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Episode #23 Quid Smart Vendor & Bitcoin in the Philippines

Published on July 7th, 2014 by johnbarrett

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Shownotes for Episode 23: Quid Smart Vendor and Bitcoins in the Philippines

On today’s show Lij and I bring you part two of our conversation with Billy and Sheryl Carr – a truly brilliant couple who are on the verge of changing the world with their creation of Quid Point of Sale “Smart Vender”.  Quid is a multilingual, multicurrency Android app enabling quid pro quo transactions that focus on the emerging markets world wide . . . and specifically in Latin America & Asia.

We also talk with Nick Galan Co-Founder and CEO of, a bitcoin payment processor that is helping to shape the future of commerce in the Philippines. Nick shares with us his upcoming projects as well and opens our eyes to a whole new world of innovation and culture.  Along the way we learn that Manila is the selfi capital of the world. Yes it’s true folks, your selfies may actually be worth something . . . in bitcoin!

Billy and Sheryl Carr

Satoshi Farms

Quid Project

Nick Galan

Special thanks to Alex Munõz Guijarro for his excellent pedal steel playing on many of our shows.

Ode to Satoshi lyrics & melody by John Barrett

Copyright 2014 RJM Publishing - BMI Nashville.

Lead Vocal, Harmony Vocals, Harmonica, Snare: John Barrett

Harmony vocals: John Barrett, Connie Sinclair and Lij Shaw

Guitar: Jonathan Brown

Mandolin: Ben Miller

Bass Guitar: Michael Rinne


Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at The Toy Box Studio in Nashville, Tennessee

Engineer: Lij Shaw. Assistant to engineer: Don “The Don” Bates

Produced by John Barrett & Elijah “Lij” Shaw


Interviews for this episode were edited and produced by Elijah “Lij” Shaw at The Toy Box Studio, East Nashville, TN, and by John Barrett in his shim shack.


Theme song “Gravy” by the band, Eleanor Roosevelt with Lij on fiddle.

Harmonica tracks provided by Billy O. Longstreet of Nashville, Tennessee.

And a big thank you to our sponsor Miktek Audio for providing the fantastic PM9 microphones!


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