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Jonathan
 Jun 5, 2022

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The Ultimate Guide to Crypto Finance. DeFi, NFTs, and cryptocurrencies. Level up. Go bankless.

Episode Date
CZ's Bear Market Plans
59:14

Every company is handling the bear market differently. CZ and Binance are no different. What are they up to? Has their overall strategy changed? How have they been affected? Hear answers to all of these questions and much more in the livestream.

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📣JUNO | Crypto Friendly Banking
https://juno.finance/bankless 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

🚀ROCKET POOL | ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

⚖️ARBITRUM | SCALING ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🦁BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🌴MAKER DAO | ECO-FRIENDLY STABLECOIN
https://bankless.cc/MakerDAO 

🔐LEDGER | SECURE STAKING
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:15 How Binance is Holding Up
5:54 Binance's Opportunities
8:40 Bear Market Positioning
11:56 How Long Will the Bear Last?
17:09 Hiring at Binance
19:56 CZ Meme & His Future
23:36 Binance's Future
29:38 Binance is Worldwide
37:00 The Future of BNB Chain & Use Cases
41:16 $BNB
44:10 Concerns of Binance Centralization
50:58 Why CZ is in Crypto
55:53 What Crypto Looks like in 5-10 Years

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Resources:

CZ
https://twitter.com/cz_binance 

Binance
https://twitter.com/binance 

CZ Photoshop
https://twitter.com/cz_binance/status/1537013824666095617 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jul 02, 2022
ROLLUP: 3AC Meltdown Continued | BlockFi Down Bad | Grayscale Sueing the SEC | Contagion Market?!
01:39:00

Last Week of June, 2022

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📣JUNO | Crypto Friendly Banking
https://juno.finance/bankless 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

🚀ROCKET POOL | ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

⚖️ARBITRUM | SCALING ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🦁BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🌴MAKER DAO | ECO-FRIENDLY STABLECOIN
https://bankless.cc/MakerDAO 

🔐LEDGER | SECURE STAKING
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:10 Markets
5:15 BTC Price
5:35 ETH Price
6:55 ETH BTC Ratio
7:05 Crypto Market Cap
7:50 FED WATCH
8:00 Who’s to Blame For Inflation?
https://ritholtz.com/2022/06/inflation-blame-15/ 
11:58 How’d We Get Here? Dan from Pantera
https://panteracapital.com/blockchain-letter/the-feds-twin-policy-errors/ 
15:10 WSJ: Rising Interest Rates Will Crush the Federal Budget
https://www.wsj.com/articles/high-interest-rates-will-crush-the-federal-budget-inflation-debt-spending-costs-recession-economy-11656535631 

20:00 3AC Meldown Continued
20:22 Crypto Hedge Fund Three Arrows Ordered by Court to Liquidate
https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-fund-three-arrows-ordered-to-liquidate-by-court-11656506404 
23:55 Voyager $660M Unsecured Loan
https://decrypt.co/103892/voyager-digital-issues-three-arrows-capital-default-notice 
29:49 Three Arrows Capital Liquidation Ordered in British Virgin Island
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/29/three-arrows-capital-liquidation-ordered-in-british-virgin-isles-report/ 
29:55 Su Zhu’s Yacht
https://twitter.com/AutismCapital/status/1540001243795542018 
31:25 Vitalik Subtweet
 

33:19 BlockFi
33:22 Where it Started https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/16/blockfi-liquidated-three-arrows-capital-report/ 
35:25 FTX Seeks to Acquire BlockFi
https://www.theblock.co/post/154929/ftx-blockfi-deal-sources 
35:30 New Morgan Creek Bid
https://blockworks.co/blockfi-has-a-new-bidder-in-morgan-creek-report-says/ 
40:15 BlockFi Is Pursuing Plans to Go Public
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/07/22/blockfi-is-pursuing-plans-to-go-public-even-as-regulators-close-in/ 
https://www.theblock.co/post/155069/ftx-walked-away-from-celsius-deal 
42:15 4 Big Takeaways
https://www.theblock.co/post/154681/a-leaked-investor-call-revealed-morgan-creeks-bid-for-blockfi-here-are-four-more-big-takeaways-from-the-call 

43:30 Grayscale Sueing the SEC
40:35 SEC Rejects Grayscale’s Spot Bitcoin ETF Application
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/06/30/sec-rejects-grayscales-spot-bitcoin-etf-application/ 
45:35 Michael Sonnenshein Didn’t Like That
https://twitter.com/Sonnenshein/status/1542311510055292928 
45:45 Grayscale Sues SEC
https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/06/30/2471737/0/en/Grayscale-Investments-Initiates-Lawsuit-Against-the-SEC.html 

52:10 NEWS
52:30 MakerDAO
52:42 Controversial MakerDAO Governance Vote
https://twitter.com/labsGFX/thread/1541488156909912065 
https://vote.makerdao.com/polling/QmWYajMq#vote-breakdown 
54:22 Post-vote Thread From Hasu
https://twitter.com/hasufl/status/1542196610775629824 
57:03 Lido Voters Reject Growth Limit For ETH2
https://thedefiant.io/lido-rejects-self-limiting/ 
57:25 Hasu Co-authored a Proposal for Lido stETH Governance
https://twitter.com/hasufl/status/1535275167177490438 
57:30 Proposal
https://research.lido.fi/t/ldo-steth-dual-governance/2382 
59:20 Arbitrum Odyssey
1:00:25 Odyssey Paused!
https://twitter.com/arbitrum/thread/1542159105946787840 
1:01:15 Dune Analytics Data
https://dune.com/springzhang/arbitrum-odyssey-event-tracking 
1:03:39 Optimism’s TVL Doubles
https://thedefiant.io/optimism-layer-2s-surge 
https://l2beat.com/ 
1:05:00 Merge Watch
1:05:10 Sepolia on July 6th
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1540352501605490689 

1:05:30 NFTs
1:05:35 NFTs Down Down Down
https://dune.com/hildobby/NFTs 
1:06:00 ENS.Vision
https://www.ens.vision/market 
https://dune.com/makoto/ens 

1:06:45 BITCOIN
Michael Saylor’s MicroStrategy $10M Purchase
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/29/michael-saylors-microstrategy-purchased-another-10m-of-bitcoin-over-past-two-months 

1:09:19 REGULATION
China Covid Bankrun Stoppage
https://twitter.com/NeerajKA/status/1541397028089073664 

1:11:58 MISC
Horizon Bridge Hack $100M
https://twitter.com/harmonyprotocol/status/1540110924400324608 
North Korea
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/29/north-korean-hacking-group-behind-100m-horizon-bridge-hack-report/ 

1:13:10 RAISES
Digital Wallet Maker Dynamic Raises $7.5M a16z
https://thedefiant.io/dynamic-wallet-fundraise/ 

1:14:08 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

1:16:30 Community Questions
1:16:52 L2 vs Cross L1 Bridging Risk
https://twitter.com/miner89r/status/1542272305627283466 
1:20:38 Best dApps to Get Started
https://twitter.com/kangaman_gus/status/1542179373070970881 

1:23:48 TAKES
1:23:51 Why CeFi is breaking
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1542284015796895744 
1:24:50 Ryan Follow Up
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1542493426687541250 
1:25:50 And You’ll Be Happy
https://twitter.com/aubreystrobel/status/1541509159455277058 
1:26:34 Internet Security
https://twitter.com/kobigurk/status/1539140832615440385 
1:27:22 Ethereum Rollup vs. Cosmos
https://twitter.com/bkiepuszewski/status/1541065105634385922 

1:28:55 What David’s Bullish On
1:30:09 What Ryan’s Bullish On
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1542504457140707341 

1:35:20 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/jackniewold/status/1539939621848727555 

1:38:20 Disclaimers

1:38:43 Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/functi0nZer0/status/1542571158905786368 

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Not financial or tax advice.
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jul 01, 2022
Bear Market War Stories with DCinvestor & Eric Conner
01:20:49

On this episode of Bankless, we welcome back DCinvestor and Eric Conner to share their multicycle bear market war stories. But that’s not all!

They also unpack why they keep on deciding to stay every cycle, what’s different about this cycle vs. previous cycles, the role leverage and macro conditions have played, and their hard-hitting, gigabrain advice for first-time cyclers and multicyclers alike.

Survive and advance, anon. We’re going to make it.

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https://bankless.cc/Notional 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALED ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🏦 ROCKET POOL | STAKE YOUR ETH
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

👻 AAVE V3 | LEND & BORROW CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/aave 

⚡️ LIDO | LIQUID ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/lido 

🔐 LEDGER | NANO S PLUS WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:03 Being a Multicycle Vet
11:31 Market Phases
19:12 Credit to Staying
26:03 High Conviction High Loss
32:37 Regulator Fear
41:31 Lessons From This Cycle
49:00 Leverage
56:34 Macro Conditions
1:30:50 The Merge vs. Macro
1:09:00 Advice for Newcomers

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Resources:

DCinvestor
https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor 

Eric Conner
https://twitter.com/econoar 

Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation
https://www.amazon.com/Devil-Take-Hindmost-Financial-Speculation/dp/0452281806 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jun 29, 2022
dYdX Abandons Ethereum?! with Founder, Antonio Juliano
01:26:19

Last week, one of Ethereum’s biggest L2-integrated dapps — derivatives giant dYdX — announced plans to depart Ethereum upon its upcoming v4 release. The destination? A fully sovereign blockchain on the Cosmos Tendermint consensus protocol, built using the Cosmos software development kit.

We brought on dYdX, Founder, Antonio Juliano to discuss this announcement and so much more.

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📣 NOTIONAL | Real DeFi Yield
https://bankless.cc/Notional 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALED ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🏦 ROCKET POOL | STAKE YOUR ETH
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

👻 AAVE V3 | LEND & BORROW CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/aave 

⚡️ LIDO | LIQUID ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/lido 

🔐 LEDGER | NANO S PLUS WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:00 The Announcement
14:38 Creating the Best Product
25:10 Decentralization
33:50 The Risks
37:55 Wallets
40:07 Staking Validators
46:05 Monetary Policy & Latency
54:44 Tradeoffs with Ethereum
59:55 Legal Reasons
1:06:00 Real Centralization
1:14:20 Bridging & Composability
1:24:00 Closing

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Resources:

Antonio on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/AntonioMJuliano 

Announcement:
https://twitter.com/dYdX/status/1539607062291877889 

Why Would a dApp Leave Ethereum Right Now?
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/dydx-cosmos-ethereum? 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jun 29, 2022
Resilient DeFi with Kirk Hutchison | Layer Zero
01:12:08

Kirk Hutchison is the Co-Founder of Volt Protocol, an inflation hedged stablecoin built on Ethereum. Kirk is widely known as the gigabrain’s gigabrain when it comes to all things DeFi.

As inflation continues to rise, Kirk couldn’t have joined at a better time. However, Kirk and David dive into much more than inflation.

On this episode, Kirk explains symmetric money systems, self-referential feedback mechanisms, the problems with DeFi today, what Volt is and its future, and so much more.

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📣 NOTIONAL | Real DeFi Yield
https://bankless.cc/Notional 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALED ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🏦 ROCKET POOL | STAKE YOUR ETH
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

👻 AAVE V3 | LEND & BORROW CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/aave 

⚡️ LIDO | LIQUID ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/lido 

🔐 LEDGER | NANO S PLUS WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:45 What Kirk Thinks About
8:36 Decentral Bank Terms Explained
13:45 What is a PSM?
18:16 The Bankless Thesis
21:20 Fully Symmetric Money System
28:05 Why is Fixed Rate a Problem?
32:12 Self-Referential Feedback Mechanisms
40:45 The Problems with DeFi Today
47:40 DeFi Utopia vs. Dystopia
1:00:55 What is Volt & Its Future?
1:09:25 Governance Token Design
1:13:35 8% Yield to Combat Inflation in DeFi
1:19:20 Closing

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Resources:

Kirk
https://twitter.com/OneTrueKirk 

Volt Protocol
https://twitter.com/voltprotocol 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jun 28, 2022
125 - Ethereum's Hidden Power Structures | Matt Cutler
01:33:21

Matt Cutler is the Co-Founder and CEO of Blocknative and a gigabrain when it comes to Ethereum’s hidden power structures and all things blockchains.

As Ethereum approaches the merge, these power structures are going to change. What will this post-merge future look like? Will users get paid to use Ethereum?

Matt explains everything from first principles and it helps illustrate the complexities of everything discussed in this insightful episode. By the end of it, you’ll have a better understanding of the purpose of blockbuilders, the new post-merge roles, all things MEV, and so much more.

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📣 NOTIONAL | Real DeFi Yield
https://bankless.cc/Notional 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALED ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🏦 ROCKET POOL | STAKE YOUR ETH
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

👻 AAVE V3 | LEND & BORROW CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/aave 

⚡️ LIDO | LIQUID ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/lido 

🔐 LEDGER | NANO S PLUS WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:27 The Reason for the Merge
10:07 The Values PoS Preserves
13:45 Blockbuilding Explained
16:35 Mining Pools & Incentive Categories
30:25 Why Decentralizing Power Matters
33:40 The Future State of Ethereum
39:21 The Post-Merge World Roles Explained
45:25 MEV Searchers vs. Blockbuilders vs. Stakers/Validators
55:45 PBS & MEV Boost & Who Are the Blockbuilders
1:03:50 Economic Rewards for Blockbuilders
1:17:19 Ethereum Will Eventually Pay Users?
1:19:40 Can Ethereum Stay Decentralized?
1:26:22 ETH The Asset
1:31:39 Where MEV Exists
1:35:16 How Blocknative Fits into All of This
1:37:30 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Matt Cutler
https://twitter.com/mcutler 

Blocknative
https://twitter.com/blocknative 

End Game with Vitalik
https://youtu.be/b1m_PTVxD-s 

Ultra Scalable Ethereum
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/ultra-scalable-ethereum 

The Guide to the Ethereum Roadmap with Jon
https://youtu.be/xuLyZaty9iI 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jun 27, 2022
ROLLUP: 3AC Further Contagion | dYdX Leaves Ethereum | Huge Uniswap Acquisition
01:26:12

4th Friday of June, 2022

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📣 NOTIONAL | Real DeFi Yield
https://bankless.cc/Notional 

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BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS:

⚖️ ARBITRUM | SCALED ETHEREUM
https://bankless.cc/Arbitrum 

❎ ACROSS | BRIDGE TO LAYER 2
https://bankless.cc/Across 

🏦 ROCKET POOL | STAKE YOUR ETH
https://bankless.cc/RocketPool 

👻 AAVE V3 | LEND & BORROW CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/aave 

⚡️ LIDO | LIQUID ETH STAKING
https://bankless.cc/lido 

🔐 LEDGER | NANO S PLUS WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Ledger 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
1:25 Markets
1:30 BTC Price
2:20 ETH Price
3:45 ETH BTC Ratio
4:40 Crypto Market Cap
ETH Gas Markets
https://dune.xyz/hildobby/Gas 
6:00 BTC Fell
https://twitter.com/DocumentingBTC/status/1538191897977569281 
7:00 GPU Markets getting flooded!
https://twitter.com/hms1193/status/1539172196983230464 

11:33 Voyager
https://twitter.com/tier10k/status/1539578302289117185 
https://twitter.com/investvoyager/status/1537919249594732544 
18:30 BlockFi Raise Troubles
https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1537869616499896320 
https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac/status/1539216594383028224 
https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1537869616499896320 
3AC Contagion Backstopped by FTX

19:57 dYdX V4 on Cosmos
https://dydx.exchange/blog/dydx-chain 
26:20 Tweets from Antonio
https://twitter.com/AntonioMJuliano/status/1462455087826030597 
https://twitter.com/AntonioMJuliano/status/1462455083719823363 
28:16 Polynya Take
https://twitter.com/epolynya/thread/1539615550271156225 

32:30 Uniswap Acquires Genie!
https://twitter.com/Uniswap/status/1539306956002820096 
https://uniswap.org/blog/genie 
34:14 ICYMI
https://youtu.be/9fqJzS08pPc 

36:20 NEWS
36:47 Arbitrum Odyssey Campaign
https://twitter.com/arbitrum/thread/1537942315871793154 
https://twitter.com/arbitrum/status/1537942325577428993 
40:05 William Peaster Article
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/arbitrum-odyssey-begins-
40:23 DeFi Down Bad
Controversial Solend proposal
https://realms.today/dao/7sf3tcWm58vhtkJMwuw2P3T6UBX7UE5VKxPMnXJUZ1Hn/proposal/HuaL6cDtuNtfnJgvwMnYiZDHVCoLAuDtVFgJD8kYChJ4 
https://twitter.com/FatManTerra/thread/1538448035885240321 
44:45 Bancor Pulled the Plug on IL Protection
https://blog.bancor.network/market-conditions-update-june-19-2022-e5b857b39336?gi=b4ee96b34923 
46:01 Spicy Hasu Take
​​https://twitter.com/hasufl/thread/1538774433359441920   
49:49 Merge Watch
https://twitter.com/nethermindeth/status/1538830020491333635 
51:00 New Lido Validators
https://twitter.com/LidoFinance/status/1539322089794043904 
51:45 Swell Testnet
https://twitter.com/swellnetworkio/status/1539506486199480320 

54:33 NFTs
54:34 Cryptopunks!
Christie’s Web3 Expert Leaves Auction House to Run CryptoPunks for Yuga Labs
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/19/christies-web3-expert-leaves-auction-house-to-run-cryptopunks-for-yuga-labs/ 
https://twitter.com/NonFungibleNoah/thread/1538584141419143168 
https://twitter.com/nansen_intern/status/1538602437510152196 
57:16 Pharrell as Chief Brand Officer of Doodles
https://decrypt.co/103503/doodles-nfts-announces-pharrell-as-chief-brand-officer-fundraise-led-by-alexis-ohanian 
57:35 TIME <> Sandbox Partnership
https://twitter.com/CryptoGucci/status/1539360336620437504 

1:00:20 MISC
1:01:00 Elon Musk accused of Dogecoin Ponzi
https://www.theblock.co/post/152538/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-accused-of-dogecoin-ponzi-scheme-in-new-class-action-lawsuit 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1537513636071100417 

1:02:10 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

1:04:10 RELEASES
1:04:13 Immutable X $500m Developer & Venture Fund
https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1537768342739890176 
1:05:00 Tether releases British Pound Stablecoin
https://www.theblock.co/post/153447/tether-british-pound-stablecoin-gbpt 

1:06:30 RAISES
1:06:33 Ex-Sushi CTO Raises $8M for NFT Lending Platform Astaria
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/20/ex-sushi-cto-raises-8m-for-nft-lending-platform-astaria/ 
1:08:28 Magic Eden raises $130M
https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/21/magic-eden-raises-130m-hitting-unicorn-status-at-1-6b-valuation/ 

1:11:15 Community Questions
https://twitter.com/WEBthe3rd/status/1539668101390045184 

1:16:00 TAKES
1:16:01 Digital Tattoos
https://twitter.com/Smooch_Axie/status/1537536182309081095 
1:17:49 DeFi Legos vs CeFi Dominoes
https://twitter.com/AnnaRRose/status/1537809640607649795 
1:18:40 Coinbase Dicking Around
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1537474024351051776 

1:20:49 What Anthony’s Bullish On
https://thedailygwei.substack.com/ 
https://www.youtube.com/c/TheDailyGwei/videos 
1:23:00 What David’s Bullish On
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1539663872331620352 

1:24:10 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/CryptoKaleo/status/1537574446998949888 

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https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Jun 24, 2022
124 - Is Mark Cuban Buying the Bear?
52:06

Mark Cuban of ABC’s Shark Tank, owner of the Mavs, and seasoned entrepreneur and investor joins us for Round Two of Bankless.

Hear what Mark’s been up to since his first Bankless appearance, how he explains crypto to noobs (hint: he doesn’t), what he envisions next for crypto, how long he believes the bear will last and so much more!

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0:00 Intro
4:50 What Mark’s Been Up To?
6:20 2017 vs. 2022 Cycle Differences
7:10 Mark’s Crypto Interest Development
16:56 How to Explain Crypto to Noobs
20:21 Macro Components to the Bear
26:10 ETH vs. BTC
30:37 Payments
32:51 What’s Next For Crypto?
34:20 How Long Will the Bear Last?
38:50 Where Mark’s the Most Optimistic
45:50 ReFi, Positivity, & Advice

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Resources:

Mark Cuban
https://twitter.com/mcuban 

1st Appearance on Bankless
https://youtu.be/l3ptz8qvZcg 

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Jun 22, 2022
Hayden Adams on Uniswap's Announcement?! | State of the Nation
51:57

Just in time for NFT NYC, Hayden Adams comes to Bankless to reveal some secret announcement!

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5:15 Feelings Check-In
11:30 Uniswap Labs vs. Uniswap Protocol
23:47 Huge Uniswap Announcement
31:34 NFTs & Uniswap
36:15 Uniswap Airdrop?!
41:06 Is Genie Pivoting?
43:54 The Future of Uniswap Labs
50:18 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Hayden on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/haydenzadams 

Announcement:
https://uniswap.org/blog/genie 

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Jun 22, 2022
Monolithic to Modular DAOs with Julz Rosenberg | Layer Zero
01:04:04

How do DAOs go from monolithic to modular? Julia aka Julz Rosenburg has the answer. Julz is the Co-Founder of Orca Protocol, a project trying to uncomplicate coordination by mirroring human coordination. How? One word: Pods!

In their current state, most DAOs have coordination and hierarchical problems. However, with the help of Julz and the Orca Protocol team, this won’t always be the case.

Why are pods essential for the future of DAOs and work? What obstacles stand in the way to achieve this future? Why aren’t you pod-pilled yet? Answers to these questions and so much more in the episode.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:31 What Julz is Here To Do
9:07 History & Summary of Governance
14:48 Trustware vs. Socialware
20:43 Innovation on the Trustware Layer
22:16 Orca Protocol
25:10 Why Pods Matter
30:30 DAO Governance Critiques
36:07 The U.S. Governance System
39:10 The Future of Work
43:34 Monolithic to Modular DAOs
48:05 DAO Metaphors
50:42 How to Get Culture to Scale Exponentially
56:03 Pod Coordination
57:40 DAO Governance Optimism
59:28 Julz’s Advice & Resources for DAOs
1:01:18 Orca’s Product & Capturing Resources

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Resources:

Julz on Twitter
https://twitter.com/JulzRoze 

Orca Protocol
https://www.orcaprotocol.org/ 
https://twitter.com/OrcaProtocol 

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Jun 21, 2022
123 - Investing in the Chainsmokers | Drew Taggart & Alex Pall
01:23:38

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/123-the-chainsmokers-debrief 

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Drew Taggart and Alex Pall make up The Chainsmokers, one of the most popular electronic music groups in the world. Music isn’t their only passion, though. In their latest album, “So Far So Good,” they experimented with music NFTs via the Royal platform.

As some of the most successful creators and also investors, Drew and Alex are reshaping what it means to be a creator. With community at the forefront, The Chainsmokers are a duo that you should be paying closer attention to.

How did The Chainsmokers come to be so successful? What are their plans for the future of their crypto trajectory and community? Answers to these questions and so much more in the interview!

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4:28 How the Chainsmokers Came to Be
16:05 Developing a Business Mindset
25:32 Alex & Drew’s Chemistry
34:42 Jumping into Investing
38:24 The Mantis Thesis
44:08 Investing, Music, & Product Market Fit
46:50 The Chainsmokers Investing Stigma
53:08 Activist Investing
1:01:14 The Chainsmoker’s Entrance into Web3
1:09:20 The Chainsmoker’s Mint with Royal
1:19:02 What Happens Next?
1:25:08 Alex & Drew’s Crypto Portfolio
1:27:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

The Chainsmokers
https://thechainsmokers.com/ 

Mantis VC
https://www.mantisvc.com/ 

The New Chainsmokers Album
https://open.spotify.com/album/1CxCEPIZbaE28qUDW4wN0t 

Royal
https://royal.io/ 

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Jun 20, 2022
ROLLUP: Crypto Crash | Celsius Insolvent? | 3AC Su Zhu | Interest Rate Hike | Jack Dorsey Web5
01:50:56

3rd Week of June, 2022

 

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Topics Covered:

 

0:00 Intro

3:00 Markets

3:30 BTC Price

4:10 ETH Price

5:35 ETH BTC Ratio

6:35 Crypto Market Cap

https://imgur.com/Khft6ly

10:04 ETH Gas Markets

https://dune.xyz/hildobby/Gas

11:40 Capital D Depression?

15:40 The 5 Stages of Grief

 

23:06 The Fed

25:10 Inflation

https://twitter.com/srust99/status/1535311767051685891?s=21&t=uylJWSACuCRyhn4c3X_4Pw

27:40 Raising Rates

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/15/fed-hikes-its-benchmark-interest-rate-by-three-quarters-of-a-point-the-biggest-increase-since-1994.html

31:15 Era of Low Rates

https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1537291975874883585?s=20&t=L-NPx2mHtEVnbQo7zXX9PQ

32:50 It’s a Gift

https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1537158104114249729?s=21&t=dDY8P_LAR1_l4i7kHtYHsg

34:15 Forced Sellers

https://twitter.com/spencernoon/status/1537118361741574146?s=20&t=rFijGueucmaFaUe8vAbFYw

 

36:30 Celsius Insolvent

https://twitter.com/celsiusnetwork/status/1536169010877739009?s=21&t=jPTE4Q71OVuWgL63RjqckQ

38:36 Explaining Celsius

https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/state-of-the-network-issue-159?s=r

44:47 Fake DeFi

https://twitter.com/jonwu_/status/1536476104986267648?s=20&t=Vq6402VVpR6g6H27i7Xz4A

 

53:21 Three Arrows Capital

https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/1536993553301266434?s=21&t=BUJLJpC8IiMIFpvOmBVjKg

54:40 3AC Thread

https://twitter.com/Danny8BC/thread/1537224378554806272

57:48 Su Zhu Speaks

https://twitter.com/zhusu/status/1536876343815983104?s=20&t=HHew8akRu1alggguMYy9NQ

1:00:10 Robert Leshner Take

https://twitter.com/rleshner/status/1536928363276812289?s=20&t=CwUW9f9evuUGwa5jRU8XXg

1:00:57 Controversial Meme

https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1536905741763846144?s=20&t=BRC7aGq6m6LGboJZq_OwKg

1:02:15 Not the End

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1537028975918125057?s=20&t=T-ZfuPh-m06xSIGoR1Xk4Q

 

1:03:05 Layoffs

https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1536682940347785216?s=20&t=34AeABxOaZm6K4-kgFBJaQ

Binance Hiring: https://twitter.com/cz_binance/status/1537013824666095617?s=20&t=L-NPx2mHtEVnbQo7zXX9PQ

 

1:05:30 Jobs

https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

 

1:08:00 NEWS

1:09:30 Optimism Exploit Returned

https://thedefiant.io/stolen-op-returned/

1:11:05 Difficulty Bomb Delay

https://decrypt.co/102703/ethereum-core-devs-delay-crucial-difficulty-bomb-for-two-months

1:13:30 NYSE Prez to Uniswap

https://twitter.com/Uniswap/status/1537081901839695872?s=20&t=2jKMZplOlLuYaxMvDnp6Lg

 

1:15:08 NFTs

https://thedefiant.io/nft-roundup-goblintown/

 

1:18:30 Jack Dorsey’s Web5

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/151407/jack-dorseys-bitcoin-venture-tbd-unveils-proposal-for-decentralized-web-platform

1:22:25 Throwing Shade

https://twitter.com/pmarca/status/1535375413630840832?s=20&t=Q-9W07htZY811X3QGj6Utw

1:24:18 Coin Center Sues IRS

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/151515/coin-center-sues-treasury-and-irs-claims-tax-reporting-rule-unconstitutional

1:25:40 Circle Euro Coin

https://twitter.com/jerallaire/thread/1537421727625580545

 

1:26:20 RELEASES

Lens Share: https://twitter.com/apoorvlathey/status/1536428243280007168?s=20&t=KPGASdjLzPuL6mrl8WoddA

Hop Claim: https://twitter.com/HopProtocol/thread/1534963591698427909

Seaport: https://twitter.com/opensea/thread/1536756396158599168

 

1:30:00 Community Questions

1:30:30 stETH Lido

https://twitter.com/KristinaKlaudy1/status/1537425505095385089?s=20&t=9J79BYVgOjRrdzG-u4-vOg

1:34:35 ETH Price

https://twitter.com/dragondad123/status/1537424723063189505?s=20&t=9J79BYVgOjRrdzG-u4-vOg

 

1:37:00 TAKES

1:37:20 Government Names

https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1535211774697414660?s=20&t=ggAxpBT3HGy2Kyd0GGws2A

1:39:20 DeFi Takes

https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1537111461729902602?s=20&t=Um_PxwyiA4JfqLnUObMuhw

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1536179744638701570?s=20&t=6MVEsJtRhj-LxWS50gvz2A

https://twitter.com/mhonkasalo/status/1536837789345521664?s=20&t=GS6fjA8AGrPT7IASGpmFYg

 

1:42:18 What David’s Bullish On

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/8-projects-im-bullish-on-this-bear

1:45:40 What Ryan’s Bullish On

https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1537036424507432960?s=21&t=BUJLJpC8IiMIFpvOmBVjKg

 

1:48:10 MEMEs of the Week

https://twitter.com/chrisjbakke/status/1536387971145867264?s=21&t=bY_7p77hrpQbvSu0Rko-IA

Transitory

https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/vapx46/is_that_inflation/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf

 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:

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Jun 17, 2022
How Bad will Inflation Get? | Jim Bianco
01:18:54

Tell us the truth, Jim. Are we doomed?

