Post Tagged with: "Blockchain"

141: Why Peer to Peer Tech is the Future

141: Why Peer to Peer Tech is the Future

Peer to Peer technology is opening the door to a new class of decentralized and trustworthy ways to solve problems. If you’ve ever used Uber or Lyft or stayed at an Airbnb, you’ve already encountered it. Same thing if you’ve ever purchased something on Ebay rather than going to a big box store. In this episode, Connor explores the pros and cons of eliminating the middlemen that we regard as common.   Links mentioned: The internet intends to trivialize distance, the blockchain intends to trivialize trust by r/ethtrader Firing the middlemen: How blockchain can reshape digital distribution by Haydn Taylor […]
May 8, 2019
96: Max Borders on Why Politics Is Not the Answer to Improving the World

96: Max Borders on Why Politics Is Not the Answer to Improving the World

Most of us are trained from a very young age to believe that government is the solution for most of the problems in our lives. As a result, we tend to spend a lot of time and effort fighting over how we want government to solve social problems. Max Borders has a slightly different take on things. He has founded an organization that’s dedicated to liberating humanity through innovation. Can technology allow us to better address authentic needs without having to resort to political solutions? 
July 10, 2018
16: Patrick Byrne on The Revolutionary Potential of the Blockchain

16: Patrick Byrne on The Revolutionary Potential of the Blockchain

There are many forms of disruptive technology beginning to reshape the world around us. One technology that you’d be very wise to learn about is cryptocurrency and how it pertains to our mediums of exchange. Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne joins us for a fascinating discussion of the revolutionary potential of the Blockchain and what it could spell for central banks and state-issued currencies. He explains what Blockchain is and why it’s changing the future of money as we know it.
August 11, 2017