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Host Tom Shaughnessy's research conversations with the top names in crypto and blockchain

Tom Shaughnessy


    • Sep 15, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    How NFTs are Revolutionizing Media w/ Seth Green, Shaan Bhagat, & Chris Waters

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 71:48


    In this episode, we're joined by Seth Green, Shaan Bhagat, and Chris Waters, the team behind Globitron and the B-bots, an NFT cartoon project. We discuss the challenges of funding in traditional media, what NFTs and CC0 unlock for the industry, the importance of building strong fan communities, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:03:00) – Origin story of Globitron. (00:08:03) – Hollywood vs. NFTs. (00:12:35) – Getting funded in traditional media. (00:15:51) – Community & a strong social foundation. (00:22:12) – Overview on Globitron and the B-bots. (00:32:27) – CC0 and disruptive models for media. (00:56:01) – The Rising Tide model. (01:06:06) – The B-bots drop. Social links: Seth's Twitter Chris' Twitter Shaan's Twitter B-bots Twitter Masterfile Twitter Resources: B-bots Website Globitron Website Masterfile Website More

    Day in the Life of a Crypto Lawyer | Full Disclosure Ep.1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 38:30


    This week on Full Disclosure, Gabe and Sarah talk about their paths into crypto law, the best & worst part of the job, and commentary on the Stabenow Boozman Bill that gives the CFTC jurisdiction on regulating digital commodities. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:00:55) – Drink of the week. (00:01:22) – Getting into crypto law. (00:12:36) – A day in the life of a crypto lawyer. (00:19:49) – The best & worst part of the job. (00:22:05) – Regulating Digital Commodities / The Stabenow-Boozman Bill. (00:37:28) – Send us your questions! Resources: Gabe's Twitter Sarah's Twitter Stabenow-Boozman Bill on Digital Commodities More

    How Censorship Resistant is Ethereum? With Jon Charbonneau

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 72:52


    In this episode, we dive into Ethereum's censorship resistance with Jon Charbonneau, Research Associate at Delphi Digital. We discuss the effects of OFAC sanctions on Tornado Cash, MEV & builder centralization, mechanisms to mitigate censorship, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:00:42) – Censorship, Tornado Cash, & OFAC sanctions. (00:03:46) – New actors under Proof-of-Stake (PoS). (00:12:50) – Economics for builders, relayers, & validators. (00:15:47) – MEV on rollups. (00:20:50) – Block builder and relayer centralization. (00:27:49) – Types of censoring on Ethereum. (00:31:00) – Censoring on PoW vs. PoS. (00:35:33) – How does it all play out? (00:46:43) – Building in a quasi-permissioned world. (00:51:07) – Censorship mitigating mechanisms. (00:59:19) – What comes after The Merge? (01:10:22) – Risks of private order flow. Resources: Jon's Twitter The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ethereum The Complete Guide to Rollups More

    DISRUPTORS: Into the Cosmos Galaxy with Zaki Manian

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 77:08


    Our fifth DISRUPTORS guest, Zaki Manian, is the Co-founder of Sommelier Finance and iqlusion. He is a foremost contributor to Cosmos, having helped launch their first testnet. Subsequently, he's furthered the Cosmos roadmap by completing IBC. Zaki joined us for the first live DISRUPTORS to explore: What's next for Cosmos? The masterclass presentation was followed by a Q&A open to all on YouTube Live. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:33) – Overview of Cosmos. (00:12:33) – Cosmos principles. (00:15:38) – What is Cosmos? (00:18:33) – Application-Specific blockchains. (00:22:48) – Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC). (00:28:20) – Modular blockchain architecture. (00:30:50) – Cosmos hub. (00:32:54) – Q&A. Social links: Zaki's Twitter: https://twitter.com/zmanian Zaki's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zmanian Sommelier's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sommfinance Resources: iqlusion Website: https://www.iqlusion.io/ Sommelier Website: https://www.sommelier.finance/ More

    Tangent: Investing in Web3 Founders as an Angel Collective w/ Jason Choi

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 49:35


    Jason Choi is the Co-founder of Tangent, a collective of successful founders and experienced operators in crypto, investing in Web3 founders. We discuss the premise for an angel collective over other structures, sourcing and filtering deals, potentially scaling Tangent's structure, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:01:23) – Jason's experience at Spartan Group. (00:07:27) – What is Tangent? (00:13:20) – Landing the perfect deal. (00:16:52) – Sourcing and filtering deals. (00:22:38) – Scaling Tangent. (00:24:24) – Adding value to founders / Profit-taking. (00:29:41) – Thoughts on investment DAOs. (00:42:05) – Investing in the application layer. (00:46:30) – Why start Tangent vs. being an angel investor? (00:48:00) – Closing thoughts. Social links: Jason's Twitter Tangent Twitter Resources: Tangent Website What is Tangent? Tangent Application Form More

    Soulbound Tokens: The Basis of a Decentralized Society w/ Glen Weyl

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 56:59


    In this episode, we dive into Soulbound Tokens (SBTs) with Glen Weyl, Co-author of Decentralized Society: Finding Web3's Soul. We discuss the definition of souls & SBTs, the concerns around SBTs, the range of its potential uses, and much more. Glen Weyl is a Political Economist and Principal Researcher at Microsoft, the Founder of RadicalxChange Foundation, and Co-author of Radical Markets. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Glen's background. (00:02:45) – Introduction to SBTs. (00:06:55) – The what and why of SBTs. (00:17:53) – Standardization of SBTs. (00:21:35) – Potential use-cases for SBTs. (00:32:54) – Unlocking the creator economy. (00:40:46) – What are souls? (00:43:09) – Concerns about SBTs. (00:46:26) – Countering malicious SBTs. (00:49:43) – Key recovery tools. Resources: Glen's Twitter Decentralized Society: Finding Web3's Soul Glen's Website Vitalik on Soulbound Tokens More

