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CoinGeek Conversations is a weekly podcast update on the thriving BitcoinSV ecosystem - for beginners as well as those already deeply immersed in it. CoinGeek's Charles Miller meets entrepreneurs, technologists and businesspeople to ask about their work and their visions for the future. You don't need to be an expert in computer science or business studies. But you do need an appetite to learn about the most exciting new technology of our time.

CoinGeek Conversations is a weekly podcast update on the thriving BitcoinSV ecosystem - for beginners as well as those already deeply immersed in it. CoinGeek's Charles Miller meets entrepreneurs, technologists and businesspeople to ask about their work and their visions for the future. You don't need to be an expert in computer science or business studies. But you do need an appetite to learn about the most exciting new technology of our time.

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United Kingdom

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CoinGeek Conversations is a weekly podcast update on the thriving BitcoinSV ecosystem - for beginners as well as those already deeply immersed in it. CoinGeek's Charles Miller meets entrepreneurs, technologists and businesspeople to ask about their work and their visions for the future. You don't need to be an expert in computer science or business studies. But you do need an appetite to learn about the most exciting new technology of our time.

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English


Episodes

Calvin Ayre: The BSV Global Blockchain Convention is like Woodstock for those in the industry

5/11/2022
The upcoming BSV Global Blockchain Convention in Dubai from May 24 to 26 will be an important event for anyone with a “sense of history”, says Calvin Ayre, founder of Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek. “It’s like Woodstock coming to these conferences, that’s how influential this technology is going to be and it’s going to change so many things and it’s going to touch everything,” says Calvin. While attendees of the Convention might be dressed in suits rather than flares and sunglasses, the...

Duration:00:21:59

Jack Liu: The price of Bitcoin matters

5/4/2022
FloatSV and RelayX founder Jack Liu has proved to be a forceful presence in the Bitcoin space. Armed with a fintech background and almost a decade of experience in digital assets, his thoughts and ideas about the bitcoin ecosystem offer both substance and, at times, challenges to entrepreneurs building on Bitcoin SV. Contrary to belief of the majority in the BSV community, Jack thinks the price of BSV matters significantly. As he tells Charles Miller on this episode of CoinGeek...

Duration:00:49:25

IPv6 at the BSV Global Blockchain Convention

4/27/2022
IPv6 at the BSV Global Blockchain Convention There’s been much focus on the IPv6 or the Internet Protocol version 6, an upgrade on the current IPv4. Compared to the latter, IPv6 is known to increase security and privacy functionality on the internet. It’s no surprise that IPv6 will be an expected buzz word in the upcoming BSV Global Blockchain Convention in Dubai. On this episode of CoinGeek Conversations, we’ll hear nChain chief scientist Dr. Craig Wright discuss the combining power of...

Duration:00:22:23

CoinGeek Conversations: A Look Back at CoinGeek Conferences

4/20/2022
CoinGeek Conversations: A Look Back at CoinGeek Conferences As we patiently await the upcoming BSV Global Blockchain Convention to be held in Dubai this May, Claire Celdran takes a look back at some of the highlights of CoinGeek Conferences past. Listen in on Jeff Baek’s presentation of Peersend and how it allows users to send and receive money seamlessly on the internet. Watch personalities from the gaming industry including Haste Arcade, HandCash, NFTY Jigs and Built by Gamers discuss...

Duration:00:21:40

Tony Mugavero: NFTV unites entertainment and blockchain

4/13/2022
Rad CEO Tony Mugavero knows a thing or two about big entertainment brands - just look at the list of the company’s content deal partners, which includes Disney, NBCUniversal, Fox, Showtime, Warner Brothers, Sony. And he knows about cutting-edge tech. Rad’s current focus on blockchain follows pioneering work in VR, in which he also partnered with big entertainment brands. But Tony is happy to admit that for Rad and for many others a couple of years ago, the VR revolution didn’t quite...

Duration:00:35:23

Nick Numas: Genuine Retweets has doubled some people's wages

4/6/2022
Genuine Retweets is changing lives, according to its founder and CEO, Nick Numas. He says he feels “humbled” by the impact his company is having, especially on those living in less developed countries, where in some cases it has “doubled some people’s wages.” “We receive letters from people that we apparently change their lives with the earnings they get from Genuine Retweets.” The platform, which is exclusively on Twitter, allows promoters who it signs up to earn money by retweeting,...

Duration:00:36:49

Introducing the eight startups from Satoshi Block Dojo

3/30/2022
The Bitcoin SV incubator Satoshi Block Dojo is approaching the end of its first 12-week programme in London’s East End. The cohort of eight startups is working towards a big night in which they’ll have the chance to pitch their businesses to an audience of potential investors. Ahead of that, this week’s CoinGeek Conversations offers a sneak preview of all eight of the startup ideas. And if you want to find out more about Block Dojo itself, just go back to last week’s show, in which COO...

Duration:00:18:12

Osmin Callis: The future looks bright for Bitcoin SV entrepreneurs

3/23/2022
The Bitcoin SV blockchain is “absolutely perfect” for start-ups looking to build their businesses on chain, says Osmin Callis, Chief Operating Officer of the Satoshi Block Dojo. “The fact that Bitcoin SV is a complete financial system that you can run your business on is only starting to become apparent to both enterprises and individual entrepreneurs so, yes, the future, I think, looks very bright.” Business building is a subject that Osmin knows a lot about. In her role at the Satoshi...

Duration:00:19:51

Michael Hudson: We need regulators and big brands to get the BSV message

3/16/2022
Users of the Gravity wallet received an unexpected email in February telling them that within a few weeks they must transfer all assets - crypto or fiat - out of their wallets. Gravity had been warned that it wouldn’t be given a licence by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - and so it had to close its service. Then, this month, a new email arrived. Gravity was restarting its service under the name of Gravity Money and was now based in Lithuania. Its former users were invited to...

