Generating secure randomness on Ethereum using SNARKs

In this post, we propose designs and reference implementations that utilize SNARKs and VDFs to achieve fully secure randomness on Ethereum. []

by amangottumukkala, sinasabet, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Jan 12, 2023

Introducing Reth

Paradigm is excited to announce Reth, a free, open-source Ethereum execution layer client. In this post, we’ll discuss why we are making Reth and what to expect from us in the future. []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos on Dec 07, 2022

Paradigm × wagmi

Paradigm is sponsoring Tom and Jake to focus full-time on building open-source libraries to accelerate web3 frontend development. []

by Achal Srinivasan, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Nov 28, 2022

Ethereum's New ‘Staking’ Model Does Not Make ETH A Security.

1. Introduction In the wake of Ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism (“the Merge”), various commentators have suggested that Ethereum’s new staking model could result in its native token []

by Rodrigo Seira, amyaixizhang, Jake Chervinsky on Oct 05, 2022

Open Sourcing the Art Gobblers Smart Contracts

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Art Gobblers smart contracts are open source and available on our Github repo. []

by Frankie, Transmissions11, Dave White, Justin Roiland on Sep 20, 2022

Art Gobblers

Art Gobblers is a decentralized art factory owned by aliens. As artists make cool art, Gobblers gains cultural relevance, making collectors want the art more, incentivizing artists to make cooler art. It's also an on-chain game. []

by Dave White, Frankie, Transmissions11 on Sep 13, 2022

Goldfish: A Provably Secure Replacement for LMD GHOST in PoS Ethereum

The Merge: From Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake The upcoming transition of Ethereum from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) is the culmination of years of research and development. While PoS brings many potential []

by Francesco D’Amato, joachimneu, Ertem Nusret Tas, David Tse on Sep 09, 2022

Base Layer Neutrality

With this analysis, we hope to ease uncertainty plaguing industry actors and provide clarity around the scope of sanctions compliance obligations. []

by Rodrigo Seira, amyaixizhang, Dan Robinson on Sep 08, 2022

GOO (Gradual Ownership Optimization)

GOO aligns fungible and non-fungible token incentives. []

by Dave White, Frankie, Transmissions11 on Sep 06, 2022

Data Availability Sampling: From Basics to Open Problems

Introduction A core responsibility of any layer-1 blockchain is to guarantee data availability. This guarantee is essential for clients to be able to interpret the layer-1 blockchain itself, and also as []

by joachimneu on Aug 25, 2022