MEV: An Intro to Value Extraction

Ethereum’s nature to forever grow increasingly complex is also its curse. This complexity is facilitated by its core development: smart contracts. This new, radical tool enabled developers to chart boldly…

Silo Finance: An Isolated Advantage

Introduction Lending protocols in DeFi aim to create decentralized, permissionless loans, which enable capital-efficient strategies for users. Users can lend their money out and earn interest yield. Borrowers can then…

Diving into the Aptos Network

Introduction After years of seeking regulatory compliance, Diem, a cryptocurrency payment project from Facebook/Meta, ended abruptly in 2022. Its assets were sold off, including the underlying blockchain network. Mo Shaikh…