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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.

Mar 18, 2019

We continue our discussion on onchain governance by diving into the common critiques that people have for Decred. Decred's Noah Pierau and I touch on:

  • Enforceability of onchain votes
  • Stake-based vs. entity-based voting
  • Fairness & centralization in proof of stake systems
  • The threat of malicious actors

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Mar 11, 2019

We continue our discussion of crypto governance with Decred, a radical project that wants to make all decisions in a decentralized way.

In part 1 of our interview, we chat with community lead Noah Pierau about:

  • How Decred's governance works
  • How stakeholders are rewarded
  • What are people voting on?
  • Why we need both...


Feb 18, 2019

What would the three branches of the government look like...on the blockchain? This week, we continue our discussion on crypto governance with Storecoin, backed by Blocktower and Arrington XRP Capital, to find out.

Founder Chris McCoy and I touch on:

  • Why 1-coin-1-vote doesn't work
  • How to creates a p2p democracy and its...


Feb 11, 2019

More than $240M worth of ETH are locked up in MakerDao's smart contracts, making it the largest project on Ethereum in terms of value locked up (beyond direct speculation). Founder Rune Christensen joins us on this special episode.

We touch on:

  • The origins of Dai and its adoption so far
  • How will Maker scale?
  • Maker's...


Feb 4, 2019

Losing track of the million things happening in crypto governance?

This is the episode you don't want to miss. Gregory Rocco (@Obstropolos) from ConsenSys gives us a quick recap and his take on the different experiments out there today.

We touch on:

  • Do governance tokens work?
  • Should we have subjectivity in...