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Crypto assets and blockchain technology are about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity to the Internet of Things. In this podcast, host Laura Shin, an independent journalist covering all things crypto, talks with industry pioneers about how crypto assets and blockchains will change the way we earn, spend and invest our money. Tune in to find out how Web 3.0, the decentralized web, will revolutionize our world. Disclosure: I'm a nocoiner.


Unconfirmed: Solana's Outage Lasted 17 Hours. What Does This Mean for Decentralization? - Ep.273 36:02 09/17/2021
Can Bitcoin Be Secured Only by Transaction Fees? Two Researchers Sound Off - Ep.272 74:53 09/14/2021
Unconfirmed: Was Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Entitled to a Meeting With the SEC? - Ep.271 37:22 09/10/2021
How Crypto Streaming Service Audius Hit Six Million Monthly Active Users - Ep.270 73:01 09/07/2021
Unconfirmed: Why the FTX.US/LedgerX Deal Indicates Crypto M&A Might Start Booming - Ep.269 36:59 09/03/2021
How Pplpleasr Helped Fortune Magazine Sell More Than $1 Million in NFTs - Ep.268 36:02 08/31/2021
Unconfirmed: How Another NFT Trend, .eth Names, Has Attracted the Likes of Budweiser - Ep.267 35:37 08/27/2021
BitGo on Why the Travel Rule Should Not Apply to Digital Assets - Ep.266 63:55 08/24/2021
Unconfirmed: SOL Is Up 3,800% YTD. Could It Eventually Displace Ethereum? - Ep.265 42:14 08/20/2021
On-Chain Analytics Show ETH Accumulation Is Greater Than That of BTC - Ep.264 69:12 08/17/2021
Unconfirmed: Why Did the Poly Network Attacker Return Half the Money They Stole? - Ep.263 38:09 08/13/2021
Is ETH on Its Way to Becoming Ultra-Sound Money? Yes, Says Justin Drake - Ep.262 68:45 08/10/2021
Unconfirmed: How Congress Might Pass Laws Bad for Proof-of-Stake and DeFi - Ep.261 38:09 08/06/2021
Can a DeFi Smart Contract Be Regulated? Two CFTC Commissioners Discuss - Ep.260 73:15 08/03/2021
Unconfirmed: Axie Infinity's July Revenue Tops $200 Million. Here's How Filipinos Drove It - Ep.259 36:17 07/30/2021
Why ShapeShift's Erik Voorhees Thinks Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism Is Bullshit - Ep.258 63:32 07/27/2021
Unconfirmed: MIT's Neha Narula on Why Building DeFi on Bitcoin Is a Great Idea - Ep.257 36:00 07/23/2021
How Ransomware Evolved Into a Big Business - Ep.256 57:10 07/20/2021
Unconfirmed: Why It Might Be Too Late for Binance to Avoid Regulatory Action - Ep.255 30:11 07/16/2021
Can a DAO Go to Court? According to Two DAO Legal Experts… Probably - Ep.254 69:15 07/13/2021
Unconfirmed: How Axie Infinity Boosted Revenue 400%+ in 30 Days - Ep.253 40:52 07/09/2021
The Bitcoin Hash Rate Has Dropped. How Long Will It Take to Return? - Ep.252 60:45 07/06/2021
Unconfirmed: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Gives the Tom Brady/Gisele Bundchen Backstory - Ep.251 40:57 07/02/2021
Ethereum's EIP-1559 Will Solve Some Problems But Big Ones Will Remain - Ep.250 73:11 06/29/2021
Unconfirmed: Strong Hands Aren't Selling Bitcoin. So Who Is? - Ep.249 39:34 06/25/2021
Is Quadriga's Gerald Cotten Still Alive? The 'Exit Scam' Podcast Aims to Answer - Ep.248 68:07 06/22/2021
Unconfirmed: Polygon: The Layer 2 Solution Doing 8 Times as Many Transactions a Day as Ethereum - Ep.247 35:38 06/18/2021
Unchained 5-Year Anniversary: AMA With Laura on Her Favorite Guests, Predictions and More - Ep.246 62:31 06/15/2021
Unconfirmed: Want Crypto in Your 401(k)? It's Finally Possible -- With This Provider - Ep.245 38:53 06/11/2021
Will Bitcoin's Price Go Up Again? Yes, According to On-Chain Analytics - Ep.244 72:05 06/08/2021