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Seven Trends in Blockchain Computing

In a follow-up to a podcast episode which originally aired in April 2017 (https://a16z.com/2017/04/03/cryptocurrencies-protocols-appcoins/), a16z Crypto Fund General Partner Chris Dixon returns to talk with Olaf Carlson-Wee of Polychain Capital in a free-wheeling conversation about the seven major trends they see happening in blockchain computing now as we shift from basic protocol design to pragmatic product launches:

- Improving developer productivity
- Scaling out versus scaling up
- On-chain governance
- Proof of Stake Networks, and especially their resilience to attacks
- 2017: year of of fund raising, 2019: year of launches
- Autonomous and re-mixable code
- Killer apps: distributed finance and beyond
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