Host Tom Shaughnessy talks to Yaniv Tal, project lead at The Graph to discuss how the Graph is a decentralized protocol for querying data from blockchains, starting with Ethereum. We discuss indexing DeFi, Web3 and the decentralized future. 

Episode Highlights:


  • What the graph is and its current status
  • How the graph works, and what an indexing and querying layer for blockchains means. 
  • The Web3 apps The Graph will enable in the future
  • User experience and user interface hurdles for decentralized applications
  • The decentralization spectrum
  • Identity as a core primitive of Web3. 
  • Why the route to Web3 is not attacking Web2 apps, since the latter are fully optimized and have network effects. 
  • Identity is a core primitive of web3

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