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Jul 31, 2020

Dmitry Buterin, father of Vitalik Buterin and cofounder of BlockGeeks, discusses Ethereum at 5 years old. In this episode, he talks about:

  • how he feels upon Ethereum's 5th birthday
  • how he introduced Vitalik to Bitcoin
  • what he thought when Vitalik dropped out of college to explore Bitcoin more
  • his thoughts on Vitalik's...


Jul 24, 2020

Haseeb Awan, CEO of Efani, a secure and private cell phone service, talks about how he became acquainted with hackers who took over prominent accounts on Twitter last week. He describes:

  • the underground industry that steals cell phone numbers and why
  • who the main players, Kirk, lol and "ever so anxious" are
  • what the...


Jul 17, 2020

Nate Maddrey, senior research analyst at Coin Metrics, discusses a report on the rise of stablecoins over the last few months that Coin Metrics published in conjunction with Bitstamp. He covers: 

  • why a stablecoin supply that grew over five years has doubled in the last four months 
  • why demand has grown, specifically...


Jul 10, 2020

Jeff Roberts, senior reporter at Fortune and author of "King of Crypto: One Startup’s Quest to take Cryptocurrency Out of Silicon Valley and Onto Wall Street" talks about the news this week that Coinbase may go public later this year. We talk about:

  • how Coinbase may offer an additional token offering in addition to...


Jul 3, 2020

Ben Celermajer, index manager at Coin Metrics, talks about a new metric Coin Metrics introduced this week, called free float supply. In this episode, he explains:

 

  • what problems in general Coin Metrics is trying to resolve with its various new metrics when it comes to blockchain-based tokens
  • what other new metrics it...