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A Guide to Designing Effective NFT Launches

10.13.2021 | Hasu, Anish Agnihotri

Blockchains revolutionized fundraising for open-source software, but not everything worked right from the start. In fact, ICOs of the 2016-2018 era were often horribly broken mechanisms that allowed founders to [→]

How mistX uses Flashbots bundles to provide frontrunning protection

6.1.2021 | Hasu

After covering CowSwap on Uncommon Core a few days ago, today I looked at another "gasless exchange" - mistX. When making a gasless trade, the trader does not pay a [→]

Understanding Automated Market-Makers, Part 1: Price Impact

4.19.2021 | Hasu

Every day, thousands of people use a decentralized exchange (DEX) for the first time. However, the idiosyncrasies of a public blockchain routinely catch newcomers off-guard, even those familiar with trading on more traditional [→]

Establishing Bounds for Miner Revenue in EIP-1559

2.26.2021 | Hasu, Georgios Konstantopoulos

Goal of the analysis Establish lower, middle and upper bounds for how much miner revenue will be burned Analysis We believe that the impact of EIP-1559 on both miner revenue [→]

Miners will accept EIP-1559, here is why

2.22.2021 | Hasu, Georgios Konstantopoulos

EIP-1559 is one of the most highly-anticipated Ethereum upgrades of all time, radically changing how users bid for transactions, among other major benefits. EIP-1559 has overwhelming community support and is technically [→]

Analysis of EIP-2593 (Escalator)

6.24.2020 | Hasu, Georgios Konstantopoulos

Today, we continue our analysis of blockspace market proposals by looking at EIP-2593, more widely known as “escalating bid algorithm”, or simply “escalator”. It is being advertised as an alternative to EIP-1559 with a [→]

Analysis of EIP-1559

6.10.2020 | Georgios Konstantopoulos, Hasu

If implemented, Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) 1559 will be the largest change to how users bid for blockspace in any of the major blockchains. While the proposed rules are relatively simple, the [→]