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Ep 3 - Zaki Manian - Iqlusion

Sharing Secrets - Presented by Secret Network

Episode 3 of Sharing Secrets is an interview with Zaki Manian, cofounder of Iqlusion, formerly of Tendermint Labs. Tor asks Zaki: What brought him to the blockchain space, and what secrets did he learn along the way? What's the best way to develop products and processes in a decentralized ecosystem? How is DeFi on Cosmos manifesting with IBC and beyond? And importantly, what kind of role can Secret Network and privacy play in building more sustainable and more usable open economies?Iqlusion: https://www.iqlusion.ioIBC: https://cosmos.network/ibc---Sharing Secrets - a new series from the Secret Foundation - explores the biggest secrets of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Featuring everything from interviews, to monologues, to special guests, to technical explainers, to surprises, and beyond.The Secret Foundation is a key organization in the Secret Network ecosystem. It is dedicated to building, researching, and scaling adoption of open-source, privacy-centric technologies and networks. Its guiding values are Usability, Sustainability, Impact, and Empowerment.Secret Network is the first blockchain to allow privacy-preserving smart contracts. That means applications built on Secret can utilize encrypted data without revealing it to anyone, even the nodes in the network. Using groundbreaking privacy technologies (such as trusted execution environments), Secret Network allows developers to build new types of powerful, permissionless, privacy-preserving applications - Secret Apps.Join our communities and help us build!Homepage: https://scrt.networkOfficial Chat: https://chat.scrt.networkCommunity Telegram: https://t.me/scrtcommunityOfficial Twitter: https://twitter.com/secretnetwork


23 Sep 2020

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Hashing It Out-#69 - OpenLIbra - Lucas Geiger and Zaki Manian

Hashing It Out

This episode Corey and Collin Bring on Lucas Geiger and Zaki Manian to talk about OpenLibra. OpenLibra is a technology platform and currency for financial inclusion, and it is definitely not run by Facebook. We want to figure out what their goals are and how they plan to achieve them. As always we dive in and have an interesting conversation, enjoy! Links: OpenLibra Lucas Twitter Zaki Twitter Donate to Hashing It Out


22 Aug 2020

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Zaki Manian/Dean Tribble - Inter-Blockchain Communication, Cosmos Network, Agoric, Why We Build Blockchains, DeFi Thoughts

Layer One Podcast

The team sits down w/ Zaki Manian and Dean Tribble, to discuss Interoperability and why it matters, how Cosmos ($ATOM) is leading the charge, building out Agoric, and why iterations on DeFi are dangerous but positive for crypto. JOIN LAYER1Telegram - https://t.me/joinlayer1Twitter - https://twitter.com/layer1pod 2:45 Dean and Zaki’s Story8:16 Why We Build Blockchains?17:45 Interoperability Breakdown and Timeline21:38 Will Ethereum Dominate24:45 What is Inter-Blockchain Communication and how Cosmos fits in27:02 Will there be Blockchains for everything?31:28 What is Agoric?39:27 Upgrades or Forks effect on Interoperability 43:13 CosmosHUB and Stargate update50:22 Thoughts on DeFi on NFTs53:45 Are DeFi users “Sticky”?59:45 Bitcoin Macro Thoughts1:04:12 Book Recommendation Inter-Blockchain Communicationhttps://cosmos.network/ibcAgorichttps://agoric.com/ Zaki Manian https://twitter.com/zmanianDean Tribblehttps://twitter.com/DeanTribble___________________________________________ bitcoin, ethereum, eos, cryptocurrency, crypto, altcoin, blockchain, decentralized, news, best investment, top altcoins, ethereum, tron, stellar, binance, cardano, litecoin, 2019, 2020, crash, bull run, bottom, crash, tether, bitfinex, rally, youtube, macro, price, prediction, podcast, interview, trump, finance, stock, investment, halving, halvening, when, fed, federal reserve, interest rates, rates, cut, economy, stock market, defi, compound All the songs, images, and graphics used in this video belong to their respective owners, Layer1: Crypto Show channel does not claim any right over them.

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24 Jun 2020

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Zaki Manian - Co-founder of iqlusion Ep #20

The Solana Podcast

Learn more about iqlusion - https://www.iqlusion.io/Iqlusion provides infrastructure for next-generation cryptocurrency technologies which are designed and built to scale to real-world demands.Sign up for Game of Zones - https://cosmos.network/goz/


24 Apr 2020

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Motion: The future of blockchain will be an oligopoly of public blockchains (Illia Polosukhin vs. Zaki Manian)

The Blockchain Debate Podcast

Guests:Illia Polosukhin (@ilblackdragon) - debating FOR the motionZaki Manian (@zmanian) - debating AGAINST the motionHost:Richard Yan (@gentso09)In a world where decentralized applications proliferate, will these applications be built on top of a few or many public blockchains? Exploration of this topic would help us understand the merits of the coexistence of many protocols. On the extreme, each dapp can have its own chain, so that the developers/community for each app can have maximal control over the full stack of their product.The guests we have for this episode have essentially voted on their position with their feet. The oligopoly advocate is cofounder of a layer-1 protocol, and the multiplicity supporter is a major contributor to one of the earliest, if not the earliest, blockchains designed with interoperability in mind.Be sure to also check out our previous episodes too, on Bitcoin’s store of value status, tokenization and smart contracts, DeFi, bitcoin halvening, China’s future in blockchain, and POW vs POS.If you would like to debate or want to nominate someone, please DM me at @blockdebate on Twitter.Please note that nothing in our podcast should be construed as financial advice.Source of select items discussed in the debate:Inter-Blockchain Communication: https://cosmos.network/ibc/Near protocol: https://nearprotocol.com/

