This week we take a look at the Solve.Care platform which can improve health outcomes through effective care coordination while empowering the consumer to effectively manage their healthcare decisions. We return home from Miami while we attended the North American Bitcoin Conference where we saw Solve.Care give a great speech and we continue to question ourselves about how exactly can we make access to the best healthcare an inherent right and not a privilege?
How does a governance project think about governance?
I wanted to talk to Aragon because long-term governance is one of the long-term challenges that we haven’t yet solved but need to in order to achieve the web3 vision of decentralizing the internet.
Join us to hear more about their new grants program, Aragon Nest as well as how they continue to think about how they are in the process of transforming their DAO-producing organization into a DAO.
Today we talk with Timothy Goggin from DNotes. DNotes is a blockchain-powered digital currency and peer-to-peer payment system that empowers users to send money to one another – quickly, efficiently, and without the expense of going through an intermediary middleman. With DNotes, we’re bridging the divide between traditional centralized monetary systems and the new decentralized models. The DNotes currency is supported by a business ecosystem based on sound business principles, in which every component is integrated to create a solid foundation that can be rapidly and reliably scaled to need.
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Petty and Demetrick finally sit down with our first female guest on the show, Kristen Stone from Coinbase. Don’t judge us, we’re gonna ensure she’s not the last, not to worry. Kristen took time in her busy day working hard behind the scenes to help build and scale Coinbase, to discuss with us her past, insights on Coinbase’s day-to-day culture, and how our rapidly evolving industry can work to empower, involve, and create an inviting environment for more brilliant women such as herself. It’s a very enlightening episode into what it’s like at Coinbase, as well as how we all can be advocates to create a more diverse mind-share as we all continue to scale socially.
Intro/Outro Music “HBH” by Meech: Ovaeastmeech — Hbh-prod-by-mic-lee
Bitcoin Cash: bitcoincash.org
Disclaimer: This is not investment advice, it is an engaged discussion on new technology; BlockChannel reminds you to always do your own due diligence before investing in any crypto-related project in the industry.
Paul Spadone is an Engineering Manager based in Houston, Texas. He also a a close friend of Dee's. They went through the suck in ROTC together.
Lauren Slade is the co founder of the Decentralized Art Shows, a grassroots effort to built the culture in the cryptocurrency community, hands on. Using local meetups and combining the art world with the blockchain industry has, so far, proven itself successful in acceptance and adoption. Artist want to sell their goods or services and crypto enthusiast want to buy goods and services with their cryptocurrencies. It's a win-win.
If you're in the Miami area make sure you check out the Decentralized Art Shows.
This week, Lightning Network ramping up, this implies "centralized channels" of near free transactions, a slight on staking. Scaling is coming, ladies and gentlemen. In addition, Edmund John Lowell has founded the SelfKey Foundation to enable self sovereign digital identity initiatives for unlocking new human potential and radically enabling financial inclusion. He swings by the studio to discuss a range of topics including digital identity, Self-Sovereign Identity Management, Offshore corporations, second passports and more.
Chris Rice is a businessman, college student, a bitcoin enthusiast and a late night toker. His love for anarchy is what fuels his passion for Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. We sparked up and spoke about Texas kicking USI Tech and Bitconnect to the curb and what's next to expect with regulations in 2018. Chris dug deep into the practical use cases for blockchain technologies as well as the weighted stress by investors for real life applications. The wealth paradigm shift is only the beginning, it's the social and cultural stereotypes that bitcoins blockchain will truly set us free form. Bitcoin is the blockchain of freedom.
The boys chat about current events and then discuss Internxt! They are starting to work on helping shape a new internet with the creation of distributed internet services that are attractive for the mass-market. CEO and Founder, Mr. Fran Villalba Segarra joins us as our special guest this week.
In addition, Taylor from MyEtherWallet.com, joins us for the roundtable post-interview to discuss the meteoric rise of ETH past $1,000!
Today we talk with Fred Dionne from DubDub. As the web becomes increasingly cluttered with out of touch content, invalid traffic and pointless attention based metrics, advertisers, content creators and publishers struggle to find the proper way to reach consumers. Sensory and content overload make it almost impossible to captivate and monetize audiences looking for targeted experiences.
The IVEP’s economy will be tokenized and centered around dubtokens. A dubtoken is a multi-faceted unit of account offered to members of the IVEP Crypto Association with various utility, consumptive, trust, governance, transfer, growth incentive and loyalty attributes. Its holder has the right and limited license to use the IVEP protocol together with the underlying services offered by the community through a newly introduced decentralized application store (dApp Store).
Happy New Year, folks! Let's talk about Marketing in 2018 - lots of topics in this episode as Jeremy Epstein joins us. For example, we talk a bit about what Bitcoin Cash needs to do to increase their marketing efforts. Branding: you need to convince people that a "new product" (Bcash) is worth more than 9 years old recognized one (Bitcoin). There's coins that are cheaper and faster than both the Bitcoin and BCH and didn't succeeded in this mission after years; Branding is an issue. That's why it's going to take promotion and demand from users. All this and more!
Today we talk with Lawrence Richardson II from ZeroSum Markets. The ZeroSum Platform is a peer versus peer competitive platform that allows individuals to create and participate in competitions that require a measurable skill in a given subject matter. Users enter with a defined entry fee and if victorious against their peers win prizes immediately. Initially created to isolate trading skill in trading competitions the platform and technology base are extensible in order to support any desired peer versus peer competition event. The ZeroSum Platform is already built and available at www.zerosummarkets.com – ongoing development and support for third party implementations are continuing to bolster the ZFX Token.