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Blockchain is a technology that will disrupt nearly every industry. We explore one industry in every episode. How will blockchain change art, music, or online advertising? What projects are already underway? Listen to find out. Hosted by Matt Aaron & Blake Moore. Part of the Bitcoin.com podcast network.
||CleanCoworking on the Blockchain||For less than 1 Euro, Blake booked a coworking hot desk for 1 day in Berlin. He used crypto and purchased through a blockchain coworking startup. Could this be a thing? Invented in 2005 by Brad Neuberg, coworking is a worldwide phenomenon. Many...||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecentralized Internet (Everything) - Tron||Led by Jack Ma's protege, Justin Sun, Tron is going big. Social media, decentralized exchange, prediction markets, anything you can think of that we have covered on Blockchain 2025, they plan to have on their platform. Like ANY project in this...||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdult Entertainment - SpankChain||Roughly a 3 billion dollar industry in the United States alone. An industry that many people are part of as a producer or consumer, but few talk about. Blake and Matt analyzed the many problems that plague the adult entertainment industry and found...||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStablecoin Mania Part 2 - A Bridge or a Roadblock?||In Part 2, Blake and Matt debate whether stablecoins will be a contribution or detriment to the cryptocurrency space. They seem to be a hot VC investment, but whether it is good for the ecosystem remains to be seen. Timestamps: 1:35 - Are stablecoins...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStablecoin Mania - Part 1||As the first of a two part episode, Matt and Blake take an in depth look at Stablecoins, their use and comparison within the cryptocurrency universe. Stablecoins have raised over $350m in investment. There are over 45 projects fighting to knock down...||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMining on the Blockchain||Matt Aaron and new co-host Blake Moore go over the sometimes underlooked importance of mining, exchange tokens, their use within the mining spectrum, and finally take and in-depth look at VIAT Tokens, fresh off a 30 million dollar ICO. During our...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrust Machine by Alex Winter (Part 1)||Matt and Kelso examine the new documentary yet to be released, Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain. It’s from Alex Winter, who produced popular documentaries Downloaded and Deep Web, covering outlier aspects of the digital space. He’s back...||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState of Blockchain Q4 2018 - Are ICO’s dead?||Matt and Kelso examine crazy amounts of money thrown at blockchain projects. Warranted or not, blockchain is officially a multi billion dollar industry, and it has achieved that status during what’s now known as the extended Crypto Winter -- a bear...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCredit Scores - Goodbye to Equifax and FICO? - Bloom.co||The current state of credit scores worldwide is miserable. In each country, the system is flawed and subjective in how you are evaluated. Move to a new country? You have to start over. No credit card? you may not have credit in the United States. Not...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEye Health (Stupidest ICO Series) - EyeGlob.net||At listeners request, we will periodically highlight some of the world's goofiest ICOs. Like a really bad episode of Shark Tank. EyeGlob.net is using blockchain to make healthier eyes. Yeah, that's right! They are pro eyes; pro vision, and so are we!...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Women Changing The World With Blockchain||A male-dominated space, adoption of crypto depends on both men and women. We talk about females in blockchain culture and highlight 3 underrated women who are making a big difference in the blockchain world. During our discussion, you’ll discover:...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDispute Resolution - William George of Kleros.io||"Whatever controls the courts, controls the state." An intriguing use case. What if disputes could be solved via a decentralized platform? Kleros is working on it. We speak with their cryptoeconomics expert. What an exciting interview. William...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Industry||Like many blockchain plays, sports startups could work, but will require a ton of serendipitous marketing. If athletes are broadcasting games, they better be really into it and promoting it, because they are getting paid in these new tokens, so a lot...||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFood and Pharmaceuticals - Ambrosus||You've heard of the advantages of blockchain: *Trustless *Saves time and money *Traceability / Immutability *Accountability Well this industry needs all of the above. The international food and pharma supply chain is a giant ... mess. We speak with...||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat do 3D Printable Guns have to do with it?||Cody Wilson. 30 years old. Law school dropout. About five years ago, on a lark, decided to create world’s first 3D printable gun. Succeeded. Media went nuts. Defense Distributed, his website, was effectively shut downe State Department said...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVoting and Elections||The use of blockchain in the public sector reached another milestone this month when West Virginia became the first U.S. state to allow internet voting by blockchain in primary elections. While the voter participation through this platform was...||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStorytelling||"We propose that blockchain technologies can become a new framework not only for the production (distribution and financing) of stories but also their creation.” Kelso covered the humongous ComicCon conference a few weeks back. In between meeting...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlockchain for Better, Fairer Government?||Encouraging governments to use and implement blockchain, the theory goes will lead to more transparency, data security, streamlined communication and reporting. All around the world, there are billions of hours and dollars wasted on tedious...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Blockchain Man with Taylor Pearson||Today's special guest is none other than Taylor Pearson, author of The End Of Jobs. He has emerged as a thought leader around blockchain's impact on our future. This episode is centered around you, the individual. The 1950's 9-to-5 company man...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlockchain - Don't Believe the Hype||In the mainstream press and the global corporate world, cryptocurrency is reviled. It is hated. Its users are thought to be straight trash. Don’t ever forget that. That it derives from distinctly polemical anarchists who were bent on leaving...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecentralized Exchanges - A long term threat to Coinbase, NASDAQ?||Without a doubt, exchanges, or banks, such as San Francisco based Coinbase have onboarded more folk to cryptocurrencies than any other. Ease of use. Frictionless transactions. At the same time, hacks, flash crashes, government raids and lawsuits are...