ethereum vs. a parachain on Polkadot. We also discuss another one of their products, Substrate, which enables developers to easily customize blockchains, and perceived competition between Ethereum and Polkadot. Plus, we talk about the frozen funds of Parity and other crypto teams, and why Jutta and Gavin think the community should upgrade in a way that would enable the funds to be unlocked.
Be sure to check out the full show notes on Forbes! http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2019/05/12/how-polkadot-hopes-to-help-blockchains-scale/
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Jutta Steiner: https://twitter.com/jutta_steiner
Gavin Wood: https://twitter.com/gavofyork
Polkadot light paper: https://polkadot.network/Polkadot-lightpaper.pdf
Polkadot Wiki: http://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/
Gavin's 2014 blog post on Web 3: https://gavwood.com/dappsweb3.html
Gav’s keynote on the journey to Web 3
Chain Fibers article in the Ethereum Wiki: https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/Chain-Fibers-Redux
Web 3.0 vision:
More explanation of Polkadot, Substrate, Consensus, Governance, etc.: http://wiki.polkadot.network/en/latest/polkadot/learn/relevant-links/
Upgradeability without hard forks via Substrate
Controversy around Afri Schoedon’s tweet:
Gavin and Vitalik Buterin discussing competition between Ethereum and Polkadot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=vRqJK16t4-I
Why not to fork for the frozen funds: