Is Plasma Dead? The Rise of Optimistic Rollups on Ethereum - Kevin Ho, Optimism, Ep. 97
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My friend Kevin Ho (@kevinjho_), from Optimism (formerly Plasma Group) joins us in breaking down the most talked about scaling solution on Ethereum today. We break down for non-technical analysts and developers alike:

  • Plasma vs Optimistic Rollups 
  • Is Plasma dead?
  • Is Optimistic Rollups the future of Ethereum scaling? 
  • How ORs work and trade-offs
  • The UX gains of Optimistic Rollups
  • Why "time to finality" is better than "transactions per second"

Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). If you enjoyed the show, consider tipping! This show is not financial advice.

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  • ETH: 0xdec40AA30B9C562aB4b839529BfC290C1B5Da61E

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Transition track: "BHANGER" by Phortissimo. Used with permission

Outro track: "LEMMiNO - Infinity [Chill]" is released under a Creative Commons license (BY-SA) 4.0 Music provided by BreakingCopyright: https://youtu.be/uweorwa3q34

Disclaimer: Jason Choi is an investor at Spartan Capital, the hedge fund arm of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries and personnel. This podcast is for information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions. 

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