The Bean PodJun 14, 2022
Mayflower Update 1: Sunrise Improvements
On part 1 of this Mayflower Update mini series, Rex talks with two of Beanstalk's developers Brean and Chaikitty about the Sunrise Improvements.
Snack Wraps with Ceazor: February
On this special episode, Rex and Ceazor talk more broadly about the crypto space, news and current events.
Rex is joined by Allay head of Community at Hats Finance, a decentralized smart bug bounty marketplace to discuss incentive realignment and Beanstalk's past governance exploit in April 2022.
Rex chats with Kirari, one of Paradox’s founders, about how they got into this space and how all of Paradox’s unique features come together.
The Buttonwood Foundation
There are few people who understand the history of finance and how it relates to moder DeFi better than Manny Rincon-Cruz. Manny is a financial historian by trade and a key part of The Buttonwood Foundation, a collection of tools and primitives that are helping developers build components of the decentralized finance stack. Manny joined us in the studio the other day to discuss his background and how Buttonwood will help drive future defi projects.
Teaching & Learning Defi with Ceazor
Ceazor, of the YouTube channel Ceazor’s Snack Sandwich has over 300 videos posted about a huge range of topics within crypto and DeFi and is known for his clever and entertaining infographics. Ceazor is kind enough to join us in the studio today to talk about his work.
Chippi and the NFT landscape with Perchy
To start season off season two, Rex is joined by special guest Perchy: an artist whose work has become closely associated with the Bankless DAO, has recently sold NFTs of his work called Goblin Town, the newest item in his Locations series.
Beanstalk Farms and Governance with Austin
Rex is joined by Beanstalk contributor asnt to talk about DAO voting, the Farmer’s Almanac, and Beanstalk’s new approach to hiring and managing contributors.
Pod Marketplace v2 with Malteasy
Rex is joined by Beanstalk contributor Malteasy to chat about the Pod Marketplace v2.
Scaling Ethereum with Scroll
Rex, Mod and Publius are joined by Toghrul Maharramov, a senior researcher at Scroll, a zkEVM-based rollup.
UI With Silo Chad & Sweet Red Beans
Rex talks with two of Beanstalk's rockstar front end devs about their approach to UI design.
Rex and Mod chat with Shahmeer Chaudhry, cofounder of Fluidity Money.
Rex and Mod chat with Ben about xToken Terminal: a one-stop shop for liquidity provisioning and capital management solutions and its growing suite of new apps.
Announcement Unpause & Replant!
Rex makes a special announcement.
Halborn & cybersecurity with Steven Walbroehl
Rex, Mod and Publius talk with Steven Walbroehl from Halborn about audits in Web3, ethical hacking and cybersecurity.
Price oracles & Tellor with Nick Fett
Rex and Mod talk with Nick Fett CTO of Tellor, a decentralized oracle protocol.
Liquity & Chicken Bonds
Rex, Publius and Mod, chat with Brice from Liquity about their newest project: a self-bootstrapping liquidity mechanism called Chicken Bonds
EIP-2535 Diamonds with Nick Mudge
Rex and Publius talk to Nick Mudge about modularity and EIP-2535: Diamonds, Multi-Facet Proxy standard
Getting private with Jonathan Wu
Rex and Dumpling talk to Jonathan Wu from Aztec Network where they discuss: user privacy, NFTs, Zero-knowledge (ZK) proof, and more
2:55 Aztec intro
5:10 Zero knowledge proofs and their place in Aztec
12:05 Aztec progress
16:30 The Merge affect on Aztec
21:43 Connecting to Aztec
28:44 How does Aztec make money?
34:08 Challenges faced by Aztec
37:43 Potential Aztec partnerships
39:36 Privacy puzzle
46:55 Passwordless future
49:05 How can Beanstalk be supportive of Aztec?
Talking Dune Analytics with TBIQ
Rex talks with TBIQ, community member and Beanstalk's resident Dune expert. Topics include: working with Beanstalk's data, data analytics and machine learning.
1:33 TBIQ intro
7:12 Integrating community feedback
12:10 Subgraph discussion
20:47 Interesting data in Beanstalk
27:42 Yield curve in the Pod marketplace
30:10 Machine learning in crypto
42:00 Useful data
46:05 Data work after Beanstalk Replant
Pickle Finance with Larry the Cucumber
Rex and Dumpling chat with Larry the Cucumber from Pickle Finance - an automatic yield aggregating service.
1:55 Pickle Finance intro
2:50 What's the advantage of a system that auto-compounds?
5:35 Pickle terminology and process
9:17 How long before a user sees a benefit to Pickle's aggregation service?
10:48 Farming analogies
13:50 Founding of Pickle
18:32 Post-exploit Beanstalk
21:52 Barn Raise
34:55 What is the community sentiment on Terra?
40:00 Terra collapse effect on Pickle
42:50 Cross-chain Pickle
51:00 Beanstalk contributors
In this episode, Rex and Publius talk about Soil: Beanstalk's willingness to issue debt, demand for Soil and its importance to the protocol's peg maintenance and debt level.
Farm Tour Part 4: The Future of Beanstalk
Dive deep on how Beanstalk is ramping up, and where the protocol is headed.
Farm Tour Part 3: The Pod Market, Silo, Stalk, and Seeds
Ending the farm tour with a final visit to the Silo—where Stalk and Seeds are stored—and the Pod Marketplace.
Publius on Terra
Publius discusses the recent depegging of Terra, and how Beanstalk might perform differently in comparable circumstances.
Farm Tour Part 2: The Field, Pods, and Soil
Explore the mechanisms behind Beanstalk's debt issuance, from the Field to Pods and Soil.
Farm Tour Part 1: How Beanstalk Works
Take a tour of the farm's most important components, including the Bean stablecoin and its utility.
The Thriving Beanstalk Community
Rex and Publius discuss Beanstalk’s thriving community, which has seen steady, organic growth over the course of 7 months.
Publius, the pseudonymous founders of Beanstalk, walk through how they prepared Beanstalk for its initial launch and answer the fundamental question: Why Beanstalk?
The Founders of Beanstalk
On this inaugural episode of The Bean Pod, host Rex talks with Publius, the pseudonymous founders of Beanstalk, about what led them to develop the protocol and other guiding philosophies.