Into the Bytecode

This is my conversation with Aya Miyaguchi, Executive Director at the Ethereum Foundation.

00:00 intro
01:20 sponsor: Optimism (
02:38 reflecting on early days of Ethereum
9:01 Ethereum as an Infinite Garden
19:14 books and ideas that influenced Aya
24:54 the insignificance of titles
32:02 what does “Executive Director of the Ethereum Foundation” mean?
40:33 the “teacher” mindset and how it applies to management
47:24 the importance of diversity
51:41 sponsor: Privy (
53:03 the idea of subtraction and how it plays out in practice
1:05:42 funding in a non-profit context
1:08:48 why it’s difficult to describe the potential of Ethereum 
1:16:46 embracing imperfection
1:20:43 learning from (un)natural disasters
1:33:20 what the 'next billion' means for Ethereum
1:42:59 Ethereum in emerging economies
1:49:09 outro

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Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse -
Aya on Executing with Subtraction -
Ethereum Foundation -

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