Ethsimple: Ethereum Tools with Brian Soule
Ethereum allows developers to run decentralized applications. But the tooling for building and managing those decentralized applications is immature. Experienced software engineers have difficulty getting started with writing Ethereum applications because the stack of tools is so unfamiliar and different than traditional software tools.
As we move towards Web3, many new tools will be built. Web2 was the result of Ruby on Rails, Amazon Web Services, the iPhone, and other software tools that made it easier to deploy web servers and consume Internet services. In the world of Web2, we saw the birth of Airbnb, Uber, and Netflix. In the world of Web3, we will see new types of gig economy apps, sharing economy platforms, and social networks. These new applications will arrive gradually as the tooling improves, and makes it easier for developers to hack together businesses and side projects built on cryptocurrencies.
Brian Soule is the founder or Ethsimple, a company that makes tools for Ethereum developers. Brian joins the show to talk about the state of cryptocurrencies, the tooling that developers have access to, and his company Ethsimple.
We cover high-level ideas, such as Bitcoin maximalism and also talk about some more technical areas of the Ethereum ecosystem, such as the Ethereum Name Service.
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