The Rust Corner Podcast Episode 5: Philippe Laferrière14th December, 2023
In our fifth and final episode for 2023, Cedric Sellmann engages in a captivating hour-long conversation with Philippe Laferrière, a seasoned Rust Engineer at Polygon, and a passionate Mathematician with a deep-rooted love for Rust.
Together, they delve into a variety of compelling topics, including:
🦀 Exploring the transition from C to Rust and the valuable lessons engineers can glean from Rust's paradigm.
🦀 Unpacking how Rust enhances one's engineering skills and contributes to becoming a better engineer overall.
🦀 Addressing the stigmas associated with working in the Blockchain space and discussing strategies to overcome them.
🦀 Providing insights into current projects at Polygon and offering an introduction to the intriguing world of Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKP).
🦀 Delving into Phil's perspectives on the future of Blockchain work and the evolving landscape.
🦀 Sharing practical advice on re-learning Rust and navigating the learning curve.
Links discussed in the interview:
This Week in Rust: https://this-week-in-rust.org/
Rust in the Automotive Industry: https://www.thoughtworks.com/en-gb/insights/blog/programming-languages/rust-automotive-software
Polygon Value Proposition: https://thevalueprop.io/ rETH GitHub Repository: https://github.com/paradigmxyz/reth