Rejection of fat protocol thesis. A blow to Ethereums of the world.

The idea that the value of a blockchain network is solely dependent on the underlying protocol layer is flawed and short-sighted.

Source: Messari

Cradle of Fat Protocol Thesis

The Problem with Fat Protocols

In addition, fat protocols tend to suffer from a lack of focus. Because they are responsible for everything from user experience to data storage, they often spread themselves too thin and end up being good at nothing in particular. This lack of focus can be fatal for a protocol; after all, if there is no one use case that a protocol excels at, why would anyone want to use it?

App chains: The New Way Forward?

Why should you build an App chain?

Ok. So who is leading the race?

Sunny Aggarwal: Founder of Osmosis & Cosmos contributor

Conclusion

Source: Messari Twitter

Thank you for reading. Cheers!

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Blockchain veteran with 5+ years of experience. I write about Blockchain related concepts. Talk to me about Cosmos.