    Civitas: A Play and Earn Community-Driven 4X Strategy Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 65:53


    In this episode, we sit down with Kent Byers, CPO of Civitas, a play & earn community-driven 4X strategy game. We dive into Civitas gameplay, Kent's thoughts on Web3 gaming, critiques of crypto games, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Kent's background. (00:09:01) – What is Civitas? (00:12:07) – Views on Web3 gaming. (00:17:38) – Overview of gameplay. (00:29:44) – The Civitas team. (00:35:15) – Building enduring economies. (00:39:01) – Critiques of crypto games. (00:44:45) – SubDAOs and espionage. (00:50:20) – Civitas roadmap. (00:52:26) – Rapid fire questions. Social links: Kent's Twitter Civitas Twitter Resources: Civitas Website Civitas Whitepaper Civitas Linktree More

    Killroy Was Here: Secret Network's First Feature Film NFT w/ Kevin Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 86:20


    In this episode, Tommy Shaughnessy and Nick Steenstra host Kevin Smith (Director of Clerks, Dogma and Tusk) and Guy Zyskind (Co-founder of Secret Network) to discuss Kevin's new film Killroy Was Here, the first feature film released as an NFT on Secret Network. We cover ownership rights for Killroy NFT holders, Hollywood coming to Web3, bringing up the next generation of filmmakers, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction / Kevin's history in Web3. (00:04:47) – Secret Network's Unique NFT mechanisms. (00:11:10) – How Web3 clicked for a traditional film director. (00:21:12) – Ownership and rights for Killroy NFT holders. (00:28:45) – Bringing up the next generation of filmmakers. (00:36:45) – On community funding and making Moose Jaws. (00:41:08) – Hollywood coming to Web3. (00:47:05) – Revenue and governance of Web3 films. (00:57:41) – Relating with the audience. (01:11:10) – Privacy with NFTs on Secret Network. (01:16:20) – Separation of funds and creativity. (01:20:14) – Advice for filmmakers starting in Web3. (01:22:12) – How to get a Killroy Was Here NFT. Social links: Kevin Smith's Twitter Guy Zyskind's Twitter Killroy Was Here Twitter Secret Network Twitter Resources: Killroy Was Here Website Secret Network Website Legendao Discord More

    Ethereum & Celestia: Designing Modular Stacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 67:34


    In this episode, Jon Charbonneau hosts John Adler (Co-founder of Celestia) and Dankrad Feist (Researcher at the Ethereum Foundation) for a technical deep dive into designing modular blockchain stacks. The conversation is focused on understanding the subtle differences and design considerations between Celestia and Ethereum, covering fraud proofs versus KZG commitments, the importance of validator sets, Celestiums, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:01:57) – On Data Availability (DA) and settlement. (00:14:36) – Having a base asset that builds economic security from capturing fees. (00:22:00) – Thoughts on L2 settlement & recursive L3 rollups as a strategy. (00:29:10) – Celestia's fraud proofs vs. Ethereum's KZG commitments. (00:42:53) – Tendermint vs. Gasper – the importance of validator sets. (00:55:08) – Thoughts on Celestiums. (01:03:48) – Closing thoughts. Social links: Dankrad's Twitter John's Twitter Ethereum Foundation Twitter Celestia Twitter Resources: Ethereum Foundation Website Celestia Website Celestia Github Article on Fraud & DA Proofs Our Previous Interview with John Celestia on DISRUPTORS More

    Navigating the Challenges of Crypto Regulation w/ SEC Commissioner Hestor Peirce

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 59:19


    In this episode, Tommy Shaughnessy and Sarah Brennan, sit down with Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner of the SEC to dive into the crypto regulatory landscape. We discuss the role of the SEC, defining decentralization, Commissioner Peirce's Token Safe Harbor proposal, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction and disclaimer. (00:01:00) – The role of the SEC in crypto regulation. (00:06:42) – Developers avoiding the United States. (00:11:17) – Thoughts on decentralization and technology. (00:16:26) – The Token Safe Harbor Proposal. (00:21:23) – Accredited investor laws & affecting change. (00:27:31) – Critiques of crypto / Defining decentralization. (00:38:06) – Motivation for being commissioner. (00:44:58) – Balancing the SEC Mandates. (00:50:48) – Other countries' regulations & global coordination. (00:57:59) – Closing. Resources: Commissioner Peirce's Twitter Commissioner Peirce's Biography Token Safe Harbor Proposal 2.0 More

    The State of the NFT Market w/ Andy Chorlian

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 116:14


    In this 2-hour special, we sit down with Andy Chorlian, Co-founder and CEO of Fractional, a decentralized protocol that enables collective ownership and governance of one or more NFTs. We discuss all things NFT including Bored Ape Yacht Club's (BAYC) airdrop strategy, governance with fractionalized NFTs, Nouns and CC0 NFTs, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:03:48) – Andy's time at MakerDAO. (00:10:36) – Getting into NFTs through NBA Top Shot. (00:18:59) – Diving into Fractional. (00:32:54) – Governance with fractionalized NFTs. (00:37:29) – Nouns and CC0 NFTs. (00:49:53) – Traditional companies in Web3. (00:57:17) – Gaming NFTs. (01:06:47) – BAYC and token airdrops. (01:22:09) – Community building. (01:31:40) – Identities and Web3 Social. (01:42:23) – Effects of the bear market. (01:48:26) – Fractional V2. (01:53:27) – NFT market sentiment. Resources: Andy's Twitter Fractional Twitter Fractional Discord Fractional Website More

