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Welcome to The Scoop, The Block's flagship podcast that digs into the finance and technology industries through unmatched interviews with top thought leaders and industry veterans. The Block’s Director of News Frank Chaparro hosts new guests every week, diving into topics ranging from Facebook's Libra to the impact of tokenization on market structure to Universal Basic Income. Download via Apple Podcasts, Sticher, and Spotify and join in on the fun, informative conversations.
 
Join filmmaker Juan Solanas and actor Jim Sturgess ("Across the Universe," "Cloud Atlas") as they discuss their new film "Upside Down." Written and directed by Solanas, the romantic science fiction film is the tale of a man (Sturgess) who is searching an alternate universe for a long-lost love from his youth (Kirsten Dunst).
 
Join 30,000+ listeners for commute-length conversations with original thinkers who will push your perspective and pull you into the marketplace of ideas. _______________________________________ "Paradox Podcast is citizen journalism at its best. Long-form discussions of important ideas, freely available to all." — Balaji Srinivasan, Angel Investor & Entrepreneur "Had fun talking with Kyle on the Paradox Podcast. We hit a variety of topics we both care about while still diving into substance. ...
 
Welcome to the Purple Cloud Podcast! Our mission is to disseminate the wisdom and teachings of traditional Chinese and Asian culture throughout the Western world. Our scope is broad encompassing medicine and healing, martial arts, philosophy, religion and spiritual practice throughout China and Asia, art, music and more. Through in-depth discussions with luminaries in their respective fields Purple Cloud Podcast is dedicated to shed light upon the many nuances of these traditional cultures.
 
How do we find what is good and just? What does the intersection of tech and the counter-enlightenment look like? What does the future look like for a NEET? Conservative Curious explores these questions and more. In this show, Jessica Dang and Anirudh Pai discover the thinkers, seekers and creators in their intellectual sphere and delve into their guests’ thoughts on philosophy, politics, culture and the future.
 
Base Layer will be providing insights from founders and investors in the base layer of cryptoassets. Simplifying complex projects & the technology being developed, from interoperability to relayers and more - who is building the future, why are they and how are they doing it.
 
American Horror Story! The People Vs. OJ Simpson! Feud: Bette and Joan! They're all hit shows starring Oscar-winning actors, and they all have one complicated showrunner in common: Ryan Murphy! This short-form TV recap comedy podcast dissects all things Ryan Murphy, hosted by gay funny men Ty Baumann and James Tison. Come for the weekly speed-recaps, stay for the Jessica Lange monologues. SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dearryanmurphy Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/y8f3ruvt Stitcher: ...
 
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It's been an impressive month for the digital assets tied to billionaire crypto exchange executive Sam Bankman-Fried. Solana, the layer-1 blockchain competitor to Ethereum, has seen its price surge 47.8% over the last month, according to CoinGecko. Bankman-Fried is one of Solana's most prominent supporters. Meanwhile, Serum, the Solana-based DEX, h…
 
Jason Choi is a General Partner at Spartan Capital, one of Asia’s first crypto funds. As Spartan Capital’s first employee, Jason helped scale the fund from $9M to $200M within 3 years, and supported the launch of Spartan’s $50M DeFi-only venture fund to back world-class teams shaping the future of finance.00:23 – Getting into crypto and about Spart…
 
In this episode I talk to Sam Bankman Fried from FTX. Sam is one of the most well known figures in the crypto space. He's a notorious trader moving billions of dollars on a daily basis. He is so busy that he only sleeps a couple of hours a day on a bean bag next to his desk. He recently got a lot of mainstream media attention for donating over $5m …
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below* Tom Norwood, Co-Founder and CEO of Loop, joins Pete and Evan to talk about Loop's marketplace app (https://loop.do) and DEX (https://loop.markets). Featuring crypto payments, DoorDash Drive delivery, and Solana and Ethereum tokens! Join the new Terra Bites Pod Telegram channel for exclusive AMA insider chats…
 
Wall Street is embracing crypto one headline-driving development at a time. From Goldman Sachs to Morgan Stanley, major banks are moving from exploring the digital asset world to fully operating in it. Goldman, for instance, announced Friday it would restart its market for non-deliverable forwards tied to bitcoin. Both Morgan Stanley and Goldman ha…
 
