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100y is deeply interested in the entire spectrum of blockchain infrastructure, including L1, L2, Bridge, and MEV. His primary focus lies within the Ethereum and modular blockchain ecosystem. Firmly believing that blockchain will serve as an essential technology in the future, 100y has been actively conducting research activities and managing various social channels since 2021 to contribute to the blockchain field.

Modular Blockchain,Ethereum,MEV

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Regulation Infrastructure Modular

KYC'd L2: Paving the Way for Institutional Adoption of Blockchain

Can KYC’d L2 harness the benefits of on-chain finance while achieving institutional adoption of blockchain?

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100y
February 13, 2024
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DeFi Infrastructure Web3

Monthly FP: Liquid Restaking War (Jan. 2024)

Let's take a look at what happened in Janurary and what we should keep an eye on in the next month.

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100y
February 04, 2024
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Infrastructure Modular

Polygon AggLayer: Innovating Multi-chain UX

Can Polygon AggLayer bring innovation to the multi-chain user experience?

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100y
February 02, 2024
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Governance Monolithic Web3

Mainnet Merge Proposal from Finschia and Klaytn: The Past and The Path Forward

The blockchain industry in South Korea is currently abuzz with talks of a never-before-seen event: mainnet merge proposal from Klaytn and Finschia

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100y
January 24, 2024
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Infrastructure Regulation

Can Blockchain Revolutionize the Wealth Management Industry? - Case Study of J.P. Morgan and Apollo

Typically, blockchain is perceived as being fundamentally different from traditional finance. However, in a twist of irony, blockchain technology has the potential to improve the efficiency of the traditional finance sector. Let's examine the cases of J.P. Morgan and Apollo.

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100y
January 17, 2024
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Web3

Scout (December 2023): Rising Bitcoin Ecosystem and Korean Game Projects

This month, the spotlight is on the Bitcoin ecosystem and Korean gaming projects, attracting significant VC investments. Highlighting Promising Early Projects: From RWA applications to ZK payment solutions, uncovered through our internal research and monitoring.

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Pillarbear, 100y, Steve, xpara
January 08, 2024
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Web3

Monthly FP: Manta New Paradigm is on Fire (Dec. 2023)

Let's take a look at what happened in December and what we should keep an eye on in the next month.

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100y
January 02, 2024
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Web3

Inscriptions Everywhere

The year 2023 began with the inscription of Bitcoin and ended with inscriptions across many networks. Let's explore the methods and impacts of these inscriptions on various networks.

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100y
December 28, 2023
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Web3 Monolithic

Finschia - LINE's Bold Web3 Move with 196M User Base

LINE NEXT, after raising $140 million in investments, has unveiled ambitious growth strategies for the Finschia and DOSI ecosystems. With Finschia built on LINE's platform, which boasts 196 million MAU, what potential synergies could emerge?

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100y
December 22, 2023
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Modular Infrastructure Monolithic Web3

2024 Bitcoin Outlook: Ecosystem Beyond ETFs

Looking ahead to 2024, it's important to see Bitcoin in a broader perspective beyond just an asset, considering it as 1) a neutral database platform, 2) a core layer supporting scalability solutions, and 3) large-scale economic security. In line with this, this article will highlight Ordinals, a range of scalability solutions, and the Babylon Chain.

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100y
December 22, 2023
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Modular Infrastructure

Polygon 2.0: A New Blueprint for Mass Adoption

Polygon has announced an ambitious roadmap called Polygon 2.0 through a new tokenomics and protocol design.

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100y
December 18, 2023
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DeFi Infrastructure Modular

Overview of Liquid Restaked Token (LRT)

Not long after EigenLayer introduced the concept of restaking ETH into other protocols, currently there are attempts to unlock the liquidity of restaked ETH further.

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100y
December 17, 2023
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Monolithic DeFi Infrastructure

Sei: How does it ensure peak performance even in the most challenging scenarios?

While TPS is often mentioned when measuring the performance of a network, in reality, the finality of a transaction is a truly important metric. Let's examine how Sei achieved the fastest finality in the world.

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Steve, 100y
December 07, 2023
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DeFi

The Structure and Overview of RWA-based DeFi Protocols

Due to the intrinsic characteristics of RWA collateral, DeFi protocols based on RWA have many differences in their mechanisms compared to regular DeFi protocols.

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LanoTechnology, 100y
December 07, 2023
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Modular Infrastructure

Business Opportunities in Modular World as an Infrastructure Player

The era of modular blockchain is approaching. Let's see what new opportunities the existing infrastructure players can find.