    Is the Future of Blockchain Interoperability Optimistic? w/ Arjun & Anna

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 88:29


    In this episode, we sit down with Anna Carroll (Protocol Lead at Nomad) and Arjun Bhuptani (Founder of Connext) to discuss the blockchain interoperability trilemma, bridge architectures, Nomad's optimistic design, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:58) – The interoperability trilemma. (00:09:01) – Categories of bridge design architectures. (00:14:18) – Diving into Nomad. (00:31:17) – Optimistic interoperability vs optimistic rollups. (00:44:35) – The relationship between Connext and Nomad. (00:51:05) – Exciting cross-chain applications. (01:07:50) – Are bridges a zero sum market? (01:15:41) – The Ronin hack and security design. (01:23:44) – Closing thoughts. Social links: Arjun's Twitter Anna's Twitter Nomad Twitter Nomad Discord Connext Twitter Connext Discord Resources: Nomad Website Nomad Docs Connext Website Connext Docs The Interoperability Trilemma The Nomad Design Philosophy More

    How NFTs are Transforming Shopify and Commerce | Alex Danco

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 59:49


    Alex Danco is the Head of Blockchain at Shopify, a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. We discuss Shopify's shift into Web3, the importance of wallet UX for crypto adoption, the future of NFT-integrated commerce, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:08:15) – Shopify, wallets, and “Web3”. (00:15:06) – Commerce and ownership. (00:21:04) – NFTs and multiplayer commerce. (00:41:26) – Future channels for commerce. (00:47:10) – Building on Shopify. (00:51:18) – Wallets and adoption. (00:56:45) – Favorite merchants and closing. Social links: Alex's Twitter Shopify Twitter Resources: Alex's Blog Alex's Newsletter Shopify Website Build on Shopify Article on websites More

    DISRUPTORS: Demand Destruction and the Exponential Age With Raoul Pal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 73:18


    Our fourth DISRUPTORS guest, Raoul Pal, is the Co-founder and CEO of Real Vision & Global Macro Investor (GMI). Being a foremost thought leader within the global macro space, Raoul shares his outlook on the unprecedented conditions today through the lens of a sound macro framework. What are the implications of money demand destruction? Are we heading into a recession? What does this all mean for crypto? Tune in to find out. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:05:51) – Demand destruction. (00:07:02) – The big picture. (00:22:35) – The dollar wrecking ball. (00:24:32) – Rising rates. (00:27:30) – Putting it all together. (00:36:24) – How does it play out for crypto? (00:44:46) – Q&A. Social links: Raoul's Twitter Raoul's LinkedIn Real Vision Twitter Resources: GMI Website Real Vision Website More

    My Pet Hooligan: Rebelling Against Zuck Corp with Disney-Style Characters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 57:35


    We sit down with Colin Brady (Chief Creative Officer) and Luke Paglia (Chief Operating Officer) from AMGI Studios, the team behind My Pet Hooligan, a desktop PvP video game that takes place in their proprietary Metaverse The Rabbit Hole. We discuss the cultural impact of strong IP, Hooligram technology, Pixar-level expressiveness in-game, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:01:37) – The power of a global brand / strong IP. (00:10:33) – Overview of AMGI Studios. (00:16:30) – User generated content, immi, and Hooligrams. (00:28:26) – Dive into My Pet Hooligan. (00:46:17) – Roadmap and alpha release. (00:52:54) – Closing thoughts. Social links: Colin's Twitter Luke's Twitter My Pet Hooligan Twitter AMGI Studios Twitter Resources: My Pet Hooligan Website My Pet Hooligan Orange Paper AMGI Studios Website AMGI Youtube More

    Blake Robbins: How Crypto Will Change Gaming and The Creator Economy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 56:17


    Blake Robbins is the Principal at Benchmark, an early stage VC firm focused on social, mobile, local, and cloud companies. We dive into all things crypto gaming, how crypto will change the creator economy, finding medium-native use cases, and much more. Blake is a thought leader in the gaming and creator scene. He has helped to build 100 Thieves, one of the largest eSports brands in the world, and worked with top creators like MrBeast. Show Notes: (00:01:02) – Blake's story. (00:10:58) – The creator economy. (00:18:00) – The state of crypto gaming. (00:23:17) – Creating a metagame within games. (00:28:35) – Player governance. (00:32:27) – Crypto as a new canvas. (00:38:21) – Exciting primitives and tooling. (00:41:36) – Investing approach and philosophy. (00:48:10) – Rapid fire questions. Social links: Blake's Twitter Benchmark Twitter Resources: Blake's Website Benchmark Website Creator Economics Youtube More

    Friktion: Building DeFi portfolios to Perform Across Market Cycles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 64:11


    In this episode, we sit down with Friktion Labs' Co-founders, Uddhav Marwaha (CEO) and Alex Wlezien (CTO). Friktion is a full-stack portfolio and risk management platform for individuals, DAOs, and institutions built on Solana. We talk about portfolio construction strategies with Friktion's Volts, DAO treasury management through Circuits, outlook on crypto derivatives, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:28) – Guests' backgrounds. (00:03:30) – Introduction to Friktion and derivatives. (00:10:26) – Friktion's auction mechanism. (00:17:06) – The options OTC market and AMMs. (00:22:10) – Friktion Volts. (00:27:34) – Circuits and portfolio construction. (00:38:12) – Asset correlation in crypto. (00:41:37) – Catalysts for structured products. (00:53:16) – Friktion's onboarding process. (00:55:12) – The growth of crypto derivatives. (01:02:02) – Conceptualizing Friktion's token? (01:04:14) – Closing. Social links: Uddhav's Twitter Alex's Twitter Friktion Twitter Resources: Friktion Website Friktion Docs Friktion's Circuits Friktion Forum More

    Crypto Venture Capital Series Ep. 6: Ryan Zurrer of Dialectic AG | BONUS Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 114:04


