Synthetix: A New Hope with Kain Warwick

“Synthetix, A New Hope,” is a recent blog post Kain wrote and is a main focus for today’s episode.
Sep 26, 20231 min read

In today’s episode, we’re exploring the frontier of the multi-chain Ethereum roadmap. Synthetix has been leading this charge as it pertains to the application layer of Ethereum.

David is joined by Synthetix’s Founder, Kain Warwick in person in David’s Brooklyn studio.


0:00 Intro

7:08 Synthetix Networks

8:50 Growth Complexity

9:50 Phases of Complexity of Apps

14:00 Elaborating the Problem Layers

15:25 Paramartizing Risk

19:00 Defining the Problem(s)

21:00 Likelihood of Solution(s)

24:05 3 Paths of Fragmented Liquitidy

31:40 Chainlink’s CCIP

32:50 Optimism

36:00 MakerDAO

36:55 dYdX Model

44:25 Free Market Model

47:00 Other Solution Tools

55:15 Cross-Chain Shared Execution

57:50 Kain & Synthetix Main Focuses

59:00 Timeline

59:50 Other Components of Synthetix

1:02:25 Kain’s Thoughts on Regulation

1:08:13 Final Messages

1:09:15 Closing & Disclaimers


Kain Warwick


Synthetix, A New Hope


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