CoinDesk’s Nolan Baurle speaks with the Ethereum Foundation’s Hudson Jameson about private transactions, client improvements, dealing with FUD on Ethereum and more.

In our CoinDesk Live: Lockdown Edition series, CoinDesk journalists and virtual audience members chat with speakers from Consensus: Distributed, our upcoming virtual conference on May 11-15. 

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This episode is sponsored by ErisXThe Stellar Development Foundation and Grayscale Digital Large Cap Investment Fund.

Listen in to hear more about:

  • Community coordination in crypto means translating developers for users and users for developers. 
  • Cat herders? It's as challenging as it sounds. 
  • Ethereum culture revolves around travel and in-person events. How is the community adapting with pandemic-imposed lockdowns? 
  • The decentralized nature of the Ethereum - and broadly - crypto work force. 
  • Possible pandemic-related use cases for blockchain? 
  • Marketing ETH 2.0 - before or after full development of the protocol? 
  • The "show, don't tell" ethereum application
  • Cross-trading assets between blockchains
  • Everyone's favorite topic: SCALING
  • Transparency within the Ethereum Foundation 
  • The attributes you need to be a great community manager!
  • Blockchains, at least right now, shouldn't be used for voting. 
  • Hudson's Hot Take: DeFi sometimes feels like it's being held up by toothpicks. 
  • Competition between Ethereum use cases. 

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Next up:

CoinDesk Live: Lockdown Edition continues its popular twice-weekly virtual chats with Consensus speakers via Zoom and Twitter, giving you a preview of what’s to come at Consensus: Distributed, our first fully virtual – and fully free – big-tent conference May 11-15.

CoinDesk Live: Lockdown Edition continues its popular twice-weekly virtual chats via Zoom and Twitter, giving you a preview of what’s to come at Consensus: Distributed, our first fully virtual – and fully free – big-tent conference May 11-15. 

Register to join our sixth session Tuesday, May 5, with speaker Amy Davine Kim from the Chamber of Digital Commerce to discuss upcoming guidelines from the Financial Action Task Force, most notably the Travel Rule, hosted by Consensus organizer Aaron Stanley. Zoom participants can ask questions directly to our guests.

Tuesday, May 5: Is crypto ready for the travel rule? With Amy Davine Kim from the Chamber of Digital Commerce, hosted by Consensus organizer Aaron Stanley. Register

Then, of course, join us at Consensus: Distributed May 11-15 where all the guests you hear on CoinDesk LIVE will be speaking in more depth.

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