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One of the important thing points with blockchain networks is the shortage of interoperability. In the early days of Bitcoin, blockchain interoperability was removed from folks’s minds. However, as new networks continued to emerge and achieve traction, the power to maneuver property freely from one blockchain to a different has change into a important characteristic.
We’re joined by Jae Kwon, CEO and Founder of Tendermint, the group which is launching the Cosmos Network. Cosmos goals to construct the web of blockchains: A worldwide community of blockchains, related by means of hubs that permit trustless token switch. Jae joined us to debate the Cosmos imaginative and prescient, the underlying Tendermint consensus algorithm and upcoming fundraiser.
Topics mentioned on this episode:
- What Cosmos is and the issues it hopes to unravel
- How Tendermint and Ethereum relate to Cosmos
- How Cosmos differs from different attemps to unravel blockchain interoperability
- Cosmos’ consensus algorithm, BFT-PoS
- The position of Hubs and Zones within the Cosmos Network
- Cosmos’ native asset, Atom, and its position in creating liquidity for inter-blockchain trade
- How validator nodes will probably be chosen
- Governance within the Cosmos Network
- Applications for Cosmos
- The Atom fundraiser and Cosmos’ product roadmap
Links talked about on this episode:
- Cosmos: Internet of Blockchains
- Epicenter 113: Tendermint – Private Modularized Blockchains
- [Cosmos Whitepaper](https://cosmos.network/whitepaper )
- MerkleWeek: Blockchain Training, Keynotes & Hackathon in Paris from March ninth to 12th – Get 30% off with promo code EPICENTER – http://www.merkleweek.com/
- Jaxx: Wallets that Unify the Blockchain Experience Across Devices – http://jaxx.io
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