The Next Narrative
How has blockchain technology evolved in recent years? What will the future of Web3 look like? How will cross-chain systems impact average Web3 users?
Web3 is a back-end revolution that intends to combine the logic of the internet with the logic of the computer. As technology grows, people have created different blockchains to solve different issues, and the need for them to communicate with each other has arisen. That’s where cross-chain communication comes in.
Today’s guest, Barbara Liau, is the COO of Nomad, a security-first cross-chain messaging protocol, and she’s giving us insight into what’s being built now on Web3 and how it will impact everything.
In this episode, Barbara shares how she got into the Web3 space many years ago, her unique approach to investing in NFTs, why we have to get comfortable with failure, how cross-chain systems like Nomad benefit everyday users, and move the space forward, and more.
Welcome Barbara Liau
Barbara’s introduction to blockchain
How the industry has evolved over the past seven years ago
Barbara’s couch NFTs and her eclectic approach
Why Barbara describes herself as a collector of hobbies
The inevitable failures that come with being early
The advantage of having an experimental mindset
Barbara’s most significant losses in the Web3 space
Strategies you can use to simplify investing in crypto
Barbara’s people-centered investment philosophy
Where we are with blockchain and cross-chain ecosystems
What is cross-chain messaging?
Nomad’s unique position of prioritizing security and cost
The types of problems cross-chain messaging can solve
How bridges work in Web3
What Barbara sees as the future of decentralization
Why Nomad has always prioritized cross-chain governance
Key terms used in the show
- NFT: Non-fungible tokens; An entry on a blockchain establishing who has ownership of a digital item.
Definition source: https://www.gmw3.com/2022/02/web3-glossary/
Connect with Barbara Liau
Barbara Liau on Twitter https://twitter.com/barbaraliau
Nomad’s Website https://www.nomad.xyz/
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