    This is a bonus episode of our crypto venture capital series. Tommy Shaughnessy hosts Ryan Zurrer, Founder and Managing Director of Dialectic AG. We discuss being early to narratives, filtering potential investments, thoughts on the bear market, and much more. Dialectic AG is a capital enterprise focused on delivering outlier returns via synergistic deployment of human and financial capital into alternative assets and compelling, globally diversified opportunities. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:36) – How to be early / staying open minded. (00:10:35) – Exciting new communities. (00:19:52) – Thoughts on investment DAOs. (00:30:32) – Sizing, portfolio construction, and filtering. (00:45:21) – Giving valuable advice to teams. (00:55:15) – Skepticism, first-mover advantage, and communities. (01:08:06) – Thoughts on founders. (01:16:52) – Twitter and crypto social. (01:29:32) – Thoughts on NFTs. (01:43:33) – Cycles and bear Market. (01:55:25) – Closing. Social links: Ryan's Twitter Dialectic Twitter Resources: Dialectic Website Our Crypto Venture Capital Series More

    Pollen Mobile: Pioneering The World's First Decentralized, Privacy-Focused, and Affordable Wireless Network

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 59:32


    Anthony Levandowski is the Co-Founder and CEO of Pronto, an autonomous vehicle company for the mining and trucking industries. In February of this year, Levandowski and his team launched Pollen Mobile, a decentralized mobile network built on the Solana blockchain and initially born out of the need for secure and reliable connectivity in remote operating sites. The peer-to-peer open source wireless network is privacy-focused, affordable and owned and operated by its users. Pollen, which is currently operational in the San Francisco Bay area, incentivizes its users with payments in its own cryptocurrency, PollenCoin (PCN) to run their own mini cell towers and build out the network's coverage. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:07:01) – The genesis of Pollen. (00:10:48) – Pollen vs. traditional telcos. (00:18:52) – Pollen's node and validator infrastructure. (00:29:57) – Pollen's incentive structure. (00:34:30) – The user experience. (00:41:38) – Pollen's goal. (00:45:16) – Potential roadblocks and competitors. (00:54:23) – The future of Pollen. (00:57:31) – How people can get involved. Social links: Anthony's Twitter Pollen Twitter Pronto Twitter Resources: Anthony's Website Pollen Website Pronto Website More

    BLOCKLORDS: A Medieval Grand Strategy Game That Puts Players in Control of Their Own Destiny

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 58:25


    In this episode, we sit down with David Johansson, Founder and CEO of MetaKing Studios, the team behind BLOCKLORDS, a medieval grand strategy game where players shape its world and narrative. We dive into the core pillars of gameplay, breeding and battle mechanics, integrating seasons and dynasties, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:01:44) – David's background. (00:16:24) – BLOCKLORDS origin. (00:20:43) – Overview of BLOCKLORDS. (00:29:02) – Game rollout. (00:33:10) – Lords and civil war. (00:36:08) – Game mechanics and king gameplay. (00:45:59) – The dynasty system. (00:52:42) – Breeding and seasons. (00:55:48) – Upcoming events. Resources: David's Linkedin BLOCKLORDS Twitter BLOCKLORDS Website BLOCKLORDS Whitepaper More

    Lens Protocol: The User-Owned, Open Social Graph Enabling Composable Social Applications

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 55:21


    Stani Kulechov is the Founder of Aave and Lens Protocol, a composable and decentralized social graph that makes building Web3 social platforms easy. We discuss tokenizing online social relationships, giving online social ownership to the users, algorithm tweaking, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:42) – What is Lens Protocol? (00:09:16) – Web3 and social graphs. (00:19:11) – What a decentralized social graph will unlock. (00:33:13) – Web3 social business models. (00:38:48) – Will Lens social graphs become more valuable than Web2 social graphs? (00:42:57) – Apps building on top of Lens. (00:47:43) – Lens' success. (00:50:53) – What keeps Stani going? Resources: Stani's Twitter Lens Protocol Twitter Lens Protocol Discord Lens Protocol Website More

    DISRUPTORS: Modular Blockchains for Sovereign Communities With Hacktivist Mustafa Al-Bassam

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 73:06


    Most blockchains, as we know them, are monolithic in nature. Nodes take care of its three core functions; consensus, data availability, settlement and execution. In contrast, modular blockchains are fundamentally different – each layer of the stack specializes in one or many of its functions. Soon, anyone will be able to deploy their own blockchain. Having co-founded Celestia, the world's first modular blockchain network, our third DISRUPTORS guest, hacktivist Mustafa Al-Bassam shares his vision of sovereign communities and how he invented a clever hack to widely redistribute power. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:13) – Hacktivism and power redistribution. (00:07:20) – Bitcoin and blockchain scalability. (00:25:27) – The rise of the modular blockchain. (00:39:21) – Sovereignty in modularity. (00:51:57) – Q&A. Resources: Mustafa's Twitter Celestia Twitter Celestia Website More

    Webaverse: Pioneering An Immersive, Open Source Metaverse Enabling Community-Built Worlds

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 87:08


    In this episode, we sit down with Jin, Avaer, and Ahad from Webaverse, a fully open source and open license web metaverse. We discuss the ethos behind building on open standards, Upstreet, the MMO built on Webaverse, the NFT drop, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:05:44) – What is Webaverse? (00:09:22) – Building on web & open standards. (00:16:05) – The Webaverse stack. (00:28:29) – Upstreet and community world building. (00:34:35) – How players, builders, and projects can get involved. (00:44:18) – Technical roadmap and NFT drop. (00:48:24) – Defining success / value capture. (01:00:08) – Unlocking online 3D worlds. (01:02:24) – Thoughts on the metaverse. (01:11:20) – Rapid fire questions. Social links: Jin's Twitter Avaer's Twitter Webaverse Twitter M3 Twitter Resources: Webaverse Website Webaverse User Docs Thread on Webaverse More

    Andre Cronje: Out of the Crypto Badlands Into a Regulated Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 81:33


