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Down the Rabbit Hole is your easy-to-understand Podcast on the Blockchain and beyond. The podcast is produced and hosted by Tim Lea, a seasoned Blockchain professional and author of the leading Blockchain book, "Down the Rabbit Hole: Discover the Power of the Blockchain". The Podcast series has been designed from the ground up to provide you with easy-to-understand insights and analysis from within the global Blockchain ecosystem.
Through interviews with key players in the Blockchain ecosystem Down the Rabbit Hole will enable you to see how Blockchain technology is being used in practice, how to deal with the challenges and opportunities of adoption & how new ideas are being developed and sold - in practice. Dramatic change is on its way; changes that will affect the very future of business itself, especially where Blockchain technology is combined with other upcoming technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IOT).

Down the Rabbit Hole will enable you to understand how Blockchain technology works in practice and to enable you to see how the technology could be applied strategically within your own organisations to solve real commercial problems.

We aim to be your guide as we head Down the Rabbit Hole

The Blockchain and Beyond : Down The Rabbit Hole Tim Lea

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Down the Rabbit Hole is your easy-to-understand Podcast on the Blockchain and beyond. The podcast is produced and hosted by Tim Lea, a seasoned Blockchain professional and author of the leading Blockchain book, "Down the Rabbit Hole: Discover the Power of the Blockchain". The Podcast series has been designed from the ground up to provide you with easy-to-understand insights and analysis from within the global Blockchain ecosystem.
Through interviews with key players in the Blockchain ecosystem Down the Rabbit Hole will enable you to see how Blockchain technology is being used in practice, how to deal with the challenges and opportunities of adoption & how new ideas are being developed and sold - in practice. Dramatic change is on its way; changes that will affect the very future of business itself, especially where Blockchain technology is combined with other upcoming technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IOT).

Down the Rabbit Hole will enable you to understand how Blockchain technology works in practice and to enable you to see how the technology could be applied strategically within your own organisations to solve real commercial problems.

We aim to be your guide as we head Down the Rabbit Hole

    Libra and the digital renminbi - do they mean armageddon for the banks and the US dollar?

    Libra and the digital renminbi - do they mean armageddon for the banks and the US dollar?

    In this special episode of Down the Rabbithole we explore all things Libra. With 2.5bn customers, Facebook could become one of the world's largest financial services players. What does this mean for your privacy? For the banks? For the US Dollar? and with the launch of the digital renminbi by the Chinese Central Bank in November 2019 to compete directly, where is this battle headed?

    It's a very complex, and dynamic situation that will irreversibly change the financial landscape.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    S1 Ep7 Skynet - are we getting dangerously close if the Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence work together?

    S1 Ep7 Skynet - are we getting dangerously close if the Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence work together?

    We will be talking to Penny Wong an Artificial Intelligence specialist who also has a deep interest in blockchain to discuss the challenges & opportunities presented by combining the two technologies.

    Does blockchain have the scalability to validate the data necessary for Artificial Intelligence to run? As they combine are we getting closer to Skynet where AI controls everything controlled by "smart contracts" code cannot be altered once launched?

    Let’s find out as we head Down the Rabbit Hole.

    • 39 min
    S1 Ep6 (Part 2) Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over! How Blockchain is helping with Water Rights Management

    S1 Ep6 (Part 2) Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over! How Blockchain is helping with Water Rights Management

    This episode is part two of our review of how governments view the use of blockchain technology.

    I talk with Katrina Donaghy, from Civic Ledger, that focuses on blockchain applications within government. Their project, Water Ledger, looks at the $16bn market for water rights in Australia. They work with different state governments to deal with the lack of transparency over Water Trading.

    Can governments adopt Blockchain technology quickly and effectively? Let’s find out as head Down the Rabbit

    • 58 min
    S1 Ep6 (Part 1) How are Governments approaching and adopting Blockchain technology ?

    S1 Ep6 (Part 1) How are Governments approaching and adopting Blockchain technology ?

    In this episode we explore how Governments are reacting to the blockchain. We talk with Paul Gutauskas, who runs the Canberra Blockchain Centre, based in the administrative capital of Australia. Given Paul’s background is from Lithuania, he is ideally positioned to compare two countries’ governmental approaches to using the blockchain. So, are governments adopting Blockchain technology quickly and effectively? Let’s find out as we head Down the Rabbit Hole.

    • 36 min
    S1 SPECIAL EDITION Will Regulation and Security Tokens Kill Cryptocurrencies or Transform Them to the Next Level?

    S1 SPECIAL EDITION Will Regulation and Security Tokens Kill Cryptocurrencies or Transform Them to the Next Level?

    We talk with Rick Klink, Executive chair of the Digital Malta Exchange. As Cryptocurrencies face extended bear market conditions, we talk about the importance of regulation, esp. in regards Security Tokens.

    Rick comes from the regulated space of equity market platform development and bases himself in Malta, where the government has committed to pragmatic Blockchain regulation.

    Will regulation kill the crypto golden goose or transform it to the next level? Lets find out as we head Down the Rabbit Hole.

    • 51 min
    S1 Ep5 The Blockchain: Industry Focus – Loyalty. How successfully is the loyalty industry embracing the Blockchain. Will loyalty be the next currency?

    S1 Ep5 The Blockchain: Industry Focus – Loyalty. How successfully is the loyalty industry embracing the Blockchain. Will loyalty be the next currency?

    We talk to Phil Shelper (Loyalty & Reward Co) whose has just launched a book, Blockchain Loyalty & Michael Bacina (Blockchain Partner Piper Alderman lawyers) who has deep loyalty experience.Is loyalty the next currency? Let’s find out Down the Rabbit Hole

    • 56 min

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