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The Crypto Chick, Rachel Wolfson

After Basel Art Miami, we feature Rachel Wolfson, 10 year tech journalist, host of The Crypto Chick podcast show and Forbes contributor. Rachel has a knack for spotting tech and social movements. She shares with us the following: – why we’re seeing more real world blockchain solutions this year and why that matters for adoption -her recent interesting coverage: IBM partnering with Walmart on supply chain traceability; Propy making real estate property deals using smart contracts in a decentralized way; and Ripple funding university research programs to build the next generation of professionals and thought leaders. -the criteria for breaking […]

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Amazon Documentaries Are Rizqi

Alain and Jeff interview Calvin Tran, director of the Amazon documentary “Rizqi Presents: Blockchain.” In today’s episode we discuss: – A lot of people still think cryptocurrency and blockchain are the same thing (why haven’t people gotten this by now?) – How blockchain can dramatically stimulate developing economies by creating secure systems for real estate and land titles – How Blockstack, a blockchain name system to replace DNS, aims to create a decentralized internet – How alternative social networks end up getting filled with trolls and worse – It is uncertain how well decentralized companies will compete against centralized organizations […]

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Into the Crypto Trenches, Adrian Baschuk

Adrian Baschuk is a documentary filmmaker, award winning journalist and producer. His reporting career took him from Miami to various developing countries and conflict regions. Baschuk has previously reported from North Korea, disguised as a businessman. He shares with us how his media experience in rough terrains, coupled with a rebel spirit, preps him well in his production work for CNBC Crypto Trader. Our interview with Baschuk covers: -betting on tech builders, not crypto prices -witnessing Latin American economic crises informs his view on finance -staying true to the spirit of Bitcoin to empower and foster financial inclusion and access -producing top notch […]

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News on the block with Civil

News media and role of the free press face many headwinds in the digital era. When tech empires Facebook and Google upend the economic model of traditional news outlets, can they turn to blockchain to bring new life to the declining news market? Dan Kinsley, head of tech at Civil, shares how the team of tech nerds and news wonks plan to launch a network of newsrooms for the people and governed by the community. In today’s episode we cover: -What’s causing the rapid decline of traditional news -Spurring a new economy for ethical journalism much like the organic food […]

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Kim Jong-un Crypto & The Warrior’s Way

Our interview with Sam Abbassi, we talked about getting fundamentals right on blockchain protocols, token economics in the music market, and Kim Jong-un collectables. Sam briefed us on how crypto creates new market economies yet fosters tribalism.   Links:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/samabbassi/ http://www.bushidolab.com, @bushidolab   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!

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Blockchain Media and Tech Reporting — Why Words Matter

Today we discuss everything from the tech scene in Russia and intermittent fasting, to entrepreneurship and fake Amazon product reviews. We wax about how little changes in wording makes a big difference in public perception and how general public perception of blockchain/crypto is still pretty goofy. Ari believes the general media has very little clue what’s happening in the blockchain world (many interviews still begin with ‘but isn’t bitcoin just used for drugs and crime?’) Ari also turns the tables and interviews Alain and Jeff! Ari Zoldan is CEO and founder of Quantum media, which consults businesses on media information […]

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