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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #32, David Irvine Speaks

    May 31st, 2016 by fergish
    ####In this Episode David Irvine, Founder and lead developer of MaidSafe has faced a huge workload over the last couple of years, moving the SAFE Network towards launch. So much so that he hasn't recorded an in-depth interview in over two years. That changed today. In this episode he finally speaks--quite a lot, actually. Our two hour interview covers much of what has been going forward with the SAFE Network, the technical barriers, some of the huge breakthroughs, the community, and a lot ... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #31, Harmen Klink

    April 12th, 2016 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### We're back again with Harmen Klink, talking about further innovations on the Decorum decentralized forum and social connection protocol. We talk about a web of trust function which will make the protocol very handy at evaluating one's connections and resisting unwanted connections. Also we talk about the Project Decorum crowdsale, and the value proposition behind it. And much more. The design of the SAFE Network presents challenges due to its security model, but i... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #30, Decorum and SAFE Altcoins

    February 25th, 2016 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Great news about the progress of the SAFE Network and imminent release of a Minimum Viable Product, then an interview with Harmen Klink, the developer of the Decorum (Decentralized forum) protocol, which will enable fully functional and flexible implementations for comments sections, forums, and so forth, on the decentralized SAFE Network. And in this interview, Harmen reveals the secret of fully secure, fully functional, mine-able tokens on SAFE. This is way beyond... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #29 SAFE School Class X, Graduation Review -- All Invited

    January 6th, 2016 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Come one, come all, to the last planned class of the SAFE Network School. We do a high-level overview of what we know about the SAFE Network in a way that even parents, friends and family of the proud graduates will be warmed with what they learn, and be proud of those who have worked so hard to get closer to the bare metal of this elegant technology. Graduates will be reminded of all that they have learned by noting the intricate details that have been artfully... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #28 SAFE Network School Class IX, Let's Grok Safecoin

    December 23rd, 2015 by fergish
    >>**grok** [Martian] literally meaning "to drink" but taken to mean "to understand at a deep, intuitive level." (from the novel *Stranger in a Strange Land,* by Robert Heinlein, a story about a human raised by Martians) ####In this Episode#### Having explored the SAFE Network from end to end through our School series so far, in this Class we are finally ready let safecoin help spread our senses out through the SAFE Network as a whole. We can now begin to *grok* SAFE in fullness. Now can... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #27 SAFE School, Class VIII, The Parts of the Heart

    December 9th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### First off its some Simpleton perspective on the Safe Exchange, followed by answering some listener questions. Then it's full bore into Class VIII of the SAFE Network School, examining the key persona types and functions in the Vaults that form the heart of the SAFE Network. This one may be a bit of brain work, but it's worth it. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's list... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #26, Free Trade for Real, The Safe Exchange

    November 28th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### History in the making. Exaggeration? You be the judge. This last week Daniel DaBek announced the release of the whitepaper on the new Safe Exchange. More than just a protocol, it is the core tool kit necessary to establish a decentralized contract marketplace, via which anyone will be capable of exchanging with anyone, anywhere, according to prearranged contractual conditions. We discuss the current crowdsale, designed to raise the modest capital needed to finish d... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #25 - App Time

    November 18th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### We take an aside from the SAFE Network School this week due to time constraints. But we do take a bit of time to visit with Francis Brunelle from the Montreal SAFE Pod and get some insights about app development on the SAFE Network. The doors are open to those who are ready to start making meaningful apps for the network. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener awar... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #24 SAFE School, Class VII, No 3rd Party Needed

    November 11th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Class VII of the School of the SAFE Network takes us to the realm of Self-Authentication, something else new to the world which will first appear with the SAFE Network, but will certainly become a standard for those who wish to have true control over their data and electronic relationships. It is all about you and the network. That's all. No "trusted" authority or administrator required. No fine print user agreements, wherein you agree to give the service provider ... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #23 SAFE School, Class VI, Autonomous, Really?

