187 - The Ethereum Attestation Service
Inside the episode
On today’s episode we welcome Bryce Patrick and Steve Dakh from the Ethereum Attestation Service. EAS is a new public good, open, permissionless, and token free. Is this the key unlock for decentralized identity through crypto?
7:27 What is an Attestation?
11:51 Attestations as a Primitive
14:35 What Are The Good For?
19:15 Defining Identity
22:39 Primitive Before the App
25:55 What is EAS?
30:31 Attestation Form Factors
36:51 Use Cases
40:19 EAS Growth Goals
42:17 Why Do We Need Attestations?
46:10 Why Build This on Ethereum?
52:46 Who is Using EAS and For What?
1:00:04 Web2 vs Web3 Attestations
1:05:17 Decentralized Reputation
1:08:05 The App Layer on Top of EAS
1:19:48 Comparing To Sign In With Ethereum
1:21:22 How is it Funded?
1:25:08 Soulbound Tokens
1:30:00 Closing and Disclaimers