Drew Holden is a public affairs consultant in Washington, D.C. He's well known for keeping the receipts on the media class and creating illuminating threads that show clear as day how the media treats different people with the same issue at hand. Times 1:25 - Intro to Drew 2:20 - Drew explains his process for making the threads 5:30 - What does Dre…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below.* As we get closer to Mirror v2, Columbus 5, Pylon, Nebula, and Ozone, more and more details are dropping! This week, the focus was on Ozone, including airdrop details. The Ozone proposal is public at https://agora.terra.money/t/ozone-insurance-mechanism-v2/914 This week also saw a surge in LUNA coverage in c…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below.* Evan and Pete are live, answering FUD and questions from KSI and other community members! Huge Thailand bank joins Terra; upcoming content and releases; and a summary of what sets UST apart from USDT and USDC! Rough timestamps: 1:30​ Luna Loot 2:53​ Answering the Supply FUD 6:17​ What was the FUD? 18:23​ Si…
 
It was a tweet heard 'round the crypto world. A breaking news account fired off, in all caps, an unsubstantiated headline that the U.S. Treasury Department was set to crack down on a number of unknown banks for their activity in the crypto market. Soon after the tweet's release, several industry insiders — including the Blockchain Association's Kri…
 
Bio Eliana Johnson is editor-in-chief of the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, she served as a White House correspondent at POLITICO. She is a regular presence on cable television and has appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press, CBS’s Face the Nation, ABC’s This Week, and the PBS News Hour. She graduated from Yale College with a de…
 
Bonfida is perfecting the Serum experience, growing the ecosystem, and providing on-chain data. For this episode, David and Anatoly sit down for a detailed chat around the origin of Bonfida, on-chain trading strategies, and the major driving forces for crypto, and more.00:12 – Introduction: David & Bonfida05:01 – Bonfida: strategies, bots, and trad…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below.* What a week for the Terra ecosystem! New dev videos, numerous article drops, Mirror v2 very soon, Crypto.com listing, Alpha Homora, the King of Thailand, O3 token for Anchor insurance, and so much more... Sign up for the upcoming Terra hackathon at https://eventornado.com/event/defi-connected - everyone wel…
 
Charlie Smith joins Wolf Tivy to debate the real future of crypto. Its advocates promise radical transformation, but skeptics can point to a long list of scams and schemers. By examining the projects doing something real, we can better understand how crypto lets people coordinate in new ways. And are the schemers just a facet of life on any new fro…
 
Bio Robert Shiller is a Nobel laureate, meaning he’s won the Nobel prize in economics. He’s a professor of Economics at Yale. He’s written countless papers, articles and books including Irrational Exuberance which predicted both the bubble in equities in the year 2000 as well as the housing crisis. He’s the “Shiller” in the Case-Shiller Indices whi…
 
Apex Clearing facilitates more than 1.7 million trades a day as the clearing and custody firm behind hundreds of fintech trading platforms. The firm, which entered the crypto market in 2019, provides more than 200 companies, including the likes of Stash, Public.com, and WeBull, with the technology to clear stock trades. At one point Apex also power…
 
In this episode we talk to Stephan Ponnet Foudner of AvadoCloud. Avado produces Blockchain Nodes which users can run at home and are extremely easy to set-up. Using an Avado device even non-technical people can run nodes in decentralized network and earn crypto tokens for doing so. In the episode we talk about how he got the idea for Avado, how he …
 
We are excited to have Dan Gunsberg, Co-Founder of Hxro, sitting down with us for Episode 41. During this discussion, Dan talks about his history in traditional finance, how this experience guided him to building out Hxro, the importance of community, and the powerful disruptions he believes are going to happen over the next few years.00:25 – Dan’s…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below.* $10 billion of liquidations as Bitcoin dives. Hope you're keeping those positions safe! Otherwise, a fantastic news week. - Pylon fundraising protocol announced, using aUST - Automatic bridges to UST using Curve, bringing easy deposits of USDT and more to Anchor - Mirror v2 coming, with governance improveme…
 
Crypto brokers are making money hand over fist. The direct listing of Coinbase put on display just how much money such firms are making, with the exchange reporting nearly $2 billion in revenues during the first quarter of 2021. Much of those revenues were transactional and from trades made on its retail brokerage platform. Other large brokerages w…
 
Philip Klein is the Editor of National Review Online. He's the author of numerous books including the subject of today's discussion, Fear Your Future: How the Deck Is Stacked Against Millennials and Why Socialism Would Make It Worse. Previously he was the executive editor of the Washington Examiner, a Washington correspondent for The American Spect…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below* Pete and Evan are live with all the latest and greatest news around the Terra ecosystem. Coinbase stock coming to Mirror. Are Binance Stocks a competitor? What is Pylon? Why does Mirror need more assets, and how can we make that happen? And more! Join the new Terra Bites Pod Telegram channel for exclusive AM…
 
