Keep it Simple, Stay Focused and Battle Test with Brian from Chorus One

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This episode of the #citizenweb3 podcast features Brian from Chorus One

Brian is an entrepreneur and blockchain researcher focused on scalable decentralized applications and cross-chain connectivity. He advocates for privacy and envisions a future where AI and blockchain empower individuals to control their assets and lives.

Chorus One has been pioneering Proof-of-Stake technology since 2018, advancing a $300 billion economy by building and operating core infrastructure to replace inefficient legacy systems with an open, permissionless financial system.


We spoke to Brian about Chorus One and:
  • The battle test
  • Scalable decentralized application
  • Connecting across the chains
  • Question around privacy
  • Surveillance increased
  • Risk for investors, there's risk for developers
  • If you engage in a private sector and protocols, assume guilt
  • Preserving of privacy
  • Decline of large nation states
  • AI
  • People having more control assets, lives, and decision making
  • Keep it simple
  • Stay focused

Timestamps

00:00 – 02:53 : Intro
02:53 -- 06:20 : Thoughts on how things have changed.
06:20 -- 09:10 : Interoperability
09:10 -- 24:04 : Safety vs Privacy
24:04 -- 32:42 : Validator journey over the past
32:42 -- 35:50 : Saying no to networks
35:50 -- 39:30 : The vision
39:30 -- 47:18 : Bare metal?
47:18 -- 51:27 : Ledger support
51:27 -- 56:05 : One thing to do and one thing not to do.
56:05 – 01:01:04 : The Blitz


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