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  • Real Name: John Ferguson
  • Location: Texas
  • Website: safecrossroads.net
  • Bio:

    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

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #11 Francis Brunelle, Community in Action

    August 5th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    First off we start this episode with several pieces very encouraging news from the MaidSafe development team.

    Then we have a chat with one of the most active Project SAFE community members, Francis Brunelle, from Montreal, Canada. Francis hosts the largest SAFE Network meet-up in the world and is extremely active pursuing various projects related to forwarding the SAFE Network, before and after launch. He also has other interests which he is working on, including help...

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #10 Paige Peterson and the Seeds of SAFE

    July 29th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Paige Peterson, who works for MaidSafe in the area of community and development outreach, and much more.

    Magic Word

    Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a full week from the release date to submit a magic word. The magic word for this episode must be submitted by 1pm Pacific Time on Aug...

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    The Decentralization Itch

    July 25th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    Decentralization. The buzzword of our times.

    Increasing numbers and types of people are possessed of an elusive, but very real, visceral “itch” tied to the concept of decentralization. It’s hard to tell if the itch is caused by the concept or if the concept is simply being deployed in an effort to scratch the itch. It can have the appearance of both.

    “Decentralization, good; centralization, bad.” We see more and more sectors of society plugging this idea into their thoughts and...

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #9 SAFE Is For People

    July 22nd, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    Today we have the pleasure of speaking with two members of the Project SAFE community, James Lindsey and David McCauley, about there involvement in the project and why they chose to invest their time and energy in helping it along.

    Magic Word

    Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a full week from the release date to submit a magic...

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  • 8 Comments
    4,744 views

    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #8 Perspectives on Africa, Nhial Majok

    July 15th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Nhial Majok, a Project SAFE member who is a system administrator for backup and storage with IBM Australia. He reached out recently to share some insights on the impact of Bitcoin and the SAFE Network on his home continent of Africa.

    Magic Word

    Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a ful...

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #7 A Different Perspective

    July 8th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    In March of this year, an unexpected type of post appeared on the SAFE Network community forum. It was from a teacher with a very unique take on what is being undertaken in Project SAFE, and the effect it was having on a lot of students. This is a very refreshing look to the future, and a shining example of a teacher who knows how to make a difference.

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #6 OFFICIAL UPDATE from MaidSafe

    July 1st, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    We're excited to share an interview and update from Nick Lambert, Chief Operating Officer of MaidSafe. A whole lot has been happening at MaidSafe in the last few months, and it's the kind of news a lot of people have been waiting to hear. This is the first "official update" from the MaidSafe team in a long while. Read the full text of the official update at The Ants Are Coming!

    News

    The SAFE Crossroads is now live on Twitter at @S...

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #5 Tim Coomber on the New Renaissance

    June 24th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    We are delighted to present a recap of important aspects of the SAFE Network ecosystem and why they are important, followed by a great interview with Tim Coomber of Scotland, one of the hosts of the LIFE IS PEOPLE videocast on Google Hangouts/Youtube. We explore the subject of how the SAFE Network--through the application N99 (Network 99)--will allow content creators to be compensated by the network itself, whether consumers pay for their content or not! This is a game c...

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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #4 Ben Bollen Talks Dessert, and Rust on Bare Metal

    June 17th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In this Episode

    We are delighted to present an interview with MaidSafe Core Developer, Benjamin Bollen, starting with topics of basic computer and networking technology (to undercut the latter part of the interview for as many people as possible) and working our way to why the MaidSafe team decided shift the project to a brand new programming language so late in the game. There are lots of exciting ramifications of this.

    Why the title? You’ll just have to listen. You will not be d...

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    3,832 views

    SAFE Crossroads #2 Daniel DaBek and the Future of Commerce

    June 10th, 2015 by John Ferguson

    In This Episode

    We’re very happy to present an interview with Daniel DaBek, the Co-founder and CEO of Infinity Algorithms, the first company created specifically to exploit the SAFE Network commercially. We talk about Daniel’s remarkable background and fully break down (simply) the first project of Infinity Algorithms, SafeX, the technology which will allow truly decentralized commerce with the launch of the SAFE Network.

    This is exciting stuff, folks. Don’t miss it!

    If you ge...

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