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    • Liquid Learning
    • Resources
    Liquid Learning

    DeFi is such a dynamic phenomenon that it is difficult to structure clear and evergreen content for it. Moreover, many of the presentations given in KERNEL on this topic do not get recorded by speaker request. However, we collect here on this page the recordings we do have, as well as a series of discussion held in KB5 meant to orient you towards best practices and intentional development using these exciting new financial primitives.

    DeFi 102.1 - Standards for DeFi protocols

    DeFi 102.2 - DeFi inspirations from other economic systems

    DeFi 102.3 - Auctions: a forward looking history

    DeFi 102.4 - Price discovery innovations

    Liquidity Incentives with Curtis Spencer


    Begin Here

    A series of pages put together by Danny Gattas for our Defi Guild, intended for beginners


    Wander through all the resources collected here for a broad overview of the industry and its many different parts and potentials.


    A Protocol reading list put together by Kernel fellow Brian Chiang which will give you even wider exposure to all the work happening in DeFi.


    There are so many concepts to understand in DeFi that it is difficult to pick out where to start. For those of you serious about building stuff, we feel that understanding more about Miner Extractable Value is a great place to begin because it genuinely is new and different to any other financial environment we have ever created, and so understanding this will help you understand most everything else you need to in order to build constructive and beneficial services in this brave new world.

    The Total Overview

    A wonderful and extremely detailed overview of everything you need to know about MEV. We recommend starting about halfway down.

    MEV Opportunities

    A helpful introduction to different opportunities and the tools for finding and leveraging them from Kernel fellow horsefacts.

    Flashbots Protect

    Reading the flashbots docs will help you get up and running with your own work after researching all the above.

    Analogue Imaginings