Awesome Web3 Talks

Discover Awesome talks on Web3 ecosystem

Years (2016 - 2021)


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Lecture 1: History of Blockchain Technology

24K views • 26 minutes

History of Blockchain Technology - History of digital currency and blockchains - Problems with previous implementations - Chaum’s ecash, Adam Back’s hashcash, Szabo’s bitgold, etc.

2 years ago

Lecture 2: Public-key Cryptography

8875 views • 29 minutes

Public-key cryptography - How does it work? - Public and private keys - One-way functions

2 years ago

Lecture 3: Introduction to Hashing

6139 views • 25 minutes

Introduction to Hashing - What is hashing? - Cryptographic hashing algorithms - Collision-resistance - Hiding - Puzzle-friendliness

2 years ago

Chainlink, the solution to delivering data to smart contracts

5707 views • 5 minutes

Sergey Narzarov from Chainlink discusses oracles, issues with current smart contracts, polkadot, and what he is excited for in 2019 during W3F's track at EthCC.

3 years ago

Web3 Foundation - The Next Evolution of the Internet - Dr. Gavin Wood

5555 views • 2 minutes

The internet has been viewed as transformative for society. But we are still effectively applying the same old business models and hierarchical structures to new technology. Dr. Gavin Wood, Founder of Web3 Foundation, Parity Technologies and Ethereum, explains why it's important for the internet to evolve into a truly decentralised web in order to allow for entirely new societal structures to be created.

5 years ago

dotGo 2016 - Péter Szilágyi - Immutability in Go: Post mortem from a DoS-ed blockchain

4914 views • 19 minutes

Filmed at on October 10th in Paris. More talks on The tried-and-true approach to sharing memory in Go is via communication. Yet there are scenarios where the amount of data is prohibitively expensive to pass around. Instead of falling back to locks, immutable data structures provide an alternative way, where we can achieve concurrent access to shared memory while at the same time make reasoning about complexity much easier.

6 years ago

Lecture 5: Blockchain-Related Data Structures and Concepts

4750 views • 30 minutes

Blockchain-related data structures and concepts - Hash pointers - Hash chains - Merkle trees

2 years ago

Web3 Foundation: Decentralized Exchange Meetup, 24 JAN 18 - Berlin

4694 views • 143 minutes

Web3 Foundation hosts a meetup to discuss Decentralized Exchanges after a Berlin workshop where a number of DEX projects came together to discuss ecosystem challenges. Presenting in the video are: 0:00, 2:35 Web3 Foundation Introduction - Dr. Gavin Wood & Peter Czaban 5:40 Radar Relay - Alan Curtis - An overview on Radar Relay + Centralized vs. Decentralized Exchanges 25:03 AirSwap - Michael Oved - Airswap and the token marketplace + Introduction to different liquidity types 44:51 Gnosis PM - Christiane Ernst - Gnosis DEX presentation + Auction Mechanism implemented in the Gnosis DEX 01:06:40 Kyber Network - TN Lee - Introduction to Kyber Network + Co-existing with Centralized Exchanges 01:27:55 Melonport - Gautham Nekkanti - Melonport walkthrough + Cross-chain exchanges 01:47:52 Web3 Foundation - Matthew Di Ferrante - Privacy-preserving exchanges 02:08:21 OmiseGO - David Knott - OmiseGo's 100% public DEX

4 years ago

Lecture 4: Hashing In-Depth

4380 views • 18 minutes

Hashing In-Depth - Merkle-Damgard transforms - Digital signatures - Public identities

2 years ago

Lecture 6: Decentralization

3368 views • 25 minutes

Decentralization - Distributed Consensus - Attacks on distributed consensus: False spending - block creation/modification, Denial of service, Double-spend attack, 51% attacks.

2 years ago

Lecture 7: Proof of Work and Mining

3312 views • 46 minutes

Proof of Work and Mining - What are miners doing? - Bernoulli trials and Poisson process outcome - Transaction fees and block rewards

2 years ago

Edgeware: A Wasm smart contract platform built on Substrate

2720 views • 6 minutes

Dillon Chen and Raymond Z. of Commonwealth announce Edgeware, a Wasm-based smart contract chain built on Substrate. They’re giving away 90% of tokens to anyone who locks up Ether for a finite amount of time, creating EDGE with ETH. Learn more: This video was recorded at Web3 Summit 2018 in Berlin.

4 years ago

Lecture 8: Mining In-Depth

2474 views • 50 minutes

Mining In-Depth - Mining difficulty - Hardware (CPU vs GPU vs FPGAs vs ASICs) - Mining pools - Problems with Reliance on Mining

2 years ago

Parachains vs. Smart Contracts, presented by Adrian Brink at Polkadot Seoul

2374 views • 35 minutes

Join Polkadot Seoul: Adrian Brink of Web3 Foundation explains the benefits of building your decentralized application as a Polkadot parachain. This video was filmed in Seoul in 2018.

3 years ago

Lecture 19: Smart Contracts, Part 1

2133 views • 22 minutes

Smart Contracts, Part 1 - Difference between a smart contract and a runtime - What to consider when writing a smart contract - What belongs in a smart contract

2 years ago

Lecture 9: Mechanics of Cryptocurrency

1953 views • 33 minutes

Mechanics of Cryptocurrency - What makes up a transaction? - Ledger vs account models - Anatomy of a Block (transactions and metadata)

2 years ago

Lecture 15: Proof-of-Stake

1925 views • 26 minutes

Proof-of-Stake - Proof-of-stake vs Proof-of-work - “Nothing at stake” issue and slashing - Benefits and Drawbacks of Proof-of-stake

2 years ago