The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy hosts a galaxy brain group of leading Cosmos builders to discuss the Cosmos Network, value accrual, IBC, comparisons to other Layer-1s and much more. 

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Show Notes:

(1:41) - (First Question) Joe's Intro.

(2:23) - Jelena's Intro.

(3:08) - Zaki's Intro.

(3:18) - Jack's Intro.

(3:29) - Sunny's Intro.

(3:48) - Ethan's Intro.

(4:43) - Cosmos Elevator Pitch.

(5:02) - What is different about Cosmos.

(8:19) - Insights about Cosmos Security / Benefits / Overpay.

(20:30) - How does the Validator side work.

(24:37) - What is the Inter-Blockchain Communications (IBC) protocol /  How does it further the ecosystem of application-specific blockchains built on Cosmos.

(30:38) - Thoughts on handling a supreme ccale to run a decentralized exchange on Cosmos.

(33:59) - Why is Cosmos designed the way it is.

(36:19) - Does it really matter if people or app chains have to choose their security to pay less if they could just pay such a small amount on Ethereum.

(46:30) - Thoughts on the Value Accrual side with Cosmos and ATOM.

(53:18) - Who is Jack.

(53:55) - Who is Ethan.

(54:43) - Who is Jelena.

(54:53) - Who is Zaki.

(55:48) - Who is Sunny.

(56:25) - Who is Joe.



Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Lets Talk Bitcoin is a distribution partner for the Chain Reaction Podcast, and our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle, and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product, service or token. Delphi’s transparency page can be viewed

 Music Attribution:

  • Cosmos by From The Dust |
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  • Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
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