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Hayden Adams: Uniswap – An Automated Decentralized Exchange for Ethereum

6/18/2019
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We were joined by Hayden Adams to discuss the decentralized exchange Uniswap. We covered their automated system, the economic incentives powering Uniswap and the importance of decentralized exchanges.

Duration:01:12:28

Tal Moran: Spacemesh – The Space-Time Consensus Blockchain

6/11/2019
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We're joined by Tal Moran, Chief Scientist at Spacemesh. This new consensus protocol is designed to run on home desktop PCs, filling free space on users' hard drives to create a Proof of Space-Time.

Duration:01:12:04

Dominic Tarr: Secure Scuttlebutt – The “Localized” but Distributed Social Network

6/4/2019
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We’re joined by Dominic Tarr, a sailor, and the Founder of Secure Scuttlebutt. This curiously named project has a fascinating approach to creating a truly distributed social network.

Duration:01:12:27

Dan Robinson: Rainbow Network – Off-Chain Synthetics Exchange or “Multicolored Lightning”

5/28/2019
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We’re joined by Dan Robinson, a research partner at Paradigm, and the author the “Rainbow Network” paper. The paper describes an off-chain decentralized synthetics exchange which leverages payment channels.

Duration:01:12:47

Jill Carlson: Open Money Initiative – Free Access to Finance as a Human Right

5/22/2019
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We’re joined by Jill Carlson. Recently, she co-founded the Open Money Initiative, a research organization which looks into how people use money in closed economies. Their initial focus is on Venezuela where years of economic downturn and strict currency controls have created a humanitarian crisis which has political repercussions well beyond the country’s borders.

Duration:01:27:48

Aya Miyaguchi: The Role and Challenges of the Ethereum Foundation

5/16/2019
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Ethereum Foundation Executive Director Aya Miyaguchi joined us to discuss the role of the Ethereum Foundation, their grant program, governance approach and criticisms of the Ethereum Foundation.

Duration:00:51:45

Mark Miller: Agoric and the Decades-Long Quest for Secure Smart Contracts

5/7/2019
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We were joined by Mark S. Miller, Chief Scientist at Agoric. We covered his visionary Agoric papers and the convergence of his conception of smart contracts as secure bilateral agreements with blockchain.

Duration:01:10:07

Mike Pieciak: NASAA – A “To The Moon” Approach to Regulating Crypto

4/30/2019
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We're joined by Mike Pieciak, President of the North American Securities Administrators Association. In 2018, “Operation Cryptosweep” investigated over 200 ICOs for potential investor fraud.

Duration:01:17:32

Griff Green: Giveth – Creating the New Economic Model of Giving

4/23/2019
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We're joined by Griff Green, one of the founders at Giveth. The organization, which emerged out of the ashes of the DAO, aims to create a better model for charitable work.

Duration:01:21:11

Yaniv Tal: The Graph – A Marketplace for Web3 Data Indexes Based on GraphQL

4/16/2019
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We're joined by Yaniv Tal, Project Lead at The Graph. The project aims to create a scalable marketplace for high-availability blockchain data indexes.

Duration:01:13:22

#282 Simon de la Rouviere: Bonding Curves, Curation Markets, Token Curated Registries, and Art

4/10/2019
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Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 Human beings have a penchant for creating lists. We make lists for things like the top music artists at any given time, the best restaurants in the world, companies which people can trust, and the most wanted criminals. Lists take many forms. They can be maintained by a single authority, or curated by a crowd. But almost always, they remain in the custody of a...

Duration:01:21:40

Simon de la Rouviere: Bonding Curves, Curation Markets, Token Curated Registries… and Art

4/10/2019
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We're joined by Simon de la Rouviere, an independent researcher and blogger. In recent months, Simon's research has focused on Token Curated Registries (or TCRs), and the economics of curation markets.

Duration:01:21:40

Ethan Buchman & Sunny Aggarwal: Cosmos – Launching the Internet of Blockchains

4/3/2019
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We're joined by Ethan Buchman and Sunny Aggarwal of Cosmos. With its recent mainnet launch, we discuss how the network is running and address potential issues relating to governance and centralization of power.

Duration:01:26:56

#281 Ethan Buchman & Sunny Aggarwal: Cosmos – Launching the Internet of Blockchains

4/3/2019
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Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 The shipping container brought standardization to the way we move goods around the world. Similarly, TCP/IP packets normalized how information transits over computer networks. Today, blockchains remain siloed ecosystems and interoperability is practically non-existent. A new wave of third-generation blockchain protocols aims to change this. In this new paradigm,...

Duration:01:26:56

Jackson Palmer: Dogecoin – wow! so meme. such community. very charity. much story.

3/27/2019
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We're joined by Jackson Palmer, co-creator of Dogecoin. Though he has left the project, Jackson shares the story of how he created the most popular meme cryptocurrency as a joke.

Duration:01:21:49

#280 Jackson Palmer: Dogecoin – wow! so meme. such community. very charity. much story.

3/27/2019
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Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 Dogecoin was born from the association of two browser tabs: one was an article about the popularity of the doge meme, and the other, CoinMarketCap. The idea quickly gained traction on Twitter, and before long, a new cryptocurrency was born. Dogecoin gained adoption as a tipping currency, the community took part fundraising for charities and other causes, perhaps...

Duration:01:21:49

Brian Hoffman & Washington Sanchez: OpenBazaar – Growing a Permissionless Marketplace

3/19/2019
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We're joined by Brian Hoffman and Washington Sanchez of OpenBazaar. The project has grown to become a mature decentralized marketplace where people come together to buy and sell products and services anonymously with crypto.

Duration:01:31:19

#279 Brian Hoffman & Washington Sanchez: OpenBazaar – Growing a Permissionless Marketplace

3/19/2019
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Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 In the early days of Bitcoin, much of the community’s focus was around payment and getting merchants to adopt cryptocurrencies. Although the technology and narratives have evolved, some projects continue to embrace that original vision of peer-to-peer business, where merchants and their customers interact directly, and if they so wish, anonymously. We’re joined...

Duration:01:31:19

Daniel Lehnberg & Michael Cordner: Grin – Cypherpunk Mimblewimble

3/12/2019
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We join Michael Cordner and Daniel Lehnberg, two of the core developers of the Grin blockchain. Grin is the cypherpunk instantiation of the Mimblewimble protocol which uses highly secure cryptography.

Duration:01:21:57

#278 Daniel Lehnberg & Michael Cordner: Grin – Cypherpunk Mimblewimble

3/12/2019
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Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 Three years ago, a mysterious txt file signed by a pseudonymous Tom Elvis Jedusor was dropped in the Bitcoin-Wizards IRC channel outlining a proposal called Mimblewimble. It proposed a novel way of combining many ideas from Bitcoin research in order to create a new blockchain protocol that will be highly scalable and increase privacy, while still using the same...

Duration:01:21:57