    In this episode we sit down with Andre Cronje, a renowned DeFi developer and the creator of Yearn. We talk about the reasons behind rallying for regulated crypto, leaving the crypto badlands, the Solidly launch on Fantom, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:05) – Biggest regrets and looking back on Yearn. (00:08:30) – A better path to decentralization. (00:16:40) – Why create regulated crypto? (00:28:06) – What regulated crypto could look like. (00:40:27) – The path to regulation. (01:03:00) – Andre, Fantom, and Solidly. (01:22:24) – Closing. Resources: Andre's Blog | Article 1 | Article 2 Our Previous Interview With Andre Andre's Work on Fantom: Fantom contributors (Github) Fantom code walkthrough Opera consensus paper Opera transaction ordering More

    MetaStreet: Establishing a Liquidity Base Layer for the NFT Credit Market

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 58:38


    In this episode, we sit down with Conor Moore and David Choi from MetaStreet, a liquidity routing and scaling solution for peer-to-peer (P2P) NFT-collateralized loan platforms. We discuss the problems with scaling NFT lending, how MetaStreet vaults work, gamifying governance, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:00:49) – Guests' backgrounds / starting MetaStreet. (00:08:46) – The state of NFT lending. (00:12:23) – The underwriting process. (00:22:02) – Will loans for floor assets be peer-to-pool? (00:27:21) – Overview and vision of MetaStreet. (00:36:42) – Lending of gaming assets. (00:39:55) – MetaStreet's governance. (00:52:07) – MetaStreet's roadmap / beta details. Resources: Conor's Twitter David's Twitter MetaStreet Twitter MetaStreet Discord MetaStreet Website More

    Tyler Reynolds: Reminiscences of a Crypto Cowboy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 125:45


    In this 2 hour in-person exclusive, Tommy Shaughnessy hosts investor and cowboy CryptoPunk, Tyler Reynolds. We talk through the highlights of Tyler's crypto journey from going all-in in 2013, to riding the highs of DeFi summer, and angel investing today. Show Notes: (00:00:49) – Tyler's journey into crypto. (00:13:47) – On Bitcoin maximalism & avoiding tunnel vision. (00:19:23) – DeFi summer / biggest winners and losers. (00:40:28) – Narrowing your expertise. (00:44:42) – Bet sizing and survivorship bias. (00:52:51) – Thoughts on the market / regulations. (00:59:30) – The case for an isolated lending market. (01:18:17) – Value creation vs. value capture. (01:21:42) – SushiSwap versus Uniswap. (01:24:51) – DAOs and the role of community. (01:35:09) – Pollen and data networks. (02:02:16) – What would take Tyler away from crypto. Resources: Tyler's Twitter Pollen Twitter Pollen Website More

    The Evolution of AI in Gaming – Aaron McDonald & Brooks Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 61:01


    This panel was originally presented by Altered State Machine (ASM) during SXSW 2022. Tom Shaughnessy hosts the discussion between masterminds Aaron McDonald (Co-founder of ASM) and Brooks Brown (Co-founder of NOR) on the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in gaming. They discuss the benefits of owning an AI, community governance within games, and normalizing NFTs and the financialization of games. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:03:07) – AI's role in gaming. (00:13:44) – Overcoming the fear of AI. (00:18:55) – Why own AI? (00:21:32) – Community involvement in games. (00:33:42) – Competing with large game companies. (00:42:08) – Thoughts on governance in games. (00:49:39) – The game developer's POV. (00:53:43) – NFTs and financialization of games. Social links: Aaron's Twitter Brook's Twitter Altered State Machine Twitter NOR Twitter Resources: Altered State Machine Website NOR Website Our Previous Interview Featuring Altered State Machine Brooks Brown on DISRUPTORS More

    Zeta Markets: The Premier Under-Collateralized DeFi Options and Futures Trading Platform Built on Solana

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 79:36


    Tristan Frizza is Co-founder and CEO of Zeta Markets, an under-collateralized DeFi futures & options platform built on the Solana blockchain. We dive into Zeta's under-collateralization mechanism, CeFi options versus DeFi options, the future of DeFi, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:33) – Tristan's background. (00:08:29) – Why DeFi options protocols have failed to take off. (00:19:12) – Zeta's pricing and volatility calculations. (00:23:56) – Undercollateralized positions and leveraged trading. (00:29:14) – CeFi options vs. DeFi options. (00:36:20) – Thoughts on structured products. (00:43:25) – Pros and cons of DeFi and CeFi options. (00:51:56) – The role of options outside of speculation. (00:56:57) – Benefits of building on Solana. (01:05:30) – The future of Zeta. (01:09:16) – Rapid fire questions. Resources: Tristan's Twitter Zeta Markets Twitter Zeta Markets Website Our Interview With Genesis Volatility More

    Horizon Blockchain Games: How Building a Trading Card Game Led to Web3's Smartest Wallet

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 59:16


    Peter Kieltyka is Co-Founder of Horizon Blockchain Games, a Web3 product and infrastructure company focused on making Web3 fun, simple, and accessible for everyone. We talk about creating the Skyweaver trading card game, Sequence's key differentiating features, the importance of ERC-1155 tokens in games, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:05:22) – Overview of Horizon and Skyweaver. (00:14:30) – Dive into Sequence, Niftyswap, and ERC1155s. (00:33:15) – The roadmap for Horizon. (00:41:52) – The biggest architectural obstacles in crypto. (00:47:12) – Rapid fire questions. (00:57:10) – Closing. Social links: Peter's Twitter Horizon Twitter Sequence Twitter Skyweaver Twitter Niftyswap Twitter Resources: Horizon Website Sequence Website Skyweaver Website Peter's Road to Web3 talk on Sequence More

    Krause House DAO: Empowering Basketball Fans to Buy and Govern an NBA Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 42:18


