Tag: unchained podcast

Jul 01 2022

Oslo Freedom Forum: How NFTs Helped Chinese Dissident Artist Badiucao Evade Censorship – Ep. 369

Jul 01 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 artist badiucao china gray area

Badiucao, Chinese artist and activist, talks about the importance of NFTs for political activism, the role of China in his career as an artist, the significance of blockchain technologies to resist censorship, and much more. Show highlights: why Badiucao became an artist and how the censorship in China brought him to NFTs how Badiucao only learned about Tiananmen Square when he was 22...

Jun 28 2022

Does Venture Capital Investment Violate the Ethos of Crypto? Sequoia Says No – Ep. 367

Shaun Maguire and Michelle Bailhe, partners at Sequoia, discuss their long term view and thesis about crypto, what do they look for to invest in a crypto project, the takeaways from the blowup of Terra, the insolvency of crypto companies, and much more. Show highlights: what is Sequoia’s long term view and thesis about the crypto industryhow different our lives will look...

Jun 24 2022

Solend and Bancor Drama: Did These DAOs Violate the Ethos of Crypto? – Ep. 366

Jun 24 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 bancor bitcoin blockchain crypto

Derek Hsue, cofounder at Reverie, discusses the recent controversial decisions by Solend DAO and Bancor, the importance of establishing processes for black swan events, and whether decentralized governance truly exists. Show highlights: what situation prompted Solend to feel it was in jeopardy what Solend DAO’s response was to that situation why Derek views it as “the nuclear option” why the proposal sparked an...

Jun 17 2022

Why Possible Insolvencies by Celsius and 3AC Could Spell Disaster for Crypto – Ep. 364

Mika Honkasalo, independent crypto researcher, discusses what is happening with Celsius and Three Arrows Capital, the importance of having proper risk management, and the contagion effects on the industry. Show highlights: why is it so significant that Celsius paused withdrawals...

Jun 14 2022

The Legal and Regulatory Fallout From Terra’s Collapse: Who Will Pay? – Ep. 363

Olta Andoni, deputy general counsel at Ava Labs, and Ari Redbord, head of legal and government affairs at TRM Labs, discuss the Terra stablecoin meltdown, implications for impending international regulations, and the history of stablecoin regulation internationally. Topics covered include: What the most...

Jun 10 2022

The Lummis/Gillibrand Crypto Bill: Is the ‘Ancillary Token’ Approach the Best Way? – Ep. 361

Lewis Cohen, lead attorney at DLx Law LLC, joins to discuss the recently proposed Lummis-Gillibrand bill, the Responsible Financial Innovation Act, which he helped shape. In this episode, we cover: how Lewis was impressed by Gillibrand’s and Lummis’s offices’ hard work and bipartisanship...

Jun 07 2022

How Soulbound Tokens Could Reduce Speculation and Improve DAO Voting – Ep. 360

Glen Weyl, RadicalxChange Foundation founder and political economist & social technologist at Microsoft Special Projects, and Puja Ohlhaver, strategist at Flashbots, discuss “soulbound tokens” and their implications for collaboration and social organization in a variety of spaces. Topics covered include: how Glen got involved...

May 31 2022

How Osmosis Is Trying to Improve the Crypto User Experience

May 31 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 cosmos dao defi dex

Sunny Aggarwal, co-founder of Osmosis Labs, talks about how Osmosis is being built, the innovations that are coming, the reasons to use app chains, and much more. Show highlights: how Sunny got into crypto how the DAO hack turned him off...

May 05 2022

The Chopping Block: Did Andre Cronje Pull an Epic Crypto Rug Pull?

May 05 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 bayc nft bored ape compound defi

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, Robert Leshner, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. On this episode, Andre Cronje, the recently retired (sort of) DeFi developer, also joined the conversation. Show topics: why being doxxed led to Andre retiring...

Feb 23 2022

Can Chainalysis Break And Track Wasabi Wallet’s CoinJoins? Opinions Vary

Is Chainalysis telling the truth? Do they have a super-secret decoding tool that can break Wasabi CoinJoins? The jury is out on that one. This article contains all the evidence available, though. Yesterday, journalist and Unchained Podcast host Laura Shin broke the Internet by allegedly identifying the...

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