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The Bean Pod

The Bean Pod

By Beanstalk Farms
Welcome to The Bean Pod, a podcast about decentralized finance and the Beanstalk protocol.
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UI With Silo Chad & Sweet Red Beans

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Scaling Ethereum with Scroll
Rex, Mod and Publius are joined by Toghrul Maharramov, a senior researcher at Scroll, a zkEVM-based rollup. 
September 26, 2022
UI With Silo Chad & Sweet Red Beans
Rex talks with two of Beanstalk's rockstar front end devs about their approach to UI design.
September 12, 2022
Fluidity Money
Rex and Mod chat with Shahmeer Chaudhry, cofounder of Fluidity Money.
August 29, 2022
xToken Terminal
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.
August 15, 2022
Announcement Unpause & Replant!
Rex makes a special announcement. 
August 08, 2022
Halborn & cybersecurity with Steven Walbroehl
Rex, Mod and Publius talk with Steven Walbroehl from Halborn about audits in Web3, ethical hacking and cybersecurity.
August 01, 2022
Price oracles & Tellor with Nick Fett
Rex and Mod talk with Nick Fett CTO of Tellor, a decentralized oracle protocol. 
July 25, 2022
Liquity & Chicken Bonds
Rex, Publius and Mod, chat with Brice from Liquity about their newest project: a self-bootstrapping liquidity mechanism called Chicken Bonds
July 18, 2022
EIP-2535 Diamonds with Nick Mudge
Rex and Publius talk to Nick Mudge about modularity and EIP-2535: Diamonds, Multi-Facet Proxy standard
July 11, 2022
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   Topics:  0:00 Intro  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?
July 04, 2022
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. Topics: 0:00 Intro 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 49:55 Outro
June 27, 2022
Pickle Finance with Larry the Cucumber
Rex and Dumpling chat with Larry the Cucumber from Pickle Finance - an automatic yield aggregating service. Topics: 0:00 Intro 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 52:40 Outro
June 20, 2022
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.
June 14, 2022
Farm Tour Part 4: The Future of Beanstalk
Dive deep on how Beanstalk is ramping up, and where the protocol is headed.
May 13, 2022
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.
May 13, 2022
Publius on Terra
Publius discusses the recent depegging of Terra, and how Beanstalk might perform differently in comparable circumstances.
May 13, 2022
Farm Tour Part 2: The Field, Pods, and Soil
Explore the mechanisms behind Beanstalk's debt issuance, from the Field to Pods and Soil.
April 14, 2022
Farm Tour Part 1: How Beanstalk Works
Take a tour of the farm's most important components, including the Bean stablecoin and its utility.
April 11, 2022
The Thriving Beanstalk Community
Rex and Publius discuss Beanstalk’s thriving community, which has seen steady, organic growth over the course of 7 months.
April 03, 2022
Why Beanstalk?
Publius, the pseudonymous founders of Beanstalk, walk through how they prepared Beanstalk for its initial launch and answer the fundamental question: Why Beanstalk?
March 28, 2022
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.
March 16, 2022