    Flex Chapman is the Co-founder of Krause House DAO, a community of basketball fanatics aiming to buy and operate an NBA team. We discuss the feasibility of buying an NBA team, the implications of a fan-governed team, Krause House's operational structure, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:19) – The inspiration for Krause House. (00:05:57) – Buying an NBA team. (00:13:40) – Structuring Krause House as a DAO (00:21:21) – Governance within Krause House. (00:34:37) – The future of Krause House. (00:39:09) – Closing. Resources: Flex's Twitter Krause House DAO Twitter Krause House DAO Discord Krause House DAO Website More

    Cryptoys: Collectible, Interactive, and Playable Digital Toys for the NFT Generation

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 53:41


    Will Weinraub is the Co-founder and CEO of OnChain Studios, the team behind Cryptoys, collectible and playable digital toys for the NFT generation. We discuss the parallels between Cryptoys and Nintendo, the genesis collection launch, managing privacy on transferable AI, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:26) – The story behind Cryptoys. (00:08:15) – Overview of Cryptoys. (00:19:59) – Kids, artificial intelligence, and data. (00:25:00) – Building on Flow. (00:30:51) – Potential IP partnerships. (00:32:25) – Kids and digital immersion. (00:37:49) – Rapid fire questions. (00:51:34) – Closing. Social links: Will's Twitter Cryptoys Twitter Cryptoys Discord OnChain Studios Twitter Resources: Cryptoys Website OnChain Studios Website More

    DISRUPTORS: Why DAOs? With Tracheopteryx

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 74:49


    “The next Buddha may be a Sangha.” DAOs are the next step in collective development, slated to transform life and work as we know it. We are now at the very beginning, and what we've seen is only the edge of the shadow. Our second DISRUPTORS guest, Tracheopteryx, gives a new definition for DAOs, laying out their anatomy, and contextualizing their value. Being a core contributor at Yearn and Coordinape, Tracheopteryx sits right at the frontier of the most decentralized DAOs on the planet. What are DAOs? How do they work? Why do they matter? Tune in to find out. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:02) – Tracheopteryx and Yearn. (00:09:20) – What are DAOs? (00:16:06) – How do DAOs work? (00:39:10) – Why DAOs? (00:45:51) – Q&A Resources: Tracheopteryx's Twitter Yearn Twitter Yearn Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Crypto Raiders: Creating an Anti-Fragile Game Economy with Skill-Based Gameplay

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 69:00


    We sit down with Nicholas Kneuper (CEO) and Nat Eliason (DeFi and Tokenomics Advisor) of Crypto Raiders, an NFT-based dungeon crawler game on Polygon. We dive into earning passive income with MOBS, $RAIDER and $AURUM tokenomics, composability between Polygon games, and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:05:44) – Overview of Crypto Raiders. (00:10:45) – Skill-based earning & tournament mechanics. (00:14:53) – $RAIDER and $AURUM tokens. (00:23:33) – The Crypto Raiders economy. (00:32:23) – Unexpected challenges when building. (00:36:38) – The Crypto Raiders community. (00:45:22) – Balancing accessibility, token value, and the economy. (00:49:37) – The Crypto Raiders roadmap. (00:52:39) – Advice to builders. (00:58:29) – MOBS mechanics and composability across games. (01:06:16) – Closing. Social links: Nat's Twitter Nick's Twitter Crypto Raiders Twitter Resources: Crypto Raiders Website Crypto Raiders Blog Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is a Shared Experience: Reka and Raz, Co-Founders of Agora

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 57:00


    Closing out our Web3 series, we sit down with Reka and Raz, Co-Founders of Agora, a studio DAO building essentials for communities. We dive into community role management with Guild, connecting Web2 and Web3 communities, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:03:46) – Overview of Agora and Guild. (00:14:36) – Bridging Web3 and Web2. (00:19:32) – Thoughts on DAO tooling. (00:30:06) – Community involvement in building. (00:37:16) – Social graphs and privacy. (00:42:12) – What's missing from the Web3 stack? (00:46:34) – The future of Agora and Guild. (00:51:39) – Where are we in the adoption of Web3? Social links: Reka's Twitter Raz's Twitter Agora Twitter Guild Twitter Resources: Agora Website Guild Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is Frictionless Collaboration: Stepan Simkin, Co-Founder & CEO of Squads Protocol

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 50:19


    Continuing our Web3 series, we sit down with Stepan Simkin, Co-Founder and CEO of Squads Protocol, a collaborative infrastructure for Web3 native teams. We dive into how Squads facilitates collaboration, the state of DAOs on Solana, onboarding the next wave of users, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:04:04) – How Squads manages governance. (00:06:12) – Governance in Web3. (00:07:56) – DAO tooling on Solana. (00:13:21) – Squads onboarding process. (00:16:37) – DAOs on Solana. (00:25:16) – Interesting DAO tools. (00:29:22) – Bringing in the next wave of users. (00:39:16) – The future of governance. (00:44:24) – Squads' roadmap. (00:48:24) – Closing. Social links: Stepan's Twitter Squads Protocol Twitter Resources: Squads Protocol Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    BreederDAO: The Metaverse Factory Producing Strategically-Aligned Assets at Scale

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 40:35


    In this episode, we sit down with Renz Chong, CEO of BreederDAO, an NFT asset factory for blockchain games. We discuss BreederDAO's business model, $BREED tokenomics, critiques of the guild model, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction & Renz's background. (00:04:50) – BreederDAO's business model & tooling. (00:09:27) – Guild partnerships. (00:12:19) – $BREED token. (00:14:25) – BreederDAO's competitive edge. (00:18:58) – The team & DAO structure. (00:22:27) – Critiques of the guild-model & guilds. (00:26:25) – Thoughts on play-to-earn / play-and-earn. (00:29:28) – Rapid fire questions. (00:37:46) – BreederDAO's roadmap & closing. Resources: Renz's Twitter BreederDAO Twitter BreederDAO Discord BreederDAO Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 Is Reimagining the Architecture of Applications: Preethi Kasireddy, Founder of DappCamp

