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The Blockchain Show is a weekly podcast that demystifies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology.

The Blockchain Show is a weekly podcast that demystifies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology.
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The Blockchain Show is a weekly podcast that demystifies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology.






141: Bakkt, Lightning Network, Verity Bankrupt

The Bakkt project by ICE gains momentum and Steve breaks down what it's all about. The Lightning Network has come up on several podcasts, but this time the basics and advanced use cases are clearly defined. Also a listener emails us about a previous guest, Verity, going bankrupt.


140: Daniel Lindsay CFO at AXEL / Growing IPFS and Masternode Technology

Steve and Ethan interview Daniel Lindsay, the CFO at AXEL in Las Vegas, Nevada. Daniel is a veteran financial professional with experience in consumer lending, retail banking, treasury services, and ultra-high net worth wealth management. He graduated with a degree in finance from Michigan State University and then went on to manage a financial institution in Las Vegas while concurrently earning his MBA from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Immediately following graduate school, Dan worked...


139: Podcrypt Beta Launch with Jordan Last

Jordan Last joins Ethan again for an update on beta launch. Podcrypt allows you to listen to and optionally donate back to podcasts automatically, fairly, and peer-to-peer. To learn more visit the Podcrypt about page. Supporting content with micro-payments has been mentioned for years on this show and Jordan is making it happen on the Ethereum Blockchain. In this episode they cover the apps development and beta launch, compare different forms of media throughout the last...


138: Kevin Wang co-founder of Nervos

Kevin Wang is a co-founder of Nervos, a public blockchain designed by a former Ethereum core developer and backed by Sequoia, Polychain, and others. As one of China's top projects, Nervos recently partnered with crypto exchange Huobi to build a new public chain for banks and financial institutions. Kevin was responsible for Nervos' unique token economics design where users will eventually pay "rent" to store assets and smart contracts on the network. He believes this type of model is...


137: Dave Kaplan - AXEL General Counsel

Ethan is joined by The Blockchain Show's first guest attorney, Dave Kaplan of AXEL General Counsel. Dave is a proven attorney who focuses on the intersection of business, technology, and law. Dave has played a leading role in high-stakes litigation in a broad array of forums, including in many patent matters. He has represented clients such as Volkswagen, Sony, Lenovo, Olympus, Toyota, and GE Healthcare, but has also successfully represented clients against adversaries with much deeper...


136: German negative yield bonds, Lite Coin's lite developers, who owns the bitcoin twitter handle?

Steve and Ethan are back from time off and bring you last week's crypto and blockchain related news. This episode is brought to you by AXEL.Network and follow us on Discord, Twitter and Medium


135: Jeremy Forsberg and AXEL IEO

Jeremy from AXEL and AXEL.Network joins hosts Steve and Ethan for another informative and insightful look into today's Blockchain space. Jeremy was co-founder and CEO of the NAVADA Group – a UK based creative agency that worked with some of Europe’s most powerful and recognizable brands. He boosted audience engagement for a horse racing brand by over 2,000%, and is best known for leading the award-winning Road Respect campaign, among many others. He leads AXEL's strategic content and...


134: Anchor with Daniel Popa

Ethan speaks with Daniel from Anchor, a stable currency and financial standard that aims to preserve and enhance the value of investor holdings. The Anchor stablecoin is pegged to a proprietary algorithm, the Monetary Measurement Unit (MMU), developed by a team of PhDs and based on the growth of the global economy. The currency is further protected from inflation and volatility by a two-token system that incentivizes validators to mint and burn tokens to keep the value at the MMU. This...


133: Rokfin with Martin Floreani

Ethan calls from LA into the Austin city limits and connects with Martin Floreani the founder and CEO of Rokfin. Rokfin is a creator-first subscription media company and a (live) digital platform that rewards content creators for the full value they generate. Topics covered: How to Make the “Network Effect” Work for Creators? Addressing the disparity in work-to-reward ratio for creators vs. platforms Structuring an Ecosystem that Fosters Collaboration over Competition: when one wins,...


132: POTUS disapproves Libra; PayFast's negative bitcoin adoption, Lite coin

Trump takes to Twitter to bash Libra and bitcoin. Steve and Ethan expand on the ever present question, what is money? PayFast unhappens bitcoin support. Steve gives a brief history of Lite coin and how it stacks up to the main 3. Links mentioned in the show: PayFast ends support for bitcoin You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real


131: Dublin Ohio's slp Token, Chuck E Cheese vs bitcoin, Google's foray into crypto

Steve and Ethan bring you up to speed with this past week's Blockchain developments as well as an update into Craig Wright's (faketoshi) court case. Articles mentioned in the show: Dublin Ohio's token Chuck E Cheese tweet Google's cryptocurrency project


130: Plouton Mining with Ramak Sedigh CEO

Ramak J. Sedigh, CEO of Plouton Mining, has been a life-long entrepreneur across many industries who is bringing his multi-disciplinary talents and track record of success to building N. America’s largest solar-powered bitcoin mining operation in Western Mojave California. Ramak began his professional life in the real estate industry by building a 1900-unit apartment portfolio in the late 1980s. Later, he started, built and sold a successful online tenant screening service with one of the...


129: Libra coin, Calibra wallet; Facebook's stable coin

Steve and Ethan talk about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency


128: AXEL.Network with Jeremy Forsberg, CMO, AXEL

AXEL is committed to providing users with true ownership over their data with dynamic, easy-to-use technology solutions for file sharing, access, security and privacy, transfer, streaming and integration, from one secure platform. They just launched AXEL.Network, a global decentralized network to help foster the movement from centralized to decentralized computing — the next-generation internet. Jeremy was co-founder and CEO of the NAVADA Group – a UK based creative agency that worked...


127: Self-Sovereign Identity, Replacing Credit Reporting Bureaus with Blockchain Technology

Ethan reads listener mail about credit on blockchain before calling co-host Steve who introduces the concept of self-sovereign identity on blockchain. What it is and what it would take to implement.


126: Facebook's Global Coin, Firefox's Crypto Blocker, SunBlock Podcast

Ethan reads a few articles (0:26) concerning some recent developments in the mysterious world of Facebook's "Global Coin" (4:40) and Mozilla's new "Crypto Blocker" privacy setting on their Firefox browser. Presenting Ian Collin's new podcast (12:22) "SunBlock" debuting here first showcasing Florida's growing Blockchain community and businesses.


125: Will the real Satoshi please stand up?

Blockchain Show OG's Steve and Ethan get into rumors surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto's true identity... Also, Whole Foods “accepts” bitcoin, and a follow up on years later.


124: Binance Hacked, Tether, Crypto Exchanges, and Banking Myths

Steve breaks down the recent Binance debacle and what that means for crypto-kind. Some more reflections on Tether not really being tied to the dollar, as well as other common myths about exchanges and traditional banks. For complete show notes and links mentioned in the show, please visit TBCS website *The Silk Road Episode mentioned in last week's update has been postponed. Please check back soon.


123: The Blockchain Show Update

Ethan sits down for another solocast bringing you up to speed on the show's recent developments. Connect with us: Minds Flick Telegram Help Support the Show Podcrypt - Wallet setup


122: Harmony with Nick White

Nick White is the co-founder of Harmony, A public chain project (using sharding different than Zilliqa's), made up of Harvard and Stanford graduates with an ex-engineering team from places like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon in San Francisco. Harmony is a public blockchain protocol with key innovations in state sharding (secure staking & re-sharding with decentralized randomness) and in peer-to-peer networking (optimal cross-shard routing, fast block propagation) Join the community...