Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum - Can It Go Beyond DeFi?


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Vitalik Buterin joins us for an in-depth conversation at EthCC 4 in Paris. During his keynote presentation, he expressed his hope for Ethereum to go beyond DeFi as he wishes to see more non-financial applications built on the platform. From better social media platforms to novel approaches for funding public goods, from his perspective, Ethereum has the potential to change the world for the better, beyond financial applications.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • How has the past year been for Vitalik and Ethereum
  • The state of crypto today
  • What interesting experiments are in crypto now defining membership
  • Has Ethereum gone too far into financial applications
  • Vitalik's views on using rollups on non-DeFi applications
  • What are the biggest problems of the world today?
  • NFTs and social media
  • The concept of retroactive public goods funding
  • The future of DAOs

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