Patrick McCorry

Posts by Patrick McCorry

Intern, Infura

Jan 4, 2023 • 7 min read

Infura’s 2022 Reflections & 2023 Predictions

It’s that time of year again. When we look back, and reflect on how far we’ve come in one year. Working in Web3 is like aging in dog years: one year equates to seven. This industry moves at lightspeed and in keeping...

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Jun 8, 2022 • 6 min read

Rainbow Bridge, Fraud Proofs and the Dark Forest

This blog explores the Rainbow bridge that supports transferring assets between Ethereum, NEAR, and Aurora. At Infura, we believe the future of Web3 is multi-chain. It is becoming more and more common for assets...

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Oct 19, 2021 • 16 min read

SoK: Validating Bridges as a Scaling Solution for Blockchains

Several startups have collectively raised over $100 million to implement off-chain systems that promise to offer a Coinbase-like experience while retaining the underlying blockchain’s security for all processed...

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Aug 17, 2021 • 9 min read

Off-chain protocols: Sidechains and Rollups

Infura now supports additional networks including Arbitrum, Optimism and Polygon. All three projects are essentially new blockchain networks. They offer low transaction fees and faster confirmation times compared to...

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