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August 19, 2020  

Monica Quaintance and Lisa JY Tan on Public Blockchains — Design, Security, Economics, and Fairness

August 19, 2020

Monica Quaintance, who is the Head of Research and Networks at Kadena Blockchain. She’s a former Senior Data Engineer at Rent the Runway and a former Quantitative Analytics Engineer at the SEC. Joining Utsav Jaiswal from Hacker Noon as co-host is Lisa JY Tan, Founder and Lead Economist at Economics Design.

They discuss Monica’s entry into Blockchain, the state of Blockchains in general and her contribution to the development of the Kadena Public Blockchain, how it provides cross-chain transactions, smart contracts, and the myth of unhackable Blockchains. 

Monica also serves as a co-Founder at Universal Consensus, through which, she advocates for more diversity in the Blockchain sector to realize true universal consensus.

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