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Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
17 Jan 2018

Crypto! Decentralisation! Meltdown!

Episode 62 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 53mb).


In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme and @marcelcutts chat about following hot topics.

  • Meltdown / Spectre status update
  • How to read memory that does not belong to your app
  • Webkit's way of fixing the vulnerability
  • Humanity's global losses in computing power
  • Ways of handling PR when you have to deliver bad news as a chipmaker
  • Evolution of complexity
  • Update on the current state of cryptocurrencies
  • Story of Kevin Rose
  • Cryptofriends
  • TO THE MOON - story and recent rise of Dogecoin
  • Easy way to get banned on Bitcoin subreddit
  • Scary levels of lack of comprehension
  • Energy efficient blockchain alternatives
  • Proof of work vs proof of stake
  • Crypto currency that doesn't require mining
  • Book - Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos
  • Robbie's hot picks from crypto market for this month
  • Managed investment crypto portfolio aka crypto index
  • Bitcoin vs bitcoin cash
  • Bitcoin vs Lightning network (bonus track - conspiracy theories)
  • Blockchains as prosecution futures
  • Holding crypto as a company asset
  • Update on Scuttlebutt - decentralised social network
  • Offline ready social network experience
  • Ways for niche decentralised protocols to take over the world

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