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5:30 Why is Inflation Breaking Everything?
9:55 Indicators
12:36 Is inflation a big deal?
16:51 Destroying Wealth
21:13 Bond Markets
27:45 Bonds and Interest Rates
31:51 Volatile Commodities
34:35 Oil
38:45 Reducing Spending
46:00 The Global Markets
54:30 The Meta Black Swan Event
1:00:20 Bankrupting Sovereigns
1:07:45 The Great Reorganization
1:12:00 What Happens Next?
1:15:40 Closing

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Resources:

Jim Bianco:
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch?s=20&t=tFtQalkxjU6PAptGxFkfaQ 

Tweets from the Episode:
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1536183102506139648?s=20&t=BC9X_HA07wKzkMkPMt4yIQ 
https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2022/04/23/does-high-inflation-matter 
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1536204256801349635?s=20&t=nQxIOLDkCDCR8q_6--wwpw 
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1536713031849213956?s=20&t=pia3hx_qRgKaxNl0G-LyuA 
https://twitter.com/LukeGromen/status/1534990729042444301?s=20&t=N11OFoW-n62j2CrzrYUiBw 
https://twitter.com/robustus/status/1535645524556230656?s=20&t=oMjZY63pCEofa4VDbWjaaQ 

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Jun 15, 2022
🚨EMERGENCY BEAR MARKET EPISODE: What to do if you're scared
01:12:33

Livestreamed Tuesday June 14th @ 10am EST

Ryan and David cover some of the current news in the market, and discuss bear market emotions.

If you need a shoulder to lean on, we gotchu fam.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:50 How David Feels About the Bear
7:15 How Ryan Feels About the Bear
12:15 1st Time Cyclers
20:39 Veteran Cyclers
23:23 What Happened with Prices
30:50 Where's the Bottom?
37:40 What's Driving the Bear Market?
51:32 The Bull Case for Recovery
1:01:56 Conviction, When & How Much to Buy
1:05:04 Concluding Advice
1:10:53 Closing & Disclaimers

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Jun 14, 2022
Luke Burgis | Layer Zero
01:04:22

Humans are mimetic creatures that crave their respective desires. But how do these desires work when paired with crypto? Luke Burgis explains. Luke is the author of, “Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.”

Mimetic desire is a part of everything. After this interview, you’ll start to see it everywhere. Where does the apex of mimetic desire lead? Is it good or bad for society? How did learning about mimetic desire impact Luke’s life? Hear the answers to these questions and much more in the episode.

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0:00 Intro
3:43 Luke’s Background
7:40 Crypto & Mimetic Desire
15:40 The Leverage Component
20:32 Manias and Mimesis
24:50 Defining Mimetic Desire
31:13 Eyes
37:16 Trajectory of Mimetic Desire
46:47 Consequences of Mimetic Desire
55:55 How Luke Has Personally Changed
1:00:20 Desires
1:08:00 Good or Bad For Society?

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Resources:

Luke Burgis on Twitter
https://twitter.com/lukeburgis 

Luke Burgis’s Website
https://lukeburgis.com/ 

Wanting by Luke
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250262488/ 

Luke’s First Bankless Appearance
https://youtu.be/5cln_TL-bGI 

Manias and Mimesis Essay
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3469465 

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Jun 14, 2022
122 - Crypto's Bull Shark | Kevin O'Leary (Mr. Wonderful)
43:32

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode

https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/122-kevin 

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Kevin O’Leary of ABC’s Shark Tank and renowned investor joins us on Bankless to share how he was crypto-pilled.

Just a few years ago, Mr. Wonderful was a crypto bear shark. Fast forward to today, he has investments in over 32 cryptocurrencies and projects. He’s even evangelizing crypto in Washington and all over the world!

What clicked for him? What’s holding the industry back? How is he thinking about the future of the space? Answers to these questions and so much more in the interview!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:27 Mr. Wonderful in Washington
9:13 Will the Government Get it Right?
12:31 Convincing the Skeptics
18:44 Kevin’s Crypto Portfolio
25:15 The Bull Shark on the Bear Market
28:06 Legislation Obstacles
30:40 Advice For New Crypto Users
35:13 Kevin O’Leary’s Crypto Brand
37:48 What Happens Next?
42:12 WonderFi
44:11 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Kevin O’Leary
https://twitter.com/kevinolearytv 

WonderFi
https://www.wonder.fi/ 

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Jun 13, 2022
Voltz Protocol | ALPHA LEAK with Simon Jones
55:41

Voltz Protocol is “a novel defi primitive, powering leveraged interest rate swaps. The first ever synthetic interest rate swap AMM, Voltz AMM utilizes concentrated liquidity, creating a market that’s c.3000x more capital efficient.”

With close ties to Uniswap’s V3 model, Voltz aims to disrupt the interest rate swap market, which currently accounts for over $1 Quadrillion (four commas!)

CEO & Co-founder Simon Jones joins this Alpha Leak to discuss the mechanics, roadmap, and token(?) for this exciting New DeFi primitive.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Voltz Protocol
11:15 Interest Swap Markets
16:00 From Chaos to Order
18:45 Leveraged Interest
23:57 How Voltz Works
29:40 Voltz and Uniswap
34:30 Speedrunning Markets
39:22 Voltz Roadmap
43:04 The Magnitude of Yield
46:25 Liquidity Providing
50:08 Voltz Token?
52:07 Get Involved

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Resources:

Simon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0xSimonJones?s=20&t=LfUW7pisIXvB6IXanyaWsQ 

Voltz Protocol:
https://www.voltz.xyz/ 

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Jun 12, 2022
ROLLUP: Crypto Bill | OP Wintermute | Illuvium Land Sale | PayPal Crypto | ApeCoin Ethereum
01:50:30

1st Full Week of June, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

3:40 MARKETS
4:05 BTC Price
5:25 ETH Price & Ratio
8:15 Total Crypto Market Cap 
8:35 Fed Watch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzGMSKbqjco 
12:55 S&P Trading Range
https://twitter.com/NorthmanTrader/status/1534895680417841156?s=20&t=ph6CaCM3VmI-aktXIK1YuQ 
14:10 Historic Downtrends
https://twitter.com/NorthmanTrader/status/1534895680417841156?s=20&t=ph6CaCM3VmI-aktXIK1YuQ 
17:09 Is the Bottom In?
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1534214035775930369?s=20&t=PgOB_giLsY0ruzmCjNf2Xg 
18:52 Arthur Hayes
https://entrepreneurshandbook.co/shut-it-down-15d230b28089 
22:24 Bottom Checklist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIyxIYd8AzY 
26:25 State of the Bear
https://twitter.com/mrjasonchoi/status/1533157547204833280?s=20&t=MouipAFckt5tBzWVlAsX_Q 
31:00 Market Meme
https://twitter.com/JadedCapital/status/1534159961260892163?s=20&t=cHUeFE6WQj53jmQUiwSajg 
32:40 Burning ETH
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1533758315267665920?s=20&t=Zov7f0A-pR8auAhF3liUlw 

37:00 The Ropsten Merge!
https://twitter.com/lightclients/status/1534568543198527491?s=20&t=JSYI9AFcKSfwqgwAk-xJSg 
39:40 Dress Rehearsal
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1534701665772773376?s=20&t=BW4kTDm3LEofxUeCqiVM3Q 
40:35 Great Success!
https://twitter.com/dannyryan/status/1534928763057631232 
42:25 Merge Odds
https://twitter.com/PolymarketHQ/status/1534573695741612032?s=20&t=UDosiK6ra7MFZTLGYH05MQ 
43:26 Timelines
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/ethereum-merge-updates-tim-beiko 
46:07 Electricity
https://twitter.com/drakefjustin/status/1534857446203834368?s=21&t=NUEmAxr8h0x_3KPC-wgIKQ 

48:42 20m OP Wintermute Fumble
https://plaid-cement-e44.notion.site/A-Message-to-the-Community-from-the-Optimism-Foundation-f49b913bb0974d8a854a8bdd409a9dd6 
51:50 Kain’s Takes
https://twitter.com/kaiynne/status/1534653450692497408?s=20&t=eYPpC7L9k3u4VrJ4tQQ8hQ 

53:15 The Crypto Bill
https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/news/press/release/-lummis-gillibrand-introduce-landmark-legislation-to-create-regulatory-framework-for-digital-assets 

1:00:00 NEWS
1:02:30 PayPal External Transfers
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/status/1534198854077251585 
1:04:40 Bored Ape Ethereum
https://forum.apecoin.com/t/aip-41-keep-apecoin-within-the-ethereum-ecosystem-process/5664 
1:05:50 Illuvium Land Sale
https://twitter.com/illuviumio/status/1533458697514536960?s=21&t=6m-JweSHFrwIbq6ryn6FmA 
1:06:52 Diablo Immortal
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1533488085585076226? s=20&t=Q133IOgqCIng0FNECL_y8g
1:10:35 Budweiser and Digital Horses
https://twitter.com/budweiserusa/status/1533826563287957506 
1:11:56 Nickelodeon NFTs
https://twitter.com/nickelodeon_nft/status/1534890874747994112?s=20&t=uDZxZLg7PPW40z_MyN-y5A 
1:13:00 New York Mining Ban
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/03/heres-whats-in-new-yorks-new-bitcoin-mining-ban-.html 
1:15:28 Raises 
BlockFi: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/150377/blockfi-is-raising-a-down-round-at-1-billion-valuation-sources 
Euler: https://twitter.com/eulerfinance/status/1534163279349592064?s=21&t=iGfmuGsBnlCD3sGh_o5vrA 
1:16:35 Bankless Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 
1:17:36 Greyscale
https://twitter.com/jchervinsky/status/1534279351402958849?s=20&t=DQ1mOHKUeLpHXcNyNCelNQ 
1:20:15 Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jay-z-jack-dorsey-launch-financial-literacy-school-at-brooklyn-project-1364919/ 
1:21:26 Chipotle
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/02/chipotle-now-accepting-cryptocurrency-payments-at-us-locations 

1:24:00 Questions from the Nation
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1534626663354482690?s=20&t=uJAnalv_CuWnvqfMyAxHlg 
1:25:18 Tech Skills
https://twitter.com/willitsmckinley/status/1534628582206672902?s=20&t=a_fuu65MkZe07cR2MJby5g 
1:27:08 OP Token Value
https://twitter.com/RickLatona/status/1534676772587024384?s=20&t=a_fuu65MkZe07cR2MJby5g 
1:31:08 ETH Bullishness
https://twitter.com/n1x_it/status/1534627825281601536?s=20&t=a_fuu65MkZe07cR2MJby5g 

1:35:00 TAKES
1:35:15 The Citizen House
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1532533086352576512?s=20&t=iVP94Kh6xj5s_hQw4R_aWw 
1:37:00 Analogy Resistant
https://twitter.com/jbrukh/status/1534140205334245376?s=20&t=NCZuooaqIpJCQaIrCoxJ5w 
1:38:00 Medium not the Message
https://twitter.com/ourzora/status/1534582905674076161?s=21&t=UAEzTgQHSrmu_xBnmAdNQg 
1:39:03 Crypto Equality
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1534251962362998785?s=20&t=uJAnalv_CuWnvqfMyAxHlg 

1:43:25 What David’s Bullish On
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/ 
1:46:30 What Ryan’s Bullish On

1:49:00 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/0xfoobar/status/1533533574397304832?s=21&t=PXZ4pEod6NJXY6-wuiRJbA 

1:50:00 Moment of ZEN
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1534268751394197504?s=20&t=uJAnalv_CuWnvqfMyAxHlg 

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Jun 10, 2022
Ethereum Merge Updates! | Tim Beiko
01:06:00

Tim Beiko of the Ethereum Foundation is here to update us on the merge. 

What steps are left? What obstacles do we need to overcome?
Are we merging in August like Justin Drake said? Or later?

Also, there are a lot of misconceptions about the merge! We’re gonna clear them up. 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:00 The State of the Merge
12:15 Testnets
15:30 Ropsten Merge
21:13  Client Diversity
24:45 Dress Rehearsals
29:45 Knowing When to Ship
34:00 The Timeline
39:30  Approaching the Merge
47:58 Wen Merge? How Merge?
53:12 Top 5 Misconceptions
1:01:22 Closing Remarks

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Resources:

Tim Beiko on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TimBeiko?s=20&t=CI2Ox4OKbi1sqcRH98qVtg

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Jun 09, 2022
Soulbound: On or off Chain? | Vitalik Buterin and Evin McMullen
01:07:52

A fascinating intellectual debate is emerging in the world of decentralized identity. Today, Vitalik represents Soulbound NFTs, while Disco’s Evin McMullen takes the side of VCs (verifiable credentials).

From your credit history to your college degree, what is it that defines you?
What does decentralized, trustless, digital identity look like?

After listening to these two gigabrains hash it out, we’re convinced that the real winner of this debate… is humanity.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:30 Setting the Stage
7:50 Chains and Identities
11:46 Governance
15:14 The Data Backpack
21:22 Non-transferability
27:52 Token Externalities
34:32 Soulbound Privacy
41:30 Proving Negatives
46:20 Inclusion & Neutrality
50:19 The Disco Pill
56:05 All Directions at Once
1:02:36 A Case Study
1:07:49 Zooming Out
1:12:50 Closing

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Resources:

Evin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/provenauthority?s=20&t=Y6vQEWWHoUCqnF-wAm81qg 
Vitalik on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin?s=20&t=Y6vQEWWHoUCqnF-wAm81qg 
Disco:
https://www.disco.xyz/ 
Soulbound
https://vitalik.ca/general/2022/01/26/soulbound.html 

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Jun 08, 2022
Superphiz | Layer Zero
01:31:42

Superphiz, above all, is a community member. Phiz rallies the troops across the Rocket Pool and r/EthFinance communities, and is passionate about ETH staking.

Self-describing as the beacon chain community health consultant, Phiz is on a holy mission to promote crypto values.

Phiz is a perfect example of a grassroots individual making a huge impact without a technical background. It’s all Layer Zero, and it always has been.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:30 Peak Phiz Performance
6:34 Decentralized Background
10:41 Ethereum vs Moloch
16:34What’s at Stake?
20:44 We are Layer Zero
24:08 Changing the Culture
28:38 Can We Solve This Problem?
33:30 Using Incentives
43:53 Governance and Values
47:23 The Centralization Limit
55:30 Responsibility Games
59:39 Psychology & Politics
1:03:00 The Role of Bankless
1:08:24 A Unique Position
1:14:14 Bullish
1:18:50 Predicting the Cycles
1:21:00 Talking Shop
1:24:50 A Community Member
1:27:27 Phiz’s Priorities
1:28:31 Closing Remarks

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Resources:

Phiz on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/superphiz?s=20&t=wTrV-ik6VJMUfUFGZixC5A 

Rocket Pool:
https://rocketpool.net/ 

r/ethfinance:
https://www.reddit.com/r/ethfinance/ 

Project Sunshine:
https://ethsunshine.com/ 

Episode with Hal Press:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/betting-the-fund-on-the-merge-hal?s=w#details 

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Jun 07, 2022
121 - The Bear Market Gift | Vance Spencer
01:42:46

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/121-debrief

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Vance Spencer of Framework Ventures returns to Bankless to walk us through a tremendous opportunity—the Crypto Bear Market of 2022.

With a steadfast thesis and a sober approach, Vance is bullish on Layer 2 ecosystems and GameFi. And of course, all roads lead to Ethereum. Crypto is a “coiled spring on a path to hypergrowth.”

Bear Markets are where legends are born. How will you take advantage of the opportunity of a lifetime?

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:00 Vance Returns
7:39 Where Crypto Needs to Be
16:44 Bull Market Lessons
21:38 Alt L1 Blockchains
26:40 The Layer 2 Rotation
32:13 The Future of ETH Killers
41:07 The Future of Layer 2’s
47:30 Optimism vs Arbitrum
49:35 The Ethereum Market
58:30 ETH is Money
1:02:18 Veblen Moneygoods
1:07:19 Who Buys ETH?
1:10:15 Bull Market Timelines
1:16:05 The Future of Tokens
1:21:30 DeFi’s Make or Break
1:28:25 Winners will emerge
1:32:15 The GameFi Rabbit Hole
1:37:18 Lessons from Axie 
1:43:15 Metaverse Money
1:47:45 The Bear Market Gift
1:50:30 Closing & Disclaimers 

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Resources:

Vance on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/pythianism?s=20&t=z7tmj0LJ3O71UyWH9xlFqQ 

Vance’s Tweets
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1528501361452584960?s=20&t=IDHtibGbBEp1t1lnsMyrIg 
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1531719941853892609?s=20&t=OyT_N9CEGQ8-dWs1MVapcQ 
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1526968297794723840?s=20&t=ndBaWVS2JCaliYyt24jViA 

Rune Christensen’s Endgame
https://forum.makerdao.com/t/the-endgame-plan-parts-1-2/15456 
Crypto Fees
https://cryptofees.info/ 
Betting the Fund on the Merge
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/betting-the-fund-on-the-merge-hal?s=w#details 
Bull Case For DeFi
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/the-bull-case-for-defi-vance-spencer?s=w 
Bull Case For DeFi II
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-defi-verticals-vance-spencer?s=w 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Jun 06, 2022
ROLLUP: OpenSea Arrest | Optimism OP Airdrop | Kanye West NFTs | OpenSea Arrest | Solana Halted | ETH 2.0 Merge | Velodrome
01:40:43

Last Week of May, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:45 MARKETS
5:08 BTC Price
5:45 ETH Price
7:15 FTX Surpasses Coinbase
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/149654/ftx-surpassed-coinbase-as-second-biggest-centralized-crypto-exchange-in-may
9:19 Gemini Layoffs
https://decrypt.co/101881/gemini-lays-off-10-staff-prepare-crypto-winter

11:00 NEWS

12:00 Optimism ($OP) Drop
https://app.optimism.io/airdrop/check
16:11 OP Price
https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/optimism
18:04 Recapping the Airdrop
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/thread/1532110295421829123
22:45 Burning
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1531915789103599616
25:10 Fee Revenue
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1531814581932158977
26:58 Coinbase Supports $OP
https://twitter.com/coinbaseassets/status/1531754747321262080
27:35 Controversial Governance
https://gov.optimism.io/t/users-who-sold-the-initial-op-airdrop-should-become-ineligible-for-all-future-airdrops/2143
30:34 Cobie’s Response
https://gov.optimism.io/t/extended-ineligibility-for-future-airdrops/2249

34:14 Velodrome Airdrop
https://stakingbits.medium.com/velodrome-finance-velo-airdrop-is-live-heres-how-to-claim-43e65c5c18f2
 
37:05 L2 Fees
https://l2fees.info/l1-fees

39:32 OpenSea Front-Runner Facing Charges
https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-employee-nft-marketplace-charged-first-ever-digital-asset-insider-trading-scheme
45:08 Front-Running
https://twitter.com/Dogetoshi/status/1532052263375708162

49:20 ETH 2.0 Merge
https://blog.ethereum.org/2022/05/30/ropsten-merge-announcement/

52:08 Pooly NFT
https://blockworks.co/pooltogether-flocks-to-nfts-to-raise-legal-defense-funds/

53:50 Kanye West Yeezus
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/149745/kanye-wests-yeezus-files-for-nft-trademarks

55:35 Risks of Liquid Staking
https://twitter.com/dannyryan/status/1531383030786314240

1:00:00 Battle for the Apes
Avalanche: https://forum.apecoin.com/t/aip-idea-otherside-as-an-avalanche-subnet/6369
Immutable X: https://twitter.com/NorthRockLP/status/1530491299727556609
1:03:25 AVAX vs Immutable X
https://twitter.com/NorthRockLP/status/1530491299727556609

1:03:51 Solana Down Again
https://twitter.com/solanastatus/status/1532043450107015168?s=21&t=OD7ahgCknAnOgQClUhELIQ

1:05:44 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

1:07:30 RELEASES
1:07:45 Bankless DAO Tax Guide
https://twitter.com/TaxDroid/status/1532036819189129218
1:09:10 Zerion Mobile Wallet
https://zerion.io/blog/announcing-the-zerion-smart-wallet/
1:10:40 Voltz Protocol
https://twitter.com/voltz_xyz/status/1532029218518876161
1:12:52 DeFi Saver L2
https://twitter.com/DeFiSaver/status/1531299975661068288
1:13:50 Immutable IMX Staking
https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1531081329865269248?s=20&t=kCTh4dBgrmptze-ut3gS3Q
1:14:30 Lummis Crypto Bill
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/149186/heres-a-full-draft-of-senator-cynthia-lummis-landmark-crypto-bill
1:16:18 Binance $500m Raise
https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/01/binance-labs-closes-500m-fund-to-focus-on-web3-and-blockchain-adoption/
1:18:00 Blockspace Demand
https://twitter.com/frogmonkee/status/1532092154037907457
1:22:50 New Use Cases
https://twitter.com/cryptoversidad/status/1532099747783159808?s=20&t=KcDR2bM8-9ajrtWT4AOaWg

1:26:30 TAKES
1:27:08 Understanding the Merge
https://twitter.com/0xfoobar/status/1531710201639882756?s=20&t=YP7GlgRatNiU0azz-leO4g
1:28:26 DAO Human Trilemme
https://twitter.com/owocki/status/1531728875335524352
1:32:50 EVM
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1532198738927579137

1:33:30 What David’s Bullish On
1:36:00 What Ryan’s Bullish On

1:38:10 MEME of the Week
https://imgur.com/4KCMNLA

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Jun 03, 2022
Guide to the Ethereum Roadmap | Jon Charbonneau of Delphi Digital
01:12:28

Jon Charbonneau, Research Analyst at Delphi Digital joins David to talk about his recent essay titled, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ethereum."

Proposer / Builder Separation (PBS)
Danksharding and ProtoDanksharding (DS + PDS)
Data Availability Sampling (DAS)

What the absolute HELL are these things? What do they mean for Ethereum? What's the common theme behind all of them? And what do they mean for ETH?

All of these questions answered and so much more in the livestream.

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
6:00 The Vibe of the Ethereum Roadmap
8:50 The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ethereum
17:06 The End State of Ethereum
23:05 Data Availability Sampling
34:49 Proto to Full Danksharding
48:15 Proposer Builder Separation
54:01 Checks & Balances
56:10 Incentives in Being a Builder
1:01:50 Centralization
1:03:50 Comparing Ethereum’s Scaling Strategies
1:05:54 Value Capture
1:07:20 How Jon Understands Everything

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Resources:

Jon Charbonneau
https://twitter.com/jon_charb 

Delphi Digital
https://delphidigital.io/ 

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Ethereum
https://members.delphidigital.io/reports/the-hitchhikers-guide-to-ethereum 

Valuing Layer 1s - Memes, Money, or More?
https://members.delphidigital.io/reports/valuing-layer-1s-memes-money-or-more 

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Jun 01, 2022
The Alfalfa Podcast | Layer Zero
01:47:31

The Alfalfa Podcast—comprised of Arman Assadi, Nick Urbani, Stephen Cesaro, and Eric Johanson—is the shared mindspace of “four radically moderate internet and finance entrepreneurs.”

The Alfalfa bros wash down mezcal with hot takes about crypto, the macro outlook, politics, investing, and philosophy. This one is a lot of fun.

Also, is this episode a try-out for the Alfalfa Podcast to join the Bankless Network? We’re not totally sure, so you’ll have to let us know!


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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:53 Alfalfa Origins
12:55 Nick Urbani
17:39 Arman Assadi
20:35 Eric Johanson
23:08 Stephen
31:40 The Vibe
35:30 Alfalfa vs Bankless
43:08 Squad Wealth
48:45 Authenticity
55:00 Bullish
1:02:53 Bearish
1:11:45 Macro, BTC, ETH
1:17:05 Is David Bearish?
1:22:08 The Merge Trumps Macro
1:29:06 Priced In
1:42:20 Why Alfalfa?

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Resources:

The Alfalfa Podcast
https://linktr.ee/alfalfapod 
Nick Urbani
https://twitter.com/NUrbani?s=20&t=1wXIWr2RUOfyHKw9zJqREw 
Arman Assadi 
https://twitter.com/ArmanAssadi?s=20&t=1wXIWr2RUOfyHKw9zJqREw 
Stephen Cesaro
https://twitter.com/StephenCesaro?s=20&t=1wXIWr2RUOfyHKw9zJqREw 
Eric Johanson
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericjohanson1/ 

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May 31, 2022
120 - Marc Andreessen & Chris Dixon of a16z | Reinventing the Internet
01:23:41
✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/120-debrief 

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Marc Andreessen was a key player at the genesis of the internet. Chris Dixon is the master of Web3 mental models. 

The journey of a16z is the history of the internet—from Web1 builders to Web2 disruptors. And now they stand as core capital infrastructure of Web3.

