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Vitalik Buterin on Legitimacy

In this video, Vitalik Buterin, Chief Scientist at Ethereum Foundation, is interviewed by Ryan Adams and David Hoffman, hosts of the Bankless podcast. They are discussing Vitalik's latest blog post about legitimacy. Read More


0:00 Intro
5:15 The Greatest Ethereum Podcastâ„¢
8:29 What is Legitimacy?
19:23 Where Legitimacy Comes From
32:24 Legitimacy by Performance
38:54 Legitimacy by Participation
44:22 Is Legitimacy People-First?
51:55 Patterns & Mechanisms
1:00:01 Schelling Points and Breaking Rank
1:08:50 BTC Monetary Policy
1:12:29 Antarctica and Property Rights
1:20:05 Legitimacy & Acceptance
1:27:42 Nyan Cat and Soundness
1:36:05 Legit Ultra Sound Money
1:43:48 Social Contracts
1:48:28 Legitimizing Ethereum
1:53:30 A Maturing Ecosystem
1:56:55 Closing & Disclaimers

The episode premiered on May 10, 2021.

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