158 episodes

The Past. The Present. Hence, the Future

Hence The Future Mattimore Cronin

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

The Past. The Present. Hence, the Future

    Ep. 158 - Web 3.0

    Ep. 158 - Web 3.0

    Dawn of the decentralized web 🌐

    In this episode, Mattimore explores the next stage in the evolution of the internet…

    Topics Discussed:


    What is Web 3.0?
    Web 1, Web 2, Web 3
    Top Web 3 applications
    Web 3 finance: Bitcoin
    Web 3 social: Bitclout
    Web 3 gaming: Loot
    Web 3 music: Royal
    Web 3 science: Principia
    Future impact of Web 3

    Future Scenarios:


    Worst case scenario
    Best case scenario
    Most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #web3 #futureoftheinternet

    • 33 min
    Ep. 157 - The Future of Ethereum with Mattimore

    Ep. 157 - The Future of Ethereum with Mattimore

    The Bear Case & Bull Case for Ethereum 📈♢📉

    In this episode, Mattimore explores the bear case and bull case for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency and blockchain.

    Topics Discussed:


    Origin story of Ethereum
    Ethereum’s historic evolution
    ICOs, Alt-Coins, Defi, NFTs
    Problem of high gas fees
    Recent EIP 1559 update
    Comparing ETH to Bitcoin
    Comparing ETH to Solana

    Future Scenarios:


    The bear case for Ethereum
    The bull case for Ethereum
    The most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #eth #ethereum #futureofethereum

    • 21 min
    Ep. 156 - What’s Next for Afghanistan and The World with Brett Ewer

    Ep. 156 - What’s Next for Afghanistan and The World with Brett Ewer

    Making sense of a changing world 🌏

    In this episode, Brett Ewer and Mattimore Cronin discuss what the US withdrawal from Afghanistan signals about how the world is changing…

    Topics Discussed:


    Significance of US withdrawal
    Was taking military in Afghanistan a mistake?
    Once there, when should the US have left?
    Mission objectives: security vs nation building
    Which mission objectives succeeded vs failed
    Why the Afghan government fell so quickly
    What the US withdrawal signals to the world
    Lessons for US to take from its longest war
    How other countries are likely to respond
    Three poles of power emerging in the world
    Western liberalism vs authoritarianism
    The blockchain and sovereign individualism
    From "Pax Americana" to "Pax Bitcoinica"
    Open questions that are still TBD

    Future Scenarios:


    Worst case scenario
    Best case scenario
    Most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #afghanistan #usa #earth

    • 55 min
    Ep. 155 - Apple’s Privacy Changes

    Ep. 155 - Apple’s Privacy Changes

    Why (and how) Apple plans to scan your photos and messages in iOS 15 🔎

    In this episode, Mattimore discusses the fallout from Apple’s recent - and highly controversial - privacy changes.

    Topics Discussed:


    Apple’s recent announcements
    Backlash over privacy concerns
    Backlash over security concerns
    Apple’s historic focus on privacy
    How CSAM detection feature works
    How iMessage detection feature works
    Arguments for CSAM detection
    Arguments against CSAM detection
    Arguments for iMessage nude detection
    Arguments against iMessage nude detection
    Future implications of these changes

    Future Scenarios:


    Worst case scenario
    Best case scenario
    Most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #apple #csam #privacy #security

    • 23 min
    Ep. 154 - Bitcoin and The U.S. Government

    Ep. 154 - Bitcoin and The U.S. Government

    Is the USA paving the way to formal Bitcoin adoption? 🇺🇸

    In this episode, Mattimore explores how the US is approaching Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the 2021 Infrastructure bill and beyond...

    Topics Discussed


    The infrastructure bill
    The crypto provision
    The crypto voting block
    Wyden-Toomey-Lummis amendment
    Portman-Warner-Sinema amendment
    Jack Dorsey’s proposed amendment
    The case for formal adoption
    Solving the Triffin dilemma

    Future Scenarios:


    Worst case scenario
    Best case scenario
    Most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #bitcion #btc #usa

    • 21 min
    Ep. 153 - Building the Metaverse

    Ep. 153 - Building the Metaverse

    The Next Evolution of the Internet 🪐🕹

    In this episode, Mattimore explores the burgeoning Metaverse: a persistent, virtual environment, which is emerging as the successor to today’s internet…

    Topics Discussed:


    Defining the metaverse
    3 key attributes to the metaverse:
    Why all the Metaverse hype right now
    Facebook becoming “a metaverse company”
    Microsoft building “an enterprise metaverse”
    Exploring interspace and outer space
    Unlocking next levels of achievement
    China vs USA take on the metaverse
    Challenges to overcome in the future

    Future Scenarios:


    Worst case scenario
    Best case scenario
    Most likely scenario

    Thanks for tuning in 🔭


    Website: hencethefuture.com/
    Instagram: instagram.com/hencethefuture/
    Twitter: twitter.com/hencethefuture
    YouTube: youtube.com/c/HenceTheFuturePodcast
    Hashtags: #htf #metaverse #buildingthemetaverse

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

Evan Lewis Jr ,

Evan Lewis

Mattimore Cronin offers in depth insight on a variety of topics. Very interesting, entertaining, and educational!

blackboxlover12 ,

epic

very epic thank u

Simple_Teddy ,

The Future of podcast/entertainment

I’m actually speechless the way I wanna describe the podcast...it’s been a honor listening. when all TV signals fail the last thing of entertainment will be podcast, radio. already in the future. of entertainment

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