Having just announced the $4.5B raise of their Crypto Fund IV, as well as their new web3 Podcast, this episode will break the internet... or fix it.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro 
5:30 The Internet Problem
13:47 Encryption & Regulation
20:20 What the People Want
26:04 Cathedral and the Bazaar
34:07 Internet History Rhymes
39:46 Net Neutrality
47:15 An Improved Design Space
53:30 Speedrunning Everything
59:24 The Web3 Solution
1:03:55 The Mature Internet
1:11:50 Art and the Internet
1:15:21 Web3 Critics
1:19:15 Political Ideology
1:25:13 Marc’s Advice
1:31:25 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Marc on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/pmarca?s=20&t=KszkLZCPKDd3zwBLcU0aiA 

Chris on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/cdixon?s=20&t=KszkLZCPKDd3zwBLcU0aiA 

5 Mental Models for Web3:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-90-5-mental-models-for-web3-chris 

a16z Podcast:
https://link.chtbl.com/HObAJQDL?sid=bankless 

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Marc Andreessen's Book Club:

The Mystery of Capital - Hernando De Soto
https://www.amazon.com/Mystery-Capital-Capitalism-Triumphs-Everywhere/dp/0465016154 
In Defense of Globalization - Jagdish Bhagwati
https://www.amazon.com/Defense-Globalization-New-Afterword/dp/0195330935 
Free to Choose - Milton Friedman
https://www.amazon.com/Free-Choose-Statement-Milton-Friedman/dp/0156334607 
Capitalism and Freedom - Milton Friedman
https://www.amazon.com/Free-Choose-Statement-Milton-Friedman/dp/0156334607 
A Conflict of Visions - Thomas Sowell
https://www.amazon.com/Conflict-Visions-Ideological-Political-Struggles/dp/0465002056 
The Vision of the Anointed - Thomas Sowell
https://www.amazon.com/Vision-Anointed-Self-Congratulation-Social-Policy/dp/046508995X 
Knowledge and Decisions - Thomas Sowell
https://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Decisions-Thomas-Sowell/dp/0465037380 
Intellectuals and Society - Thomas Sowell
https://www.amazon.com/Intellectuals-Society-Thomas-Sowell/dp/0465025226 
The Managerial Revolution - James Burnham
https://www.amazon.com/Managerial-Revolution-What-Happening-World/dp/1839013184 
In Defense of Global Capitalism - Johan Norberg
https://www.amazon.com/Defense-Capitalism-Norberg-Institute-Defence/dp/1930865473 
The Machinery of Freedom - David D. Friedman
https://www.amazon.com/Machinery-Freedom-Guide-Radical-Capitalism/dp/1507785607 
God of the Machine - Isabel Paterson
https://www.amazon.com/God-Machine-Library-Conservative-Thought/dp/1560006668 
Economics in One Lesson - Henry Hazlitt
https://www.amazon.com/Economics-One-Lesson-Shortest-Understand/dp/0517548232 
Men, Machines, and Modern Times - Elting E. Morison
https://www.amazon.com/Men-Machines-Modern-Times-Press/dp/0262529319 
The Cathedral & the Bazaar - Eric S. Raymond
https://www.amazon.com/Cathedral-Bazaar-Musings-Accidental-Revolutionary/dp/0596001088 
The Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace - John Perry Barlow
https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence 

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May 30, 2022
ROLLUP: Build the Dip | GameStop Wallet | Terra Relaunch | PoolTogether Lawsuit - Mint a Pooly
01:31:21

4th Week of May, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:55 MARKETS
5:00 BTC Price
5:16 ETH Price
5:38 BTC Ratio
8:05 Total Crypto Market Cap
https://www.coingecko.com/en/global_charts 

8:23 BEAR
8:35 Rekt ARK
https://twitter.com/charliebilello/status/1524384920184963072 
11:20 OpenSea Volumes December 2021 Levels
https://imgur.com/Nw0b10k 

11:33 BULL
11:37 Uniswap Hits $1T Lifetime Trading Volume
https://twitter.com/uniswap/status/1529102980296867842 
12:32 The ENS Boom
https://twitter.com/ensdomains/status/1520920301583822848 
13:24 May
https://twitter.com/nicksdjohnson/status/1528516461668380672 
14:08 New and Returning Users
https://twitter.com/nicksdjohnson/status/1528516666643976192 
14:25 Read Metaversal
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/the-ens-boom- 
14:30 Reports from Goldman Sachs & Federal Reserve
https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/05/20/goldman-sees-little-us-economic-impact-from-lower-cryptocurrency-prices/ 
15:25 12% Adults Held Crypto Last Year
https://thedefiant.io/fed-survey-crypto/ 
17:03 Stablecoins as Portion of ERC20s vs. ETH
https://imgur.com/ZUSP1wZ 

21:43 NEWS
22:09 Gamestop Wallet
https://twitter.com/GameStop/status/1528693604364976129 
https://wallet.gamestop.com/wallets 
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gamestop-wallet/pkkjjapmlcncipeecdmlhaipahfdphkd 
24:50 Terra Relaunching Without Algo-Stablecoin
https://twitter.com/terra_money/thread/1529451631263174656 
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/148253/korean-police-seek-freeze-on-luna-foundation-guard-assets-kbs 
28:20 DeFi Defending Itself
28:35 Story of Frivolous PoolTogether Lawsuit
https://twitter.com/lay2000lbs/status/1529827211401842694 
30:05 Mint a Pooly
https://mint.pooltogether.com/ 
33:46 Optimism Cracks Down on Airdrop Farmers
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/148417/optimism-cracks-down-on-airdrop-farmers 
35:45 Loyalty Coin Season
33:57 Coindesk Launches $DESK
https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1528756858307100672 
37:39 Revolut’s $Revcoin
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/147768/revoluts-planned-native-token-will-reward-customer-loyalty-storonosky-says 
39:05 Tl;dr:
https://c.tenor.com/CMsesV7bO7kAAAAC/iasip-its-always-sunny.gif 

40:10 NFTs
40:15 OpenSea Launches Seaport
https://beincrypto.com/opensea-launches-web3-nft-seaport-marketplace/ 
41:38 Seth Green is Down Bad
https://twitter.com/morebuttertv/status/1529151981792727040 

43:50 MISC
43:52 Cami Gives Her Book to the Pope
https://twitter.com/CamiRusso/status/1527371285835067394 
44:23 SBF Could Spend $1B in 2024 Elections
https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1529185967705292801 

46:47 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

49:34 RELEASES
49:40 Tracer DAO Perpetual Pools V2
https://twitter.com/TracerDAO/status/1527289735500247040 
51:45 Sense Finance Web3 Yield Curve
https://twitter.com/senseprotocol/status/1527334388232466432 
https://app.sense.finance/eth-mainnet/pool 
https://www.statista.com/statistics/1058454/yield-curve-usa/ 

55:57 RAISES
56:00 a16z Crypto Fund 4 $4.5B
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/25/andreessen-horowitz-raises-4point5-billion-crypto-fund-in-down-market.html 
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/ 
56:54 Adam Neumann-Backed Flowcarbon $70M a16z
https://twitter.com/TheBlock__/status/1529190581133619205 
59:12 StarkWare Series D $8B
https://twitter.com/StarkWareLtd/status/1529454921451458560 
59:34 Standard Crypto $500M Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/148537/standard-crypto-raises-new-500-million-fund-axios 

1:02:55 Community Questions
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1529561952648716289 
https://twitter.com/MateyNikolov/status/1529569116994080771 

1:13:35 TAKES
1:13:40 Step Aside Disney
https://twitter.com/sobylife/status/1527400472251752448 
1:14:32 DeFi’s Benefits
https://twitter.com/econoar/status/1527873338600611840 
1:16:33 UNIchain is Inevitable
https://twitter.com/delitzer/status/1528497663607328768 
1:21:38 13 Years of Web3 and NFTs Converted
https://twitter.com/w3b_eth/status/1528782828481171456 

1:23:25 What David’s Excited About
Alfalfa Podcast
https://imgur.com/EtRtCpD 
https://imgur.com/9XWu0VT 
1:24:49 What Ryan’s Excited About
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1528501361452584960 

1:29:46 Meme of the Week
https://twitter.com/cryptoreumd/status/1527706078624063489 

1:30:57 Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1529899137713549312 

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May 27, 2022
Immutable Live Reveal: Scaling NFTs to a Billion Players with L2/L3
58:55

Co-Founder & President, Robbie Ferguson and Co-Founder & CTO, Alex Connolly join us to reveal something very important: the next chapter of Immutable.

Tune in to find out what it is and what it means for the NFT space!

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6:15 What’s Holding GameFi Back?
12:00 Immutable’s BIG Release
15:32 Why Multichain?
20:27 The Interoperability Layer
23:11 Network Effects, Security, & Fractal Scaling
45:15 Liquidity, Multichain & Bridging Dynamics
53:41 Wen Games?
58:00 Rarible x Immutable

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Resources:

Robbie Ferguson
https://twitter.com/0xferg 

Alex Connolly
https://twitter.com/0xconnolly 

Immutable
https://www.immutable.com/ 
https://twitter.com/immutable 

Spectrum of Chain Chart
https://imgur.com/oaGPuuE 

Unified Ecosystem Diagram
https://imgur.com/j32AzjH 

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May 25, 2022
119 - Dive into Danksharding | Vitalik, Dankrad, Protolambda, Moderated by Tim Beiko
01:08:36
This might be the dankest livestream we’ve done to date. Vitalik Buterin, Dankrad Feist, and Protolambda join Tim Beiko to discuss all things Danksharding and Proto-Danksharding.

Sharding what? Don't worry. By the end of this conversation, you’ll know how sharding has evolved over time, why danksharding is possible, how proto-danksharding will get deployed, and so much more.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro & Danksharding Explained
7:00 Panelist’s Backgrounds
8:34 How Sharding Has Evolved
15:56 Why Danksharding is Possible
23:40 Proto-Danksharding
27:15 Data Availability
35:40 Data Availability Sampling
48:00 Cryptography for Noncryptographers
56:10 How Does All of This Get Deployed
1:00:05 The Big Open Questions in Sharding Land
1:05:30 Closing Thoughts

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Resources:

Vitalik
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin 

Dankrad
https://twitter.com/dankrad 

Protolambda
https://twitter.com/protolambda 

Tim Beiko
https://twitter.com/TimBeiko 

Proto-Danksharding
https://www.eip4844.com/ 

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May 23, 2022
ROLLUP: 1st In-Person WRU | Permissionless 2022 | Web3 Social | Staking & Wallet Wars
59:26

3rd Week of May, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

5:27 MARKETS
5:30 BTC Price
7:00 ETH Price
7:13 BTC Ratio
7:34 Total Crypto Market Cap
https://www.coingecko.com/en/global_charts 
7:46 $35T in Global Market Value Gone
https://twitter.com/cullenroche/status/1524441227931774976 

11:08 PERMISSIONLESS
11:50 Web3 Social Media
https://twitter.com/LensProtocol/status/1526918065409216512 
https://twitter.com/sabarehmani/status/1527284540045086722 
17:44 Robinhood Wallet
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/status/1526618593856823297 
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/status/1526620218352619521 
https://youtu.be/pxolJ9ijVVc 
19:43 SBF Takes 7.6% Stake in Robinhood
https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1524856587206246409 
20:27 Coinbase MPC Wallet
https://mobile.twitter.com/petejkim/status/1527027583254241280
26:54 Ledger Connect
https://twitter.com/Ledger/status/1526638379886161920 
27:28 Coinbase Liquid Staking
https://blockworks.co/coinbase-cloud-figment-back-new-liquid-staking-protocol/ 

30:08 NEWS
30:10 Terra / Luna Updates
30:15 Do Kwon Called to Attend Parliament
https://twitter.com/WatcherGuru/status/1526499355221495810 

31:04 NFTs
31:15 Chainsmokers Album Royalties With Fans
https://decrypt.co/100168/chainsmokers-new-album-nft 
32:08 Spotify Trialing NFTs?!
https://messari.us17.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5b89525c77acdd986027c25d1&id=62a55abfa2&e=29f2240adb 

34:28 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

31:15 RELEASES
37:18 a16z 2022 State of Crypto Report
https://twitter.com/a16z/status/1526524210927083520 
39:37 EY Supply Chain Tracking
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/147287/ey-unveils-supply-chain-tracking-service-on-polygon-nightfall 

40:30 RAISES
40:33 a16z $600M Gaming Fund + Framework
https://www.wsj.com/articles/andreessen-horowitz-debuts-600-million-gaming-fund-to-add-to-web3-bets-11652878800 

43:49 Community Questions
https://twitter.com/thefaketomato/status/1527029194336632834 

46:11 TAKES
46:14 Legitimize Price Gouging
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1525301234516652032 
49:34 Long-term Crypto Fundamental Indicator
https://twitter.com/matthuang/status/1525871531070435328 
50:21 Build the Dip
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1527278030095147008 

52:46 What David’s Excited About
53:15 What Ryan’s Excited About

Pics from Permissionless
Meeting IRL
https://twitter.com/0x_Lucas/status/1526237799699169281 
Meeting on stage
https://twitter.com/mad5/status/1526553782808678400 
David + Ryan at DAO event
https://twitter.com/JulianPscheid/status/1526756748555694080 
https://twitter.com/GrayberJef/status/1526772418118836225 
Rosenthal on Stage
https://twitter.com/DisruptiveBrain/status/1526662343333138433
The Merge
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1526954353709531137 
First ever Ryan+David pic with a fan
https://twitter.com/res_fluid/status/1526910754473000961 
Ryan + Dixon
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1526570918851530754 
Getting Green Pilled
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1526625409214959618 
DeFi state of the Union
https://twitter.com/mcutler/status/1526914528633552897 
Party
https://twitter.com/PallerJohn/status/1527152102459461638 

59:07 Moment of Zen

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May 20, 2022
Robinhood's Crypto Pivot with Vlad Tenev, Co-Founder, CEO
36:32

Robinhood's Co-Founder & CEO, Vlad Tenev announced some major news at Permissionless earlier this week. Robinhood is diving deep into crypto and web3!

How so? When's the big roll-out? Hear all about it and so much more in the interview.

P.S. It's Ryan and David's FIRST in-person interview! You don't want to miss it, anon. Trust.

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0:00 Intro
4:53 Wen Vlad & Robinhood Got Cryptopilled
7:55 Why Self-Custody
9:09 Robinhood 3
12:15 Chromatic Feedback & Other Features
14:03 Why the Crypto Pivot?
20:37 Utility of Robinhood’s Non-Custodian Wallet
26:04 Cannobolization Threat?
27:32 Robinhood’s Seriousness, Culture, & Demand
30:44 Robinhood Crypto Users
32:28 Robinhood 3’s Case for Normies
34:56 What’s Next

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Resources:

Vlad Tenev
https://twitter.com/vladtenev 

Robinhood 3
https://robinhood.com/web3-wallet 

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May 19, 2022
Alpha Leak | The Bull Case for Lyra
34:39

Mike Spain is the Co-Founder of Lyra, an options trading protocol accessing the scalability of Layer 2 Ethereum to provide a robust, lightning-fast, and reliable trading experience.

David and Mike chat about how Lyra got started, the impact of on-chain options, Lyra’s newest launch—Avalon—and so much more.

Avalon is available now to a select group of users and will be available to the public on May 30th!

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
3:38 The Genesis of Lyra
6:20 On-Chain Options
11:36 How Lyra Wins
14:46 Pros & Cons of On-Chain Options
16:42 Lyra Limitations & Roadmap
21:47 Composibilty & Avalon
28:39 The Lyra Vision
30:19 Yield & Options
32:00 Lyra $OP Distribution
33:33 Closing

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Resources:

Mike Spain
https://twitter.com/0xmjs 

Lyra
https://twitter.com/lyrafinance 

Avalon
https://blog.lyra.finance/avalon-upgrade-primer/ 

Discord
https://discord.com/invite/Lyra 

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May 18, 2022
Instagram Bringing NFTs to 2.9B People | Sandeep & Mihailo, Polygon
01:04:11

Sandeep Nailwal and Mihailo Bjelic are the Co-Founders of Polygon. They’ve been on Bankless in the past, but not during a time like the one we currently find ourselves in.

However, the bear market is not stopping Polygon from building. Polygon is enabling Instagram to bring NFTs to 2.9B people. And that's not all! They're also working with Stripe to allow USDC payments via Polygon.

Hear how exactly they plan on doing this, what they plan on building next, how they're thinking about the bear market, and so much more!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
8:41 Instagram is Adding NFTs
15:01 Meta’s Crypto Team
17:40 What Instagram NFTs Look Like
21:30 The Potential of NFTs on Instagram
26:31 Is Polygon Ready to Support New Users?
29:58 Stripe to Allow USDC Payments via Polygon
35:35 Addresses, Stripe Wallet & Gas Fees?
41:12 Polygon’s Strategy Going Forward
49:04 Polygon Supernets
53:38 Weathering the Bear Market Storm
58:55 Thoughts on the Market Crash
1:02:24 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Sandeep & Mihailo's Previous Bankless Episodes
https://youtu.be/Gf2aalPt8-k 
https://youtu.be/rCJUBUTFElE 

Sandeep Nailwal
https://twitter.com/sandeepnailwal 

Mihailo Bjelic
https://twitter.com/MihailoBjelic 

Instagram NFTs
https://imgur.com/a/c1vBnM2 

Stripe to Allow USDC Payments via Polygon
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/04/21/stripe-taps-polygon-to-allow-customers-to-make-payments-in-usdc/ 

Polygon Supernets
https://twitter.com/0xPolygon/status/1517502692670640129 

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May 17, 2022
The Astrological Crypto Maven with Maren Altman | Layer Zero
53:45

Crypto is a multidisciplinary field. Whether it’s finance, sociology, history, or philosophy—the list goes on. However, what about astrology? Can crypto be predicted using it? Maren makes the case for why. And she's got the track record to prove it.

In this episode, we dive into Maren’s astrological crypto trading methods, her responses to the main critiques, what lies ahead in the coming months and remaining decade, and so much more.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:20 Who is Maren & Astrology?
8:00 The Method to Predicting
10:06 Critiques of the Method
15:20 Predicting the Collapse of UST
17:34 Maren’s Track Record & Reading
22:21 Gravitating Towards Crypto
27:41 The Maren Community
35:46 Prediction Timeframes & Cycles
37:54 What’s Coming in May, June & Beyond?
46:10 Multidisciplinary Alignment
47:53 Astrace & Other Things Maren’s Working On
57:37 David & Maren’s Signs

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Resources:

Maren
https://www.youtube.com/c/MarenAltman/videos 
https://twitter.com/marenaltman 
https://www.tiktok.com/@marenaltman 

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May 17, 2022
118 - Raoul Pal | Should We Be Scared Right Now?
01:29:56

The current outlook in the markets is... shaky at best.

War in Europe. Inflation and political instability in the USA.
On top of that, Terra (UST)  began its historic plummet—right in the middle of recording this episode.

Raoul Pal of RealVision returns to Bankless to synthesize the widespread chaos in the markets, and helps us figure out how to position ourselves for these wild times.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:30 Not Looking Good Out There
14:00 What Goes Up…
19:49 The Macro Fundamentals
25:09 The Debt Bubble
31:29 Tech Stocks
37:30 No Safety Net
42:34 Global Concerns
47:45 UST Collapses
52:30 A Massive Meltdown
55:15 Regulation
59:30 Maturing Crypto Markets
1:05:45 What can save us?
1:12:38 More Stimulus Checks?
1:19:22 Hedging Against Inflation
1:22:00 Raoul’s Portfolio
1:26:10 Culture as an Asset Class
1:28:53 Advice for First-Timers
1:31:40 Should We Be Scared?

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Resources:

Raoul Pal:
https://twitter.com/RaoulGMI?s=20&t=fcZpeyDaMB3GKo8aC1i4Gw 

RealVision:
https://www.realvision.com/ 

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May 16, 2022
Anthony Sassano & Eric Conner | Luna Demise, Bear Survival, Bullish ETH Merge
01:15:26

Anthony, Eric, and David dive into the downfall of Luna, takeaways from this week, bear market survival, and why they're bullish on the ETH merge.

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🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
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Resources:

Anthony Sassano
https://twitter.com/sassal0x 
https://twitter.com/thedailygwei 
https://www.youtube.com/c/TheDailyGwei 

Eric Conner
https://twitter.com/econoar 
https://podcast.ethhub.io/ 

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May 14, 2022
ROLLUP: Crypto Bear Market? UST Luna Collapse. Instagram NFTs. Coinbase Bankruptcy? Bankless Youtube Ban.
01:26:15
2nd Week of May, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

3:30 MARKETS
4:00 BTC Price
5:14 ETH Price
6:20 BTC Ratio
7:30 Down Bad
8:20 The Fed
11:30 Alt L1s
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1524530815534780418?s=20&t=vizZmVoPrcVxbam1fHBrDw 
18:41 Coinbase Earnings
https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1524128481537400832 

22:30 NEWS
23:00 UST Luna Collapse
https://twitter.com/terra_money/status/1524785058296778752?s=21&t=E7dei4OsxkNXTk1l9K0kaQ 
36:06 Tether Loses Peg
https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/05/12/tether-loses-1-peg-bitcoin-drops-to-2020-levels-of-near-24k/ 
38:05 Coinbase Bankruptcy
https://www.wsj.com/articles/coinbase-says-users-crypto-assets-lack-bankruptcy-protections-11652294103 
41:27 Bankless Banned from Youtube
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1523317593947353089 
48:58 Optimism Records
https://twitter.com/kelvinfichter/status/1523826091961597953 

51:00 NFTs
51:24 Instagram NFTs
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1523404729715359745 
53:49 Doodles Billboard CEO
https://decrypt.co/99660/ethereum-nft-collective-doodles-names-billboard-executive-new-ceo 
54:14 PopeNFT
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/426931 
54:54 Poolsuite Manor DAO
https://twitter.com/Poolsuite/status/1522311339116539906 

55:15 REGULATION
55:44 BitMEX Fine
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/05/05/us-court-orders-bitmex-founders-to-pay-30m-for-illegal-trading-2/ 
56:51 Germany Tax
https://decrypt.co/100086/germany-wont-tax-bitcoin-ethereum-sold-after-one-year-of-possession 
57:43 JUNO Oops
https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1522290377713192962 

58:30 RELEASES
58:40 Hop Drop
https://twitter.com/HopProtocol/status/1522284534598967300 
1:00:45 Compound Treasury Credit Rating
https://twitter.com/compoundfinance/status/1523655146898661376 
1:01:35 Zapper iOS App
https://twitter.com/zapper_fi/status/1517155336070696961 
1:02:25 Zora $50m Raise
https://twitter.com/stevejang/status/1522287336209362944 
1:03:18 Decrypt Raise
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/05/03/decrypt-spins-out-from-consensys-mesh-raises-10m-at-50m-valuation/ 

1:03:40 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

1:08:15 Community Questions
https://twitter.com/ChristopherSc15/status/1524539103412379650?s=20&t=C0zGfY_hr437Uh3oamnkuw 
https://twitter.com/Jasper_ETH/status/1524492344317419520?s=20&t=C0zGfY_hr437Uh3oamnkuw 
https://twitter.com/daniserra/status/1524570148257947648?s=20&t=C0zGfY_hr437Uh3oamnkuw 

1:15:45 TAKES
1:16:10 DAO Culture
https://twitter.com/owocki/status/1524069606855303168 
1:18:35 The Best Investments
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1524703484884488192?s=20&t=HrwnaTnEh4GfX6mk8q5Ybg  

1:20:15 What David’s Excited About
1:22:00 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:24:05 MEME of the Week

1:25:00 Moment of Zen

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May 13, 2022
UST Luna - The Biggest COLLAPSE in Crypto History
52:53

We’re currently watching one of the the largest events in Crypto history. 

The sketchy outlook in the markets has triggered a run on the UST stablecoin, which began destabilizing in the last several weeks.

As time progressed, the peg worsened, and it eventually rolled over into a complete crash of both the value of UST, and the native asset LUNA.

What led to the crash? Was it a coordinated attack, or an inevitable collapse?

What Red Flags were there ahead of time? What’s the fallout from all of this? What lessons can we learn? 

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0:00 Intro
6:30 Explaining the Terra Ecosystem
9:30 Tail Risk and Background
13:50 Bitcoin, Curve, and Monsters
17:54 The Initial Destabilization
20:14 The Panic Begins
24:40 The Charts
27:18 A Total Collapse
32:30 Regulators Get Involved
35:08 Was This An Attack?
37:58 The Collateral Damage
40:00 Do Kwon’s Big Talk
41:52 Rick Sanchez and Basis Cash
44:08 Community Response
46:05 How Do We Move On?
49:14 Don’t Take Shortcuts

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Resources:

Anchor Protocol:
https://app.anchorprotocol.com/earn 
Buying Bitcoin:
https://twitter.com/LFG_Reserve/status/1507688906820620291 
Curve Pools:
https://dune.com/SebVentures/UST 
Binance Orderbook:
https://twitter.com/hasufl/status/1523817151471230976?s=20&t=FiTLk5ce5JmTg_s7QnWgMw 
External Collateral:
https://twitter.com/ThinkingBitmex/status/1523526622044860416 
Deploying More Capital:
https://twitter.com/stablekwon/status/1523733542492016640 
Collapse:
https://twitter.com/ryanberckmans/status/1523712585794977792 
Bitconnect:
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1524451573908209664?s=20&t=1cKzW3BXwfKsAdFAsObfLQ 
Historical:
https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1524233730717585409?s=20&t=azvpduGJEOCfqyNCUFSBWA 
Janet Yellen:
https://twitter.com/tier10k/status/1524031909067698180?s=20&t=FiTLk5ce5JmTg_s7QnWgMw 
Coordinated Attack:
https://twitter.com/TerraBitesPod/status/1524229263469293570?s=20&t=FiTLk5ce5JmTg_s7QnWgMw 
Vitalik Clip:
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1523995722261147648?s=20&t=FiTLk5ce5JmTg_s7QnWgMw 
Mental Health:
https://twitter.com/Shigeo808/status/1524149580048191488?s=20&t=azvpduGJEOCfqyNCUFSBWA 

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May 12, 2022
Betting the Fund on the Merge | Hal Press, North Rock Digital
01:39:24
What happens when a guy becomes so convicted on ETH that he bets HIS ENTIRE FUND on the Ethereum Proof-of-Stake merge?

How much alpha is there in the All Core Devs calls? How should YOU play the merge? 

Hal Press of North Rock Digital joins us as we discuss how to value tokens, and how to trade the biggest moment in crypto history.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:00 What Sets ETH Apart
18:09 Revenue and Cost
24:50 DeFi Utility
31:00 Blockchain Expenses
35:45 Inflating and Revenue
39:48 Supply and Demand
45:56 ETH vs Alt Layer 1s
56:06 Will the Price Lag?
1:03:36 Who Leads the Market?
1:05:35 Modeling Ethereum
1:11:45 ETH Staking Numbers
1:20:00 Wen Merge?
1:30:18 Trading the Merge
1:35:50 Closing

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Resources:

Hal Press:
https://twitter.com/NorthRockLP?s=20&t=ZONa4ZJl5kcxbE43zFZKBg

Crypto Fees:
https://cryptofees.info/

Nillion:
https://www.nillion.com/

The Ethereum Thesis:
https://twitter.com/NorthRockLP/status/1484926691990556675?s=20&t=ZONa4ZJl5kcxbE43zFZKBg

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May 11, 2022
Fiskantes Predicts the Next Meta | Layer Zero
01:08:56

With clean takes and tasteful anime, Fiskantes has one of the best degen anon accounts on crypto twitter.

