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    What Bitcoin Did #47 Adam Back on a Decade of Bitcoin

    November 13th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“There are only going to be 21 million coins, there are billions of people in the world, some reasonable percentage of who might find it interesting to own a piece of Bitcoin.”** **— Adam Back** Interview location: London Interview date: Friday 9th Nov, 2018 Company: Blockstream Role: CEO The Bitcoin whitepaper has eight references for eight projects and technologies which enabled and inspired Satoshi Nakamoto to create Bitcoin. One of those references is for Adam B... Read More
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    Categories: The Tatiana Show

    The Tatiana Show World Crypto Con Las Vegas: Mike Cernovich

    November 12th, 2018 by TatianaMoroz
    At the beginning of November, Tatiana traveled to Las Vegas for the World Crypto Convention.  There were a lot of interesting blockchain folks to talk to, but Michael Cernovich is a little different.  For this segment, Tatiana is joined by Sasha Hodder, blockchain attorney and host of the Hodlcast podcast. Cernovich is a controversial journalist, writer, and filmmaker.  Michael has been on the activist scene for years, most recently in support of the 2016 Trump Election and he ... Read More
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    Categories: Distributed Dialogues

    Distributed Dialogues EP #9 - The Devil's Excrement

    November 12th, 2018 by DSholla
    **"Countries are moving towards knowledge as their main source of income because we can't rely, as a mining country or an oil country, just on our natural resources. We need to definitely take into account how technology is going to be part of the new Venezuela that we're going to rebuild once this ends."** **—Antonio Ledezma** Welcome to Season Two of Distributed Dialogues. This season was inspired by the Human Rights Foundation’s Oslo Freedom Forum, focusing on the intersection b... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #381 Airdrops and Decentralization without Anonymity

    November 11th, 2018 by adam
    ##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin... Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy and Andreas Antonopoulos discuss the recent flurry of interest in Airdrops, their history and whether they actually work as advertised. Later: With smart contract based exchange EtherDelta suddenly the first decentralized exchange to settle with US regulators, the conversation turns to the place of decentralization and anonymity in truly disruptive projects. Read More
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    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show In Las Vegas With Trace Mayer & Charlie Lee

    November 10th, 2018 by TheCryptoShow
    Trace Mayer joins the the show from Coin Agenda in Las Vegas right on the heels of Money 2020 where we caught up with Charlie Lee the creator of Litecoin. Trace covers all of his "Coined" phrases and prediction tools he's so well known for including an anecdote about Dash creator Evan Duffield. Charlie shares his thought's on Litecoin as a test-bed for Bitcoin, Lightning Networks, BCash and much more. Sponsored by: [Dash](http://dash.org), [Edge](http://edge.app), [Anarchapulco](http://... Read More
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    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #46 Francis Pouliot on the Network Effect of Money and Why Tokens Are Scams

    November 9th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“Humanity needed to discover what is the best form of money.”** **— Francis Pouliot** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Wednesday 7th Nov, 2018 Company: Satoshi Portal & Bylls.com Role: CEO Crypto tokens have come under increasing scrutiny over a range of issues: - Are they unregistered securities? - Do they hold any intrinsic value? - Can they be a medium of exchange when prices are volatile? - Are they scams? Francis Pouliet, CEO of Satoshi ... Read More
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    Categories: The Ether Review

    The Third Web #11 - An Emerging India

    November 8th, 2018 by Legendface66
    Recently I visited India representing the DFINITY Foundation. The trip was supported by upstart venture production and consulting group, Dunya Labs, and advocacy group, InCrypt. Those ten days altered my understanding of the way technology manifests products and the driving role the needs of high growth nations will have in defining the digital landscape of tomorrow. In this episode, I’m joined by co-founder of Dunya Labs, Cathy Guo, and co-founders of InCrypt, Nitin Sharma & Sumukh She... Read More
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    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show With The Real Paul Puey & Fake Chuck Williams

    November 7th, 2018 by TheCryptoShow
    While in Las Vegas at World Crypto Con we were lucky enough to catch up with Paul Puey CEO and creator of Edge Wallet one of our favorites and the official wallet of The Crypto Show so please use the wallet. Joel Valenzuela also sits in with his witty impersonations of Chuck Williams the co-host of our show. Paul shares with us some of the hurdles of adding new coins to the Edge multi-coin wallet especially in regards to Monero's new Bullet Proofs protocol. Paul is long time friend of the sh... Read More
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    Categories: Technology & Choice

    Technology & Choice #38, The Mid-Terms Through the Looking Glass

    November 7th, 2018 by fergish
    A rather historical event in the United States gives us an interesting opportunity to examine a bunch important dynamics through the lens (or "Looking Glass") of Technology and Choice as a tool. There may never have been a time, not only in the United States but the rest of the world, when we have been so connected and yet so polarized at the same time. Whether you hold to the old Chinese curse ("May you live in Interesting Times") or not, there is no question that we do live in interesting t... Read More
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    #260 : Devcon4 Recap - From HODL to BUIDL

