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Camila Russo: A Deep Dive Into Ethereum's Inception Chain Reaction

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On this episode, Host Tom Shaughnessy is joined by Camila Russo, founder of the Ethereum based newsletter The Defiant and author of the coming book on the birth of Ethereum titled, The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum. We dive into why Camila decided to research Ethereum's early life, how she has been tirelessly researching the protocol for months and what to expect from her new book.
Pre-order here while you're listening. 
About The Book
Everyone has heard of Bitcoin, but few know about the second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, which has been heralded as the "next internet."
The story of Ethereum begins with Vitalik Buterin, a supremely gifted nineteen-year-old autodidact who saw the promise of blockchain when the technology was in its earliest stages. He convinced a crack  group of coders to join him in his quest to make a super-charged, global computer.
The Infinite Machine introduces Vitalik’s ingenious idea and unfolds Ethereum’s chaotic beginnings. It then explores the brilliant innovation and reckless greed the platform—an infinitely adaptable foundation for experimentation and new applications—has unleashed and the consequences that resulted as the frenzy surrounding it grew: increased regulatory scrutiny, incipient Wall Street interest, and the founding team’s effort to get the Ethereum platform to scale so it can eventually be  accessible to the masses.
Financial journalist and cryptocurrency expert Camila Russo details the wild and often hapless adventures of a team of hippy-anarchists, reluctantly led by an ambivalent visionary, and lays out how this new foundation for the internet will spur both transformation and fraud—turning some into millionaires and others into felons—and revolutionize our ideas about money.
Resources Mentioned: 
Pre-order The Infinite Machine
The Defiant Newsletter
Camila's Twitter
Chain Reaction Twitter: https://twitter.com/chainpodcast
Tom Shaughnessy Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaughnessy119
eToro Offer: b.tc/etororeaction 
Support The Show
Check out eToro to Create Your Perfect Crypto Portfolio
Delphi Digital's Research
Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Tom Shaughnessy owns tokens in ETH, BTC, XTZ, STX, SNX, RUNE, sUSD and HNT. Lets Talk Bitcoin is a distribution partner for the Chain Reaction Podcast, and our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product or service. 
 
Advertisers: To be a sponsor on this podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io
Potential Guests: If you're interested in appearing on the podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io
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Music Attribution:
Cosmos by From The Dust | https://soundcloud.com/ftdmusic
Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US 
 

On this episode, Host Tom Shaughnessy is joined by Camila Russo, founder of the Ethereum based newsletter The Defiant and author of the coming book on the birth of Ethereum titled, The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum. We dive into why Camila decided to research Ethereum's early life, how she has been tirelessly researching the protocol for months and what to expect from her new book.
Pre-order here while you're listening. 
About The Book
Everyone has heard of Bitcoin, but few know about the second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, which has been heralded as the "next internet."
The story of Ethereum begins with Vitalik Buterin, a supremely gifted nineteen-year-old autodidact who saw the promise of blockchain when the technology was in its earliest stages. He convinced a crack  group of coders to join him in his quest to make a super-charged, global computer.
The Infinite Machine introduces Vitalik’s ingenious idea and unfolds Ethereum’s chaotic beginnings. It then explores the brilliant innovation and reckless greed the platform—an infinitely adaptable foundation for experimentation and new applications—has unleashed and the consequences that resulted as the frenzy surrounding it grew: increased regulatory scrutiny, incipient Wall Street interest, and the founding team’s effort to get the Ethereum platform to scale so it can eventually be  accessible to the masses.
Financial journalist and cryptocurrency expert Camila Russo details the wild and often hapless adventures of a team of hippy-anarchists, reluctantly led by an ambivalent visionary, and lays out how this new foundation for the internet will spur both transformation and fraud—turning some into millionaires and others into felons—and revolutionize our ideas about money.
Resources Mentioned: 
Pre-order The Infinite Machine
The Defiant Newsletter
Camila's Twitter
Chain Reaction Twitter: https://twitter.com/chainpodcast
Tom Shaughnessy Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaughnessy119
eToro Offer: b.tc/etororeaction 
Support The Show
Check out eToro to Create Your Perfect Crypto Portfolio
Delphi Digital's Research
Disclosures: This podcast is strictly informational and educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any tokens or securities or to make any financial decisions. Do not trade or invest in any project, tokens, or securities based upon this podcast episode. The host may personally own tokens that are mentioned on the podcast. Tom Shaughnessy owns tokens in ETH, BTC, XTZ, STX, SNX, RUNE, sUSD and HNT. Lets Talk Bitcoin is a distribution partner for the Chain Reaction Podcast, and our current show features paid sponsorships which may be featured at the start, middle and/or the end of the episode. These sponsorships are for informational purposes only and are not a solicitation to use any product or service. 
 
Advertisers: To be a sponsor on this podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io
Potential Guests: If you're interested in appearing on the podcast, email Tom@DelphiDigital.io
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Music Attribution:
Cosmos by From The Dust | https://soundcloud.com/ftdmusic
Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US 
 

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