In this episode, we explore the many metagames of crypto and investing like Bitcoin, NFTs, Meme Stocks, and Poker.  

Where will the next meta be?

Hint: the frontier is where the magic happens.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:00 Fiskantes and Poker
13:19 Whale Dynamics
18:50 The Next Meta
22:55 The Current NFT Meta
28:43 The Meta Diverges
39:07 Exploring at the Margin
45:45 Intuition on the Frontier
51:10 Exporting Culture
55:44 Anon vs Crypto IRL
1:00:56 Living Online
1:09:00 Squad Wealth
1:13:45 Parting Wisdom

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Resources:

Fiskantes on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Fiskantes?s=20&t=vm_h2ChpdCBFIzJxi7Gv-w 

Zee Prime Capital:
https://zeeprime.capital/ 

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May 10, 2022
117 - Timeless Wisdom for Crypto Investors | Jim O'Shaughnessy
01:30:41

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/117-jim-debrief 

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Jim O’Shaughnessy is a Wall Street legend and the Founder, Chairman, and Co-CIO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, which has over $6 billion in assets under management.

Tap in for timeless investing wisdom to last in crypto for the long-haul. We like playing long-term games, and Jim has decades of investing experience. He’s also a lot of fun to listen to.

Since Jim fell into the world of investing, how has the game changed? What’s stayed the same? And most importantly, what does the crypto investor need to know about staying ahead of the curve?

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:45 Jim O’Shaughnessy
11:30 The investing zeitgeist
17:15 How has the narrative changed?
29:28 Are fundamentals dead?
41:08 Picking the right one
54:44 Investing hacks
1:08:10 The age of social media
1:15:00 Anchoring the crypto space
1:22:08 Psychological hacks
1:29:45 Knowing when to sell
1:36:11 Final thoughts
1:41:38 Conclusions & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Jim O’Shaughnessy
https://twitter.com/jposhaughnessy?s=20&t=h5tIizdYwRmThOJTC-03oQ 
Devil Takes the Hindmost
https://www.amazon.com/Devil-Take-Hindmost-Financial-Speculation/dp/0452281806 
Securities Analysis
https://www.amazon.com/Security-Analysis-Foreword-Buffett-Editions/dp/0071592539/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=securities+analysis&qid=1651919905&s=books&sprefix=securities%2Cstripbooks%2C107&sr=1-3 
The Intelligent Investor
https://www.amazon.com/Intelligent-Investor-Definitive-Investing-Essentials/dp/0060555661/ref=sr_1_1?crid=10L16SFDNU20V&keywords=the+individual+investor&qid=1651919926&s=books&sprefix=the+individual+investor%2Cstripbooks%2C97&sr=1-1 
The Internet Contrarian
https://www.osam.com/pdfs/The_Internet_Contrarian_-_4-22-99.pdf 
The Simpsons - Sideshow Bob Steps on Rakes
https://youtu.be/aRq1Ksh-32g 

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May 09, 2022
The 10k ENS Club with 713.eth & 562.eth | Alpha Leak
44:44

Something weird is happening in ENS land. Low-digit ENS numbers are MOONING and people are playing the numbers game! A new org has emerged with ###.ETH ENS names!

Tune in to be in the know of what's happening with the 10k ENS Club, how to get involved, and the bullish plans they have for the future.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:15 What's Happening?
11:40 Valuing ENS #'s
14:05 The Future of the 10K Club Community
19:00 What's the Utility?
28:30 DAO or Not?
36:15 Subdomains & Wen Sellout?
39:05 Relationship with ENS & 10K Club
41:30 Closing Thoughts

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Resources:

10K Club
https://twitter.com/10kClubOfficial 

713.eth | 5070.eth
https://twitter.com/soy_eth 

562.eth / 630.eth / ٠٠١.eth
https://twitter.com/LeoAlhalabi 

ENS
https://ens.domains/ 

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May 08, 2022
Hop Protocol AIRDROP and DAO Launch! 🟣_🟣
53:10

Chris Winfrey from Hop Protocol tells us all about the launch of the Hop Protocol DAO!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:30 Chris Whinfrey
7:30 Layer 2 Bridges
10:25 The Hop Origins
14:45 No VC Funding
19:07 The Hop Airdrop
23:56 The Airdrop Meta
28:15 The Distribution
32:57 The Trinity
35:27 The Token
41:00 Yield and the Bridge Wars
47:08 Layer 2 Airdrop Szn
50:57 What's Next?

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Resources:

Chris on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/WhinfreyChris?s=20

Announcement Post:
https://hop.mirror.xyz/AI5fOUR0X_l0mktShDOx3mwr-hsB24gp8GvTWtS-MBc

Hop Links
- Twitter:          https://twitter.com/HopProtocol?s=20
- Discord:         https://discord.gg/PwCF88emV4
- Exchange:     https://hop.exchange/

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May 07, 2022
Is Crypto Dead? Fed Crashes Markets. Bored Ape Land Mint. Hop Airdrop. Solana Down.
01:21:58

1st Week of May, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:00 MARKETS
4:20 BTC Price
5:10 ETH Price
6:31 ETH BTC Ratio
7:30 Crypto Market Cap

7:50 THE FED
https://twitter.com/NorthmanTrader/status/1520048451660226561?s=20&t=WsDzeddLzDPlD__LhyLbbA

13:15 Ethereum’s Q1 Results
https://twitter.com/banklesshq/status/1520140178878353410
16:05 Global Metrics
https://dune.com/hildobby/Ethereum-Overview
17:08 OP Stimpak
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1521577143364427777?s=20&t=OPbZKxvvbYFZRDvMbp4wXg
19:30 NFTs Booming
https://decrypt.co/99226/nfts-dead-opensea-daily-trading-record-476m-ethereum

22:15 RELEASES
23:00 Lido Centralization
https://scorecard.lido.fi/
26:12 ENS Constitution
https://constitution.ens.domains/
27:12 Etherscan Heatmap
https://twitter.com/etherscan/status/1521813183346151424

27:45 RAISES
28:00 Pangea
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-04/crypto-wunderkinds-secure-85-million-to-start-own-hedge-fund
28:48 Syndicate
https://twitter.com/SyndicateDAO/status/1521483151406600192

30:12 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

30:00 NEWS
32:35 Hop Airdrop
https://twitter.com/HopProtocol/status/1520055351931985921
34:35 Bored Ape Mint Fiasco
https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/state-of-the-network-issue-153
40:30 Fork Optimism
https://twitter.com/FUCORY/status/1520849858793402368
42:20 10k ENS Club
https://twitter.com/10kclubofficial/status/1520903265164091402
45:50 Starbucks NFTs
https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/04/starbucks-to-launch-nfts-this-year-offering-access-to-unique-experiences-and-benefits/

47:20 SOLANA GOES DOWN
https://twitter.com/solanastatus/status/1520508697100926977
49:20 Censorship Worries
https://twitter.com/nixxholas/status/1520509031751684096
51:23 Broken Record
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1521657185654116353?s=20&t=cgCZ5KCih_sZluVjKLjFfA

54:20 OTHER NEWS
54:39 Waren Buffet BTC
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/warren-buffett-charlie-munger-bitcoin-crypto-cryptocurrency-investing-berkshire-hathaway-2022-4
56:30 PoolTogether Lawsuit
https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-savings-lawsuit-puts-principles-of-defi-to-the-test-11642069806
1:02:06 TRIBE Exploit
https://decrypt.co/99103/fei-protocol-offers-10m-bounty-after-80m-rari-capital-exploit

1:05:00 COMMUNITY QUESTIONS
https://twitter.com/wongisrite/status/1522054783200243712
1:06:54 Layer 2 Solutions
https://twitter.com/locopatron1/status/1522057520721801217?s=20&t=cgCZ5KCih_sZluVjKLjFfA
1:08:48 Sharding or Movie?
https://twitter.com/sharath_darsha/status/1522060962500554753?s=20&t=cgCZ5KCih_sZluVjKLjFfA

1:10:00 TAKES
1:10:28 Parasitic Layer 2s
https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1521503349773946882
1:13:06 Bad Take
https://twitter.com/pgaffney/status/1522038187782254593

1:16:28 What David’s Excited About
1:18:47 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:20:05 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1521908752756080642?s=20&t=cgCZ5KCih_sZluVjKLjFfA

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May 06, 2022
The Trillion Dollar L2 Opportunity | Part Two
01:01:22

This is part two of a two part Ryan and David masterclass on the trillion dollar L2 opportunity. A paradigm shift unlike any other is unfolding at this very moment. Countless crypto newcomers wish they started experimenting with parts of space sooner vs. later. There’s still time, though. Especially as it pertains to L2s.

Tune in to learn more about what makes this opportunity so immense, how to take advantage of it, what it means for the future of the space, and so much more.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 Public Goods Explained
14:00 The Fault of Block Rewards
19:40 Where the Money Comes From
23:50 Types of Public Goods Taxes
27:25 Good vs. Bad MEV
28:55 Where Revenue Goes
32:40 Retroactive Public Goods
44:30 Public vs. Private Investing
46:30 The Untapped Potential
53:40 Public Goods Building Ideas
56:23 The Opportunities
58:05 Disclaimers

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Resources:

Part One
https://youtu.be/HMFxgTbY_9Y 

Tascha Labs
https://twitter.com/TaschaLabs 

Optimism
https://www.optimism.io/ 

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May 05, 2022
The Trillion Dollar L2 Opportunity | Part One
01:13:09

This is part one of a two part Ryan and David masterclass on the trillion dollar L2 opportunity. L2 summer is right around the corner. Start preparing now. Part two will be airing tomorrow!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 Why to be Excited About L2s
8:38 Do L2s Cannibalize ETH?
16:33 L2 Fees
20:55 Difference in Rollups Fees
22:55 L1 Fees
29:29 The L2 Paradigm
32:05 Burning Explained
40:32 ETH Stake Rate
42:55 The Demand for ETH
51:55 L2’s Narrative Opportunity
56:45 The Security Budget
1:01:30 L2 Summer is Coming
1:06:10 Liquid Mining & Tokens
1:08:10 Summarizing Part One
1:12:30 Disclaimers

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Resources:

L2 GDP Map
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1521503349773946882 

Burn Leaderboard
https://ultrasound.money/ 

ETH Isn’t Expensive 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1521471900836372481 

Money Printer
https://moneyprinter.info/ 

Crypto Fees
https://cryptofees.info/ 

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May 04, 2022
Ethereum's Hollywood Moment | Camila Russo
47:33

Camila Russo, founder of The Defiant, is bringing Ethereum to Hollywood with the feature film adaptation of her fantastic book "The Infinite Machine."

This is the first project of its kind and is gaining speed, recently attaching Scott Free Productions (Ridley Scott's company) to produce. With these headwinds, The Infinite Machine movie is set to disrupt Hollywood in more ways than one.

Reflecting on how she got to this point and the long road ahead, our biggest questions are... wen movie? Who's going to play Vitalik? And how can YOU get involved?

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro 
7:00 The Social Network of Crypto
12:42 From Book to Script
18:41 Scott Free Productions
21:55 The Roadmap
26:00 Bankless Picks the Actors
29:45 Funding with NFTs
35:22 The Artists and DAO
40:19 The Defiant & the Future
46:02 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Camila Russo:
https://twitter.com/CamiRusso?s=20&t=7RSAv0_0myTciEikiAR7mw 
The Defiant:
https://twitter.com/DefiantNews?s=20&t=7RSAv0_0myTciEikiAR7mw 
The Infinite Machine (book):
https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-infinite-machine-camila-russo?variant=32123333836834 
The Infinite Machine (movie):
https://www.theinfinitemachinemovie.com/ 

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May 04, 2022
The Eternal Optimist with Karl Floersch | Layer Zero
01:13:22
Karl Floersch is the co-founder of Optimism, the Ethereum rollup scaling solution, as well as one of the primary advocates in the space for public goods funding.

Through his prolific body of work—as well as a boundless well of optimism and energy—Karl is a core beating heart of Ethereum culture, as well as a schelling point for values and ethos across the ecosystem.

We say it every episode: the code we write impacts the people who use it. Few embody this declaration more than Karl, whose deepest passion is building technological infrastructure to incentivize ethical behavior.

We also explore the concept of ‘Ether’s Phoenix,’ a hypothetical being that rewards you for manifesting it—directly contrasting the concept of Roko’s Basilisk (research at your own risk). 

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5:00 Inspiration and Leaders
10:10 Road to Ethereum
16:13 For the Right Reasons
21:12 Embedding Values
28:35 The School of Fish
34:38 The Future Karl Sees
42:00 The Human Body Metaphor
47:44 The Decentralized Brain
52:25 Retroactive Public Goods Funding
57:14 Distributing Funds
1:01:08 Unprecedented Opportunity
1:04:59 R*ku’s B*silisk
1:08:39 Ether’s Phoenix (caw!)
1:15:40 A Just Utopia

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Resources:

Karl Floersch:
https://twitter.com/karl_dot_tech 
Optimism:
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC 
Ether’s Phoenix:
https://medium.com/ethereum-optimism/ethers-phoenix-18fb7d7304bb 

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May 03, 2022
116 - Why Bankless Is Wrong | Ethan Buchman - Cosmos
01:44:34
✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/116-ethan-debrief 

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Ethan Buchman is a fantastic human being, an Internet Biophysicist, Monetary Localist, and Co-Founder at Cosmos. In addition, he is President of the Interchain Foundation.

Today, he comes on Bankless to tell us why we’re wrong.

This episode’s dialectic explores the fate of the blockchain ecosystem—will we have a multi-chain sprawl of different protocols, or will we see a few chains with a power law distribution?

We dive into the value of monetary premium, set against the opposing side of monetary clearing and velocity.

And what does this all mean for security?

The ultimate answer we seek is how to avoid turning the world into a dystopia. On either side of the tyranny spectrum lies anarchy and autocracy, so perhaps the answer rests somewhere in the middle.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 An Internet Biophysicist
6:10 Why Is Bankless Wrong? 
9:35 Network Topology
15:55 Co-op Full vs Bankless
23:06 Monetary Premium vs Clearing
33:25 Empires vs City-States
44:48 Discussing the EVM
51:59 The Role of Bitcoin
56:39 DeFi vs ReFi
1:00:49 Systems and Cycles
1:09:00 The Network Effect of Money
1:14:48 Mutual Exclusivity
1:19:34 Layer 2 vs Cosmos
1:26:38 Cooperative Democracies
1:32:31 Plutocracy
1:42:15 Chaos and Order
1:47:55 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Map of Zones
https://mapofzones.com/ 
Debt: The First 5000 Years
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debt:_The_First_5000_Years 
Cosmos EVM
https://evmos.org/ 

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May 02, 2022
EVM Equivalence | David Reads
34:13
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📣 THE GRAPH | Graph Day in San Francisco | June 2-5
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Apr 30, 2022
ROLLUP: Elon Buys Twitter | Free Speech | Optimism Airdrop | Moonbirds NFTs | OpenSea Gem
01:19:22

Last Week of April, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

3:00 MARKETS
3:25 BTC Price
4:15 ETH Price
5:10 USD ATH
https://imgur.com/GTS2ugz 
6:38 Huge Gains in 2021
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142795/crypto-investors-made-163-billion-in-gains-in-2021-chainalysis 
7:59 ENS Bull Market
https://twitter.com/ENSbrokerage/status/1518939316671725569 
13:12 ApeCoin Mooning
https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/apecoin 

15:00 RELEASES
17:20 Stripe Crypto Payments
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/22/stripe-launches-crypto-payments-feature-with-twitter-as-first-client.html 
18:38 Volt Protocol
https://twitter.com/VoltProtocol/status/1517578992278249472?s=20&t=6WCwIscpmBkQhvfILpTomw 
19:49 Fidelity 401k
https://t.co/f9rRRHIG3h 
21:34 AngelList USDC Payments
https://twitter.com/CharleyMa/status/1519322237815472128?s=20&t=zGG6hpeB0kWP_Z6eCUDtxw 
22:35 CryptoKicks
https://decrypt.co/98488/nike-rtfkt-reveal-cryptokicks-ethereum-nft-metaverse-sneakers 
24:05 JPEG’d Protocol
https://medium.com/@jpegd/jpegd-protocol-launch-e255f32546bb 
RAISES27:44 Joe McCann $1B Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/143448/founders-from-a16z-solana-and-more-back-new-billion-dollar-crypto-fund 
30:48 Dragonfly’s Fund 3
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/27/crypto-focused-dragonfly-capital-launches-650m-third-fund/?tpcc=tcplustwitter 
31:35 Other Releases
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/21/liquifi-is-building-carta-web3-for-crypto-companies-tokens-blockchain/ 
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142800/scroll-raises-ethereum-scaling-project-funding 
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/04/26/dex-protocol-0x-labs-raises-70m-from-greylock-opensea-and-jared-leto-report/ 

32:55 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

34:00 NEWS
34:25 Elon Buys Twitter
https://twitter.com/bnonews/status/1518632272395657218?s=21&t=9jRlT-9PdCasZsm27QH9uw 
35:50 Stani Kulechov Twitter Ban
https://youtu.be/1af9OSCZlXA 

OPTIMISM
40:01 Optimism Collective
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1519001562345005057?s=20&t=THP1M38B0NcxGVsTKDuAAQ 
43:48 Airdrop
https://community.optimism.io/docs/governance/allocations/ 
44:50 Data & Takes
https://twitter.com/princecrypto9/status/1519289833616777217?s=20&t=z4CB0TolqtCvB3HLwAUTOg 
50:40 Ridley Scott Producing
https://decrypt.co/98421/alien-director-ridley-scott-produce-film-ethereums-rise 
52:04 Infura Down
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1517515771441778689?s=20&t=16kdQ3GmdiPJi3O1vU-u3w 

NFTs
52:49 Moonbirds Mooning
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/143249/moonbirds-nft-record-sale-1m-kevin-rose-project 
58:00 Solana NFTs
https://decrypt.co/98848/solana-okay-bears-top-ethereum-nft-projects-18m-sales 
59:12 OpenSea Acquires Gem
https://twitter.com/opensea/status/1518590087285678081?s=20&t=VKBLpz9v5eYYDCuRW7p7ow 

1:00:04 Bitcoin News
https://www.businesstoday.in/crypto/story/central-african-republic-accepts-bitcoin-as-legal-tender-331077-2022-04-25 
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/04/22/panamanian-legislative-assemblys-committee-approves-bill-regulating-cryptocurrencies 

REGULATION
1:00:42  Snowden Zcash
https://twitter.com/documentingzec/status/1519427037752004609?s=21&t=QS3Yfpgqv2cfreFjRnZLVA 
1:02:42 Tron Terra Copycat
https://twitter.com/WuBlockchain/status/1517124429737648129?s=20&t=0KayrDtwHK_0FnyqiNSSDw 
1:03:20 ECB Speech
https://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/key/date/2022/html/ecb.sp220425~6436006db0.en.html 

1:06:00 TAKES
1:07:30 Toxic Insecurity
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1517540916210319361?s=20&t=6Epyd6KM2V4Ns1W22w2AKA 
1:09:30 Jon Stewart Authoritarianism
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/jon-stewart-mark-twain-prize-2022-1235134621/ 
1:10:08 CT vs NFT Twitter
https://twitter.com/0xwave/status/1518027212951150594?s=21&t=8RZbDznkwbg4jwp2Cs-IIA 
1:11:20 EVM Equivalence
https://twitter.com/0xSianLiu/status/1519462941657276416?s=20&t=HzjZQwpeTY9PO4WkV7BRNw 
1:13:24 How to Get a Job
https://twitter.com/bkiepuszewski/status/1518528435253043201?s=20&t=YxMWdERkVla3kEsDscIcqw 

1:14:24 What Ryan’s Excited About
1:16:39 What David’s Excited About

1:17:45 Meme of the Week
https://twitter.com/nir_III/status/1519143079206428682?s=20&t=EPBZLVJB890e2GZ1PdZVAg 

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Apr 29, 2022
Introducing: The Optimism Collective & $OP Airdrop #1
01:26:15
Optimism has released their Airdrop details!
Check your eligibility: app.optimism.io/governance   The $OP token contract address is: 0x4200000000000000000000000000000000000042
BE VERY CAREFUL WITH SCAMS AND PHISHING ATTACKS.  🔴 POST LIVESTREAM AMA HOSTED BY OPTIMISM: https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1518617022782853120 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:00 An Unprecedented Moment
12:50 Tokens and Governance
17:30 Plutocracy and Democracy
22:54 Balancing Incentive Games
26:10 The Optimism Foundation
30:02 Decentralizing Identity
33:45 Decentralizing Over Time
42:30 The $OP Token and Airdrop
48:00 Distributing Future Airdrops
53:22 Other Token Distributions
57:35 Retroactive Public Goods Funding
1:04:27 Blockspace Demand
1:07:55 EVM Equivalence & EIP 4844
1:14:11 Justice and Balance
1:16:04 What's Next for Optimism?
1:18:26 Be Optimistic

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Apr 27, 2022
The Explorer Mindset with Simona Pop | Layer Zero
01:06:34

This episode takes place in the geographical heart of Layer Zero: the middle of DevConnect, the 2022 Amsterdam conference. With the backdrop of a lively conference center, Simona Pop explores heavy topics like the 1989 Romanian Revolution and the pitfalls of DAO governance.

 

When you cut off the head of top-down totalitarianism, you must replace it with something better—otherwise, another hydra head will appear. Simona thrives on the cutting edge of big problems like these, working on DAO Engagement Strategy at Gitcoin, Community Strategy at Status, and founding the Bounties Network.

 

When Simona talks about crypto and the Web3 space, the epic proportions of this moment in history become clear and present.

 

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Topics Covered:

 

5:00 Simona, Amsterdam, and Real Life

8:55 A Revolutionary Childhood

12:45 Successful Evolutions

18:03 The Wheel of Time

25:00 The Governance Problem

30:30 This is Water

37:00 Replacing Nation States

40:55 Generational Change

48:50 Status and Networks

55:34 Why Simona’s Optimistic

58:44 Working for DAOs

1:02:41 Advice for Noobs

 

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Resources:

 

Simona on Twitter

Simona’s Linktree

DevConnect

Romanian Revolution

 

 

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Apr 26, 2022
115 - The Stagflation Mega-Trade | Dan Morehead
01:33:10

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-the-stagflation-mega-trade 

Dan Morehead is the Founder & CEO of Pantera Capital, a blockchain investment firm that’s up nearly 65,900% since inception. Dan has spent decades successfully managing global macro funds throughout countless cycles.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, macro plus crypto is a deadly combination. These two skills are some of the most important when it comes to navigating the remainder of this decade and beyond. Who better to share their expertise than Dan?

In this episode, Dan peels back the layers of how inflation, the bond bubble, and other important crises became so extreme, how they compare to the late 1970s, what you should do to prepare for the craziness to come, and so much more.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:12 What’s Happening with Inflation
12:10 The Reality of Inflation
14:02 Bond Bubble & Money Printing
24:06 The $15T Bond Overcalculation
35:00 Comparing the 1970s & Today
45:00 How to Survive Stagflation
51:55 Position Yourself Wisely
55:40 Crypto’s Macro Response
1:04:35 Why We’re Decoupling
1:12:30 Is the Bear Market Over?
1:18:22 The Last 10 Years & Why Crypto
1:25:10 Institutional Conversations
1:30:50 Easy Button Portfolio
1:34:44 Dan’s 2022 & Beyond Focuses
1:39:30 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Dan on Twitter
https://twitter.com/dan_pantera 

Pantera Capital
https://panteracapital.com/ 

Dan’s Letters from Pantera
https://panteracapital.com/blockchain-letter/ 
https://panteracapital.com/blockchain-letter/the-year-ahead-in-crypto/ 
https://panteracapital.com/blockchain-letter/the-next-mega-trade/ 
https://panteracapital.com/blockchain-letter/its-called-the-70s/ 

Charts
https://panteracapital.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Screen-Shot-2022-02-15-at-5.31.17-PM-1536x862.png 
https://imgur.com/ZY4ltqn 

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Apr 25, 2022
ROLLUP: Merge Alpha | Optimism Token?! | Ethereum Foundation Report | Coinbase NFT Beta | Beanstalk Exploit
01:23:55

3rd Week of April, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

5:50 MARKETS
5:54 BTC Price
6:43 ETH Price
7:05 Ratios, BED, Gas
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
7:39 Total Crypto Market Cap
https://www.coingecko.com/en/global_charts 
8:13 Dollar Strong? DXY
https://imgur.com/nTyNBTR 
10:10 Crypto Correction Incoming?
https://cryptohayes.medium.com/the-q-trap-f1a38312f00f 
12:55 6 Signs Optimism Token is Coming
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1516439426330599428 
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1516767142720331777 
15:45 Price Page for Optimism?!
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/142651/coinbase-shows-price-page-for-optimism-suggesting-a-token-could-be-on-the-way 
18:35 UST: Crypto’s 3rd-Largest Stablecoin
https://decrypt.co/98069/terra-stablecoin-ust-crypto-third-largest 
19:19 Share of NFT Market
https://imgur.com/e8paHhK 
https://www.sfermionresearch.com/research/a93zqom4t8df05icmjba1y43fpvoi3 

23:15 RELEASES
24:00 SNEAK PEAK: Coinbase NFT Marketplace is Here (Beta)
https://blog.coinbase.com/gm-coinbase-nft-is-now-in-beta- 25e6c052aa43   
https://nft.coinbase.com/discover 
26:30 Powered by 0x
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142684/coinbase-nft-marketplace-beta-launch 
https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/0x 
27:50 Ethereum Foundation Report
https://twitter.com/AyaMiyagotchi/status/1515949698779164672 
https://ethereum.foundation/report-2022-04.pdf 
28:40 80% of Treasury Holdings
https://thedefiant.io/ethereum-foundation-treasury/ 
30:40 $JPG NFT Index from Index Coop
https://twitter.com/indexcoop/status/1516780112443633667 
31:40 Volt Protocol April 22, 2022
https://medium.com/volt-protocol/presenting-volt-f0ea2a38eb2e 
34:15 Bankless Spring Calendar
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1516890191989936130 

35:50 RAISES
The Sandbox $400M - $4B Valuation
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/142466/the-sandbox-gears-up-to-raise-400-million-at-a-4-billion-valuation-report 
Framework Ventures $400M Blockchain Gaming Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/142512/framework-ventures-unveils-400-million-fund-with-a-special-focus-on-blockchain-gaming 
Indian Crypto Exchange - CoinDCX $135M at $2.15B
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/18/indian-crypto-exchange-coindcx-tops-2-1-billion-valuation-in-new-135-million-funding/ 
EPNS $131M Series A
https://twitter.com/epnsproject/status/1514605465530818567 
Kevin O’Leary’s WonderFi Acquires Coinberry
https://decrypt.co/98122/kevin-oleary-backed-defi-platform-wonderfi-to-acquire-coinberry-for-38m 

37:35 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

39:45 NEWS
39:50 MetaMask
39:55 NFTs Getting Stolen Too
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142304/metamask-advises-users-to-disable-automatic-icloud-backups-of-its-wallet-data-to-prevent-hacks 
40:00 Do This NOW!
https://twitter.com/MetaMask/status/1515727239391809536 
41:30 Beanstalk Exploit
https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/bean 
44:50 North Korea hacked Ronin
https://blockworks.co/fbi-says-north-korea-behind-625m-ronin-hack/ 
47:00 ETH
MakerDAO ETH L2 StarkNet Integration
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142641/makerdao-starknet-integration-ethereum-layer-2 
47:22 NFTs
47:25 Punk 6529’s OM
https://twitter.com/punk6529/status/1514718020849000461 
50:15 Warner Music Group Partners with POAP
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/warner-music-group-partners-with-leading-web3-protocol-poap-inc-to-mint-shared-memories-as-nfts-301525635.html 
52:05 NFT Influencer Shill List
https://twitter.com/zachxbt/status/1516129830873583617 
53:00 DeFi
53:05 Compound Ditch Yield Farmers Proposal?
https://thedefiant.io/compound-incentive-overhaul/ 
55:55 World
55:56 Crypto funding military defense…
https://twitter.com/FedorovMykhailo/status/1515610384811626497 

59:00 TAKES
59:30 Make Your Friends & Family Worry
https://twitter.com/ljin18/status/1516884317200396288 
1:01:30 Andre Cronje Culture
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/142299/andre-cronje-crypto-culture-has-strangled-crypto-ethos 
1:04:00 Welcome to Clown World
https://twitter.com/Tree_of_Alpha/status/1515967463892168705 
1:04:30 Mfers New Money Printer
https://twitter.com/sartoshi_nft/status/1516680193842294787 
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1517142456218750982 
1:06:30 Spicy L222
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1516345954768666625 

1:06:35 What David’s Excited About
1:14:30 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:22:20 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/stusim/status/1514641617369640960 

1:23:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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Apr 22, 2022
Moonbirds and the Future of Utility NFTs | Kevin Rose
01:21:45

Kevin Rose is pioneering the intersection between the NFT ecosystem and content creation. Kevin founded digg, the news aggregator site that innovated community-curated content in the early days of Web2. With a macro perspective on all things digital, Kevin has thrived as a builder and investor on the cutting edge of the internet. 

