This week’s visitor on the Cardano SPO Column is a stake pool operated by 3 buddies from Austria who even have a YouTube channel: Block Producer Austria [ERE].
Final week’s visitor was a stake pool that donates a portion of pool rewards to local weather motion initiatives.
This initiative is some extent of reference for every part Cardano and each week or two we are going to invite a Stake Pool Operator (SPO) to reply some questions and provides us an replace straight from inside the Cardano group.
Contemplating that lots of our readers are new to the crypto house, we could have a mixture of easy and technical questions.
Cardano SPO, interview with Block Producer Austria [ERE]
Hello, thanks in your time. Inform us one thing about your crew, the place are you based mostly and what are your backgrounds?
Thanks for being a part of your initiative to present SPO room to point out up. Block Producer consists of three buddies with an IT and finance background. We’re positioned in Vienna, the gorgeous capital metropolis of Austria.
Every of us has our strengths within the crew and that’s what makes us particular. Two of us all the time maintain the infrastructure and one is all the time chargeable for the social media and content material. YouTube is an enormous a part of it in fact, and that takes plenty of time. We’re there as pool operators for all of the delegators’ issues and help them at any time when we will. We’ve got now additionally signed up for some tasks as ISPO in an effort to get added worth for the delegators.
What satisfied you about Cardano and why did you turn into Stake Pool Operators (SPO)?
It began with Charles Hoskinson‘s TED talk in regards to the improvement of blockchain and the way it’s getting into the world. That impressed us. Banking the unbanked. On the identical time, it was necessary to us the truth that Cardano put plenty of emphasis on tutorial analysis and testing of the fabric earlier than it’s applied. As a result of that is the place it typically reveals whether or not it really works or not.
Subsequently, we began to debate internally how we will help this improvement. That’s the reason we’ve determined to behave right here as an SPO. On the one hand, to supply the infrastructure for decentralization, but additionally to present added worth to the group by way of our YouTube channel.
What excites you essentially the most about Cardano in 2022, what developments are you wanting ahead to?
In 2022, the group will probably be within the highlight. On the one hand, the new tasks (RealFi, DEX, Converter) will come onto the blockchain. However, we may even see governance with the handover of the Relay on IOG to the group, which can also be an necessary step with the Voltaire period.
However essentially the most thrilling factor for 2022 will in fact be Hydra. To see how the velocity and processing will increase. We’re satisfied that plenty of tasks will run on Cardano. You solely have to have a look at the pipeline. SundaeSwap will go dwell quickly. Coti is working with excessive strain on DJED. It will likely be an thrilling yr on the blockchain and the yr of the group to point out what’s being developed and what’s potential with Cardano.
Moreover working the stake pool, you even have a YouTube channel. Inform us extra, what sort of content material do you create?
Sure, this can be a very thrilling matter. After we began with the pool, we confronted plenty of questions in our surroundings. Most of them have been quite simple issues. What is that this? The place can I purchase it? What’s a pockets? How does blockchain even work? So we determined to create a YouTube channel as nicely the place we will:
- supply data for all newcomers. Directions for exchanges, wallets and so on. The whole lot everybody must get began within the crypto world.
- Cardano is essential to us. And right here we’d additionally wish to share our insights to the group. What is occurring on the blockchain? The place are we on the roadmap? What are a very powerful information of the previous few days and the way is the worth improvement of ADA?
So the channel has loads to supply and there’s something for everybody. For rookies in addition to for superior buyers.
Anything so as to add? The place can folks discover you?
Block Producer will be reached through social media equivalent to Twitter, Fb or Reddit. We even have a chapter on this within the Cardano Discussion board.
Moreover, through YouTube, Telegram or electronic mail. If you want extra details about how you can attain us please go to our homepage. Right here you will discover all our channels and call prospects.
Disclaimer: The opinions and views of the SPOs are their very own and don’t essentially replicate these of the Cardano Basis or IOHK.