    November 4th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### In Class VI of SAFE Network School, we round out a deeper view of the remaining component factors necessary to establishing and maintaining the SAFE Network as an autonomous entity. We've come far pilgrims, and through the heaviest going--hopefully--but there is more to come. So take time to really let everything we've covered so far sink in. Put in some time going over it all a time or two more, if you can. It will help as you go forward. ####Magic Word#### ... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #22 SAFE School, Class V, Connecting All

    October 28th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Class V of the School of the SAFE Network brings clarity on another component of the SAFE Network configuration which is critical to the autonomous functioning of the network. We explore some of the problems and solutions of peer-to-peer networking, and explore some of the key terminology necessary to communicating about it. We really only scratch the surface enough to better understand what the SAFE Network needs to accomplish to operate properly, but the mirac... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #21 SAFE School, Class IV, Reaching Bedrock

    October 21st, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### In Class IV of the SAFE Network School we get down to bedrock on one of the most important aspects of the SAFE Network. We have loads of fun, actually. It's back to school for sure, but also has a bright gem of entertainment to help bring the lesson home. With this material we are able to get our feet on solid ground on not only how the network organizes and administers so many intricate actions, but we see the foundations of the very different, but very powerful m... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #20 SAFE School, Class III, Deep and Wide

    October 14th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### In Class III of the SAFE Network School we break down some of the underlying computer technology needed to get a better grip on why the SAFE Network can do what it is designed to do. We take a closer look at the Vault structure and get an understanding of what a distributed hash table is about, and much more. Find out what David Irvine has to say about how to go about understanding the technology of the SAFE Network, from his years of experience telling others about it... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #19 SAFE School, Class Two, Going Deeper

    October 7th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Class Two of the SAFE Network School takes us deeper. We probe down and start to pull apart the great intricacy of the SAFE Network by closely examining the key elements that make it work. But not too fast or overwhelmingly. You'll be surprised how understandable it is when guided by a Simpleton who has already done most of the brain-warping exploration, so that you don't have to warp YOUR head so much. Come along as we start to peel apart the "secrets" of how the ... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads #18 SAFE Network School, Class One

    September 30th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### We're happy to announce the opening of the Simpleton's School of the SAFE Network. Since the SAFE Network is being built on a very different combination of fundamentals than has ever been used before and because it is so intricate, it's not possible to just wade in and get a full picture of it without some work. This is especially true because the network is still in development and so can't be used and learned by experience, either. Therefore, the effort of this ... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #17 Surfing the SAFE Network

    September 23rd, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Another interview on The Crypto Show, talking more basics about the SAFE Network, and an interview with Will Gallo, member of the San Francisco SAFE Pod, regarding application--proposed as well as well developed--to run on top of the SAFE Network. The field for creation is wide open and waiting for talented coders to get busy. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener awar... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #16 René van de Polder, Proponent of the Exponent

    September 9th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### René van de Polder is very involved in a number of projects in the crypto space, most especially the SAFE Network. He shares his thoughts and experiences as a participant in various projects and his experiences as a forum moderator. He also has some great insights as to the expansion of technical progress and the SAFE Network in particular. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #15 Getting Technical, with Ben Bollen

    September 3rd, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Things are rocking at MaidSafe in Troon, and around the world, with the initial SAFE Network software installers just released. We talk with MaidSafe core developer Ben Bollen about the release and what it means (and what it doesn't mean), then go on to get technical about some very important improvements in the network architecture that are enabling incredible innovation as the project moves forward. The ants advance! ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic wo... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #14 Max Hernandez, A Frontier on Every Doorstep

    August 26th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Your host and Max Hernandez, author of *Thieves Emporium,* take time to explore the new frontier, the electronic frontier, where people have new choices. We cover aspect of this gripping and educational tale, and then turn to utilize Max's knowledge and experience to examine the potential effects of the SAFE Network and similar technologies on the shape and form of civilization, and the experiences of individuals faced with different choices and new possibilities for nav... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #13 Rich Beer and The Crypto Show

    August 19th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### This week chronicles a mini adventure I had trying to connect with others in the south Texas area who might want to form a meet-up regarding the SAFE Network. It started with a post on the [SAFE Network Community Forum](https://forum.safenetwork.io), on to connecting with and appearing on [The Crypto Show](www.thecryptoshow.com), and back to an interview with the Project SAFE member who suggested The Crypto Show connection, Rich Beer. All in all, it was an interesting... Read More

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