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Everybodys wrong about Web3

Everybody’s Wrong About Web3

Spend any amount of time in the blockchain and crypto space and you find yourself required to develop an extremely thick skin. The attacks come from everywhere and they’re vicious. So we become adept at framing our worldview in simple, defensible concepts. Then we memeify them. And then we go to war. But while most …

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Team Behind Hummingbot Gives Away Its Code Via Foundation

Sometimes a company can give away their technology and still turn a strong profit. Red Hat became a large company helping businesses use Linux, the classic open source project. It sold in 2018 for $34B to IBM. CoinAlpha is a company that runs on software it created called Hummingbot, a software client that automates market …

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Abracadabra’s Stablecoin Races Past $1B and Sparks Talk of Overtaking MakerDAO

New collateralized stablecoin, Magic Internet Money (MIM) is challenging MakerDAO, the grandaddy protocol of DeFi. MIM, issued by lending protocol Abracadabra, broke $1B in supply on Oct. 5, placing it seventh overall in terms of stablecoin market cap, according to CoinGecko.  That’s $5.39B behind Maker’s DAI stablecoin supply. So while MIM still has a ways …

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Jam Session #7: Frontends

Jam Session #7: Frontends

We’ll be talking with a stellar collection of DeFi powerhouses about what it takes to create the next frontier… of frontend. What are the challenges they face when looking at UX/Ui within DeFi? What are the risks when going decentralized? And what will it take to get the next BILLION users on board this DeFi …

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The Founder of LOOT Wants to Throw Away the Keys to the Contract

The founder of Loot wants to throw out his most magical item: the smart contract keys that govern the nascent game. “I worry that the contract owner is and always will be the de facto authority (‘the church’) on Loot, and that this will ultimately harm the project,” its creator, Dom Hofmann, best known for …

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Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

We’ll be talking with DeFi founders who made the move from big banks in traditional finance into the wild west of crypto. We’ll chat about what it was like leaving their comfy jobs, what convinced them to take the leap, how they’re finding this new world compares with the old one, and what advice they …

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SuperRare Drops Token Amid Series of Moves to Empower Artists

SuperRare, the influential NFT art platform, is taking a big step forward in its plan to progressively decentralize with the launch of its RARE token on Aug. 17. As part of a slew of changes, SuperRare is poised to bestow more control to artists.   The new token rocketed more than 235% on Tuesday and Wednesday …

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Jam Session #3: Synthetic Tokens with Kain Warwick, Do Kwon and Hart Lambur

Jam Session #3: Synthetic Tokens with Kain Warwick, Do Kwon and Hart Lambur

All the best things come in threes and you, lucky viewer, will get the chance to test that theory live in real time on this very internet web television as we bring you three of the chiefest chiefs in synthetic tokens for the third of our live jam sessions.

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ETH Staking Service Lido Aims To Go Fully Decentralized

The Ethereum staking-as-a-service company Lido is aiming to go fully decentralized. The project has implemented a skeleton upgradable smart contract for making new withdrawals and new deposits fully non-custodial. The project is still seeking an optimal solution to become a trustless node operator. Lido offers users the ability to stake ETH, which will be utilized …

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Senate Committee Calls for Crypto Regulations, Labeling Decentralization “Phony”

Brace yourself Defiers: Government regulation in the U.S. is looking more and more like an inevitability. On July 27, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs conducted a hearing to explore potential regulation needs for the cryptocurrency sector. The hearing, titled “Cryptocurrencies: What are they good for?,” largely centered around whether or …

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Jam Session #1: Wagging the Tail | WTF is Buying this $#*% and Will They Be Buying it in 2024?

Jam Session #1: Wagging the Tail | WTF is Buying this $#*% and Will They Be Buying it in 2024?

This is Jam Session No. 1. We’ll be exploring the long term viability of NFTs as artist/creator communities, what we can learn from Hollywood and major platforms like Beats and the bright future of play-to-earn.

What are VASPs and should we be worried about them

What Are VASPs and Should We Be Worried About Them?

You see, if you thought that just because you’re “decentralized” the regulators can’t touch you, well you might have to think again. There’s new guidance and the implications are startling. A big conversation about a big topic with Joseph Weinberg of Shyft Network

#ALTDeFi BSC and the rise of off-ETH "decentralized" finance

#ALTDeFi BSC and the Rise of Off-Eth “Decentralized” Finance

The last couple of weeks, if you kept your ear close enough to the ground you could feel there was something brewing. I couldn’t quite put my finger on what it was because it wasn’t about high gas fees or the bull market or DeFi but something bigger than all that, it was the emergence …

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