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On The Brink with Castle Island

Jun 20, 2022

In this episode, host Ria sits down with the co-founders of Starkware, Eli Ben-Sasson and Uri Kolodny to discuss how the team is leveraging STARKs, or validity proofs, to unlock a magnitude increase in scalability. We discuss:

  • The differences between Starkex and Starknet and how the two will converge
  • Enabling functions and applications that cannot be built on monolithic layer 1s
  • Why data availability is important to zk rollups and the trade offs of different approaches
  • Simultaneously solving for computational integrity and inclusive accountability
To learn more about Starkware, visit their website.
Intro and outro used with permission: Collage #346 by Daniel Allan