In this gripping episode #37 of Scraping Bits Podcast, we dive deep into the fascinating world of blockchain technology with special guest Uri Klarman. Uri, a renowned expert in the field, sheds light on a critical aspect of the Ethereum blockchain – the relay of 42% of all blocks to validators, a process central to Ethereum's operation and security.
Throughout the episode, Uri Klarman provides insightful commentary on the concept of Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) and its monopoly-like influence on the Ethereum network. We explore how MEV impacts the dynamics of block validation, the technical nuances involved in relaying such a significant portion of blocks, and the broader implications for Ethereum users and validators.
Listeners will gain an in-depth understanding of the technicalities and challenges of block relaying on Ethereum. ...... Read more