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 51:28


    Our Web3 series continues with Preethi Kasireddy, Founder of DappCamp, a hands-on experience on how to architect, develop, and scale a Web3 app on Ethereum. We dive into the differences in Web2 and Web3 application architecture including decentralized storage, blockchain querying, L2 solutions and much more. Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:03:38) – Architecture of Web3 apps. (00:18:38) – Thoughts the future of wallets. (00:21:16) – Decentralized storage. (00:28:31) – Querying the blockchain. (00:33:47) – Aggregating fees for users. (00:37:46) – L2 scaling solutions. (00:42:23) – Cross-chain communication. (00:45:01) – Closing questions. Social links: Preethi's Twitter DappCamp Twitter Resources: DappCamp Website The Architecture of a Web 3.0 Application Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 Is the Logical Next Version of the Internet: Sahil Bloom, Investor and Co-Founder of The Room Where It Happens

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 48:50


    Our Web3 series continues with Sahil Bloom, Investor and Co-Founder of The Room Where It Happens. We talk about investing in Web3, differentiating community governance and ownership, onboarding the next generation of users into crypto, and much more! Show Notes: (00:00:00) – Introduction and Sahil's background. (00:04:23) – XGamesDAO and governance. (00:11:13) – Community ownership and Reddit. (00:16:17) – Investing in Web3. (00:32:17) – Sahil's Web3 focus. (00:37:32) – Industries ripe for disruption from tokenization. (00:41:43) – Thoughts on NFTs. (00:43:35) – What is Web3? (00:44:51) – Thoughts on Web3 social and closing. Resources: Sahil's Twitter Sahil's Website Sahil's Podcast XGamesDAO Twitter Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    MetaMundo: The 3D NFT Marketplace for Building the Metaverse

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 41:29


    In this episode, we sit down with Mark Studholme and Finn Hansen, Co-founders of MetaMundo, a project empowering 3D creators to shape the open metaverse. We discuss how NFT interoperability is technically achieved, MetaMundo's 3D NFT marketplace, the functionality of MetaPortal NFTs, and much more! Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:09:00) – Technical structure for NFT interoperability. (00:16:20) – Monitoring and integrating upcoming virtual worlds.  (00:17:38) – Marketplace on MetaMundo. (00:19:26) – Going multi-chain.  (00:21:02) – Launching MetaMundo.  (00:24:22) – The functionality of MetaPortals.  (00:26:15) – Rapid fire questions.  (00:40:17) – Closing. Social links:  Mark's Twitter Finn's Twitter MetaMundo Twitter Resources:  MetaMundo Website MetaPortal Video Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is the Dataverse: Danny Zuckerman, Founder of 3Box Labs & Ceramic Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 51:11


    Our Web3 series continues with Danny Zuckerman, Co-founder of 3Box Labs. 3Box Labs has been building out Ceramic Network, an ecosystem for decentralized data storage and management. We cover data interoperability in Web3, how Ceramic enables data composability, and why the dataverse is the new metaverse. Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction and Danny's background. (00:03:20) – Distributed data and storage.  (00:07:13) – What is Ceramic Network?  (00:17:32) – Impact of composable data structures / Owning your own data.  (00:28:43) – The business models of Web3 social.  (00:35:19) – What is Web3?  (00:42:11) – The trade-offs of using Ceramic Network. (00:45:02) – The future of Ceramic Network.  (00:48:33) – Closing. Social links:  Danny's Twitter Ceramic Twitter 3Box Labs Twitter  Resources:  Ceramic Website  3Box Labs Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is Cryptography for All: Dhadrien, Founder of Sismo Protocol

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 61:36


    Our Web3 series continues with dhadrien, Founder of Sismo, a new NFT primitive for private attestations of on and off-chain data. We cover the evolution of the Web3 ethos, the purpose of Sismo and how it works, the future of Web3 identities and privacy, and more!  Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:00:58) – dhadrien's background. (00:10:57) – How Web3 ethos has evolved over time. (00:17:06) – What is Sismo? (00:22:18) – Use cases of Sismo. (00:26:46) – Preserving transparency and privacy. (00:35:46) – What Web3 identity looks like.  (00:39:34) – Web3 vs. Web2 identity.  (00:49:50) – Data & business models in Web3 vs. Web2. (00:56:16) – Closing. Social links:  dhadrien's Twitter Sismo Twitter Resources:  Sismo Website Sismo Blog What is Sismo (Part1) Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Celestia: The World's First Modular Blockchain Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 76:06


    In this episode, we sit down with John Adler, Co-founder of Celestia, the first modular consensus and data network to power scalable and secure Web3 applications. We discuss the rise of blockchain modularity, how Celestia solves the data availability problem, plans to bootstrap the Celestia ecosystem, and much more! Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:00:46) – Defining Celestia and modular blockchains.  (00:06:23) – Solving the data availability problem.  (00:21:44) – Ethereum rollups vs. Celestia rollups.  (00:28:27) – Why use Celestia?  (00:39:14) – The importance of decentralization.  (00:43:20) – The future of VMs / execution environments.  (00:52:13) – Protecting rollups from spam/DDoS attacks.  (00:58:39) – Disadvantages of modular blockchains. (01:03:04) – Managing the load on full nodes.  (01:11:15) – Cevmos. Resources:  John's Twitter Celestia Twitter Celestia Website  Our Research Paper on Celestia Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is Socially Transparent: Michael McGuiness, Co-founder of gm.xyz

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 44:42


    Next in our Web3 series, we host Michael McGuiness, Co-founder of gm.xyz, a crypto-native, decentralized, and user-owned social network. We dive into Web3 social networks, key features of gm.xyz, benefits of decentralization, and much more! Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:02:53) – Overview of gm.xyz.  (00:14:43) – What is Web3?  (00:21:59) – How Web2 social networks can integrate Web3 elements.  (00:27:19) – Web3 social / Decentralizing gm.xyz.  (00:37:07) – Rapid fire questions.  (00:42:52) – Closing. Resources:  Mike's Twitter gm.xyz Twitter gm.xyz Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 is an Opportunity for All Developers: Nader Dabit, Developer Relations Engineer at Edge & Node