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFile Storage - Dropbox, Amazon S3, Sia, Storj||We are bullish on file storage using the blockchain. The cloud is just someone else's computer. And you are susceptible to others accessing your data (see Dropbox hack) A blockchain solution would empower decentralized end-users: files are encrypted,...||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligion on the Blockchain - Zero Ex Omega||Religion has always been very top-down, and for good reason. We explore the idea of religion without a central authority. Scripture = Ledger? Matt Liston and Avery Singer made a blockchain-based religion called Zero Ex Omega. Their first totemic...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrediction Markets Will Change Everything - Augur, Gnosis||This is an episode that sounds like a Sci-Fi movie. But it is (eventually) going to happen and that is very exciting! Imagine a world where anyone can become a market maker; profit from information and knowledge you have. We have people who call...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate (The largest asset class in the world) - Propy||What if we could organize property titles to a blockchain? Tokenize real estate all over the world? In Haiti, the disastrous earthquake in 2010 had a destructive effect on the land registry: approximately 16,000 civil servants were killed and an...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlack Markets On The Blockchain||In 2017, Global Financial Integrity estimated the global drug industry added up to $652 billion of trade per year, making it the second biggest underground market after the $1.13 trillion of activity in the counterfeit and pirated goods market. When...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWine - Vineyard Cash Flow, Beverage Fraud - VinX, VeChain||Stuart tells us some stories about Scotland's pride: Buckfast tonic wine, which is prone to causing poor behavior. From there, we tackle: The traditional wine market: the exporter, the importer, the distributor, the store, the customer ... a long...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Blockchain Lower Healthcare Costs?||Today we are talking about a complex, important industry: Healthcare. It is especially poor in the United States, so we invited an expert: Ryan Kuriakose of the Open Health Exchange. Ryan and I talk about the challenges of the current ecosystem...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlockchain Crowdfunding vs Kickstarter and Venture Capital||Crowdfunding emerged after the 2008 financial crisis in response to the difficulties faced by early-stage enterprises attempting to generate marketing traction and funding. Crowdfunding allows nonprofits, artists, musicians and businesses to form a...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial: The Future of Blockchain with Jared Tate of DigiByte||Bonus interview: Matt speaks with Jared Tate, founder of DigiByte. Jared is arguably the world's leading expert on blockchain technology. Jared talks about blockchain and it's role for the future: Cybersecurity Insurance International Trade Identity...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCurrency (Money) - Bitcoin, Privacy Coins, Stable Coins||To close out season 1, we will be talking about the original and most popular blockchain use: currency. Remember, the word "blockchain" came from Satoshi's orginal whitepaper on Bitcoin. Can "digital money" disrupt state-backed currencies like...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnline Dating - Could blockchain solve the flaws of Tinder?||We take a look at the dating industry: Nick tells us how he met his wife, his own experience with algorithms, and the science of compatibility. Identity on the blockchain could lower dating fraud. Decentralized personal information will enhance...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusic Biz - Can Artists Have More Money + Freedom?||On today's episode we'll be talking about the music: recorded music and concerts. 20 years ago, Napster and the MP3 crushed record labels and artist revenue. With Spotify, the revenue model is finally recovering (slightly). Still, iTunes, YouTube,...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnline Ads - Publishers and Advertisers vs. Centralized Platforms||Currently, with centralized ad platforms, there is no way to verify data. Advertisers really don’t know what they’re always paying for. Same goes for the publishers. As the popular media has shown, users have very little control over their...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrypto Debit Cards - A Bridge to the Future? TenX, Monaco, Comit||On today’s episode we’ll be talking about crypto debit cards. You may be wondering why we chose this industry. Many crypto debit card startups are emerging, and some with their own token and blockchain including TenX and Monaco The ability to...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIdentity - Take Control Of Your Personal Data - Persona, Civic||On today’s episode, we’ll be talking about how blockchain technology will be impacting the identity verification industry. Online fraud and identity hacks are a serious problem. Identity theft, fraud cost consumers more than $16 billion in 2016....||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPublishing - Can YouTube and Reddit be overtaken? STEEMIT, Props, Po.et, Flixxo||Today, we’ll be talking about decentralized publishing platforms vs. centralized publishing platforms and how blockchain technology can improve the future of the publishing industry. Let’s take a look at the current state of centralized...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt - How Blockchain Can Disrupt Power and Fraud||Fine art is a 3 trillion dollar industry. The market can be illiquid and difficult for collectors to not only find pieces they're looking for, but difficult for owners to sell. Art galleries and dealers typically make the market. Galleries and...||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gambling Industry - FunFair, Virtue Poker||Traditional gambling hasn't changed much over the years. Trust, counterparty risk, inefficiency, regulation and fees continue to plague the gaming industry. We take a look at projects like FunFair and Virtue Poker. Gambling is one industry where...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnline Marketplaces - Amazon, eBay, Particl, Syscoin, District0x||Amazon and eBay are leaders in the online marketplace industry. They have both been around for over 20 years! That is a long, long time in the internet game. Could blockchain tech disrupt centralized online marketplaces and pave the way for...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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This was great! Thanks for putting this together. Looking forward to hear more from this show. You have a subscriber out of me without a doubt.
Clear and compeling
These hosts know their topic and thier audience. The talk is brisk and specific without making you feel ignorant. Blockchain is going to change the world and this podcast can help you think about it in a way that helps you find ways to adapt and profit.
I love your format and hearing how blockchain will impact various industries. Please keep them coming and I’ll keep listening!