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Tim Beiko | Layer Zero

Tim Beiko | Layer Zero

Update: 2021-11-30
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Tim Beiko runs the core protocol meetings for Ethereum. His path into crypto began in 2017, buying the top. But he stayed in the space, initially working for Consensys and their Besu Ethereum Client before trailblazing with EIP-1559's implementation.

This conversation covers his story into working with Ethereum core developers, the role and landscape of Ethereum clients, and coordinating the maintenance and upgrades to the Ethereum protocol.

With the merge on the horizon and barbarians at the gates, humans like Tim Beiko work to keep Ethereum as credibly neutral, efficient, and open as possible. Can Vitalik impose his will on Ethereum? Is it centralized? This episode has the answers.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:30 Tim Beiko Before Crypto
12:27 Getting into the Space
16:45 Working for Conensys
20:56 Clients and Values
26:48 Forks of GETH
31:52 Clients as Businesses
37:42 Keeping the Balance
44:57 EIP-1559
51:47 Coordinating Core Devs
59:00 Communicating Code
1:05:17 Security
1:11:18 What the People Want
1:14:18 Who is a Core Dev?
1:21:07 Facilitating Forever
1:26:00 When Merge?
1:30:47 Closing

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Resources:

Tim on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TimBeiko?s=20 

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