Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, Tarun Chitra, and Robert Leshner chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. Show topics:

  • how social engineering was used in the $600 million+ Ronin bridge hack
  • what bridge infrastructure needs to be built (note: if someone wants to build a cross-chain Etherscan, it sounds like Tarun would fund it)
  • why the Inverse Finance hack impressed Tom
  • how Open Zeppelin found and patched a $15 billion vulnerability for Convex Finance
  • why transitioning to token governance might be an issue for Convex
  • what made USDN de-peg
  • why Tarun think algorithmic stablecoin creators are a little crazy
  • the elegance of the Bitcoin whitepaper
  • what their biggest takeaways from Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter are
  • why Tarun thinks FTX investing in IEX is actually a huge deal


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