As the self-appointed Safety Officer for 0xDAO, I figured I’d take some time to outline the dangers of farming projects like this. Click here for a quick history of Defi summer and the original “farm-to-0” projects.

I’ll start off by breaking down the logic of these systems for you:

We’ve identified security as the cornerstone of growth in defi and believe that without robust security operations, defi companies are doomed to failure.

Goober and I began our web3 journey as Ethereum security engineers. Since our recent rescue operation, we’ve further committed to becoming the best security professionals we can…

A goal of Byte Masons and many of our peers is to bring defi to the masses. This is a long, iterative process that requires many layers of abstraction — building bridges between highly technical protocols and your non-technical grandma.

Abstractions are layers of simplification that boil down many of…

With the release of our Beethoven-X crypts, we begin a new chapter in Byte Masons history.

My yAcademy Award — “The Wizard”

Since the last update, we’ve left our big rescue behind us, secured our fellowship in the Yearn Academy DAO, began training 10 new team members, and re-organized our business to prepare for growth. A…

or, post-post mortem

I’d like to preface this article with the simple fact that we won’t know if our plan will work until it’s actually done. Proofs of concept are one thing, but rescuing 2 million dollars is no easy task. …

Since you guys are probably used to the way we do things around here, I’m not going to get too deep into finances this month. The team was paid market rate and treasury funds were stored in a USDC-FTM crypt position to earn income and help lengthen our development runway…

Taking the first step toward sustainability.

Every 2 weeks, the Reaper team meets to discuss the work we’ve been doing and what we want to accomplish going forward. I’m going to try my best to maintain regular articles breaking everything down for you all so you know where your fees…

Justin Bebis

Smart Contract engineer focused on high-performance blockchain networks

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