Macro trends refer to long-term directions or patterns that influence a wide area, such as the global stage, a nation, an entire industry, or a market. These trends often encompass a blend of changes in various sectors including the economy, politics, society, and technology. They play a crucial role in shaping the decisions of individuals, businesses, and policymakers.
In this article, Vitalik directly addresses a specific technical aspect of a subproblem: how to more easily read from L2 to L1, from L1 to L2, or from one L2 to another L2. Solving this issue is crucial for achieving asset/key separation architecture, but it also has valuable use cases in other areas, most notably optimizing reliable cross-L2 calls, including use cases such as moving assets between L1 and L2.
This article is a long-form exploration of the discussions and ideas between Chris Dixon of a16z and Jay Yu, Co-Chief Editor of the Stanford Blockchain Review during an interview on “Read Write Own” conducted in January 2024.
In the article, Vitalik outlines several key reasons why it is important to start explicitly considering L1 + cross-L2 support, wallet security, and privacy as essential foundational features of the ecosystem stack, rather than building these things as plugins that can be individually designed by each wallet.
This article explores the intersection of cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence, highlighting the emergence of public blockchains as one of the most profound advancements in computer science history. It discusses how the development of AI is already having a significant impact on our world.
This article explores the transformative changes that decentralization in blockchain can bring to society.
In the previous article "Research on DeFi History: The Past DeFi Development History of Uniswap," the author reviewed the development of DeFi from the Bitcoin ecosystem's Counterparty protocol to dYdX, dividing DeFi history into two parts with Uniswap as the dividing line.
In this article, the author will systematically analyze the future Defi development trajectory of Uniswap and provide expectations for the future of the DeFi sector.
Bitcoin's upcoming halving is one of the important driving forces for the bull market in 2024. Looking back at the history of Bitcoin development, each halving is accompanied by a substantial increase in the market price of Bitcoin; For Bitcoin supporters, halving has also become a carnival every four years.
The article provides a detailed explanation of the importance, workings, Orb operation, key issues, centralization concerns, and how biometric identity verification solutions address privacy concerns after the launch of Worldcoin by Vitalik.
This article takes stock of the characteristics and latest developments of decentralized social media platforms represented by Farcaster, and discusses the challenges and new directions faced by decentralized social media.
This article outlines the process of deploying and expanding Synthetix across various networks in 2024, stating that with the expansion of Andromeda's open positions, SNX staking will be more profitable than ever before.
This article elaborates on the importance of security issues and discusses strategies for addressing them.
From MEV arbitrage bots to AI participants in prediction markets, we delve into the innovative roles of these agents in seven critical domains, discussing the foundational technology protocols driving this transformation, heralding AI agents as significant catalysts for the crypto economy.
This article explains in detail the technology and development of ICP.
The experiments in the intersection of cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence are driven by the same forces that underlie the most promising use cases for cryptocurrencies—access to permissionless and trustless coordination layers, facilitating value transfer more effectively.
This article organizes and reviews the entrepreneurial projects combining AI with Crypto observed over the past year from a primary market perspective. It examines the angles entrepreneurs have entered the market, their achievements, and areas still under exploration.