Published on: July 21st, 2021 • Duration: 48 minutes
Ethereum was created to be more than Bitcoin—Christine Kim, research associate at CoinDesk, discusses the many challenges faced and projects undertaken in attaining this goal. The adoption of DeFi has exploded in the last year, and Ethereum has benefited by being the only game in town. Although, as more chains come online and ETH gas prices soar, Ethereum is trying to adapt. Amidst many exciting yet challenging developments surrounding Ethereum, Christine Kim is a valuable resource to anyone interested in keeping up to date. She discusses a range of topics including EIP 1559, the shift to Proof-of-Stake, the "statelessness" dilemma, and much more. Interviewed by Ash Bennington on July 13, 2021.