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Podcast: Bankless
By the end of October, zkSync is going to be shipping the world's first zkEVM. We brought on zkSync's Chief Product Officer, Steve Newcomb to share all about it and how it's going to impact the space.  We also had to ask Steve, wen token? Tune into the episode to hear his response!  ------ Swell...

By the end of October, zkSync is going to be shipping the world's first zkEVM. We brought on zkSync's Chief Product Officer, Steve Newcomb to share all about it and how it's going to impact the space. 
We also had to ask Steve, wen token? Tune into the episode to hear his response! 
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Timestamps:
0:00 Intro
9:38 Wen Mainnet?
11:22 What is zkSync Shipping?
12:36 zkEVM Design Choices
19:26 Why zkEVM is Progressing Fast
22:56 Optimistic Rollups vs. zkEVMs
27:00 The Layer 3 Ecosystem & Narrative
41:48 Losing Sovereignty?
44:08 Prover Competition 
46:39 Same Circuit & Hyper Bridges
52:15 The Cosmos Vision
58:01 L1s to L3s 
1:04:10 Onboarding Strategy
1:10:16 Wen Token?
1:13:33 2/3's Distribution
1:15:42 Open Source
1:25:08 zkSync 2.0 & 3.0 and Beyond
1:29:17 Closing & Disclaimers
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Resources:
Steve Newcomb
https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenewcomb/
zkSync
https://zksync.io/
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