A podcast that aims to evaluate blockchain, other DLTs, Web3, NFTs, & their potential applications in the digital economy. Basically, is there something there? If so, what is it?
Guests include technologists, entrepreneurs, executives, and community members sharing their invaluable insights.
The curious case of the hiatus & blockchain/web3
In this episode, I provide more insights as to why the podcast is on hiatus. I also explore my views on web 3 and blockchain with Keith Corbin, an Engineering and Product leader as well as Executive coach. This special episode is different from prior interview formats as it's more of a dialogue between me and Keith.
The case against Web3
In this episode, Laide talks with Tante (a.k.a. Jürgen Geuter) about his criticism of blockchain and the web3 ecosystem. They also discuss whether there's a silver lining or a counter-argument or application that can turn him from skeptic to believer.
VCs, not antithetical to the ethos of Web3?
In this episode, Laide chats with Maria Shen, partner at Electric Capital - an early stage venture firm focused on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and the Web3 ecosystem.
Blockchain for charities?
In this episode, Laide chats with Tim Rich about how blockchain can be used to facilitate the charity ecosystem. Tim is the Co-founder, Chief Data Officer, & Cryptoeconomic Design Lead for Blockchange.
Tim shares his insights on how blockchain can be used to facilitate the charity ecosystem, blockchain as a creative medium, as well as how blockchain can be a net good for society when it's all said and done.
DeFi, worth the risks for the rewards?
In this episode, Laide chats with Mashiat Mutmainnah about her conviction on blockchain/Web3, what DeFi is, what Celo enables for countries in emerging markets, and her involvement with Boys Club.
Mashiat is a product partner and NFT Lead Contributor at Celo. She is also a leader and active contributor for Boys Club, a community that aims to be a no bro zone for the crypto curious by making crypto and web3 accessible to everyone else.
Mashiat has been active in this space for about a decade now and seen its transformation throughout the years.
Music NFTs, not quite ready for primetime?
Steve Stewart of Vezt provides his insights on Music NFTs and how they compare with Initial Song Offerings (ISOs), a royalty-based financing system that Vezt provides for artists and fans. Steve also touches upon what's broken with the music industry, and where the industry needs to evolve for a more equitable experience.
Well produced and great perspectives
Highly recommend listening to this pod if you’re interested in learning more about web3