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- Real Name: John Ferguson
- Location: Texas
- Website: safecrossroads.net
Long-time LTB listener and fan. Now hosts the SAFE Crossroads Podcast on the LTB Network, and maintains the Crossroads of Project SAFE site at safecrossroads.net, promoting and spreading broader understanding of the MaidSafe technology and the SAFE Network, soon to cause a revolution in internet technology.
- Bitcoin Tipping Address (This is not your LTBCOIN address): 1Kw7rLyVGfFmFNSWpUFT57YaYQBHtHB1E
- Posts Authored: 65
- Posts Contributed To: 0
5,439 viewsNovember 16th, 2017 by John Ferguson
Some more interesting folks at the recent Texas Bitcoin Conference shared some more very interesting projects and activities.
This episode we explore:
Spectiv -- Nick Ravanbakhsh
Grid + -- Karl Kreder
Cryptoart -- Troy Ferno
Cryptopods -- Eric Hoffenbach
Decred -- Marco Peereboom
Once again, huge thanks to Paul and Linda Snow, and all who made the Texas Bitcoin Conference possible.
Bumper music: Rocket Power by Kevin MacLeod.
5,651 viewsNovember 9th, 2017 by John Ferguson
I had some great talks with folks at the Texas Bitcoin Conference in late October.
Paul Puey, CEO of Airbitz and the new Edge wallet, on taking the core concepts and success of Airbitz and taking it to a new level of reach and implementation, rebranding as Edge, and making it much more than just a wallet, but a real tool for security.
Julian Smith, Pres. and CEO of Blockfreight, about integrating blockchain tech into the vastly important movement of freight round the worl...Read More
4,160 viewsOctober 31st, 2017 by John Ferguson
At the recent Texas Bitcoin Conference I had a chance to have a long talk with Eric Anderson (hacker-named "Eijah") about his new project, Promether.
We cover his history, including a good delve into Demonsaw (a very effective, proven means of anonymous, secure and private communication and file sharing) which has been in use for the last four years.
With the experience gained on securing privacy with Demonsaw, Eric is launching a much more ambitious project to deliver privacy and anonymit...Read More
3,739 viewsOctober 26th, 2017 by John Ferguson
The SAFE Network is a huge software infrastructure project which is currently in Alpha 2, a network of distributed nodes, hosted on cloud servers for MaidSafe as the many intricacies of the architecture are fine tuned. A future iteration will return to nodes hosted by external participants at home, but Alpha 2 exposes a stable set of interfaces which developers can use learn how the network functions and how to build applications for it.
Today we talk with Gabriel Viganotti of Cordoba, Arge...Read More
3,937 viewsOctober 16th, 2017 by John Ferguson
With the SAFE Network Alpha 2 release progressing forward with interfaces stabilizing, and a stable network to test against, application developers are starting to see and begin exploiting what is possible with such a network when it is ultimately in place.
Today we have a very interesting talk with Edward Holst, Software Architect and Lead Developer for a small fintech firm in Sweden. In his spare time he has begun to explore the guts of the SAFE Network and see the huge advantages SAFE wil...Read More
5,575 viewsSeptember 26th, 2017 by John Ferguson
Nick Lambert joins us with to talk about the new Alpha 2 network just released by MaidSafe, as well as other aspects of the network development and what differentiates what MaidSafe is developing from all other existing projects.
Music for this episode: SAFE Crossroads, an original piece composed and performed by Nicholas Koteskey of Two Faced Heroes
New MaidSafe website -- with links for Alpha 2 info. This really merits a visit for all, ...Read More
12,990 viewsJuly 20th, 2017 by John Ferguson
Our guest this episode is Joe Urgo, Co-Founder of district0x.
district0x is an open source platform for the deployment of decentralized organizations, markets and limitless other means of organizational interactions, including the means to describe and execute governance models as agreed by the participants.
This seems to be a great step forward in the evolution of decentralized organization. Listen in and you decide where it fits.
Bumper music: Rocket Power by Kevin ...Read More
3,866 viewsMay 10th, 2017 by John Ferguson
In this fourth installment of The Hemp Corner, we set out to better understand the amazing biochemical relationship between the human species and the cannabis plant. To get very far we have to break out some understanding of biochemical interactions in general and how they influence the human experience.
Our guest, Dr. Jim Laurenzano, is a medical doctor who not only has a deep technical knowledge, but his 35 years of striving to engage his patient's understanding and full participation in t...Read More
4,498 viewsApril 19th, 2017 by John Ferguson
In wrapping up my discussion of Tezos with CTO Arthur Breitman, the theme of "Trust: where and how much to bestow it" is central enough to make it the theme of the episode, though we cover a lot of other aspects of Tezos and blockchain tech in general with a bit more technical depth than the last episode.
Bumper music: Rocket Power by Kevin MacLeod.
[Other interviews with Arthur](https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=t...Read More
5,587 viewsApril 11th, 2017 by John Ferguson
Governance - the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something -- Merriam-Webster.com
Those wary of the complexity, inequities and corruption of govern-ment tend to also be wary of the idea of govern-ance. But there's no way around it: Governance (by the above definition) happens one way or the other, because otherwise stuff just happens. Not an optimum scene, for sure.
Arthur Breitman, CTO and lead developer of Tezos, started thinking about...Read More