Polkadot: A Bet Against Maximalism w/ Gavin Wood
Gavin Wood, co-founder of Polkadot and co-founder and CTO of Ethereum, joins Sebastian Moonjava, Real Vision associate crypto editor, to discuss Polkadot, Kusama, and the evolving crypto landscape.
Wood explains that Polkadot was created to enable faster innovation in the blockchain space, reducing the amount of work necessary to start and secure a new blockchain and connect it to others. He also talks about Kusama, which has a different, more experimental philosophy behind its development.
In his words, Polkadot is a revolution, not just an evolution in blockchain technology.
Filmed on January 21, 2021.