The recent launch of Moonbirds is shaping up to be the best NFT drop of 2022, with a flood of volume and lofty valuations. In this episode, we dive into why it worked so well, as well as the lessons learned and actionable takeaways. We also score some advice for Bankless as fellow crypto-native content creators!

The premium of Utility NFTs is growing rapidly, and we’re witnessing the growth in real time with innovative projects like Moonbirds that build upon previous successful projects. Aligning communities, creators, tokens, and value is how we onboard 1 billion people into crypto, and pioneers like Kevin are helping us pave the way.

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0:00 Intro
7:30 Kevin Rose
11:10 What is Proof?
18:14 Tokens, Creators, Communities
26:15 The Revenue Model
32:35 Diamond Handers & Tokens
39:57 The Moonbirds Launch
46:52 What’s Coming
50:55 Lessons 
57:00 How to Launch an NFT
1:03:40 Utility NFTs
1:11:30 Bankless NFT?
1:17:17 On The Horizon
1:19:12 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/kevinrose?s=20 

Proof Podcast:
https://www.proof.xyz/ 

Moonbirds Launch:
https://decrypt.co/98112/kevin-roses-moonbirds-ethereum-nft-launch-generates-280m-in-two-days 

Proof Collective:
https://opensea.io/collection/proof-collective 

Proof Website:
https://collective.proof.xyz/ 

Moonbirds:
https://moonbirds.xyz/ 

Dune Dashboard:
https://dune.com/sealaunch/Proof-Moonbirds 

Moonbirds on Opensea:
https://opensea.io/collection/proof-moonbirds 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Apr 20, 2022
114 - In Defense of Bitcoin Maximalism | Vitalik Buterin
01:43:06

✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/114-vitalik-debrief 

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Vitalik returns to Bankless once again—this time to defend Bitcoin Maximalism of all things. On April Fools Day this year, Vitalik posted an article to his blog titled 'In Defense of Bitcoin Maximalism,' but instead of being a pure troll, the Ethereum Founder approached the piece with truth and crafted a salient & compelling argument.

By steel-manning maximalism,  Vitalik lays out a very reasonable case for the merits intolerance and toxicity. Philosophical and contrarian episodes like these help us understand the industry better, encouraging empathy for all sides of the debate.

We explore this in context of Ethereum maximalism as well, and Vitalik offers some sage advice to Bankless. This conversation is far more philosophy-based than tech-based, but as we've seen, Vitalik is as comfortable in this setting as he is discussing the latest EIPs or protocol upgrades.

Also, Vitalik spills the tea on Twitter's new favorite drink—the VB.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
8:30 Green Tea and Twitter Hate
15:47 The April Fools Article
22:35 Crypto Grifters and Security
29:22 Taking Responsibility
37:19 Performative Weirdness
43:33 The Culture Stack
49:14 Value Tradeoffs
53:40 Lessons from BTC Maximalism
57:45 Why Maximalism is Good
1:02:30 Why Maximalism is Ridiculous
1:12:16 The Best of Both Worlds
1:16:10 Bored Weird Vitalik NFTs
1:23:05 Spotlights vs Insults
1:29:30 ETH Maximalism
1:39:41 Advice for Bankless
1:45:15 Composability & Onboarding
1:53:00 The Middle Path

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Resources:

Vitalik on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin 

Vitalik's Blog Post:
https://vitalik.ca/general/2022/04/01/maximalist.html 

Time Magazine:
https://time.com/6158182/vitalik-buterin-ethereum-profile/ 

Survive, Thrive Theory of the Political Spectrum: https://slatestarcodex.com/2013/03/04/a-thrivesurvive-theory-of-the-political-spectrum/ 

Bored Weird Vitalik Club:
https://weirdvitalik.com/ 

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Apr 18, 2022
ROLLUP: Elon Musk Buys Twitter?! | 8.5% Inflation | Tax Week | Epic Games Building the Metaverse
01:43:44

2nd Week of April, 2022

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📣 CONSENSYS | M·A·C: NFT Collection for a Good Cause
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⚡️ MAKER DAO | THE DAI STABLECOIN
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🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

5:00 MARKETS
5:05 BTC Price
5:47 ETH Price
6:35 Ratios, BED, Gas
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
10:55 Total Crypto Market Cap
https://www.coingecko.com/en/global_charts 
12:00 ETH Min Gas Price Post-Merge
https://twitter.com/domothy/status/1512817907130114059 
16:00 ICHI Token
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/141788/ichi-token-price-collapses-by-99-in-latest-defi-debacle 
20:42 White House: Extraordinarily Elevated Inflation
https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1513574076383645699
https://www.reddit.com/r/Superstonk/comments/u1xynt/the_annual_inflation_rate_in_the_us_accelerated 
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1514569232306118659 
26:00 Bloomberg Merge Estimates
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1513892957371437074 

34:10 RELEASES
34:40 Robinhood Crypto Wallet Transfers
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/141008/robinhood-widens-user-access-for-crypto-wallet-transfers-unveils-plan-to-support-lightning-payments-for-bitcoin 
36:53 Polygon KPI Liquidity Mining
https://twitter.com/0xPolygon/status/1511373161623089152 
38:50 Umbra Now Available on Optimism & Arbitrum
https://www.scopelift.co/blog/umbra-launches-on-optimism-and-polygon 
39:35 Uniswap Swap Widget
https://twitter.com/Uniswap/status/1514603576093335553 
41:00 AVAX Mempool Opening Up
https://twitter.com/trustlessstate/status/1514013436878983173 

44:50 RAISES
44:55 Epic Games $2B to build an Avatar Filled Metaverse
https://twitter.com/FT/status/1513575145805336577 
45:45 Uniswap Labs Ventures
https://twitter.com/Uniswap/status/1513564875037061122 
50:00 Circle $400M
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/circle-announces-400m-funding-round-301523647.html 
50:20 AVAX Labs
https://twitter.com/TheBlock__/status/1514615631877836814
52:45 Ignite (formerly Tendermint) Launches $150M Accelerator
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/141302/ignite-formerly-tendermint-launches-150-million-accelerator-for-web-3-projects?ref=coingecko 
53:35 Goldman Sachs Invests $88M in Certik
54:13 Nomad $22M
https://blog.nomad.xyz/nomad-raises-22m-seed-round-for-security-first-interoperability-5d6b15c96007?gi=1dbc2b9da21d 

54:33 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

55:34 NEWS
55:40 Merge Won’t Be in June
https://twitter.com/timbeiko/status/1514010098145759232 
57:50 Maple x Maker
https://maplefinance.medium.com/maker-x-maple-a-partnership-to-scale-the-digital-economy-38f6ce0fce1b 
58:35 Meta 50% Commission on NFTs
https://twitter.com/banklesshq/status/1514333528292536328 
1:00:05 The BAYC Brand/Restaurant
https://twitter.com/BoredNHngry/status/1513599188243652610 
1:02:30 Coinbase Interactive 3-Part Film - BAYC the Movie
https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1513589848048689152 
1:03:52 Jack Dorsey NFTs Not Rare?
1:06:23 ETH NFT-Backed Loan Market
https://decrypt.co/97190/ethereum-nft-backed-loan-market-heats-up-as-cryptopunks-owner-borrows-8-3m 
1:07:13 Elon
1:07:30 Not Joining Twitter Board?
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/141437/elon-musk-reverses-decision-to-join-twitters-board 
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1514564966564651008 
1:09:38 Axie Infinity
1:09:45 Hacker Launders 7.5% of Stolen ETH
https://twitter.com/watcherguru/status/1512819830927376384 
1:15:36 $NEAR Launches April 20th
https://twitter.com/Route2FI/status/1512166993671168003 

1:15:48 REGULATION
1:15: 50 USDC Stablecoin Issuer Hires Execus to Oversee Regulation
1:16:11 Celsius No More Deposits
1:17:00 Uniswap Labs Being Sued

1:23:11 TAKES
1:23:46 U.S. Taxes
https://twitter.com/DanPriceSeattle/status/1513552893688827907 
1:24:22 Local or Global DeFi Winners
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1513865713739608076 
https://twitter.com/hildobby_/status/1513874645371559936 
1:27:20 Who Could’ve Foreseen This?
https://twitter.com/ercwl/status/1513681327354171403 
1:29:30 This is Why We Fight
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1514356560516030464 

1:36:52 What David’s Excited About
1:39:00 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:41:35 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/Pollo2x/status/1514335011461218307 
https://twitter.com/TheRugNews/status/1514615385806426117 

1:42:55 Closing & Disclaimers

1:43:08 Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/songadaymann/status/1512141935959494656 

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Apr 15, 2022
Alpha Leak | The Bull Case for TreasureDAO
01:32:42

What is TreasureDAO? Ever heard of that small gaming company, Nintendo? They're trying to build the decentralized version of it. How? David brings on two of their co-founders to discuss that and so much more. Bullish? Bearish?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter @trustlessstate

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Timestamps:
0:00 Intro
6:30 Backgrounds
11:05 Why Anon?
12:25 What is Treasure its History
17:40 Why $MAGIC Won
22:00 The Bull Case for Treasure
26:40 The Nintendo of the Metaverse
31:45 Bridgeworld
39:40 Harvesting $MAGIC
52:30 Smolverse
1:02:10 Treasure Community Video
1:07:05 How TreasureDAO is Structured
1:14:05 Treasure's NFT Marketplace
1:19:38 Treasure's L1 Blockchain
1:28:10 David's Summary

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Resources:

TreasureDAO
https://twitter.com/Treasure_DAO 

Bridgeworld
https://bridgeworld.treasure.lol/ 

Smolverse
https://www.smolverse.lol/ 

John Patten
https://twitter.com/jpatten__ 

Gaarp
https://twitter.com/_gaarping 

Pta
https://twitter.com/pugmassacre 

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Apr 14, 2022
FRAX & the 4pool Curve Takeover | Sam Kazemian
01:24:52

Sam Kazemian is the founder of Frax, the fractional-algorithmic stablecoin protocol. After co-founding the decentralized Wikipedia startup Everipedia, Sam set out to pioneer the algorithmic stablecoin space. The FRAX stablecoin now has a market cap of over $2.6 billion, and the protocol’s FXS governance token is up 300% in the last year. 

In this episode, we explore the Stablecoin Wars, in which different protocols compete for liquidity and composability in DeFi. Sam brings a 1st-person perspective into the developments surrounding UST and the recently launched 4pool on Curve, which consists of stablecoins UST, FRAX, USDT, and USDC.

A highlight of this conversation is Sam’s parable of an archetypal central bank, in which he cruises through a number of salient takes on money markets and macroeconomics. There is a lot to learn about this Cambrian explosion of financial technology, and Sam is a great teacher. Stick around to find out why walked away from this conversation bullish on Frax.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:30 Sam from Frax
7:50 The Stablecoin Narrative
13:45 The Central Bank Parable
24:45 Backing an Exchange Rate

28:10 Frax Analytics | What is Frax?
37:34 Frax Analytics | The Peg
42:30 Frax Analytics | Comparing
45:03 RSA Gets Frax-Pilled

49:42 MIM vs UST
53:16 The LUNA Token
56:41 Frax Roadmap | FPI

1:04:36 The 4pool
1:14:00 The Stablecoin Wars
1:18:35 What Happens Next?
1:23:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Sam on Twitter
https://twitter.com/samkazemian 

Frax Finance
https://app.frax.finance/ 

Decentralized Finance and the Debt Cycles
https://academy.blue-swan.io/blog/decentralized-finance-and-the-debt-cycles 

Market Share Chart
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/data/decentralized-finance/stablecoins/total-crypto-backed-and-algorithmic-stablecoin-supply 

Do Kwon’s 4pool Tweet
https://twitter.com/stablekwon/status/1510021707377287170 

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Apr 13, 2022
The Divine DAO with Tracheopteryx | Layer Zero
01:21:42

Tracheopteryx is the founder of Coordinape, the intersubjective coordination tool. Coordinape allows DAO contributors to collectively reward each other as an alternate—and more elegant—means of compensating work & value.

Trach has been on a podcast circuit lately, cruising through big cerebral topics orbiting DAO coordination and biomimicry.—addressing technology and civilization from a biological perspective is underrated.

How do we shift from a ‘command & control’ approach to ‘sense & respond’? How can we take lessons from nature and plug them into novel systems powered by technology?

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Topics Covered:

4:30 Tracheopteryx & Biology
10:25 Sense & Respond
16:04 Organizational Empathy
21:25 The Digital Shift
27:43 The 100 Year Plan
33:17 Trach’s ETH Denver Talk
40:15 DAO Coordination
46:00 Are We Ready for This?
54:38 Guide for DAOers
1:01:58 DAO Tooling
1:07:51 Crypto Culture
1:16:20 Create Your Reality
1:22:35 Legacy and Art
1:28:20 A Quest for Freedom

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Resources:

Tracheopteryx on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/tracheopteryx?s=20&t=0h3kPUe5VlnDmfCi1bpAfg 

Trach's ETHDenver Talk:
https://youtu.be/anDAtWrhDnE 

Yearn Finance:
https://twitter.com/iearnfinance?s=20&t=0h3kPUe5VlnDmfCi1bpAfg 

Coordinape:
https://twitter.com/coordinape?s=20&t=0h3kPUe5VlnDmfCi1bpAfg 

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Apr 12, 2022
113 - How to Be Early | Olaf Carlson-Wee
01:17:53

Olaf Carlson-Wee is the Founder and CEO of Polychain Capital, a crypto investment firm that he founded in 2016. Olaf is a brilliant independent thinker which has led him to be the first in many things, one being the first employee of Coinbase.

In this episode, we dive into how he utilizes and became a contrarian thinking, which blockchain he believes has the potential highest likelihood to accrue the most value, the future of work and decentralized governance, and so much more.

Because of Olaf’s OG crypto tier status, he’s seen the evolution of the space from the very beginning. His experience—combined with the way he uniquely thinks—makes his vision for the future not only inspiring but promising.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:27 Has Crypto Played Out the Way Olaf Thought
10:15 Why Olaf Caught the Crypto Bug
17:35 Olaf’s Interest in Smart Contracts & Ethereum
23:50 Views on Vitalik
25:40 Independent Thinking
30:27 Why is Olaf is Here
32:40 The Common Traps of Crypto
34:12 The Wins Olaf’s Most Proud of
41:18 Which Chain Comes Out on Top
55:11 The Blockchain Spectrum
58:52 Forecasting Value Accrual
1:01:27 Olaf’s Thoughts on Ethereum & Decentralization
1:12:30 The Future of Work & Scaling DAOs
1:18:01 Crypto vs. The Nation State
1:21:50 Lightning Round
1:23:55 What’s Currently Obvious to Olaf
1:26:19 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Olaf Carson-Wee
https://twitter.com/zxocw 

Polychain Capital
https://twitter.com/polychain 

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Apr 11, 2022
ROLLUP: Elon Musk Twitter | UK Royal NFT | Bitcoin Miami | DAI vs UST Stablecoin Wars | Axie Bailout
01:32:25

1st Week of April, 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
TreasureDAO Episode:
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1511872552506822659?s=20&t=WbJQ5zuUE9BXd99qzPdN5A 
Alpha Report:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/publish/post/51732127 

7:00 MARKETS
7:30 BTC Price
7:58 ETH Price
8:42 Ratios, BED, Gas
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
9:54 Fed Balance Sheet
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/06/fed-minutes-march-2022-meetings-.html 
14:24 Rotating into ETH
https://twitter.com/cryptogucci/status/1512085818524897281?s=21&t=qPqhKu1eKrKDS-yUtxgyKw 

17:00 RELEASES
17:30 Arbitrum Nitro
https://offchain.medium.com/its-nitro-time-86944693bf29 
21:19 Instadapp Lite
https://twitter.com/Instadapp/status/1509258038875725824?s=20&t=sei-8RiGFbL_d_xsCVskEg 
21:50 Layer Zero Labs
https://twitter.com/layerzerointern/status/1511082947108954116?s=20&t=CM5BnGZnZinaXdsKpF9eaA 
Omnichain NFTs:
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/omnichain-nfts 
23:50 icETH
https://twitter.com/indexcoop/status/1511418458503880705?s=21&t=9Ibd7vOXsldggFiCgKrWPA 
26:15 Tracer Trading Competition
https://twitter.com/TracerDAO/status/1511382761831284746?s=20&t=e5tACKpmjMSqzmNX3bTTiQ 

RAISES
27:05 LFG Buys BTC & AVAX
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/140827/luna-foundation-guard-buys-a-further-231-million-of-bitcoin 
34:34 Wormhole Valuation
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/140100/crypto-bridge-wormhole-seeks-2-5-billion-price-tag-in-private-token-sale 
36:27 Fractal Seed Round
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/140296/twitch-co-founders-nft-startup-nets-35-million-in-seed-funding 
37:20 Chorus Ventures
https://twitter.com/ChorusOne/status/1511006353456005126?s=20&t=aJBiCBRHq9BMxPU07kxSwg 
37:38 Boba Network
https://blockworks.co/boba-network-valuation-hits-1-5b-after-45m-series-a-round/ 
39:38 Lightning Labs
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/04/05/lightning-labs-raises-70m-to-bring-stablecoins-to-bitcoin/ 
40:28 Coin Metrics
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/140860/coin-metrics-35-million-funding-data 
40:59 Binance US
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/06/binance-us-raises-over-200m-in-first-seed-round-hitting-a-4-5b-valuation-as-it-preps-for-ipo/ 
41:40 Near
https://thedefiant.io/near-fundraising-round/ 

44:25 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

45:00 NEWS
45:52 Axie Bailout
https://twitter.com/axieinfinity/status/1511646772531138565?s=21&t=i-6O9wyJTjRumXDMWl1ZLg 
47:12 Bakkt
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/140813/bakkt-inks-deal-to-offer-bitcoin-ether-buys-and-sells-to-american-bank-customers 
48:45 Tesla MakerDAO
https://thedefiant.io/tesla-makerdao-loan/ 
51:38 4pool
https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/04/04/frax-finances-fxs-jumps-as-terra-introduces-stablecoin-pool-4pool/ 
56:22 Pudgy Penguins
https://thedefiant.io/pudgy-penguins-fly/ 
1:04:43 Mutant NFTinja Turtles
https://twitter.com/CryptoGucci/status/1509631632927440911?s=20&t=2yPy2m03AGcGDCO3gyD9VQ 
56:47 LooksRare Chat
https://twitter.com/LooksRareNFT/status/1508791295669538818?s=20&t=g_1ImqCgPZUg8QXwJ2XQqA 
57:46 VaynerSports Mint
https://twitter.com/cr0sseth/status/1511446814196572161?s=21&t=JCGkcbf7xNbkP2h0A1VWsQ 
1:00:09 MicroStrategy Buys BTC
https://twitter.com/DeItaone/status/1511313999845109763 
1:01:26 Miami BTC Bull
https://twitter.com/brucefenton/status/1511688954327834627?s=20&t=n57Ue34Dbj153gJ5tvrQBA 
1:02:19 Bullish UK
https://twitter.com/Financialjuice1/status/1510979717024915464 
1:03:28 Elon Twitter
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1507259709224632344?s=20&t=xLN8KCT2C7i52urFtBBC1Q 
1:06:20 Virgil Griffith
https://www.scribd.com/document/566231519/192-S-D-N-Y-1-20-cr-00015-PKC-192-0 

1:10:45 TAKES
1:11:15 Leading Bull Markets
https://twitter.com/NTmoney/status/1510750296766443526?t=PF_lZfIpY9q8vIHMBmAaYQ&s=19 
1:13:18 Decade Wealth
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1511335785848614923?s=20&t=pu2Lo4bvB6ZEuOjXE0XAjA 
1:15:56 Bitcoin Brainwashing
https://twitter.com/hasufl/status/1511470668457652224?s=21&t=cyiYBuCMpp87UBQirFDeng 
1:21:05 Narratives
https://twitter.com/pythianism/status/1511040872376242176 
1:21:58 Mobile vs Desktop
https://twitter.com/divine_economy/status/1511752759363702795?s=20&t=pvNrwrJabwSxq3uHB7IboQ 
1:23:03 Developer Value
https://twitter.com/lennysan/status/1511019486643515400?s=20&t=5_FU3CY3NmFjP51gaWv2PA 

1:23:53 What David’s Excited About
1:26:40 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:28:31 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/cmsintern/status/1511658314815397890?t=OyXe0lKV8auz150kYpO9eg&s=19 

1:31:40 Closing & Disclaimers

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Apr 08, 2022
UST: New Paradigm or Ticking Time Bomb? | Terra Bear vs. Bull
01:55:33

Terra is exploding. Do Kwon and the Terra ecosystem are turning Bitcoin into their collateral asset of choice to backstop LUNA and the UST stablecoin. Over the last several weeks, the Luna Foundation Guard (LFG) have bought over 30,000 BTC... and they don't plan to stop there.

As the LFG climbs the ranks of bitcoin holders, Do Kwon has started playing empire games—claiming victory over the Curve Wars with the 4pool (which contains UST, Frax, USDC, and USDT), calling for the end of DAI, and attempting to build out the Terra ecosystem as the ultimate power in the universe.

Is Terra (UST) the future of crypto money? Or is it a ticking time bomb waiting to explode? Perhaps the truth is somewhere in the middle, so we're going to debate it. From the bull side is Delphi Digital's José Maria Macedo, and representing the skeptics is Selini Capital's Jordi Alexander.

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7:30 LUNA/UST Fundamental Properties
15:15 The Balance Between LUNA/ETH
20:00 Why Bullish/Bearish?
25:28 Why is UST a Successful Stable?
30:19 Are Algo-Stablecoins Unstable?
42:25 Anchor's Utility
48:02 Do Kwon $10B Purchase of LUNA
52:02 Is UST Becoming a Bank?
57:00 Risks of De-pegging
1:06:30 Has LUNA/UST Been Tested?
1:15:00 Do Kwon & Decentralization
1:27:50 Do Kwon's 4pool
1:39:05 Potential Nightmare Scenarios
1:48:04 Closing Arguments

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Resources:

Jordi Alexander CIO of Selini Capital
https://twitter.com/gametheorizing 

Jose Macedo Founding Partner, Delphi Digital
https://twitter.com/zemariamacedo 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Apr 07, 2022
The Element Airdrop & DAO Launch | Will Villanueva & Jonny Rhea
01:19:31

Element Finance is an open-source protocol for fixed and variable yield markets.

Yield markets you say? Like the incoming Trillion-dollar ETH Staking yield market? 

Come learn about how Element is putting a financial layer on top of Ethereum staking, and the other cool new inventions that the Element team has for the DAO space. 

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Will Villanueva 
- CEO of Element, previous worked at Consensys doing research on Ethereum  Sharding

Jonny Rhea 
- CTO of Element, previously worked at Consensys working on an Ethereum client. 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
8:30 What is Element?
13:37 The ELFI Airdrop
19:05 The zk Claim Process
25:48 Non-Transferable
29:20 NFTs & DAO Governance
35:57 Council Governance
41:14 Voting Vaults
49:58 Maximally Expressive Governance
53:55 ETH Staking Yield
1:01:06 Protocol Security
1:07:50 Bullish PoS Merge
1:15:10 What's Next for Element?
1:18:22 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

DAO Launch Announcement: 
https://mirror.xyz/0x3fcAf7DDf64E6e109B1e2A5CC17875D4a5993F39/bctuLRkf7oBL4mMJ9lPf0y0blFjBDslTUfUL0CEk1gc 

Guide to Element: 
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/a-guide-to-fixed-income-on-element?s=w 

Yield Token Compounding:
https://ytc.component.fi/ytc?base_token=0xA0b86991c6218b36c1d19D4a2e9Eb0cE3606eB48 

Previous Bankless show with Element
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF5O1rPbsm4 

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Apr 06, 2022
Cults, Culture, & Crypto with Meltem Demirors | Layer Zero
01:19:04

Meltem Demirors is the Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, a digital asset investment firm that manages $4B. Meltem is also known as the vibes sorceress, curator of vibes, and the queen of crypto. She’s been in the space for more than eight years and has seen the ebbs and flows of not only the markets, but the people that make up the space.

As a whole, the people that make up the space are part of the entire crypto cult. Whether you’re team Bitcoin or Ethereum, or whichever other coins, protocols, DAOs, people, etc. you support—you’re part of the cult. We don’t mean the negative connotation of the word cult, anon. Relax. Cults are everywhere.