Duration:00:25:11

How two old friends are supporting Ukraine with a charity NFT

3/9/2022
Yuriy Porytko is a fifth generation Ukrainian-American who says sport has been a significant vehicle in his life when it comes to connecting with people. It was through skateboarding that he met Adam Hawley, the managing partner at NFTfamiliars. It’s a new NFT company which has just launched a charity initiative to support Ukraine. All the proceeds raised will go to the Joint Ukrainian-American Relief Committee (UUARC) to help Ukrainians affected by the country’s war with Russia. Yuriy...

Duration:00:24:41

Mandeep Singh: From medicine to rap, with a little help from Bitcoin SV

3/2/2022
The real benefit of NFTs is that they can strengthen the relationships musicians have with fans and grant artists more control, says Mandeep, a rapper and doctor who has recently released his Bitcoin EP 1 on the RelayX platform. The album, which includes the tracks Trader Joe and Satoshi Bop, is comprised of seven songs. Each one has been released with a corresponding NFT, which fans have been invited to purchase using Bitcoin SV. The NFTs, known as $DEEP tokens act as lifetime revenue...

Duration:00:33:39

Owen Vaughan: Economics is now part of blockchain research

2/23/2022
As nChain’s Director of Research, Owen Vaughan’s background is in the fields of high energy physics, cryptography and differential geometry. Now at the London research and development company for enterprise blockchain, Vaughan’s team provides foundational research in scalable blockchain technology. As he tells Charles Miller in this episode of CoinGeek Conversations, he is witnessing an uptick in individuals who have become experts in Bitcoin technology within the last four years. “We're...

Duration:00:19:03

Richard Baker: The Bitcoin SV community must unite to win over the market

2/16/2022
The fastest route to enterprise adoption is for those within the BSV ecosystem to work together, says Richard Baker, CEO of TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. Richard believes that mainstream adoption is close, and that the next two years will be critical in showing the world what Bitcoin SV is capable of, so long as the community sticks together. “We have to remind ourselves that right now we need to group together as an ecosystem and really power through the next 24 months…...

Duration:00:26:16

Eswar Prasad: The cryptocurrency revolution will touch us all

2/9/2022
The invention of Bitcoin and the subsequent proliferation of cryptocurrencies will have a lasting impact on traditional finance, says Eswar Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy at Cornell University and author of ‘The Future of Money’, a book exploring how finance is changing in the digital age. While he has his doubts about the utility of Bitcoin as a currency, arguing that it has largely become “a speculative financial asset” rather than the pseudonymous,...

Duration:00:29:47

Joshua Henslee: Every significant metric is positive for BSV

2/2/2022
Joshua Henslee, a former ERP and software consultant, isn’t worried by the falling dollar price of Bitcoin SV: “as the price goes down,” he says “it's almost as if the entrepreneurs and applications being built are going up.” Talking to Charles Miller on CoinGeek Conversations, Joshua says he is happy to see the increasing utilization of tokens, NFTs, and new marketplaces on the BSV blockchain. As he stressed, “every significant metric is in the positive trend for Bitcoin SV, except its...

Duration:00:37:08

Meike Krautscheid: Europe is waking up to blockchain technology

1/26/2022
Europe is starting to realise the full potential of blockchain technology, says Meike Krautscheid, Chief Commercial Office at SmartLedger, a blockchain solution distribution channel. Meike believes that Europe is finally catching up with its transatlantic neighbours in recognising the power of blockchain as a solution. This is something that she hopes to capitalise on, by positioning SmartLedger as “one of the first movers in the field.” SmartLedger uses blockchain technology to provide...

Duration:00:29:46

Going Green with Bitcoin SV

1/19/2022
As more enterprises want to claim to be environmentally responsible and accountable, the accuracy of carbon footprint data gathering is a growing cause of concern. Businesses are looking for new ways to efficiently verify their carbon footprint, says Bryan Daugherty, Bitcoin Association’s North America Manager. Bryan recently launched a new initiative on the Bitcoin SV blockchain called Proof of ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) also known as The ESG Timestamp Initiative....

Duration:00:31:56

2021: A year of innovation and litigation

12/22/2021
It was the year in which, despite everything, CoinGeek managed to bring BSVers together in Zurich and New York for two magnificent three day conferences. Both online and in person, they showcased the vibrancy of entrepreneurship around BSV, featuring a host of new projects like Peersend, Haste and Project Babbage, while also digging into its history with blockchain pioneers Stuart Haber and Scott Stornetta and cryptography guru Ian Grigg. Then, of course, there was that trial: the seemingly...

Duration:00:29:17

Stefan Matthews: TAAL is much more than a one trick pony

12/15/2021
As the outgoing CEO of TAAL Distributed Information Technologies, Stefan Matthews is pleased with the health of the business he’s handing on to his successor: “things are going very well at TAAL,” he says, on this week’s CoinGeek Conversations. TAAL is a publicly-quoted business on the Canadian stock exchange which began as a blockchain miner but now sees itself as the provider of an expanding range of other services too. The emphasis has switched from one source of mining revenue - the...

Duration:00:21:22

Ty Everett: Building a better internet

12/8/2021
Ty Everett has big ambitions. His Project Babbage is named after the 19th Century British mathematician and inventor Charles Babbage, often called the ‘father of the computer’. The Project Babbage website invites us - in big, bold type at the top of the front page - to “Help revolutionize what it means to use computers. Help preserve what it means to be humans.” So how’s that going to work? The answer lies with the BSV-based Metanet which Ty describes as “a new version of the internet,”...

Duration:00:22:09