In this episode we talk to Tyler Rowe, practitioner of Chinese medicine, martial arts and specialist in the practical application of classical Chinese geomancy and astronomy texts. We explore the relationship between climate and illness, and dive deeply into the often poorly understood Wuyun Liuqi (Five Movements and Six Qi) system from the Huangdi…
 
In this episode, AlphaRay discusses the origin of Raydium, working with Solana and FTX, fusion Pools, the importance of communities, and the future of decentralized governance. 00:25 - The story behind Alpha and Raydium10:26 - What are Fusion Pools?15:07 - Teaming up with FTX/Serum and being among the first to build on the Solana blockchain19:29 - …
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more disclaimer below.*A whole constellation of new projects to keep an eye on! Plus, more listings, Coinbase and mCoin, stablecoin worries, and more!Join the new Terra Bites Pod Telegram channel for exclusive AMA insider chats every Friday! https://t.me/TheTerraBitesPod​Watch the YouTube video to see all the mentioned …
 
Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund, isn't convinced by the bitcoin narrative yet, but it's listening. On this week's episode of The Scoop, Bridgewater's director of portfolio strategy Jim Haskel said he's not surprised by the growing institutional interest. Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio previously said he didn't see bitcoin's merits as a c…
 
In this week's episode we're rolling out a new format - [Deconstructing the Narrative]. Every so often the podcast will deconstruct a popular narrative providing context and nuance behind it, to get to the truth. In this week's episode we deconstruct the narrative from the most infamous photograph of the war in Vietnam. On February 1st 1968, US pho…
 
Lex Oiler (@hotgirlintech) is the founder and CEO of Peachy. For episode #17, I chatted with Lex about how a hospital bill that bankrupted her family set her on a mission to fix the broken medical billing system, following her own path away from law school to become a product designer, leveraging twitter to find early employees, customers and inves…
 
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez turned heads earlier this year when he said he wanted the Florida city to add bitcoin to its treasury. Now, Suarez is pushing a commitment for the city to explore crypto by turning his attention to Ethereum. According to a new episode of The Scoop, Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin and Suarez announced that they have embar…
 
Anatoly and Santiago sit down to cover the stages of crypto, the major benefits of decentralized finance, on-chain transparency, the future of decentralized collaboration, and plenty more. ☀️00:31: Who is Santiago Santos, and why crypto?09:07: At what stage are we in crypto? Are finance applications the equivalent of the internet in the 90s? 14:32:…
 
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss the moral logic that drives industrial progress. The industrial revolution has been left halted across its most important domains. The 20th century's major advances were never fully developed. Returning to the path of industrial progress isn't just a policy matter. Instead, we need to re-develop the complex ecosyste…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more disclaimer below.* Chai in Vietnam. Kash bringing all Terra products to emerging markets. Delphi, IDEO, and Terra team up for a DeFi Hackathon. This and more in this week's news! Join the new Terra Bites Pod Telegram channel at https://t.me/TheTerraBitesPod Watch the full video from the Erica Show, quoted at the st…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more below*ETFs! This is a huge addition to Terra. Pete calls from Egypt to walk us through (barely having time to finish before his Internet cuts out). Then, we talk payments, Anchor Protocol, and more, and answer some questions from the live chat. ***Stay up to date with Terra Bites, the place to get news, interviews,…
 
Bio Mike Solana is a vice president at Founders Fund focused on community and brand. He is the creator / producer of the Anatomy of Next Podcast. He's the author and creator of Pirate Wires. Times 1:00 - Hereticon Update & why Hereticon? 7:30 - Believe science? 9:00 - Speech at micro & macro levels 12:00 - Cultural monopoly, monoculture, & counter-…
 
In this episode I talk to Alex Salnikov, who is the founder of Rarible.com one of the largest NFT marketplaces in the crypto space. We discuss how he got into NFTs, why he thinks that what we’re currently seeing with NFT art is just the tip of the iceberg and why there could be much larger technological disruption ahead, as well as the challenges t…
 
Michelle Bond has been focused on financial regulation for decades, and a turn to crypto policy a few years ago led her to take the helm at the Association for Digital Assets Markets by the end of 2020. ADAM is a trade association for crypto markets, featuring a code of conduct that requires its members to commit to operating with certain requireme…
 