Over the years, the online magic of crypto has bled into the IRL side of the space. How will this trend impact the future of the space? Why are cults everywhere? What advice does Meltem have for new crypto participants? Answers to these questions and so much more in the episode.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:02 Meltdem’s Trajectory into Crypto
13:08 When Crypto Became Real
20:17 The Power of Removing Your Ego
27:50 Why Meltdem was Wrong About Ethereum
34:24 Cults Are Everywhere
46:00 Cults vs. Communities
48:00 Meaning & Social Crypto Culture
52:00 Inter-generational product-market fit
54:50 Developing Your Own Perspective
1:05:53 How Social Crypto Has Changed
1:20:15 Meltem’s Advice For People New to the Space
1:22:44 What Meltem’s Optimistic About

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Resources:

Meltem Demirors
https://twitter.com/Melt_Dem 

CoinShares
https://coinshares.com/ 

Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22613.Simulacra_and_Simulation 

The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2761.The_Denial_of_Death 

Finite and Infinite Games Book by James Carse
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/189989.Finite_and_Infinite_Games 

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Apr 05, 2022
112 - Into the Funtier | Packy McCormick
01:27:22

Packy McCormick is the writer of Not Boring, an investor at Not Boring Capital, and an advisor to the a16z Web3 Fund. Packy has a sharp intuition for general trends, and he puts in the work to understand and thoughtfully communicate his findings outward. Writing and creating content is a great way to learn and share knowledge—we would know.

In this episode, we explore five of Packy’s most salient articles orbiting around the crypto space. Unraveling the secret recipe for crypto (and life), managing the delicate balance between money and fun is the key to winning these games. Making money on the internet with friends is the new normal.

As a talented writer and a great thinker, Packy is a born-again crypto enthusiast as of 2021. He is able to synthesize this chaotic space with fresh eyes, bringing prior knowledge to guide his understanding.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 Packy McCormick’s Journey
9:55 Born-Again Crypto Enthusiast
12:48 Own The Internet
21:00 Solana Summer
29:32 Monolithic vs Modular
35:44 The SOL Value Prop
42:08 Winner Take All?
47:30 Real vs Fake Culture
55:00 Status Monkeys
1:02:10 NFTs as Status
1:06:23 The Pareto Funtier
1:14:05 A Sense of Meaning
1:19:43 The Web3 Debate
1:29:45 Predicting This Decade
1:35:02 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Packy McCormick
https://twitter.com/packyM?s=20&t=zppneMsLXcmxhoe3-5z7OA 
Not Boring
https://www.notboring.co/ 
Ethereum - Own the Internet
https://www.notboring.co/p/own-the-internet?s=r 
Solana Summer
https://www.notboring.co/p/solana-summer?s=r 
Status Monkeys (NFTs)
https://www.notboring.co/p/status-monkeys 
The Pareto Funtier
https://www.notboring.co/p/the-pareto-funtier?s=r 
The Web3 Debate
https://www.notboring.co/p/the-web3-debate?s=r 
Player Piano
https://www.amazon.com/dp/0385333781?psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&ref_=chk_typ_imgToDp 

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Apr 04, 2022
The Bull Case for MKR | Sam MacPherson, Niklas Kunkel & monetsupply.eth
01:33:06
MakerDAO is one of the most underappreciated DAOs in DeFi. At least, that's what David thinks. We're bringing on three DAO members to discuss the most bullish elements about MakerDAO.

Hear how their recent deal with Tesla (yes, the real-world electric car manufacturer) happened, what it means for their future, how the $MKR tokenomics work, and so much more!

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
7:30 What is MakerDao
14:30 $MKR Price Action Curse?
19:10 Maker’s Meta Goals
21:36 Increasing the $DAI Supply
33:53 Increasing the $DAI Demand
45:23 The Future of Maker’s Collateral
51:45 Tesla Taps MakerDAO
1:01:34 Legal Structural Components
1:06:00 Bridging Real World Assets
1:12:05 L222
1:18:39 $MKR Tokenomics
1:31:11 Why Bullish MakerDAO

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Resources:

MakerDAO:
https://twitter.com/MakerDAO 

Sam MacPherson:
https://mobile.twitter.com/hexonaut 

Niklas Kunkel:
https://twitter.com/nomos_paradox 

monetsupply.eth
https://twitter.com/MonetSupply 

Maker Burner
www.makerburn.com 

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Apr 02, 2022
ROLLUP: Bankless Arena?! | $600M Crypto Hack | Prepare for the Merge | PoS & PoW Misconceptions
01:48:54

Last Week of March 2022

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Timestamps:

PERMISSIONLESS TICKETS
https://blockworks.co/events/permissionless/ 

0:00 Intro

6:25 MARKETS
6:28 BTC Price
7:31 ETH Price
8:14 ETH/BTC Ratio
8:30 TA Candy
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/is-the-bear-market-over-lite 
11:04 $BED
https://app.indexcoop.com/bed 
11:30 Gas Markets
https://dune.xyz/hildobby/Gas 
12:55 Top DeFi Lending Protocol
https://thedefiant.io/anchor-passes-aave-tvl/ 
https://defillama.com/ 
17:35 DPI is 1st DeFi Index on CEX
https://twitter.com/Gemini/status/1508784238488961028 
19:40 Half of Germans to Invest in Crypto https://cointelegraph.com/news/almost-half-of-germans-to-invest-in-crypto-report 
20:55 100 People vs. 9.75M Users = $40K
https://twitter.com/RAC/status/1507189330694967296 
23:15 20k Private ETH
https://twitter.com/aztecnetwork/status/1508368318138236933

28:50 RELEASES
29:18 Wells Fargo Arena, Now Bankless Arena
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/breaking-wells-fargo-arena-now-bankless?s=w 
31:30 Apple Pay in Metamask
https://beincrypto.com/iphone-users-score-apple-pay-integration-with-popular-crypto-wallet-metamask/ 
32:35 OpenSea Adds Solana NFTs 
https://twitter.com/opensea/status/1508851483449585670 
33:40 Polygon Zk Web3 Identity Services
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/139735/polygon-unveils-identity-service-leveraging-zero-knowledge-proofs 
36:00 BNB Chain to Launch Sidechains
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/139409/bnb-chain-to-launch-application-specific-sidechains-to-reduce-network-strain 
37:37 Opera Beating Brave?
https://blogs.opera.com/crypto/2022/03/opera-web3-polygon-solana-starkex-bitcoin-ixo-ronin-nervos-celo/ 
39:05 DeFi Saver
https://twitter.com/DeFiSaver/status/150883134852551885 


39:37 RAISES
39:50 Sequoia, FTX, A16z $135M LayerZero Investment
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/30/a16z-ftx-and-sequoia-lead-155m-round-for-layerzero-at-1b-valuation/ 
41:21 Avalanche Another $100M Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/139265/avalanche-launches-100-million-creator-fund-with-grimes-and-web3-platform-op3n 
45:30 $5M Seed for ZkLend
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/29/delphi-digital-leads-5m-seed-round-for-money-market-protocol-zklend/ 
46:25 nfty chat
https://twitter.com/nftychat/status/1508517166425034764 
https://nftychat.xyz/ 
https://metalink.com/login 

47:37 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 
Bankless Talent Collective
https://bankless.pallet.com/talent/welcome 
Great Testimonial
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1508888147576373249 

49:30 NEWS
49:45 Biggest Hack in Crypto History? $600M…
49:55 What Happened?
https://twitter.com/Ronin_Network/status/1508828722085867521 
50:10 William Peaster Breaks it Down
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/analyzing-the-ronin-bridge-hack 
https://twitter.com/kelvinfichter/status/1508839255996522508 
52:30 FTX Deposit
https://twitter.com/FrankResearcher/status/1508832517826174989 
54:15 SBF Tweet
https://twitter.com/SBF_FTX/status/1508839529293176847 
56:15 Reimbursement
https://beincrypto.com/players-to-be-reimbursed-promise-axie-infinity-team-after-breach/?ref=coingecko 
57:30 Can’t Do This Hack on Polygon
https://twitter.com/Mudit__Gupta/status/1508882791525724163

1:02:55 ETH
1:03:15 5 Things to Know About the Merge
https://twitter.com/trent_vanepps/status/1508478499325202435 
1:09:50 Bloomberg Intelligence PDFs
1:11:23 Ethereum Report - Institutions
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1508448302576148480
1:13:40 Misconceptions about PoS
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/4-misconceptions-about-pos-vs-pow?s=w 
Vitalik on the Road not Taken
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1508915954570436612 

1:18:26 NFTs
1:18:30 Tiffany & Co Buys NFT
https://twitter.com/TiffanyAndCo/status/1508149472198549505
1:19:32 Budweiser beer.eth Cans
https://twitter.com/budweiserusa/status/1507507766759411712 

1:20:35 BITCOIN
1:20:40 MacroStrategy $205M Loan
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/139719/macrostrategy-silvergate-loan-more-bitcoin 
1:21:22 Change the Code
https://www.cleanupbitcoin.com/ 
https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/news/change-the-code-not-the-climate-greenpeace-usa-ewg-others-launch-campaign-to-push-bitcoin-to-reduce-climate-pollution/ 
1:25:10 Counter
https://twitter.com/MessariCrypto/status/1500492844758351875 

1:26:25 REGULATION / TRADFI / MISC.
1:26:40 Canadian Regulators Crack Down
https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1507425569310392322 
1:27:56 Canada’s Next Leader?
https://twitter.com/PierrePoilievre/status/1508535716795531273
1:28:55 EU Unhosted wallets
https://twitter.com/paddi_hansen/status/1509536318585454597 
1:30:35 Write the SEC
https://twitter.com/DanSpuller/status/1509178997858521090 
1:32:12 MakerDAO Hooking Up With Traditional Bank 
https://thedefiant.io/makerdao-bank-deal-dai-loans/ 
1:35:20 Maker Panel
https://youtu.be/woW1nAWFTEI 

1:38:10 TAKES
1:38:30 Epicenter of Digitization
https://twitter.com/mikemcglone11/status/1509163605354291205 
1:39:30 What Are You in Crypto For?
https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/tokbqf/yes_i_am_in_it_for_the_money_and_i_dont_care_what/ 

1:45:15: How Many Jobs You Got?
https://twitter.com/nftnoobbby/status/1509043140325425157 
1:45:45 Democratizing Force
https://twitter.com/RoninImperial/status/1509293153349734402
1:45:50 The Point of Crypto is to _______
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1509217719555702786 

1:46:50 MEME of the Week
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/is-the-bear-market-over-lite?s=w 
https://twitter.com/sartoshi_nft/status/1508288792796581892 

1:48:15 Disclaimers

Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/kmoney_69/status/1508915008704421890 

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Apr 01, 2022
The Return of Aave | Stani Kulechov
01:20:53
Coming off the heels of Aave's huge v3 release a couple weeks ago, we wanted to bring on Founder and CEO, Stani Kulechov to unpack it for us. Stani is also the Founder of Lens Protocol, a permissionless, composable, & decentralized social graph that might just be the future of Web3 social platforms. 

How are Aave and Lens Protocol bringing this inevitable future to reality sooner than expected?  What is the current state of the DeFi landscape? Buckle up because Stani will unpack these questions and so much more. 

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
7:00 What's New With Stani
10:15 DeFi in 2021
14:13 Aave Portals
23:00 Maintaining Market Share
27:25 Forecasting the Future of Chains
32:57 Bridging & Security
37:38 Efficiency Mode
40:23 Isolation Mode
44:20 Stani's Thoughts on Rari
48:18 Future Aave Versions
54:30 Stani's PFP
57:15 Lens Protocol & Web3 Social
1:10:00 Lens Protocol All-Star Team & Roadmap
1:14:09 Rapid Fire Questions

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Resources:

Stani Kulechov:
https://twitter.com/StaniKulechov 

Aave:
https://aave.com/ 

Lens Protocol: 
https://lens.dev/  

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 30, 2022
The Next Phase of Humanity with Metadreamer | Layer Zero
01:17:56

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Metadreamer is the founder of Metafactory, the “digiphysical culture factory for the metaverse." He is a software engineer and designer in the DAO space, and has contributed to MetaGame, SourceCred, Coordinape, and Metacartel Ventures.

Dreamer is a DAO-er, touching many different parts of the Ethereum ecosystem. Every conversation we have with him is cerebral, as he is a cosmically deep thinker. He embodies core values of crypto such as optimizing for collaboration over competition, an abundance mentality, and a ‘Yes And’ approach to coordination.

The code we write can impact society for the better, and throughout this conversation, we explore the purpose of the crypto movement—with this new technology, we can change culture. Metadreamer’s is a revolution to build a better society.


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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:00 Metadreamer
5:27 Lowest Hanging Schelling Point
8:32 Seeking Purpose
12:05 Value vs Money
16:44 Expressing Value On-Chain
22:57 Attestations & Irrigation
29:07 Retroactive Public Goods Funding
35:44 Data & Value
41:10 Verifiable Credentials & Nature
45:05 Fear of Death
51:30 The Meta Goal
57:30 Rebirth & Terence McKenna
1:04:15 Allowing for Emergence
1:09:28 The Purpose & Psychadelics
1:14:16 Advice for Noobs
1:19:00 A ‘Yes And’ Mentality
1:21:00 An Optimistic Closing

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Resources:

MetaDreamer on Twitter
https://twitter.com/META_DREAMER?s=20&t=7d9hnQI1a-meDKaia1fiSg 
MetaFactory
https://twitter.com/TheMetaFactory?s=20&t=F1T6UwK1wM_FE1AX6vsRWA 
MetaGame
https://twitter.com/MetaFam?s=20&t=7d9hnQI1a-meDKaia1fiSg 
SourceCred
https://twitter.com/sourcecred?s=20&t=7d9hnQI1a-meDKaia1fiSg 
Coordinape
https://twitter.com/coordinape?s=20&t=7d9hnQI1a-meDKaia1fiSg 
MetaCartel Ventures
https://twitter.com/VENTURE_DAO?s=20&t=7d9hnQI1a-meDKaia1fiSg 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 29, 2022
The PoW vs. PoS Debate | Lyn Alden & Justin Drake
01:34:25

Lyn Alden is the Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy and an expert in macro markets who’s also a strong Bitcoin, proof-of-work proponent. Her friendly counterpart, Justin Drake is a researcher at the Ethereum Foundation and is pro proof-of-stake. Both are recurring guests on Bankless!

The two experts debate which is better: proof-of-work or proof-of-stake for creating a global-crypto money system? Other topics include: economic security, deterrence and recoverability in the face of the dreaded 51% attack, minimization of governance power, economic fairness, commodity vs. equity money, and so much more!

Which is your preference, proof-of-work or proof-of-stake? Warning: after this debate, your preference may change.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:15 Backgrounds
8:12 The Better Monetary Premium
11:00 Equity, PoS, Commodity, PoW?
23:30 Hypothetical PoS Bitcoin
30:25 Lyn’s Rebuttal to Multiple Justin Claims
36:05 Justin’s Rebuttal to Multiple Lyn Claims
44:50 Inherently Fair or Unfair?
53:27 Different Kinds of Risk
57:30 Client Diversity
1:03:00 Lyn’s Macro Perspective
1:13:00 Justin’s Technical Perspective
1:17:42 Governance & Memes
1:29:55 The Rich Get Richer?
1:32:35 Closing Arguments

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Resources:

Lyn’s Proof of Stake Article
https://www.lynalden.com/proof-of-stake/ 

Economic Security & Efficiency
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KdzhgbTqhRd0LndK4R8c50OK-s6W568Ydd1aytokwbs/edit#gid=0 

Lyn’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact 

Justin’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/drakefjustin 

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Mar 28, 2022
Shibuya’s Rethinking Production Studios with pplpleasr, Maciej Kuciara & Jacky | Alpha Leak
57:59

Shibuya is not your typical Hollywood production studio. The storytelling side of things is built entirely using web3. And the inspiring team behind it is none other than wildly successful NFT artist pplpleasr, renowned concept designer/artist Maciej Kuciara, and experienced developer Jacky Wang.

Decentralized storytelling is a web3 creative model for crowdfunding production via NFTs/tokens. Choose-your-own-adventure storytelling, dynamic credits, character development all done using the power of web3. Hear more of Shibuya’s other grandiose ideas and so much more in the episode!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:00 What is Shibuya
9:50 Shibuya’s Product Market Fit
15:05 Balancing Community Power Dynamics
18:02 Shibuya’s Experiments
25:15 Web3 Talent Coordination
28:30 Story Format
31:05 Community Decisions
33:05 Voting Fatigue & Power
36:02 Dev Challenges & Tokenomics
39:39 IP
43:41 Shibuya’s Spectrum of Engagement
46:48 Shibuya’s Grandiose Ideas
53:11 Key Ingredients to Success

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Resources:

Shibuya’s Website:
https://www.shibuya.xyz/ 

Shibuya’s Twitter:
https://twitter.com/shibuyaxyz 

pplpleasr:
https://twitter.com/pplpleasr1 

Maciej Kuciara:
https://www.instagram.com/maciejkuciara/ 

Jacky:
https://www.instagram.com/jackywangadventures 

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Mar 27, 2022
ROLLUP: The Institutions Are Here | Vitalik & Brady BFFs | Verge of the Merge | Senator Warren, Sup?
01:46:12

4th Week of March 2022

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro

6:30 MARKETS
7:15 BTC Price
7:30 ETH Price
11:40 ETH/BTC Ratio
13:00 $BED
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
13:25 Record 2022 ETH Outflows
https://twitter.com/intotheblock/status/1504838298858045459 
16:35 Do Kwon BTC Reserves
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/138892/do-kwon-reveals-plan-to-increase-usts-bitcoin-reserve-to-3-billion 
20:00 $6B in ETH Burned
https://decrypt.co/95574/nearly-6-billion-eth-burned-ethereum-2-0-edges-closer 
20:30 7-Month Low
https://thedefiant.io/ether-burn-rate-deflationary-the-merge/
https://ultrasound.money/ 
21:45 Maple Finance Originates $1B of Loans
https://blockworks.co/maple-finance-originates-1b-of-loans-in-10-months/ 

25:20 RELEASES
25:55 GameStop NFT Marketplace
26:05 Loopring’s LRC
https://t.co/LMKyctfl2I 
https://twitter.com/loopringorg/status/1506548697689063429 
https://beta.nft.gamestop.com/ 
https://www.coingecko.com/en/coins/loopring 
29:05 Timeswap x Polygon
https://twitter.com/TimeswapLabs/status/1505944790374006792 
31:40 Robinhood Debit Card Crypto Rewards
https://decrypt.co/95662/robinhood-new-debit-card-offer-crypto-rewards 

33:20 RAISES
33:30 BAYC & a16z $450M
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/22/22991272/yuga-labs-seed-funding-a16z-bored-ape-yacht-club-bayc-metaverse-other-side 
35:40 Yuga Slide Deck
https://www.dropbox.com/s/k36t0v1b5ps0b9s/Yuga_deck_2.pdf?dl=0 
38:10 A16z new PFP
https://twitter.com/a16z/status/1506361154033045507 
38:40 FTX, Animoca Bank $500M
https://decrypt.co/95478/ftx-animoca-c2x-crypto-gaming-terra 
39:40 FTX, Dave $100M
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/21/ftx-invests-100m-in-banking-app-dave-forms-partnership-for-crypto-payments/ 
https://dave.com/ 
40:50 Worldcoin to Raise $100M
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/22/worldcoin-to-raise-100m-at-3b-token-valuation-report/ 
45:00 Katie Haun $1.5B Crypto Fund
https://decrypt.co/95715/andreessen-horowitz-vet-katie-haun-raises-billion-web3-fund 
45:25 Frmr Polychain Capital Partner $125M Crypto Fund
https://decrypt.co/95621/former-polychain-capital-partner-launches-125m-crypto-fund-that-will-become-a-dao 
46:52 Qualcomm’s $100M Metaverse Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/138848/chip-supplier-qualcomm-creates-100-million-metaverse-investment-fund 
48:30 Mina Ecosystem $92M
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/138264/mina-protocol-ecosystem-token-sale-three-arrows-ftx 
50:00 Paradigm $8.75M Ribbon Finance
https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/1506254872932409354 
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/how-to-make-money-with-automated 
51:10 Dalio Finally Getting Into Crypto
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/21/ray-dalios-bridgewater-investing-in-crypto-fund-sources/ 

54:55 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

56:25 NEWS
56:30 Vitalik TIME Cover
https://twitter.com/time/status/1504760633342021645 
58:25 Awful Quote Tweets
https://twitter.com/vitalikbuterin/status/1504957024345501709 
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1504954329760944136 
1:01:25 Vitalik Doesn’t Know Brady
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1504959516865138689 
1:02:30 Brady is a Huge Vitalik Fan
https://twitter.com/TomBrady/status/1505295283286167554 

1:03:40 ETH
1:03:45 EIP 4844 - Proto-Danksharding
https://www.eip4844.com 
1:07:30 The Merge

1:08:55 NFTs
1:09:05 Arthur0x Phishing Scam
1:09:30 DeFiance Capital Founder $1.7M
https://decrypt.co/95666/defiance-capital-founder-loses-1-7m-nfts-phishing-scam 
1:09:45 How it Happened
https://twitter.com/Arthur_0x/status/1506167899437686784 
1:10:45 How to Stay Protected
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/hacker-group-stalks-nfts 
1:13:05 Hollywood
Disney’s Pixar Pals
https://medium.com/veve-collectibles/disney-pixar-pals-25c6da53ab8e 
1:13:30 The DC Universe NFTs
https://www.dccomics.com/blog/2022/03/11/cartamundi-launches-dc-hybrid-physical-and-nft-trading-cards 

1:14:00 REGULATION / TRADFI / MISC.
1:14:05 Goldman Sachs
1:14:10 New Website Who Dis
https://twitter.com/krugermacro/status/1506785179213475843?s=20&t=PoSkEl9kUDn-miVPTXvMkg 
1:14:30 Bankless Analyst Take
https://twitter.com/BenGiove/status/1506838000168226818 
1:15:45 Elizabeth Warren
1:15:50 Bill From Warren
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/03/17/senator-elizabeth-warren-announces-sanctions-compliance-bill-for-crypto-companies 
1:21:30 FIFA World Cup & Crypto.com
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/22/cryptocom-nabs-fifa-world-cup-sponsorship-for-undisclosed-sum 

1:23:56 TAKES
1:24:30 Page 34 of the Cryptopians
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1505984479399088128 
1:27:40 JPEG vs. MP3 NFTs
https://twitter.com/trustlessstate/status/1505279281139572738 
1:30:15 Ethereum is Inflationary
https://twitter.com/epolynya/status/1505153046455615488 
1:32:45 The West’s Energy Pickle
https://blog.bitmex.com/energy-cancelled/ 
1:37:10 Donald Glover on NFTs
https://twitter.com/unitedmasters/status/1506088529838972933 
1:38:05 Future of NFTs
https://twitter.com/j1mmyeth/status/1505956386571575297 

1:41:30 What David’s Excited About
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1507033311314845699 
1:42:15 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:44:45 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/PuffYatty/status/1506277389910872066 

1:45:30 Disclaimers

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Mar 25, 2022
Crypto in Ukraine | Alex Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
57:22

In this special episode, we bring on Alex Bornyakov, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation to discuss the current state of the war, crypto’s impact, and so much more.

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the world—and in particular—the crypto world has rallied to donate as much as possible to the courageous people of Ukraine.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the people of Ukraine. To further support, please consider donating: https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:14 State of Ukraine
11:54 Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation’s Goals
14:00 Pre-Ukrainian War Crypto
18:00 Ukraine’s Crypto Fund
22:00 How Donations Are Being Used
24:55 Crypto Enabling Ukraine’s Goals
31:00 How Crypto Changed the War
32:40 Bridging Crypto to Fiat
33:40 Individual Ukrainian’s Using Crypto
35:18 Crypto’s Value Proposition in Ukraine
41:09 Humanitarian Limitations vs. Crypto
44:15 New Ukrainian Crypto Law
47:20 Crypto Policy Advice
48:55 Sanctions & Crypto
51:55 Alex’s CTA for Everyone
53:15 Ukraine's NFTs & Tokens?

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Resources:

Donate to Ukraine
https://war.ukraine.ua/donate/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 25, 2022
Celestia’s Building the Multi-Chain Universe with Nick White | Alpha Leak
59:54

Nick White is the COO of Celestia Labs. Celestia is the first modular blockchain network. If you have no idea what that is, you’re in luck! Celestia wants it to be as easy to deploy blockchains as it is smart contracts.

Nick and David cover all things modular blockchains, the network effect that happens as a result of this multi-chain universe, what the far away distant future might look like, and so much more!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:00 What is Celestia
5:30 Types of Blockchains
9:30 How Celestia Modularizes
16:15 Rule Checking
19:40 How Rollups Work
21:10 Different Kinds of Layers
27:31 Prices & Data Availability Sampling
40:00 Celestia’s Blockspace
42:01 Fees & Nodes
45:35 Goals of Celestia
51:43 Celestia Vampire Attack?!
53:20 The Future of Modular Blockchains

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Resources:

Nick’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/nickwh8te 

Celestia’s Website
https://t.co/oaUV9NvYwH 

Celestia’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/CelestiaOrg 

John Adler Delphi Podcast
https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/celestia-the-worlds-first-modular-blockchain-network/id1438148082?i=1000552936346 

Celestia’s Discord & Telegram
https://discord.com/invite/YsnTPcSfWQ 
https://t.me/CelestiaCommunity 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 23, 2022
APECOIN—Bullish or Bearish for CryptoPunks? | Zeneca, Andy8052, Scott Lewis
01:11:01

In a massive week for Bored Ape Yacht Club studio Yuga Labs, they acquired CryptoPunks & Meebits from Larva Labs, as well as releasing their community token $APE. With ApeCoin and a massive inflow of intellectual property, the NFT space is spinning with buzz and speculation about what this all means.

Today, we have Zeneca_33, Andy8052, and Scott Lewis joining State of the Nation to get to the bottom of this monumental event. What does this mean for Punks and Apes? What about intellectual property, ownership, and value? And lastly, are we seeing the dawn of a new age of digital monopolies?

In this chaotic landscape, a rational and steady approach to understanding is always a winner. 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
8:00 Panelists
12:03 What CryptoPunks Want
16:44 Brand Management
22:01 Applebees
26:52 Creative Commons License
32:00 Best Rights Strategies
40:00 ApeCoin Launch
46:20 Is $APE Overvalued?
54:58 Yuga Labs Deck
1:00:52 Financials vs Monopolies
1:04:31 $450 Million Raise
1:06:45 Panelist Projects
1:10:00 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Scott Lewis:
https://twitter.com/scott_lew_is?s=20&t=kXCI6sgHk2MMkG_PZKekSQ 
Zeneca_33:
https://twitter.com/Zeneca_33?s=20&t=kXCI6sgHk2MMkG_PZKekSQ 
Andy8052:
https://twitter.com/andy8052?s=20&t=kXCI6sgHk2MMkG_PZKekSQ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 23, 2022
How to Become a VC with Haseeb Qureshi | Layer Zero
01:06:57

First, Haseeb Qureshi was a Texas Hold’em poker player. Then Haseeb learned how to code and worked as a software engineer for Airbnb. He went down the crypto rabbithole and is now the managing partner at Dragonfly Capital, as well as an accomplished writer and coder.

When Haseeb has come on the podcast previously, we covered theses and mental models. Today on Layer Zero, we explore the dynamics of being a venture capitalist in Web3. How does one find a path to becoming a VC?

We dive into what to look for in an internal team and external portfolio companies, as well as proper form for selling investments in a credible and honorable way. Haseeb’s long term approach to Web3 is salient as always, and this episode is must-listen if you are interested in becoming a crypto VC.

