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Understanding "Towards a Theory of MEV I"

December 11th, 2022
Originally introduced in the paper, Flashboys 2.0, Maximal(or Miner) Extractable value is the value that is captured by miners or validators from users in a network. While exotic forms of MEV exist, the most common form of MEV comes from reordering user transactions to maximize fees or frontrunning users while making a trade.
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Understanding Aera Finance

November 5th, 2022
A new era in DAO Treasury Management.
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The Artgobblers Renaissance

October 30th, 2022
NFT Distribution paradigms, Complete on-chain games and a potentially new meta.
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Understanding Sudoswap

August 17th, 2022
Non-fungible tokens have been used in various use cases since their inception. The ERC-721 standard initially finding its use in art and then mass Pfp collections. A trend started in Jan 2021 with hashmasks and found quick popularity with various subsequent collections. Many agree that NFT narratives dominated the cycle in the latter half of 2021. We saw art blocks, punks, apes and other derivatives so on and so forth.
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Uniswap as a business?

August 8th, 2022
Temperature check about making $UNI great again.
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Verifiable Delay Functions

August 5th, 2022
or How to make things a little slower.
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The next million users

April 29th, 2022
If you think about it we’ve come a long way since defi summer of 2020, almost had an entire cycle at this point, onboarded a variety of users and through NFTs even are reaching the broader culture base of humanity. We are now experiencing a new wave of defi innovation and experiments within NFTs, trying to scale and adjust our products and tools to onboard users to the future of finance and the metaverse.
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Meta - Ramblings of an inexperienced player

February 28th, 2022
Writing down some notes of what I’ve seen in the market for the last two years.
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A list of open problems in DeFi

January 29th, 2022
I think that having an open list of problems is a good reminder of progress for a field, nascent or old, research problems or practical ones. These also provide a benchmark to look towards and glance upon to take stock of the progress it has done over the years.
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