In this episode we interview Mattias Daly about his most recent translation for Purple Cloud Press, The Heart Treasure of Taijiquan by Ren Gang. Written for the modern reader, this book thoroughly illuminates the authentic inner teachings of Yang family taijiquan. From detailing contemporary misunderstandings of taijiquan and its place in Chinese c…
 
Michael Wagner and Anatoly Yakovenko sit down to talk all things Star Atlas. Star Atlas is a grand strategy game of space exploration, territorial conquest, and political domination being built on Solana.00:48: Who is Michael Wagner and What is Star Atlas?18:34: ATLAS and POLIS: Development of game economy23:12: Developer ecosystem25:40: Roadmap34:…
 
After much anticipation, Uniswap v3 — the latest upgrade to the Ethereum-based decentralized exchange — was announced Tuesday. On this episode of The Scoop, The Block Research's Mika Honkasalo walked through the designed upgrade, explaining the significance of Uniswap's adoption of "concentrated liquidity" which aims to make trading on the platform…
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. See more disclaimer below.* As I was finishing this video, I heard Do announce that Terra was in conversation with Prime Trust to bring fiat to UST onramps in 6 currencies! We'll have a discussion video about this soon, but I did manage to drop in the sound bite! See the full original video the start sound bite is from on A…
 
Bio Glenn Loury is a distinguished professor of economics at Brown University, he was a professor at Boston University, the University of Michigan, Northwestern University, and the first African American tenured professor of economics at Harvard. He’s the author of many books and essays, and the host of the popular Glenn Show podcast (link below). …
 
*Disclaimer: not advice. Read more disclaimer below.*Do Kwon, CEO of Terraform Labs, joins the show! We talk about Anchor, Chai, upcoming projects, the music notes, insurance, the Bank of Thailand and regulation, and more... Plus a solid community livestream Q&A afterwards.The Lunarian dashboard concept mentioned is at https://twitter.com/_0x_larry…
 
Digital artist Beeple sold his collection of 5000 daily works for a whopping $69 million in a Christie's auction last week. That's the third-highest auction price on record for a living artist, but the sale was record breaking for another reason — it was sold as a non-fungible token (NFT). In recent weeks, NFTs have soared in popularity, and that's…
 
Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss cults as society's real foundation. Cults channel and condition the highest desires of human consciousness. The stories they tell about the world give meaning to every other aspect of our lives. Their authority can make demands for people to act in ways that no other kind of organization can dream of. Sometimes, the…
 
*Disclaimer: Terra Bites is not advice. Read more disclaimer below.*Engage with Anchor Protocol at app.anchorprotocol.com! Of course the Anchor release is this week's major news, but there's more too:- Pay With Terra- Thai Central Bank notices THT- Mirror Wallet adds credit card buys of UST- Massive Korean company Naver invests with Hashed, a backe…
 
A conversation with Adam White, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute & Executive Director of George Mason University's Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State Bio (from AEI) Adam White is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on American constitutionalism, the Supreme Court, and the…
 
Fidelity Digital Assets — the cryptocurrency division of multi-trillion asset manager Fidelity — is among the several firms riding the institutional bitcoin wave. FDA, which launched amid a bitcoin bear market in 2018, offers trading and custody services to a wide range of institutional firms. On this episode of The Scoop, Fidelity's Christine Sand…
 
*Disclaimer: Terra Bites is not advice. Read more disclaimer below.*Welcome back to Terra Bites! We built some home studios today and are starting up the cameras, and you should join us for the DropAnchor livestream Wednesday morning (that's tomorrow) at 7:00am UTC! The stream will be on our channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsAHWZ2obmWYM…
 
*Disclaimer: Terra Bites is not advice. Read more disclaimer below.* Great article drops this week! We read a post on Terra and Mirror by lead Ethereum content producer Ryan Sean Adams (RSA) of the Bankless podcast. Read the article and follow the mentioned links at https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/how-to-trade-synthetic-stocks Plus, read the in…
 
The market for non-fungible tokens, digital collectibles, and tokenized music is hitting the mainstream. On Thursday, Beeple's NFT-powered suite of 5,000 images sold for a staggering $69 million, making it the third-highest figure paid for work by a living artist. Indeed, the sale sent shockwaves across the broader press, cementing NFT's place in t…
 
In this episode we speak with Nate Hindman, Head of Growth and Mark Richardson, Lead Research from bancor.network. We talk about the history of Bancor, how it came to develop its first AMM, why it was ultimately less successful than Uniswap in that period and how its new version solves a lot of the issues that have existed in AMMs in the last coupl…
 
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