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15 Apr 2020

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Cosmos & Beyond with Zaki Manian

Messari's Unqualified Opinions

Tendermint Director of Research Zaki Manian reflects on the origins of the Cosmos project, including their 2017 crowdsale and the success of their “Game of Stakes” incentivized testnet. He also provides some color on why he thinks the Cosmos ATOM token has value right now, the role it currently plays in the Cosmos ecosystem as well as the role it can play in the future. Lastly, he weighs in on the global smart contracting platform landscape, ETH 2.0, the regulatory environment that has projects looking to Asia and the latest on the Binance DEX, which is being built using the Cosmos SDK & Tendermint consensus.---If you enjoyed this conversation, share it with your colleagues & friends, rate, review, and subscribe.This podcast is presented by BlockWorks Group. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at: https://www.blockworksgroup.io


21 Jan 2020

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Hashing It Out-#69 - OpenLIbra - Lucas Geiger and Zaki Manian

The Bitcoin Podcast

Links:OpenLibraLucas TwitterZaki TwitterDonate to Hashing It Out


19 Dec 2019

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Zaki Manian and Dean Tribble: No Blockchain Is An Island

The Delphi Podcast

Host Tom Shaughnessy of Delphi Digital is joined by Zaki Manian, the Director of Research at Tendermint Inc and Dean Tribble, the CEO of Agoric. On this episode we dive into into how IBC (inter-blockchain communication) will connect blockchains to enable new use cases.  On this episode we discussed a lot of philosophical questions around a multi-chain vs few chain world, chain sovereignty, Agoric's targeting the world's 20M javascript developers for its smart contract platform, the use cases IBC enables across chains, the status of IBC and so much more. The discussion involves how Cosmos plays into IBC, and how eventually IBC will be a part of Cosmos' SDK. To help support the show, please hit the subscribe button on iTunes so we can keep bringing you episodes like these! Follow Zaki on Twitter Follow Dean on Twitter Follow Tom on Twitter  Resources: Inter-Blockchain Communication Website Delphi Digital's Research Visit Delta Exchange For A $10 Welcome Bonus! Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Tom owns tokens in ETH, BTC, XTZ, STX, SNX, RUNE and sUSD . Lets Talk Bitcoin is a distribution partner for the Chain Reaction Podcast, and our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle and/or the end of the episode.  - Advertisers: To be a sponsor on this podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io Potential Guests: If you're interested in appearing on the podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io Music Attribution: Cosmos by From The Dust | https://soundcloud.com/ftdmusicMusic promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.comCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licensehttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US 


19 Dec 2019

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Episode 108: Catch up with Zaki Manian from Tendermint

Zero Knowledge

This week we catch up with Zaki Manian, Director at Tendermint, the company building Cosmos architecture, and co-founder of Iqlusion Validator. We chat about the blockchain in Silicon Valley, why SF loves DeFi, the challenge of balancing pragmatism and regulation with a decentralised ideology, the nuances of PoS systems, the wins of 2019 and what is on the horizon. Here are links to a few things we discuss: -Tarun Chitra's paper on how the existance of derivatives can undermine the security of a PoS system -Blog post summarizing Tarun's paper here -ZKValidator Give the Zero Knowledge Podcast some feedback. Whether you are a long-time listener or new to the show, we would love to hear from you! Please share your feedback with us here: https://forms.gle/LtQQyKJV6r7LrSND7 If you like what we do: Follow us on Twitter - @zeroknowledgefm Join us on Telegram Catch up with us on Youtube Support our Gitcoin Grant Support us on the ZKP Patreon Or directly here: ETH: 0xC0FFEE1B5083230a5154F55f253B6b6ae8F29B1a BTC: 1cafekGa3podM4fBxPSQc6RCEXQNTK8Zz ZEC: t1R2bujRF3Hzte9ALHpMJvY8t5kb9ut9SpQ


18 Dec 2019

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Interoperability in Cosmos’s IBC Protocol with Tendermint’s Zaki Manian

QuantLayer Podcast

On this episode, I speak to Zaki Manian from Tendermint. We get deep into the weeds of interoperability, his notions of interop between fast chains and fast and slow chains. We discuss the IBC protocol, which is a spec for adapters between different chains along with all the complexities when dealing with cross-chain communications. Moreover, we examine design and development principles when building product in this space, and the differences when building traditional software product. Zaki goes over some exciting projects that are building on Cosmos as well. Topics: Who Zaki is Talking about interoperability Two classes of blockchains What is Cosmos trying to do Main issues when getting different chains to talk to one another Main design principles when setting out to design the Cosmos network Interesting projects he see people building with Cosmos Talking about consensus system and incentive system Minimal Viable Ecosystem Acceleration talk Links: Cosmos Network - https://cosmos.network/ Twitter - Cosmos Network - https://twitter.com/cosmos Telegram - Cosmos Network - https://t.me/Cosmos_Network Zaki's Twitter - https://twitter.com/zmanian Minimal Viable Ecosystem Acceleration talk at MIT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqopwqXyURw Cosmos SDK Tutorial - https://github.com/cosmos/sdk-application-tutorial Cosmos Game of Stakes - https://blog.cosmos.network/game-of-stakes-closing-ceremonies-eddb71d3b114


7 Oct 2019