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 57:24


    Next in our Web3 series, we have Nader Dabit, a Developer Relations Engineer at The Graph and Edge & Node. Having spent 10 years in the traditional tech world, Nader brings the developers' perspective of building in Web3 versus Web2. We discuss the “Web3-ification” of Web2 apps, identity management solutions, and much more!  Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction and Nader's background. (00:05:56) – Will Web2 embrace Web3? (00:10:44) – Development in Web2 vs. Web3.  (00:17:30) – Most significant user experiences in Web3.  (00:21:43) – The development process in Web3.  (00:35:56) – The Graph. (00:38:02) – Dealing with Identity / Misconceptions about Web3.  (00:42:51) – Maximalism in crypto.  (00:46:38) – The future of wallets / Web3-ification and new paradigms.  (00:54:07) – Closing. Resources:  Nader's Twitter Edge & Node Twitter Edge & Node Website The Complete Guide to Full Stack Ethereum Development Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Matt West: The Scientist, Yearn Developer, and DeFi Degen Running For Congress

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 47:48


    Matt West is a scientist, former Yearn developer, and now congressional candidate.  We discuss why he's running for the U.S. House, thoughts on the state of crypto regulation, and how he intends to improve regulation surrounding blockchain crypto, and the economy of the future.  Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction and Matt's background. (00:02:46) – Matt's journey in crypto.  (00:11:08) – Having conversations about frontier tech. (00:16:57) – What crypto enables for the masses.   (00:21:08) – Crypto pain points that hinder adoption. (00:29:20) – Matt's playbook for crypto in congress. (00:37:13) – Thoughts on DAOs.  (00:41:30) – Closing.  Resources:  Matt's Twitter Matt's Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 Is Community Ownership: Jess Sloss, Co-Creator at Seed Club

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 54:29


    Continuing our Web3 series, we bring on Jess Sloss, Co-creator of Seed Club, a DAO that builds and invests in communities, to talk about how Web3 is centered around community ownership. We dive into some Seed Club incubated projects, how tokens give power to creators and the community, scaling and mentorship in Seed Club, and much more! Resources:  Jess' Twitter Seed Club Twitter Seed Club Website Our Previous Interview with Jess Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Web3 Is Describing Interactions In a Verifiable Way: Juan Benet Co-creator of Filecoin and IPFS

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 74:38


    Starting off our Web3 series, we sit down with Juan Benet, Founder of Protocol Labs and Co-creator of IPFS & Filecoin, to talk about how Web3 is modeling the course of value and relationships in the economy in a verifiable way. We dive into why software is going to eat economics and law, the formation of global communities, Web2 incumbents' reactions, and much more! Resources:  Juan's Twitter  Juan's Website What exactly is Web3? Previous interview on Filecoin Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Derek Yoo: Exploring the Moonbeam and Moonriver Ecosystem, the Role of EVM in Multi-Chain, and Use-Cases of Application-Specific Blockchains

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 51:45


    In this episode, we sit down with Derek Yoo, Co-founder of PureStake, Moonbeam and Moonriver. Moonbeam and Moonriver are generalized EVM-compatible Parachains on Polkadot and Kusama respectively. We dive into the Moonbeam ecosystem, use-cases for application-specific blockchains, building multi-chain dApps, and much more! Social links:  Derek's Twitter PureStake Twitter Moonbeam Twitter Moonriver Twitter Resources:  PureStake Website Moonbeam Website  Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Stardust: Powering Games in the Metaverse with an Easy API Integration

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 49:35


    In this episode, we sit down with Canaan Linder, founder of Stardust, a platform making it easy to create and implement NFTs in games. We discuss Stardust's core functionality and user experience, building surrounding infrastructure (marketplaces and player wallets), supporting multiple chains, and much more! Resources:  Canaan's Twitter  Stardust Twitter Stardust Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    Lyn Ulbricht and René Pinnell: A Mother and Best Friend's Mission To Free Ross Ulbricht of Silk Road

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 53:05


    In this episode, we sit down with Ross Ulbricht's mother, Lyn Ulbricht and his friend, René Pinnell to talk about their journey to free Ross from prison. We discuss the history of Ross and the Silk Road, the charges made against Ross, FreeRossDAO, and much more!  Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction.  (00:07:34) – Ross and the Silk Road. (00:18:23) – Ross' charges and sentence. (00:24:50) – How people can get involved.  (00:28:38) – How change can happen.  (00:33:49) – Overview of FreeRossDAO.  (00:45:10) – Ross' current state. (00:51:05) – Closing Resources:  Sign The Petition Ross' Twitter FreeRossDAO Twitter FreeRossDAO Website Delphi Podcast Summaries More

    CryoSecurity: Crypto Security Horror Stories, Personal Best Practices, and Preserving Privacy Online

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 63:07


    In this episode, we sit down with security expert Logan from CryoSecurity, a cryptocurrency security consultancy firm. We discuss lesser known attack vectors, social engineering attacks, personal best practices, and much more! Show Notes:  (00:00:00) – Introduction. (00:06:16) – Security horror stories and lesser known attack vectors.  (00:14:48) – Attack vectors that scare Logan. (00:19:56) – Social engineering attacks.  (00:25:44) – Advice to anonymous teams / VPNs.  (00:35:40) – Personal security best practices.  (00:56:47) – Advice for funds, founders, and teams.   (01:01:04) – Closing.    Resources:  CryoSecurity Twitter CryoSecurity Website Browser fingerprinting VPN comparison chart VPN comparison chart 2 Data breach website Email alias service Email alias service 2 Delphi Podcast Summaries More

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