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100y
December 07, 2023
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Modular

Layer N, Envisioning the Ideal Architecture for Modular Blockchain

We are now in an era where modular blockchains are prevalent, marked by increased products utilizing various modular components. Layer N is a hyper-financial layer of the Ethereum ecosystem using the ZKFP hybrid proof system and EigenDA as its DA layer.

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100y
December 04, 2023
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Web3

Scout: New Player in Decentralized Proving (November, 2023)

The Scout Article is a series by Four Pillars that aims to identify promising early-stage blockchain projects through active research and monitoring of emerging sectors.

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100y, Jay, xpara, Pillarbear, Moyed
November 24, 2023
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DeFi

The Mechanism and Ecosystem of RWA Protocols

The RWA ecosystem is continuously maturing. We'll explore how the RWA protocol handles defaults by comparing it with traditional DeFi platforms through numerous case studies.

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LanoTechnology, 100y
November 15, 2023
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Modular

Celestia, Bringing Sovereignty to L2 World

In the current L2 ecosystem where smart contract rollups are prevalent, Celestia aims to usher in a new era of scalability solutions called sovereign rollups. How can Celestia provide a safe and affordable data space for rollups?

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100y
November 01, 2023
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Modular

Modular Blockchain Report (October, 2023)

This report covers the modular blockchain sector in October 2023

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100y
November 01, 2023
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Monolithic DeFi

Sei, General Purpose L1 for Trading

Sei is a Layer 1 network that provides an optimized environment for trading through the Twin-Turbo Consensus, which allows for fast block time and efficient propagation, transaction parallelization, and its own oracle and order matching engine.

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100y, Steve
November 01, 2023
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Infrastructure

Single Slot Finality - The Continuous Evolution of Ethereum

The Ethereum network is constantly evolving to improve scalability and decentralization. The 'Single Slot Finality' is an upgrade that allows a block to be proposed and finalized simultaneously in a single slot.

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100y
October 26, 2023
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Modular Web3

Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (September, 2023)

Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in September 2023.

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100y
October 10, 2023
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Modular

Modular Blockchain Report (September, 2023)

This report covers the modular blockchain sector in September 2023

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100y
October 01, 2023
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Modular Web3

Complete Guide to Polygon: Tech & Business Insights

Polygon now has a number of technology stacks and has been aggressive in business development, collaborating with various Web2 companies. This report will cover Polygon's various solutions and the Polygon 2.0 roadmap and see what business cases are actually built on top of Polygon.

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100y
September 20, 2023
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Modular

Modular Blockchain Report (August, 2023)

This report covers the modular blockchain sector in August 2023

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100y
September 11, 2023
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Modular Web3

Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (August, 2023)

Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in August 2023

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100y
September 01, 2023
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Web3

ORC-20, SRC-20: The Experiment Continues

Even though the popularity of BRC-20 quickly waned, new experiments continue to take place on the Bitcoin network. ORC-20 is an upgraded version of BRC-20, while SRC-20 presents a completely new standard.

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100y
August 08, 2023
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Modular

Arbitrum 101

Let's delve into the technological foundation and offerings of Arbitrum, a frontrunner in the rollup ecosystem.

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100y
August 03, 2023
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Modular Web3

Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (July, 2023)

Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in July 2023

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100y
August 01, 2023
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Modular

Based rollup: Sequenced by Ethereum

Unlike typical rollups, based rollups can achieve high decentralization by delegating the sequencing process to the Ethereum network.

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100y
July 06, 2023
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Modular DeFi Web3

Polygon zkEVM Ecosystem: Slow but Steady

The Polygon zkEVM ecosystem, known for its high EVM compatibility, is consistently expanding.

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100y
June 19, 2023
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Infrastructure DeFi Modular

MEV burn: Roadmap After PBS

MEV-Burn is an upgrade anticipated to be implemented after PBS, and it is a mechanism that burns a portion of the MEV generated in the Ethereum network. This article will cover the overview, operation process, and expected effects of MEV-Burn.

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Seongwan, 100y
June 05, 2023
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Infrastructure DeFi

MEV-Share: The Evolving MEV Redistribution Mechanism

MEV-Share is a feature added to the existing MEV-Boost framework. It allows the previously one-directional flow of the MEV value chain to flow bidirectionally, enabling users who submit transactions to also earn MEV profits.

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Seongwan, 100y
May 22, 2023
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Web3

BRC-20, Revitalizing the Bitcoin Network

The BRC-20 token, a standard utilizing the Text Inscription of the Ordinals Theory, has recently garnered substantial interest, enough to significantly spike the fees on the Bitcoin network.

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100y
May 10, 2023