    November 6th, 2018 by epicenterbitcoin
    Just as the Devcon4 was wrapping up, we sat down at the Prague Congress Center to share our thoughts on the event, and how the Ethereum ecosystem has evolved since we last met in Cancun. Read More
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    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #45 Fixing Online Advertising With Brendan Eich

    November 6th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“The system is so lacking in integrity, at least 20% of $100bn is going to fraud.”** **— Brendan Eich** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Friday 2nd November Company: Brave & Basic Attention Token Role: CEO/President The online advertising model is broken all parties are hurting: Users encounter a degraded experience as web pages take longer to load - leading to an increase in mobile data charges Publishers are losing revenue to fraud, and ad blockers ... Read More
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    What Bitcoin Did #44 Debunking Economics and Why Bitcoin Will Fail With Steve Keen

    November 5th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“One of the great weaknesses of the human species is we have this belief of a perfect world.”** **— Steve Keen** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Monday 29th October Project: Debunking Economics Steve Keen is challenging modern economic theory which led us into the 2008 crisis. With his two books: Debunking Economics and Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis, Steve outlines the inherent flaws in the capitalist system which are required to make them work. Bi... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #380 UberCoin or OpenUber?

    November 4th, 2018 by adam
    ##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin... Stephanie Murphy, Andreas Antonopoulos and Jonathan Mohan join Adam B. Levine for a wide ranging discussion on adaptation, mimicry and how we might eventually arrive in a truly distributed sharing economy. Read More
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    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game #60: Dr. Adam Back Part 2 - Liquid

    November 3rd, 2018 by Rob
    Welcome to episode 60 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. I'm happy to bring to you part two of my interview with Cypherpunk and CEO of Blockstream, Dr. Adam Back. In this episode, we take a deep dive into Liquid, Blockstream's new federated sidechain. There's a lot more to Liquid than I realized, and it's fascinating to hear tons of details about the protocol. I lead us astray with some of my questions, but Dr. Back never fails to drop tons of crypto-knowledge. And if you missed the fi... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    What Bitcoin Did #43 Dan Held on Bitcoin's Immaculate Conception

    November 1st, 2018 by DSholla
    **“I think the world becomes a better place when we stop asking for permission and start building.”** **— Dan Held** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Thursday 25th October Company: Picks & Shovels Role: Co-founder and Director of BD It is 10 years since Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper, and in that time the protocol has survived so much: state-level bans, the Mt. Gox collapse, the closing of the Silk Road and civil war to name a few. Bitcoin h... Read More
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    #259 Gavin Wood: Substrate, Polkadot and the Case for On-Chain Governance

    October 31st, 2018 by epicenterbitcoin
    Former Ethereum CTO and Parity Founder Gavin Wood joined us to discuss the early days of Ethereum, how Parity came about, their new blockchain framework Substrate and the case for on-chain governance. Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads #45, Approaches to Alpha 3, with Nikita Baksalyar

    October 30th, 2018 by fergish
    In this episode we catch up on some of the things that have been going on in SAFE Network development, where it's been and what's coming down the line now, including the roll out of public testing of the automated peer-to-peer connection library, Crust (standing for "Connected" "Rust"). How do you ensure all the nodes of an ever-morphing P2P network get and stay connected, even past firewalls and routers? How do you do it when most nodes are being run by non-technical people using their spare... Read More
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    What Bitcoin Did #42 Crypto Custody With Jeremy Welch & Alena Vranova

    October 30th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“Bitcoin does form the dominant position, it has the most hash power, it is the currency in terms of design, decentralisation, or ability for governments or corporate actors to control it, it is the strongest, therefor everything relies on Bitcoin’s survival.”** **— Jeremy Welch** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Saturday 27th October Company: Casa Role: Founder (Jeremy Welch), Strategy (Alena Vranova) As the value of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies increase... Read More
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    Categories: Distributed Dialogues

    Distributed Dialogues EP #8 - The Great Firewall

    October 29th, 2018 by DSholla
    **"We have to learn from history and we want people to understand to not forget about history, what lessons we have to learn, and to make a new impact on society."** **—Fang Zheng** **"If the hope for Google in 2010 was, if we pull out of this market, maybe it'll encourage them [China] to reform. If that was the hope, that has definitely not come to pass and if anything the opposite has happened."** **—Megha Rajagopalan** **"If the Chinese government comes to me and says 'hand me over a user's data and everything you have on them', I have nothing on them because Graphite doesn't have any servers, doesn't have a database and the user stores all of the data himself and is encrypted. So even if I could point a government to where the data is located, it would be encrypted and the user is literally the only person that can decrypt it."** **—Justin Hunter** Read More
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    What Bitcoin Did #41 Bitmain's IPO With Samson Mow & Katherine Wu

    October 27th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“I think that they don’t want to IPO right now, but they have no choice because they raised with the expectation that they would IPO, so they had to file and it had to look good, or as good as they could make it look.”** **— Samson Mow** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Thursday 18th October Company: Blockstream (Samson Mow), Messari (Katherine Wu) Role: Chief Strategy Office (Samson Mow), Director of Business Development (Katherine Wu) The Bitmain IPO wa... Read More