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4:30 Extremely Bullish and Bearish
9:04 Play-to-Earn Gaming
14:00 Poker & Venture Capital
17:15 Positive Sum Games
20:20 How to Add Value
26:22 How to be a Good Investor
32:09 Haseeb’s Pitch to Founders
34:22 How to Sell Tokens
39:45 Fad or Generational Wealth?
45:08 Near Protocols and Alt-L1s
50:00 VCs vs Retail
57:30 How to Take Responsibility
1:02:44 Airdrops
1:09:04 Fulfilling Web3’s Promises

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Resources:

Haseeb on Twitter
https://twitter.com/hosseeb?s=20 
Dragonfly Capital
https://www.dcp.capital/ 
Bankless Podcast 103 with Haseeb
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-103-blockchains-are-cities-haseeb 
“Blockchains are Cities”
https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/blockchains-are-cities-564327013f86 
“Why Decentralization Isn’t As Important As You Think”
https://haseebq.com/why-decentralization-isnt-as-important-as-you-think/ 
“I’m Worried No One Will Care About Rollups” 
https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/im-worried-nobody-will-care-about-rollups-554bc743d4f1 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 22, 2022
110 - The Internet Reset | Alexis Ohanian
01:06:30

Alexis Ohanian is the Co-Founder of Reddit, as well as the Founder of venture capital firm SevenSevenSix. As a builder-turned-technology entrepreneur, Alexis is focused on making the world a better place through novel projects and initiatives like Coinbase, Axie Infinity, Opensea, and Riverside (which we used to record this episode!)

We explore how Alexis would rebuild Reddit for Web3, and how many emergent behaviors in the early days of Reddit and the internet are surfacing again—this time, on steroids with crypto-enabled communities. Alexis is concerned with empowering the good parts about internet culture, doubling down on the importance of community and culture.

Tune in for sage advice on investment insights and investor cheat codes—where are the next opportunities? Wherever they are, Alexis is sure to be found there.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Alexis Ohanian is Having Fun
8:57 Getting Into Crypto
16:40 Reddit and Web3
24:52 Emergent Behaviors
34:00 Rebuilding a Web3 Reddit
39:38 Internet Reputation
45:00 Permissionless Web3
53:52 What’s on the Horizon?
1:00:26 Seven Seven Six
1:04:10 The Case for Optimism
1:07:24 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Alexis on Twitter
https://twitter.com/alexisohanian?s=20&t=YFn8AnfCSkaWdAxctt9QXw 
SevenSevenSix
https://twitter.com/sevensevensix?s=20&t=YFn8AnfCSkaWdAxctt9QXw 
Alexis’ Art
https://opensea.io/assets/0xb6329bd2741c4e5e91e26c4e653db643e74b2b19/696 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 21, 2022
ROLLUP: ETH Merge Soon | Yuga Labs Acquisition | ApeCoin | Raises & NEW Releases Galore
02:01:17

3rd Week of March 2022

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro

4:00 MARKETS
4:25 BTC Price
5:05 ETH Price
6:55 ETH/BTC Ratio
11:50 $BED
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 

12:15 FED WATCH
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/feds-powell-sees-the-light-and-turns-far-more-hawkish-than-expected-11647468210 
24:05 ETH Gas
https://dune.xyz/hildobby/Gas 
26:05 VISA vs. ETH Volume
https://twitter.com/blockworks_/status/1503343966057545729 
27:15 Hold or Sell Airdrops?
https://thedefiant.io/messari-airdrops-112-profit-selling/ 
27:50 A Brief History
https://twitter.com/justintrimble/status/1504262012255318018 
29:50 Rotatooooooooorrrss - 3ArrowsCapital
https://twitter.com/btcinchina/status/1504339901264777218 
30:45 Terra Do Kwon
34:45 Terra Bet by Do Kwon
https://twitter.com/stablekwon/status/1503264558160375810 

40:40 RELEASES
41:05 Stripe Now Supports Crypto
https://twitter.com/collision/status/1501961880289480704 
45:00 Aave v3 is Here
https://twitter.com/AaveAave/status/1504137636105043971 
47:20 Alchemix v2
https://twitter.com/scupytrooples/status/1503751703019110410 
49:55 Coinbase Tests Fee-Free Trading
https://blockworks.co/coinbase-rolls-out-test-of-no-fee-trading/ 

57:02 RAISES
57:05 ConsenSys $450M at $7B Valuation
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/15/450m-raise-values-ethereum-builder-consensys-at-7b-as-metamask-tops-30m-users/ 
https://twitter.com/ConsenSys/status/1503748099885477897 
58:28 Optimism x A16z
https://medium.com/ethereum-optimism/money-long-team-strong-8526c6943fd7 
59:55 StarkWare $6B Valuation
https://twitter.com/Darrenlautf/status/1501863868502396928 
1:00:15 Solana Marketplace, Magic Eden $27M
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/03/14/solana-based-nft-marketplace-magic-eden-raises-27m-series-a/ 
1:01:37 Aptos is Expanding
https://medium.com/aptoslabs/expanding-the-aptos-community-38c5b18a84b7 

1:05:14 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 
1:06:04 Talent Collective
https://bankless.pallet.com/talent/welcome 

1:06:50 NEWS / ETH
1:06:55 Don’t Sleep on the Merge
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/dont-sleep-on-the-merge-lite 
1:12:50 IT BROKE!
https://hackmd.io/@prysmaticlabs/HyZqgTA-c 
1:19:10 Rocketpool
https://twitter.com/Rocket_Pool/status/1501796795365867524 

1:21:28 L222
1:21:30 How Do Rollups Decentralize?
https://medium.com/ethereum-optimism/our-pragmatic-path-to-decentralization-cb5805ca43c1 
1:25:18 Optimism Cannon
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1501624172581064704 

1:27:20 NFTs
1:27:23 Yuga Labs
1:27:25 Biggest NFT M&A Deal?
https://twitter.com/yugalabs/status/1502420714527334406 
1:33:30 Great Summary From William Peaster
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/bored-apes-cryptopunks-the-big-ideas 
1:35:00 $APE Coin
https://twitter.com/apecoin/status/1504201556165644298 
1:37:23 NFTX Milked: “FlashMint”
https://twitter.com/wilburforce_/status/1504437189979119622 
1:39:15 NFTs Coming to Instagram
https://decrypt.co/95209/nfts-are-coming-to-instagram-says-meta-ceo 

1:40:40 REGULATION / TRADEFI / MACRO
1:40:35 Congress Come Get Ya Boi…
https://twitter.com/RepTomEmmer/status/1504117933395619846 
1:42:46 EU Votes Down Anti-PoW Clause
https://twitter.com/paddi_hansen/status/1503383993391194115 
1:43:47 Saudi Arabia Considers Yuan? 
https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-arabia-considers-accepting-yuan-instead-of-dollars-for-chinese-oil-sales-1164735154 
1:44:56 Future Regulation in South Korea? Win!
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/137172/yoon-suk-yeol-who-pledged-to-deregulate-south-koreas-crypto-sector-wins-presidential-election 

1:49:10 TAKES
1:49:39 Some Ponzis Are Scams
https://twitter.com/avifelman/status/1502400594245423105 
1:51:14 Pay or Go Away
https://twitter.com/iamdcinvestor/status/1503014777475502083 
1:54:12 Diversification For the Weak
https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1504081408968601600 

1:56:36 What David’s Excited About
157:58 What Ryan’s Excited About

2:00:12 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/ultrasoundmoney/status/1503684172438773765 

2:00:40 Disclaimers

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Mar 18, 2022
How to DAO with Tracheopteryx | Green Pill #5
02:38

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Mar 17, 2022
Does Decentralization Matter? | Kevin Owocki & Cooper Turley
56:18

What is most important in crypto? What wins out in the end? Today, we find out if user experience is more important than decentralization. As we progress through crypto's cambrian explosion, we often observe the tradeoff between immediate product viability and a 'no cutting corners' approach.

Taking the side of UX & a product-first mentality is Cooper Turley, a champion of the creator economy. Kevin Owocki—himself a schelling point for public goods—is defending decentralization and the merits of a values-first approach.

While exploring the roots of this tradeoff, we'll learn more about where we are as an ecosystem and where we are inevitably heading.

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
5:45 Decentralization vs. Usability
10:15 Learnings with New Users
19:19 How Will Crypto Change the World?
25:10 Not Compromising on Values
32:25 Do Users Care About Values?
36:00 Where/When to Compromise
39:13 The Importance of DevTooling
41:00 Crypto's Trojan Horse
43:36 What Good UX Looks Like
48:55 Lowest Hanging UX-Fruit
50:39 How This All Comes to Fruition
53:11 2022 Crypto W Wishlist

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Resources:

Cooper on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Cooopahtroopa 

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/owocki 

Foundation:
https://foundation.app/ 

Soundxyz:
https://www.sound.xyz/ 

Mirror:
https://twitter.com/viamirror 

Snapshot:
https://snapshot.org/#/ 

Gnosis Safe:
https://gnosis-safe.io/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 17, 2022
Bull or Bear? What the Charts Are Saying | Ledger from Up Only
01:26:20

Co-Founder, CMO of Flip, and Co-Host of Up Only, Brian Krogsgard—aka—Ledger joins David and Ryan to discuss WTF is happening. Are we in a Bull or Bear market? What are the charts telling us?

With the Ukraine & Russian War—ripple effects from said war—inflation at an all-time high, stocks down, commodities, and crypto being all over the place...there's a lot to unpack. Where do experts go to find answers? The charts.

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
7:15 Exciting Times?
17:50 Charty Charts
24:00 200-Week Moving Average
32:20 Will the ETH Merge Change Anything?
39:15 200-Week Moving Average Cont.
43:40 ETH/BTC Indicator
46:24 Alt L1 Ecosystem
51:03 How Bad Could it Get?
54:30 Potential Supercycle?
1:01:40 Macro
1:17:27 What’s in Ledger’s Portfolio
1:21:44 Advice From Ledger

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Resources:

Ledger's Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ledgerstatus 

Up Only:
https://twitter.com/UpOnlyTV 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 16, 2022
Tarun Chitra on whether Code is Law | Layer Zero
01:22:41

Tarun Chitra, in addition to being Founder and CEO of Gauntlet, is a gigabrain, polymath type in the Ethereum space. His fluency in mathematics results in a creative, almost artistic approach to a traditionally rigorous and analytical field.

 

Perhaps related to his search for beauty, Tarun observes the structural changing of massive systems happening in the broader geopolitical ecosystem today. We explore the relationship between regulation and finance in a unique light. Finance itself is fundamentally a legal practice—it’s money plus law.

 

Finance becomes more elegant with smart contracts, and we muse on the idea that broader governance structures can improve with smart contracts as well. Is code law? Can we generalize capital efficiency?

 

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Topics Covered:

 

0:00 Intro

4:30 Tarun Chitra

8:15 New York City & Boom Cities

14:00 Global Crypto

18:00 Leapfrogging the US

27:45 Governance & Regulation

31:55 The Fundamental Crypto Shift

35:53 The Great Re-Shuffling

43:08 What Works vs What Doesn’t

48:07 Core Blockchain Governance

52:40 Scaling with DAOs

1:00:00 Upgrading Financial Law

1:09:00 Code is Law

1:14:05 Tarun’s Approach to Life

1:20:34 Optimism through Beauty

1:26:00 Basins and Sinking to Elegance

 

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Resources:

 

Tarun on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/tarunchitra?s=20&t=-Wk1FKVJz6cQrJM6EzusdQ

 

Gauntlet:

https://twitter.com/gauntletnetwork?s=20&t=-Wk1FKVJz6cQrJM6EzusdQ

 

Episode with Santi Siri:

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/-santiago-siri-layer-zero?s=w

 

Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

https://www.britannica.com/science/fundamental-theorem-of-algebra

 

 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

 

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Mar 15, 2022
109 - SBF and the Future of FTX
01:22:28

Sam Bankman-Fried—or simply SBF—is the founder and CEO of FTX, one of crypto’s biggest exchanges. In this episode, we dive into how Sam built a company worth $30 billion… in less than three years! And before the age of 30!

As a centralized exchange unicorn, FTX has exploded into the mainstream, sponsoring massive sports arenas and partnerships with celebrities like Tom Brady. The mainstream-ification of FTX culminated with its Super Bowl ad with Larry David, which had a significant cultural impact on FTX and crypto more broadly.

Is Sam on Team DeFi? Or is FTX a competitor? And what about banks? SBF also recently appeared in front of Congress. After this discussion, we are increasingly convinced of the alignment between Bankless and SBF.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 SBF
9:13 Building Successful Products
15:56 Why Sam is in Crypto
20:40 Crypto Values & Opportunity
25:27 Use Cases & Decentralization
31:04 The Future of FTX
37:18 FTX vs DeFi
41:16 SBF’s Preferred Blockchains
45:12 Sam’s Legendary Tweet
53:30 FTX vs Banks
56:46 Regulation
1:03:45 Talking to Congress
1:06:02 Spectrum of Decentralization
1:10:05 Super Bowl Ads
1:16:34 Mainstream Crypto & NFTs
1:21:30 Building Wealth
1:24:45 Giving Everything Away
1:27:45 Crypto Price Predictions
1:31:27 Crypto 5 Years from Now

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Resources:

SBF on Twitter
https://twitter.com/SBF_FTX 
FTX
https://ftx.com/en 
Sam’s Legendary Tweet
https://twitter.com/SBF_FTX/status/1347964322459262977 
FTX Super Bowl Commercial
https://youtu.be/BH5-rSxilxo 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 14, 2022
Fund Your Web3 Project with Gitcoin Grants Round 13 | GreenPill #4
31:53

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Gitcoin Grants Round 13—or GR13—is live from March 9-24, 2022! 

To explore what this means for Gitcoin and the broader crypto space, we’re bringing on a medley of contributors from GitcoinDAO to talk about the public goods funding round, the decentralization of Gitcoin, and future upgrades with Grants 2.0.

Take the Green Pill, anon.

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Panelists:

• Scott Moore – Gitcoin Co-Founder
https://twitter.com/notscottmoore 
• Lindsey Thrift – VP of Product at Gitcoin
https://twitter.com/thrift_lindsey 
• Kevin Olsen – VP of Engineering at Gitcoin
https://gov.gitcoin.co/u/kevin.olsen/summary 
• Annika Lewis – Lead at GitcoinDAO Public Goods Funding Workstream
https://twitter.com/AnnikaSays 
• Sean MacMannis – GitcoinDAO Memes, Merch, & Marketing Workstream
https://twitter.com/smacmannis 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
1:02 Gitcoin DAO Panelists
1:46 Gitcoin Grants Round 13
3:24 What is Quadratic Funding?
6:00 How to Participate
7:25 The Ukraine Round
9:55 Gitcoin Aqueduct & Tally
12:28 The Mission & Values of Gitcoin 
16:07 Exploring DAOs
20:42 Grants 2.0
27:20 A Healthy Ecosystem
30:18 Closing

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Resources:

Gitcoin Grants Round 13
https://bankless.cc/Gitcoin 
Gitcoin Discord
http://discord.gg/gitcoin 
Gitcoin Governance
http://gov.gitcon.co 
Aqueduct & Tally Wallet
https://gitcoin.co/blog/tally-wallet-plans-first-gitcoin-aqueduct/ 
Regen Network
https://www.regen.network/ 
Gitcoin Grants 2.0
https://gov.gitcoin.co/t/gitcoin-grants-2-0/9981 

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https://greenpill.party/  

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Mar 10, 2022
ROLLUP: Biden’s Crypto Executive Order | Sanctions & Commodities | Coinbase & MetaMask | Bear Watch?!
01:38:12

2nd Week of March 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

3:23 MARKETS
3:24 BTC Price
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/09/bitcoin-btc-jumps-after-treasury-statement-on-crypto-executive-order.html 
4:40 ETH Price
5:05 ETH/BTC Ratio
https://twitter.com/cburniske/status/1501449852495925248 
6:38 $BED 
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 

8:50 BEAR WATCH
8:55 Bad Start for Equities
https://twitter.com/MacroAlf/status/1501263319222603783 
10:38 Commodity Crisis?
https://www.ft.com/content/555b7167-eaf2-43a0-a66f-802e39cccf36 
10:40 Prices
https://www.cnn.com/business/markets/commodities/ 
12:55 DJCI
https://www.spglobal.com/spdji/en/indices/commodities/dow-jones-commodity-index/#overview 
17:15 Kyla Episode
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1501244475569442820?s=20&t=pZSQ2PFE136VyrUkLCCb6Q 
17:40 ETH Gas ATL
https://decrypt.co/94648/ethereum-transaction-fees-drop-six-month-low-report 
18:54 NFT Search Down
https://twitter.com/meowmeowmeuw/status/1501396257163685890? 
19:50 ETH & Car Gas Meme
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1500331461140000772 

27:00RELEASES
27:05 StarkNet Ecosystem Dashboard
https://www.starknet-ecosystem.com/ 
28:35 Tally Wallet Token Swapping
https://twitter.com/TallyCash/status/1498705393182248964 
29:55 Ledger
https://shop.ledger.com/pages/ledger-nano-s-plus-genesis-edition?utm_source=Bankless&utm_medium=partnership_podcast&utm_campaign=22-03-HW_LNSPlus_Genesis-ALL-Brand_Consideration-Partnership&utm_content=msg_Preorder_Genesis__other_Media_Blitz_2 

31:50 RAISES
31:55 Immutable $200M
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/136548/immutable-raises-200-million-nft-crypto 
33:50 WalletConnect $11M
https://twitter.com/WalletConnect/status/1501292985048350721 
34:36 Bain Capital $560M
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/136753/bain-capital-ventures-first-crypto-fund-560-million 
35:12 Diagonal $2.5M
https://twitter.com/diagonalfinance/status/1499742888594493453 
36:15 a16z $70m into Lido
https://twitter.com/cdixon/status/1499436156861227008 
36:45 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

38:30 NEWS
38:31 Crypto Dystopia?
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/03/07/ukraine-is-buying-bulletproof-vests-and-night-vision-goggles-using-crypto/ 
39:40 How Much Ukraine Has Raised
https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/state-of-the-network-issue-145 
41:15 Sanctions Coming for Crypto!
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/03/08/ukrainian-deputy-minister-reiterates-call-for-crypto-exchanges-to-block-russian-users/ 
42:40 Warren Crypto Bill…AML/KYC
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/warren-crafts-bill-targeting-cryptocurrency-russia-sanctions-rcna19094 
44:45 Coinbase Blocking Russian Accounts
https://news.coincu.com/70594-coinbase-will-block-russian-accounts/ 
https://twitter.com/brian_armstrong/status/1499622118224392195 
https://twitter.com/hannahdlang/status/1499029140305068033 
49:15 MetaMask Wasn’t Blocking Users
https://twitter.com/WatcherGuru/status/1499414900355047427 
49:50 MetaMask Geofencing
https://thedefiant.io/metamask-geofencing/ 
51:00 Other Alternative Nodes
https://twitter.com/dmihal/status/1499803776898719752 
52:35 BTC vs ETH vs Sanctions
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x-KBbWKZuWnyxC2UquG7UxYmfAoXXYRLP-giQ_OAafM/edit 

55:45 EXECUTIVE ORDER
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/09/heres-whats-in-bidens-executive-order-on-crypto.html 
1:00:00 Jeremy Allaire Thread
https://twitter.com/jerallaire/status/1501516683051155456 
1:01:30 Jerry Brito Thread
https://twitter.com/jerrybrito/status/1501583673438707716 
1:02:22 Jake Take
https://twitter.com/jchervinsky/status/1501590214539726857 

1:03:44 ETH
1:03:47 Optimism Cheaper Transactions
https://twitter.com/optimismpbc/status/1499527731389808643 
1:04:45 Aave on Optimism
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC/status/1501336754644729863 

1:05:00 NFTs
1:05:05 Tai Lopez NFT Mess
https://twitter.com/eddyiskongz/status/1499886629099474945 
https://twitter.com/coffeebreak_YT/status/1500213278609481729 
1:09:45 Limewire Returns
​​https://twitter.com/CNBC/status/1501475218405179395   

1:10:34 DeFi
1:10:37 Andre & Anton Terminating Apps
https://twitter.com/AntonNellCrypto/status/1500405473337565191 
1:12:40 Calling it Quits
https://blockworks.co/defi-star-developer-andre-cronje-calls-it-quits/ 
1:14:02 RSA Take
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1500975757958520836 

1:17:10 MISC.
1:17:12 Goldman ETH Funnel
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/136950/goldman-sachs-receives-fee-to-connect-clients-to-galaxy-digitals-eth-fund 
1:17:46 Laura Shin Callout
https://twitter.com/laurashin/status/1500266527693709321 
https://twitter.com/ercwl/status/1500633023259508736 
1:20:40 Brantley Staying ENS
https://twitter.com/avsa/status/1500844406391386114 

1:25:15 TAKES
1:25:40 Heard it Before
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1501061536080556034?s=20&t=pZSQ2PFE136VyrUkLCCb6Q 
1:26:50 Who Holds What?
https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor/status/1500586827589238788?s=20&t=pZSQ2PFE136VyrUkLCCb6Q 
1:30:22 Assets and Liabilities
https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1499170071356260352 
1:31:03 Seizing Dollars Makes Bad SOV
https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1501593517596028928 

1:32:36 What David’s Excited About
1:34:48 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:36:50 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/BowTiedIguana/status/1501606948013281289 

1:37:23 Disclaimers


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Mar 10, 2022
Fortress Russia Crumbles | Kyla Scanlon
01:06:59

A lot has changed since we had Kyla on Bankless almost a month ago. Russia invaded Ukraine and the ripple effects are being felt worldwide. Kyla's written a few posts on what's been unfolding thus far. Most recently she wrote, "Financial Warfare: Russia-Ukraine," breaking down Fortress Russia, sanctions, energy, agriculture, and the strength of Ukrainians.

For those unfamiliar with Kyla, she's an independent, Gen Z friendly, new age content creator with a fantastic newsletter and youtube channel. In addition, she is the BanklessHQ TikTok correspondent, dropping weekly recaps of the crypto world.

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
7:30 Being in Putin Shoes
13:20 Financial Sanctions
23:15 Putin’s Escape Hatch? China?
26:15 Russians Remaining Resources
33:30 Global Economy Sensitivity
45:45 What’s the Fed Going to Do?
52:30 The Ripple Effects of Inflation
55:40 The Supply Chain Conundrum
56:50 How Crypto Will Be Affected
1:02:20 What Happens Next

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Resources:

Kyla on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/kylascan?s=20 

Kyla's Website:
https://kylascanlon.com/ 

Financial Warfare: Russia-Ukraine by Kyla:
https://kyla.substack.com/p/financial-warfare-russia-ukraine 

Kyla's Recent Bankless Podcast Episode:
https://youtu.be/p2QsIkEvlZw 

Jake Chervinsky's Twitter
https://twitter.com/jchervinsky 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 09, 2022
Coin Artist on Building *real* Crypto-Games
01:25:34

Marguerite deCourcelle, known by her persona Coin Artist, has been in the crypto space since 2014. Marguerite pushes the boundaries at the intersection of art, games, and crypto, carving out a career for herself as an artist and creator.

 

Although her focus is certainly in crypto gaming, it might not be what you’d expect. Her endeavors have a cypherpunk feel at the protocol level, innovating creative ways for NFTs to interact in our wallets.

 

Alongside discussions of her work at Blockade Games, we explore emergence, embedding data in the blockchain, and the untapped world of meaningful crypto gaming.

 

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Topics Covered:

 

0:00 Intro

4:30 Coin Artist

7:49 Early Days of Crypto Art

12:34 Gamifying the Blockchain

16:50 The Technology Crossover

24:33 Bombing & Bitcoin

30:43 Permadeath & High Stakes

38:05Winning Hearts and Minds

42:30 A Utopian Vision

48:00 Emergence & Complexity

53:17 Blockade Games

57:55 The Motivation for Profit

1:04:10 The Thrill of the Game

1:09:17 Fighting for Crypto’s Soul

1:13:22 New York City

1:16:33 The Crypto Social Game

1:23:47 Curation

1:27:43 Optimism & Advice

 

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Resources:

 

Marguerite on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/coin_artist?s=20&t=2V5r_ik50UfcZMaCSB0HgA

 

Blockade Games:

https://blockade.games/

 

Neon District:

https://portal.neondistrict.io/

 

Skyweaver:

https://www.skyweaver.net/

 

Boys Club:

https://twitter.com/BoysClubCrypto?s=20&t=2V5r_ik50UfcZMaCSB0HgA

 

Ethereum: The Money-Game Landscape

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/ethereum-the-money-game-landscape?s=w

 

Conway’s Game of Life:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway%27s_Game_of_Life

 

 

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Mar 08, 2022
108 - I Was Wrong, We Need Crypto | DHH
01:32:11

David Heinemeir Hansson is the Co-Founder of Basecamp & HEY. DHH is a best-selling author, technologist—responsible for creating Ruby on Rails—and a recent crypto skeptic, turned crypto-curious experimenter.

DHH recently wrote a viral blog post titled, “I Was Wrong, We Need Crypto” in which he explains why he’s skeptical of crypto, what ultimately changed his mind, and how he’s thinking about the future of the space going forward.

It’s not every day Bankless brings on a crypto skeptic, but DHH is different. He provides a balanced—well thought out perspective on what the current state of crypto is and what needs to change to make it go mainstream.

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✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:20 Who is DHH
14:02 Crypto Observations
17:00 DHH’s Top Crypto Skepticisms
29:55 How to be Wrong About Things
37:00 What Changed DHH’s Mind
45:50 Pushback on DHH’s Post
52:50 The Release Valves
1:02:00 New Skills Needed
1:11:20 Other Crypto Rabbit Holes
1:17:44 Russian Sanctions
1:24:50 What Crypto Can Do Better
1:29:50 What’s Next in Crypto For DHH
1:33:50 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

DHH on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/dhh 

DHH’s Website:
https://dhh.dk 

Episode #55:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpzFU7MW5y4 

DHH Books:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/23587.David_Heinemeier_Hansson?from_search=true&from_srp=true 

I Was Wrong We Need Crypto:
https://world.hey.com/dhh/i-was-wrong-we-need-crypto-587ccb03 

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Mar 07, 2022
The Social Web3 | Protocols for a Digital Society | POAP, Lens Protocol, Disco.XYZ
01:07:03
Web3 social media? Decentralized identity? Digital society in the metaverse? On this episode, we unpack the future social world in the metaverse and the protocols that will help shape it.

To discuss exactly that, we brought on: Evin McMullen, who's building the world of digital identity, off-chain assets, and metaverse reputation at Disco.xyz, Christina Beltramini from Lens Protocol at Aave, a brand new primitive for Web3 social media platforms, and Isabel Gonzalez, COO at POAP, the Proof of Attendance Protocol.

