An Ethereum Podcast


  • OH008 – Printing Money

    OH008 – Printing Money

    25/07/2017 Duración: 01h18min

    OH008 - Printing Money

  • OH007 – Raiden

    OH007 – Raiden


    Augusto from Raiden Network core team, explains Raiden Network: extension to Ethereum which scales-out asset transfer capacity. Hosted by Dirk Jaeckel & Ksenya Links: Repository Lefteris' short presentation at Ethdev from November 2016 Heiko's presentation from devcon1 (2015)

  • OH006 – Zcash

    OH006 – Zcash


    In this episode Dirk Jaekel & Ksenya discuss zcash with Zooko. Zcash dev wiki, a repo and a user guide To get your head around zero knowledge proofs and zcash even better we also recommend two episodes recorded by our fellow podcasters Meher & Brian from a different podcast Epicenter: Ep116 with professor Eli Ben-Sasson and Ep122 with Zooko Here is the paper that we mention “How to explain Zero-Knowledge Protocols to your children” Towards the middle of the podcast we talk about a practical way of making a nice and useful zcash node, which we intend to make IRL and will shortly publish some basic specs for it. For the latest updates, you can check Oktahedron on Twitter and feel free to ping any questions to Dirk Jäckel & Ksenya.

  • OH005 – 33c3

    OH005 – 33c3


    This episode was recorded 2016-12-29 in Hamburg. We had a short chat with Ryan Taylor (@AdjyLeak), zooko (@zooko) and Meredith L Patterson (@maradydd) at 33c3. In this short episode Zooko tells us a cute story of practical love letters hidden in blockchain transactions, Meredith highlights the importance of compilers in the world and Ryan mentions Alexandria library. It's a bit of a teaser for the 2017, as some of it we will be covering in detail in 2017 on Oktahedron. Recorded at Sendecentrum at Chaos Communication Congress with the guests: AdjyLeak, Meredith L Patterson, Zooko and that TBA guest with a nice podcasting voice, who spoke very little. Hosted by Dirk Jaeckel & Ksenya of Oktahedron. Thanx to Tim Pritlove for recommending Sendecentrum, instead of dragging all our audio equipment all the way to the Congress from Berlin, thanx to Chistopher who was so patient & helpful, and other guys at Sendecentrum . And a great big thanx to our wonderful sound guy in particular. Enjoy!

  • OH004 – Secure Scuttlebutt

    OH004 – Secure Scuttlebutt

    01/12/2016 Duración: 01h05min

    This episode is about Secure Scuttlebutt - a database of unforgeable append-only feeds, optimized for efficient replication for peer to peer protocols. Scuttlebutt in slang usage means rumor or gossip, deriving from the nautical term for the cask used to serve water (or, later, a water fountain) A gossip protocol is a style of computer-to-computer communication protocol inspired by the form of gossip seen in social networks History of Scuttlebutt with Dominic Tarr Dominic Tarr Twitter @dominictarr Secure Scuttlebutt consortium Peer-to-peer audio publishing and streaming application. Like SoundCloud but decentralized. A mashup of ssb, webtorrent and electron Decentralised git git-ssb

  • OH003 – Swarm

    OH003 – Swarm

    30/11/2016 Duración: 01h41min

    Swarm guide nicely organised Swarm documentation Swarm landing page & public gateway Ethereum Name System - ENS Decentralised Git using Ethereum and P2P content addressable networks (Swarm, IPFS, SSB) Short talk introducing Swarm at DAppHack, Berlin Nov 26th 2016

  • OH002 – Total Functional Programming

    OH002 – Total Functional Programming

    20/09/2016 Duración: 01h10min

    Turing completeness vs decidable languages, safer smart contracts and running Ethereum on Ethereum. Do we want Turing-completeness, or is a weaker model more suitable? Would a dumber (not a Turing complete) language would make smart contracts smarter (easily verifiable)? We talk about total functional languages and alternatives to accounts-based model. Should we look at the blockchain as a pure data store, possibly equipped with primitives such as map/reduce or similar? Links: Meredith Pattersson talks about The Weird Machine Tau Chain Idris: a general purpose pure functional programming language with dependent types Safer smart contracts through type-driven development byt ROBERT EDSTRÖM, JACK PETTERSSON Jack Pettersson and Robert Edström (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) present on a dependantly typed functional language for

  • OH001 – Concorde Effect

    OH001 – Concorde Effect

    28/06/2016 Duración: 01h12min

    @heckerhut, @dirkjaeckel and @j32804 Some time passed after the DAO goxed. We will probably need to mention it again, because it raised a lot of questions about jurisdictions etc. What has happened since? Esma Discussion paper Dominic Williams about tokens and security law Sian Jones gave some regulatory update on Epicenter Bitcoin. EU regulations are not so restrictive towards fintech / virtual currency businesses? But what about crowdsales? Its funny that there is a certain amount of worries around whether crowdsales are legal, and whether people can get in trouble basically printing their own money or issuing securities. As a friend of mine put it: blockchain is a hot new coo

  • OH000 – Gox Early

    OH000 – Gox Early

    20/06/2016 Duración: 01h13min

    OH000 - Gox Early