The economics of rollup fees

“Rollups get cheaper with more users”. You’ve probably read a phrase like this about how rollups are fundamentally different from other blockchains because they flip the traditional blockchain cost structure on its

The path toward scaling rollups

Optimism just announced the next chapter in their pursuit towards an EVM equivalent optimistic rollup. The announcement detailed plans for governance, a token, and retroactive public goods funding. The core goal of Ethereum

The history storage problem

Most blockchains don’t incentivize storage. They incentivize validators to participate honestly in consensus and assume that once non-consensus nodes have verified newly added blocks, they will partially or fully store those blocks.