Sunny Aggarwal

Sunny Aggarwal

Thoughts, stories and ideas.


Venturing Deeper into the Crypto (DeFi) Idea Maze

Venturing Deeper into the Crypto (DeFi) Idea Maze

A couple years ago, my friend Jon Choi wrote this amazing blog post called “Enter ...

Citizen Cosmos

Citizen Cosmos

A few weeks ago, I was invited on the Citizen Cosmos podcast where I chatted with ...

Hamilton 2.0

Hamilton 2.0

A few weeks ago, my roommate and I were having a discussing the hit musical Hamilt...

Monetizing Smart Contracts with GasToken

Monetizing Smart Contracts with GasToken

While ruminating on my Gasdrop idea from a few months ago, I thought of a pretty f...

War on Different Scales Addendum — The ETC Midgame

War on Different Scales Addendum — The ETC Midgame

Addendum to my previous post: War on Different Scales A few months ago, at the ...

War on Different Scales

War on Different Scales

So I don’t remember where I originally saw this, and can’t for the life of me refi...

Esmeralda of the Wolves

Esmeralda of the Wolves

While surfing YouTube a few days ago, I somehow found myself watching deleted scen...

Generalized Slashing — Slash People, Not Coins

Generalized Slashing — Slash People, Not Coins

THIS IS A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT ABOUT A NOVEL BLOCKCHAIN MECHANISM DESIGN. I DO NOT C...

The 17th Amendment killed Federalism

The 17th Amendment killed Federalism

Well, not really. The expansion of Federal power at the expense of State’s rights,...

DAOifying Uniswap Automated Market Maker Pools

DAOifying Uniswap Automated Market Maker Pools

Over the past two years, Uniswap has become one of the most popular decentralized ...

Switzerland Decal Lectures

Switzerland Decal Lectures

At UC Berkeley, there’s this super awesome program called Decals, in which student...

Gasdrop

Gasdrop

By this point, many of you are probably familiar with my issues with the “contra...

Fixing the Lockdrop

Fixing the Lockdrop

Earlier this year, Commonwealth Labs built a project called Edgeware. In it, they ...

Cosmos ❤ Interledger

Cosmos ❤ Interledger

Here’s a recording of a talk I gave at the inaugural Interledger Summit in April 2...

Conspiratus Podcast #5: Zebras and Libras

Conspiratus Podcast #5: Zebras and Libras

In this episode of Conspiratus recorded live at ZCon1, the ZCash conference, Sunny...

Conspiratus Podcast #4: Social Contracts and Social Capital

Conspiratus Podcast #4: Social Contracts and Social Capital

New episode, who dis? We discuss: Social contracts of different chains and how...

Conspiratus Podcast #3: A Cosmic Commotion

Conspiratus Podcast #3: A Cosmic Commotion

New episode of Conspiratus hot off the presses! We discuss some of the latest curr...

Conspiratus Podcast #2: The Elephant in the Room

Conspiratus Podcast #2: The Elephant in the Room

After a 1 year-hiatus, we’re finally back! In this episode of Conspiratus, we expl...