Devcon VI

Smart Transactions
10-11, 16:00–16:25 (America/Bogota), Talk 1

Smart Transactions act as if they know how they are being situated and whether they are being treated fairly.

With context dependent semantics, uncanny awareness of the future, and mid-execution access to actual and virtual services, smart transactions challenge us to elaborate on Ethereum’s transactional semantics.

Vlad Zamfir is a proof-of-stake and consensus protocol designer, also known in Ethereum and cryptocurrency expert communities for pioneering research on cryptoeconomics, blockchain governance and crypto law.

Low-key, Vlad’s contributed to the DAO hard fork, to the latest message fork driven choice rule, and to many arguments against on-chain governance and blockchain immutability.