Base Layer 232: Michael Kong, CEO of Fantom Foundation on what's been driving interest in this Layer 1 blockchain

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Michael joins us for a great dive in Fantom which, according to Michael, is a high-performance, scalable, and secure smart-contract platform. It is designed to overcome the limitations of previous-generation blockchain platforms. Lachesis, its revolutionary aBFT consensus mechanism, allows Fantom to be much faster and cheaper than older technologies, yet extremely secure. We learn why DeFi developers like Andre Cronje (known from Yearn Finance and other notable projects) have been spending time here building and much more.

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