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Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system and contribute to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.

Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system and contribute to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.
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Legacy finance is broken. Can decentralized blockchain networks help create a more efficient, fair and open financial system and contribute to improving social good? Tune in to the Chorus One Podcast every Monday to dive deep into protocols and projects working to realize this future.

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Episodes

6 Pioneering the First Green Validator

7/22/2019
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This episode is focused on our efforts to become the first climate positive, green Proof-of-Stake validator. Brian and Felix discuss the impact that operating permissionless blockchain networks has on the environement and how we estimated our company's influence on climate change by sizing our carbon emissions. We then dive into how we plan to offset these emissions and turn our validator operations carbon positive with the help of the Regen Network team. Finally, we talk about ways to...

Duration:00:13:36

5 Regen Network's Balance Sheet for Earth with Gregory Landua

7/15/2019
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In the fifth Chorus One Podcast episode Brian is joined by Gregory Landua, Co-Founder of the Regen Network. They cover why and how an immutable, transparent blockchain ledger could help to reverse the effects of climate change. Gregory also introduces two pilot programs the Regen team is working with and explains how the Regen Network is designed to allow parties to enter into economic agreements between land stewards such as farmers and entities seeking to improve ecological...

Duration:00:28:10

4 Delegation Vouchers – a Design Concept for Liquid Staking Positions

7/8/2019
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This episode features Brian and Meher discussing delegation vouchers. Delegation vouchers are a Proof-of-Stake design concept that would enable staking positions to unlock their full economic potential by becoming useable in decentralized finance applications (#StakingIsDeFi). Chorus One and Sikka implemented a version of delegation vouchers using the Cosmos SDK at a Cosmos Hackathon. In this podcast episode, Brian and Meher discuss the need for alternative staking designs and the advantages...

Duration:00:23:54

3 Terra’s Stability Mechanism with Nicholas Platias

6/26/2019
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In this episode, Meher is diving deep into the Terra protocol with Nicholas Platias. Nicholas is the Head of Research at Terraform Labs, the company implementing the technology behind the Terra network. The interview covers how Nicholas got to work with the Terra team, the stability mechanism behind Terra's stablecoins, as well as the research that went into designing the system. Chorus One operates a validator node on the Terra Network. Stake your LUNA with us and earn rewards! Go to...

Duration:00:47:33

2 Polkadot’s Nominated Proof of Stake with Alfonso Cevallos

6/26/2019
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In this interview, Felix is joined by Alfonso Cevallos. Alfonso is a researcher at the Web3 Foundation mainly working on optimizing Polkadot's Nominated Proof-of-Stake (NPoS) incentive mechanism. NPoS is based on a novel algorithm that seeks to optimize decentralization across validating nodes in a PoS network. The interview covers Alfonso's background and his work at the Web3 Foundation, staking in Polkadot, as well as details and implications of the NPoS mechanism. Links: NPoS...

Duration:00:29:23

1 Introducing the Chorus One Podcast

6/26/2019
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This is the first episode of the Chorus One Podcast. In it, our team (Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy,Brendan Dillon, and Felix Lutsch) introduce themselves, Chorus One, the topics we plan to cover in this podcast, and the things we are most excited about in the crypto space today. We talk about topics like staking, decentralized finance, interoperability, network governance, DAOs as new organizational structures, and blockchain education. Have fun listening and subscribe if you want to learn...

Duration:00:24:09