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Weekly deep dives on the most important themes in crypto - from decentralized finance to governance.

Learn from developers and investors at the forefront of crypto with host by Jason Choi (@mrjasonchoi). Not financial advice.

Aug 19, 2019

Crunch Time is a 20 min segment summarizing key topics and things you should know in the increasingly global world of crypto.

We kick off our Asia miniseries with a snapshot of what's happening in key markets such as China, Korea and India. Featuring:

  • Joyce Yang, Global Coin Research
  • Alex Shin, Hashed 
  • Sandeep Nailwal,...


Aug 6, 2019

Monero's lead maintainer, Ric Spagni, joins us on a provocative discussion on digital privacy, Monero, and his latest venture, Tari. We discuss:

  • Active vs. passive surveillance
  • Why privacy is a fundamental human right
  • Latest research efforts on Monero
  • Why tokenized securities are exciting

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Jul 31, 2019

Arthur Breitman of Tezos joins us in breaking down the common critiques for on-chain governance in this deeply insightful and provocative episode. We talk about:

  • Governance by fork vs on-chain governance
  • Why democracy doesn't work in blockchains
  • Tightly- and loosely-coupled voting
  • The issue with vote buying/...


Jul 17, 2019

User acquisition is one of the least covered topics in crypto. This week, Augur creator and Pantera Capital's co-CIO Joey Krug joins us on the show to change that.

We talk about:

  • How Augur bootstrapped its first users
  • UI/UX tradeoffs in decentralized apps
  • How Augur plans to become self sustaining
  • Companies building on...


Jul 5, 2019

We continue our dive into blockchain interoperability!

I speak with Blocknet's co-founder Arlyn Culwick on how their cross-chain protocol works, and why Blocknet takes a Layer 2 approach (instead of Polkadot/Cosmos' Layer 1) to interoperability. We discuss:

  • Arlyn's concerns with Polkadot and Cosmos
  • Why Blocknet focuses...