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0:00 Intro
5:30 Introductions & Discussion Foundation
11:42 Web2 Days Are Numbered?
16:44 Bringing More People to Web3
23:15 Preventing Social Dystopia
25:44 Disco.xyz
31:42 Lens Protocol
37:01 POAP
45:20 Web3 Roadmap Debate
53:34 Onboarding 8 Billion People via Social?
1:00:54 Web3 Social in 5 Years
1:06:30 Disclaimers

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Resources:

Evin McMullen on Twitter
https://twitter.com/provenauthority 

Disco.xyz
https://www.disco.xyz/ 

Christina Beltramini LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christina-beltramini/ 

Lens Protocol
https://twitter.com/LensProtocol 

Isabel Gonzalez LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/izgnzlz/ 

POAP
https://poap.xyz/ 

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Mar 05, 2022
📺 ROLLUP: Ukraine Crypto Donations | Russia SWIFT Sanctions | EBay Accepting ETH | Pixelmon NFTs
01:36:19

4th Week of February 2022

 

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Topics Covered:

 

0:00 Intro

 

3:30 MARKETS

3:47 BTC Price

5:01 ETH Price

7:23: Coinbase Numbers

https://decrypt.co/93763/coinbase-posts-record-revenue-user-numbers-in-q4-earnings-surprise 

8:26 10 Million ETH Staked

https://launchpad.ethereum.org/en/

13:20 Crypto Jobs

https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

 

16:30 NEWS

17:10 Clash with the Real World

https://twitter.com/ercwl/status/1498380832058265607?s=20&t=WJaaPqhN4PdjaLv00Id1fw

19:20 Sanctions

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/weaponized-banks-lite?s=w

24:26 Fall of the Ruble

https://twitter.com/b_judah/status/1498137793003929601?s=20&t=KZJTbDLT7r8G8-plF_Oe6Q

25:50 Buying Bitcoin

https://decrypt.co/94164/ukrainians-use-binance-to-buy-record-sums-of-bitcoin-after-russian-invasion

30:10 Crypto Sanctions

https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/02/28/us-treasury-department-formally-adds-crypto-rules-to-russian-sanctions-guidance

34:40 DeFi, Not Crypto Banks

https://twitter.com/jchervinsky/status/1499424494758285318?s=20&t=_0_pE_F4xQZLuNYFbGp9qA

37:10 UkraineDAO

https://www.ukrainedao.love/

Overpriced JPEGs

https://youtu.be/eJgeAQYJlBo

39:00 Ukraine Crypto Donations

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/02/26/ukrainian-government-is-seeking-crypto-donations

39:54 Matching UN Donations

https://twitter.com/kylascan/status/1498672249443917833?s=20&t=IHhKN50aSnSzMonHgpi7XA

41:45 Ukraine Airdrop

https://twitter.com/Ukraine/status/1498911922791583746?s=20&t=aGxXK0E-I_-6MK-HZcJQ4A

44:10 Financing Weapons

https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1499167417678786560?s=20&t=yxH_Vk4fkCLdBL1mrymEYA

45:41 OpenSea Censoring

https://twitter.com/bornosor/status/1499371157790863369?s=21

47:27 Korean Exchanges

https://twitter.com/ki_young_ju/status/1496995862010265600?s=21

49:11 Ebay Accepting Crypto

https://www.thestreet.com/investing/ebay-considers-crypto-payments-already-accepts-nfts-ceo-says

49:54 MATIC Lido Staking

https://twitter.com/LidoFinance/status/1498949232836988929

50:16 Consensys Drama

https://twitter.com/evan_van_ness/status/1499024475970486279?s=21

52:10 Pixelmon Fail

https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/the-pixelmon-nft-debacle

57:52 Treasure Exploit on Arbitrum

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/136143/treasure-marketplace-tells-users-to-delist-nfts-after-exploit

58:34 Kuiper Finance

https://twitter.com/scott_lew_is/status/1498742697192050704?s=20&t=nw8jkP646_zFJr0g7jvtHw

59:34 Blitwear

https://twitter.com/dhof/status/1498692101579714570

1:00:59 KPMG Buys World of Women

https://twitter.com/KPMG_Canada/status/1498335705965203463?s=20&t=pakE_2RxF6JsktDbf-0yGQ

1:01:44 Japanese Rakuten NFT Marketplace

https://news.bitcoin.com/japanese-online-retail-giant-rakuten-launches-nft-marketplace

1:02:47 Puma Cool Cat

https://twitter.com/PUMA/status/1498825210757365763

1:03:25 Mfers Derivatives

https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1499424828268290051?s=20&t=gDF5kchQexMwETwVGbk6Qw

1:06:36 Discord Grinding

https://decrypt.co/94143/the-newest-crypto-side-hustle-discord-grinding

1:09:14 Arthur Hayes Pleads Guilty

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/135406/bitmex-co-founders-hayes-delo-plead-doj

1:11:12 Fractional NFT Security

https://www.ledgerinsights.com/sec-probes-fractional-nfts-for-securities-infringements/

1:13:42 Citadel Crypto

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/135864/griffin-says-fair-to-assume-that-citadel-will-be-market-making-in-crypto-in-months-to-come

 

1:16:00 TAKES

1:17:30 Web3 Won’t Rug You

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-startup-founder-littlethings-joe-speiser-2018-algorithm-change-2022-2

1:19:48 Annihilation

https://twitter.com/CryptoHayes/status/1498811869926100992?s=20&t=kGdO4VQHrTP5vBSmELS7jg

1:22:00 The Individual Has Power

https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1499167417678786560?s=20&t=yxH_Vk4fkCLdBL1mrymEYA

1:24:54 NFTs and Identity

https://twitter.com/Cooopahtroopa/status/1499090669654069248?s=20&t=OtUJn574SDQINCcVwpqOYA

 

1:27:33 What David’s Excited About

1:29:50 What Ryan’s Excited About

 

1:31:58 MEME of the Week

 

Moment of Zen

https://twitter.com/randizuckerberg/status/1498425277734690816?s=20&t=QNIFJfc61RsTyYQJVKIZ9Q

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Mar 04, 2022
Proof of Humanity with Santi Siri | GreenPill #3
43:21

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Santi Siri - GreenPill #2

Santiago Siri—or santi.eth on Twitter—is building UBI on Ethereum through Proof of Humanity,  the "sybil resistant protocol for formalizing human identity on the blockchain" that launched in March 2021.

Santi is a relentless source of optimism and innovation, embodying the phenomenon of Latin American crypto development. Santi comes from Argentina, a country with a rich history of culture, inflation, corruption, and resilience.

Reflecting on his tour through Buenos Aires with Vitalik Buterin, Santi explores the circumstances and possible futures we can build with regenerative cryptoeconomics.

Solving sybil resistance and building elegant mechanisms for UBI are massive pillars for human thriving as we seek to carve out 21st century institutions -- and Santi is helping to lead the way.

Take the Green Pill, anon.

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3:00 Proof of Humanity
7:05 UBI
12:06 The Goals & Implementation
17:32 Buenos Aires & Vitalik
22:50 Argentine Legitimacy
28:00 Optimism & Validation
34:08 A Symbiotic Culture
38:24 Closing

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Resources:

Santiago on Twitter
https://twitter.com/santisiri?s=20 
Proof of Humanity
https://twitter.com/proofofhumanity?s=20 
Democracy.Earth
https://democracy.earth/  

Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/owocki?s=20&t=A1yy1WYtQlNAOiSxXtGuNQ  

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Mar 03, 2022
The zkEVM is Here | Alex Gluchowski of zkSync
01:12:24

zkEVM is here! Alex Gluchowski, CEO & Co-Founder of Matter Labs and of zkSync is here to talk about the huge accomplishment he and his team brought to market this past week. This is the first EVM-compatible ZK Rollup on Ethereum’s testnet! 

Is this the endgame of blockchain scalability? How were Alex and his team able to bring this to market way sooner than expected? Why is this important and a monumental leap forward for the space? Find out the answers to these questions and much more on this week's State of the Nation with Ryan and David! 

DONATE TO UKRAINE USING CRYPTO:
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Alex from Matter Labs
9:51 What is a zkEVM?
15:57 The Breakthrough
19:08 zkSync 2.0 Public Testnet
24:04 The User Experience
29:37 Developer Tooling
32:48 Why zkRollups?
37:22 Security, Centralization, Trust
41:51 Justin Drake's Question
46:33 The Roadmap
50:30 Wen Mainnet?
53:15 Wen Token?
58:51 zkDAO
1:00:52 Ukraine
1:06:57 Crypto's Impact in Ukraine
1:11:00 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

UkraineDAO
https://twitter.com/Ukraine_DAO?s=20&t=k_QiuIA3ZukqUPd9gy--LA 

Alex Gluchowski on Twitter
https://twitter.com/gluk64 

zkSync on Twitter
https://twitter.com/zksync 

zkDAO
https://twitter.com/zkdao_official?s=20&t=9HO7KyxvPEwqBhAo6SgbEA 

zkSync's Website
zksync.io 

zkSync 2.0: Public Testnet is Live!
https://matterlabs.medium.com/zksync-2-0-public-testnet-is-live-de870ba9632a 

Modular vs Monolithic Blockchains
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/modular-vs-monolithic-blockchains?s=w 

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Mar 02, 2022
DAVID READS: Crypto is Here to Set You Free
36:18

Free markets are an incredible force. They allow humans to come together and produce a global price on something.

But today's 'free markets' aren't really free. Access to markets is gatekept, and the ability for something of value to become instantiated into an asset is permissioned.

Read along with David’s most recent thought piece on why 'Crypto is Here to Set Us Free.'

Read the Article:

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/crypto-is-here-to-set-us-free?utm_source=url 

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1:25 Crypto is here to set us free
2:27 Expressive Markets
9:54 Societal Change
14:19 Private Keys & Value Flow
19:04 Extract to Enable
22:57 Aligning Systems
26:03 Changing Societies
30:49 Building a Better Future

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Resources:

The Crypto Renaissance:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-the-crypto-renaissance-josh-rosenthal 

Governance & Capital:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-governance-and-capital-joel-monegro 

Cobie Clip:
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1480999234526613504?s=20&t=XCMeIZiOb3toUyRPgo_7Gg 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Mar 01, 2022
107 - What's Real About Crypto Gaming | Ryan Wyatt
01:23:40

Ryan Wyatt is the CEO of Polygon Studios and former Head of Gaming at Youtube. Ryan is always on the frontier of gaming, having stewarded a new generation of content creators. He's now shifting his focus to Web3, where the next wave of innovation is set to happen.

Ryan presents a number of fascinating takes, including his feelings on Anti-NFT sentiment, the future of games, and the growing influence of gaming content.

By building out the Polygon Metaverse, Ryan is colliding games and economies. In this episode, he shares what he's learned — what's real about crypto, and what's not.

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5:00 Ryan Wyatt
8:50 Creator Economy Background
12:07 Transitioning to Web3
18:58 Crypto Improves Games
24:51 Whales & Blockchains
31:17 NFT Maxis vs Antti-NFT Maxis
36:08 Why Gamers Hate NFTs
40:05 Will Everything Be Crypto?
49:10 How We Change Minds
54:30 How Web2 Sees Web3
1:01:46 Colliding Games & Economies
1:05:56 What’s Wrong with Gaming
1:09:00 Money, Yield, and Content
1:17:01 In-Game Assets, Real World Value
1:24:45 The Bull Case for Polygon
1:27:48 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Ryan Wyatt on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Fwiz?s=20&t=TWOdkCxUzoJ-e3DlN9uT_g 

Polygon Studios:
https://twitter.com/polygonstudios?s=20&t=TWOdkCxUzoJ-e3DlN9uT_g 

Crypto Unicorns:
https://www.cryptounicorns.fun/ 

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Related Episodes:

The Crypto Gaming Revolution | Arianna Simpson
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/the-crypto-gaming-revolution 

Web3 Gaming 101 | Amy Wu
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-96-web3-gaming-101-amy-wu 

Crypto Gaming Panel | Loot Squad, Yield Guild, Illuvium
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/crypto-gaming-panel-loot-squad-yield 

The Dawn of Crypto Gaming | Robbie Ferguson
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-the-dawn-of-crypto-gaming-robbie 

The Emergent Metaverse | Sam Englebardt & Richard Kim
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-102-the-emergent-metaverse-sam-englebardt?utm_source=url 

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Feb 28, 2022
ROLLUP: Standing with Ukraine & All Those Affected | Macro Analyses & More
01:37:34

4th Week of February 2022

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0:00 Intro

3:42 Ledger Waiting List
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4:16 MARKETS
4:29 BTC Price
5:03 BTC Down Due to War
https://decrypt.co/93690/bitcoin-price-nosedives-after-putin-declares-war-ukraine 
5:12 $242M Liquidations
6:00 ETH Price
6:38 $500M of Liquidations Below $2100
7:46 SPY
9:04 Markets & War Events
10:10 More War Data
https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/930417020548288553/945715197425901578/20220220_130230.jpg 

11:52 RUSSIA INVADES UKRAINE
11:55 40 People Reported Dead
14:42 The Donbas Region
15:25 Putin Attacking All of Ukraine
https://twitter.com/maxseddon/status/1496777729274003457?s=20&t=JhHqAeaWRpH6UPZ7wxC6BA 
16:17 Kiev’s Smoke
https://twitter.com/TreyYingst/status/1496793744590389249?s=20&t=JhHqAeaWRpH6UPZ7wxC6BA 
https://imgur.com/SibvZDN 
16:45 Thread Showing Warfare
https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1496752076335947778?s=20&t=VBkT8sFiKw4vP8LzB0AaDA 
17:09 Is Ukraine Just the Start?
https://twitter.com/navalny/status/1496099209975681025?s=20&t=uDfJH89CSPmtjMr780NHpw 
18:50 Propaganda & Disinformation Campaigns
https://twitter.com/OAlexanderDK/status/1496513006657839108 
21:35 Anti-War Russian Citizens
https://twitter.com/MehrajMir_/status/1496900291676938254?s=20&t=iiqLK-Gar6LoA6zpz1KbHQ 
23:08 What Happens Next
28:05 David & Ryan’s Takes
32:40 China Eyeing Taiwan
https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/taiwan-reports-nine-chinese-aircraft-its-air-defence-zone-2022-02-24/ 
34:43 End of Pax Americana
https://twitter.com/LosMapMaker/status/1496702639417040897?s=20&t=IiTgk6uHXeJQfXEmi-I8yg 

38:45 MARKETS CONT.
39:56 1.4% of all BTC on Ethereum (wBTC)
https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/state-of-the-network-issue-143 
40:37 UNI 80% of Dex Market Share (+30%)
https://members.delphidigital.io/reports/uni-market-share-shines-stablecoins-wars-fresh-farms/ 
41:12 Rocketpool at 1%
https://twitter.com/Rocket_Pool/status/1495571529819901954 
41:59 Yield Bad
https://coinstack.substack.com/p/a-solution-for-yield-investors-crypto 
43:18 Notional Finance
https://bankless.cc/Notional 

44:30 RELEASES
44:33 1st EVM-Compatiable ZK Rollup
https://twitter.com/zksync/status/1496128244038660102 
46:46 Opera Integrates Ethereum L2
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/opera-integrates-ethereum-layer-2-130000011.html 
48:20 Yearn on Arbitrum
https://twitter.com/iearnfinance/status/1496577884802060288 
48:30 Apps on Arbitrum
https://twitter.com/litocoen/status/1496472127012286464 
48:52 Hop on Lyra
https://twitter.com/lyrafinance/status/1496216877084905476 
50:00 Etherscan Product Updates
https://twitter.com/richerd/status/1494033167136690178 
51:09 DuelDAO
https://twitter.com/itstimconnors/status/1495834620092465156 

53:50 RAISES
53:51 Sequoia Crypto Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/134578/sequoia-capital-new-crypto-fund-tokens 
54:20 Multis $7M
https://www.sequoiacap.com/article/partnering-with-multis-the-financial-backbone-for-web3%EF%BF%BC/ 

55:00 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

56:02 NEWS
56:14 DAO Hacker
56:20 Hacker Identity Reveal - $11B Stolen
https://twitter.com/laurashin/status/1496087239037698048?s=20&t=IjEiV0Y8aEe706Kor6zMBw 
58:05 How the Hacker Did It
https://twitter.com/avsa/status/1496109516445954055 
59:55 The Mystery May Be Unsolved?
https://decrypt.co/93547/crypto-ceo-denies-11-billion-ethereum-dao-hack 

1:01:27 OpenSea Hack/Phishing
1:02:11 Email
https://twitter.com/pluggedinn/status/1495246939838840840?s=20&t=Yln_7KwqoY2nF3kvqgPJRw 
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/02/21/opensea-says-phishing-attack-impacted-17-users/ 
https://twitter.com/opensea/status/1495625768713469954?s=20&t=Pja4mfxLfgsrN9yFKiPPkg 

1:04:03 Canada Update
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/canada-ngmi?utm_source=url 
1:05:30 Authorities Don’t Understand Wallets
https://twitter.com/apompliano/status/1495038292773019655?s=21 
1:07:37 Ontario Warning
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/02/22/canadas-osc-warns-crypto-exchanges-not-to-promote-self-custodial-wallets-report/ 
1:09:27 Be Ready
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1496478003622301699?s=20&t=YNKAU0JecgGPVUHGTWL8Bw 
1:10:50 Vitalik on Canada
https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1494831247205580805?s=20&t=bVhe5WdwpMcX4yAbaiSX4g 
1:12:40 This Isn’t Okay
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1495780516175433739?s=20&t=OVkrUM-R02NPSMFIl6_QNQ 
1:13:38 Freedom to Transact
https://twitter.com/punk6529/status/1494444624630403083?s=20&t=aCVjL6qeHXeSa_1P13s1Lg 

1:16:20 NFTs
1:16:25 Sotheby’s 104 Punk Rug
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/135257/sothebys-withdrew-a-lot-of-104-cryptopunks-before-its-auction-was-set-to-begin 
1:17:14 “Nvm, decided to hodl”
https://twitter.com/0x650d/status/1496646517003800578 
1:17:34 Invisible Friends NFT
https://thedefiant.io/invisible-friends-nfts/ 
https://opensea.io/collection/invisiblefriends 

1:19:40 REGULATION
1:19:50 China Tareting Secret Miners
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/02/23/chinas-zhejiang-province-implements-punitive-electricity-prices-for-crypto-mining/ 
1:20:10 China Jailing People For Raising Crypto Funds
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/135286/china-crypto-jail-people-if-funds-raised-public 

1:23:35 TAKES
1:24:15 Neutrality
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1496695587495981056 
1:24:55 Old vs. New World Model
https://twitter.com/markbeylin/status/1369461574986039303?s=21 
1:25:30 FunkoPop
https://twitter.com/icebergy_/status/1496338749789200384?s=20&t=2JLMa26SedDop45eIATbzw 
https://www.funko.com/ 
1:27:13 Crypto Puck is Moving Fast
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1496257364407767045?s=20&t=P-oyh7NAZy5rok9oz3sa7A 
1:29:18 Crypto is here to Set Us Free
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/crypto-is-here-to-set-us-free?utm_source=url 

1:31:26 What David’s Excited About
Elden Ring
1:32:11 What Ryan’s Excited About
https://world.hey.com/dhh/i-was-wrong-we-need-crypto-587ccb03 

1:35:20 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/DnlKlr/status/1496637172199264258?s=20&t=2JLMa26SedDop45eIATbzw 
https://twitter.com/arjunbhuptani/status/1496265036775530496?s=20&t=2JLMa26SedDop45eIATbzw 

1:37:00 Disclaimers

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Feb 25, 2022
Ether's Phoenix with Optimism's Karl Floersch | GreenPill #2
38:36

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Karl Floersch is the co-founder of Optimism, the Ethereum rollup scaling solution, as well as one of the primary advocates in the space for public goods funding.

Karl is inspiring on many levels—both individually with his seemingly boundless optimism and energy, and also his prolific work in the Ethereum ecosystem.

Optimism is simultaneously scaling Ethereum’s transaction space and its values & ethos, pledging to recycle its fees into public goods. A central goal of regenerative finance is to align economic value with our moral values, and Karl’s work on retroactive public goods funding is pushing us towards that brighter, solarpunk future.

We also explore the concept of ‘Ether’s Phoenix,’ a hypothetical being that rewards you for manifesting it—directly contrasting the concept of Roko’s Basilisk (research at your own risk). 

Take the Green Pill, anon.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
2:40 Karl Floersch
4:38 Optimism & Public Goods
7:30 Solving Governance
11:32 Retroactive Public Goods Funding
18:09 The Endgame
21:18 Karl’s Favorite Public Goods
28:25 Ether’s Phoenix
32:12 Grinding & Mindset
34:02 Memes & Narratives
37:49 Closing

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Resources:

Karl on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/karl_dot_tech?s=20&t=-oO_ckIiZ6BKahlmZVvB8w 

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/owocki?s=20&t=A1yy1WYtQlNAOiSxXtGuNQ 

Vitalik on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin?s=20&t=6oPk84CaEN12Es6e7Nze3A 

Optimism:
https://twitter.com/optimismPBC?s=20&t=-oO_ckIiZ6BKahlmZVvB8w 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 24, 2022
ETHDenver 2022 is Scaling Vibes | Andrew Yang, Erik Voorhees, Kevin Owocki
01:34:15
Few things compare to ETH Denver. It is impossible to fully capture the experience of the crypto community at a massive gathering like this, but these two choice talks provide a snapshot of the vibes and ethos of the 2022 conference. Kevin Owocki and Erik Voorhees join to synthesize the respective merits of individualism and collectivism, and Andrew Yang stepped up to give an impromptu call to action for the community to rally around productive goals.

We are scaling out the crypto vibes, and that was abundantly clear this week. Far larger than any previous ETH Denver, this conference truly felt like a Schelling point for folks changing the world via novel, elegant mechanisms. We just can’t wait for ETH Denver 2023.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
12:01 Journey to ETH Denver
16:18 The Panels
22:37 Vibes

34:00 Kevin Owocki & Erik Voorhees
43:28 Pragmatism
50:57 Public Goods Funding

1:00:00 Andrew Yang & Crypto Alignment
1:06:31 Lobby3
1:13:53  Roadmaps & Executive Orders
1:22:14 Action & Optimism
1:27:45 Audience Questions

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Resources:

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/owocki?s=20&t=O_vNoy9YMBatb8lIbf9ByA 

Erik on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ErikVoorhees?s=20&t=O_vNoy9YMBatb8lIbf9ByA 

Andrew on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/AndrewYang?s=20&t=O_vNoy9YMBatb8lIbf9ByA 

Lobby3:
https://twitter.com/Lobby3D?s=20&t=q417PS_HIJMGmpXqJYhPVg 

Take the Green Pill:
https://greenpill.party/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 22, 2022
106 - How to Become a Whale | Tetranode
01:29:31

From gaming guppy to Orca whale, this week we’re talking to Tetranode. Who is this whale man? Well, he’s an anonymous DeFi billionaire who has been a part of and has shaped the crypto world since the early days of the space.

Not everyone is a whale, but everyone is definitely trying to become one. If you dream of becoming a whale one day, this episode is your blueprint. We uncover all of Tetranode’s whale secrets, such as why farmers are the best alpha, why he’s team Ethereum vs. team Alt Layer 1s, and of course—Tetranode’s advice on becoming a whale yourself.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
7:35 Gaming as Crypto Training
13:40 Who is Tentranode
18:35 Becoming a Whale
25:20 The Purpose of Wealth
30:55 Why ETH Bullishness?
38:55 Why Decentralization Matters
41:25 Tetranode’s Infinity Gauntlet
46:30 Farmers Have the Best Alpha
48:45 How to Move & Play Markets
1:03:08 Tetranode’s Infinity Gauntlet
1:25:32 Layer 2 Life
1:30:20 Dani Sesta Frog Nation Lessons
1:32:50 How to Trust Anons
1:36:06 Advice to be a Whale
1:38:20 Tetranode in the Future
1:45:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Tetranode’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/Tetranode 

Tetranode’s Infinity Gauntlet
https://twitter.com/tetranode/status/1481687955223638016 

Sismo
https://www.sismo.io/

Degen Spartan’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/DegenSpartan 

DOPEX
https://www.dopex.io/ 

Olympus DAO
https://twitter.com/OlympusDAO 

FeiRari
https://app.rari.capital/fuse/pool/8 

Rocket Pool
https://rocketpool.net/ 

Curve
https://curve.fi/ 

Arbitrum
https://twitter.com/arbitrum 

zkSync
https://zksync.io/ 

zkStark
https://starkware.co/stark/ 

Dani Sesta’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/danielesesta 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 21, 2022
ROLLUP: ETH DENVER | SEC Fines BlockFi | Canada Freezes Protester Funds | Geopolitical Chess
01:25:55

3rd Week of February 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

6:15 MARKETS
6:45 BTC Price
7:00 ETH Price
8:10 ETH/BTC Ratio
8:20 $BED
8:46 Putin Pulls Back Troops?
https://blockworks.co/market-wrap-crypto-pumps-after-putin-pledges-to-partially-pull-back-troops/ 
10:07 Putin Meme
https://www.reddit.com/r/memes/comments/suis1r/putin_and_his_tricks/ 
10:30 Ukraine Legalizes Crypto
https://t.co/baFQtulqUi 

ETH NUMBERS
11:50 New Analytics Board for L2 Fees
https://l2fees.info/l1-fees 
14:28 Ryan Take
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1492172541531668485?s=20&t=OzJCliV3DLHYHH1-6HNl7g 
14:52 ETH Addresses ATH
https://decrypt.co/92969/number-of-ethereum-addresses-holding-0-1-eth-hits-all-time-high 
15:40 Market Cap of ETH
https://mirror.xyz/brunny.eth/-0Jn0dD5868h_WshCirxJPyjBD6hQvqPL18blZrEbsU 
19:49 iPhone Denominated in ETH
https://twitter.com/aavechan/status/1492437146929672195?s=21 

24:19 RELEASES
24:23 GreenPill podcast!
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1494004613455958021 
28:10 Urbit Layer 2 Rollup https://twitter.com/urbit/status/1493283731913601027?s=20&t=3rrO21ygoMoQYeKKLTieQA 
29:55 Andrew Yang Lobby3 Launch
https://www.lobby3.io/ 
33:18 RAC - RacOS v0.1
https://twitter.com/RAC/status/1491820073916383232 
34:34 Bankless Academy launched
https://app.banklessacademy.com 

36:30 RAISES
36:33 RabbitHole $18M
https://twitter.com/flynnjamm/status/1493616468809986055?s=21 
37:25 Rainbow Wallet Series A
https://techcrunch.com/2022/02/15/web3-mobile-wallet-startup-rainbow-raises-18m-series-a-from-alexis-ohanians-fund/ 
37:59 OpenSea Venture Fund
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133929/opensea-launches-venture-arm-nft-ecosystem-grant-program 
38:56 Circle @ $9B https://www.reuters.com/technology/fintech-firm-circle-doubles-valuation-9-bln-new-spac-deal-2022-02-17/ 

39:22 JOBS
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

41:29 NEWS
41:32 Top Superbowl Ads
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/134101/crypto-apps-soar-in-popularity-after-super-bowl-splurge?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss 
41:49 Best Crypto Bowl Commercials
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/best-crypto-bowl-commercials-?r=l64s 
46:27 Crypto Skepticism
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1493230988394217479?s=20&t=SEFnYIgOkfVWf6P8pvXJNg 

49:50 REGULATION
49:55 End of Centralized Lending in U.S.? https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1493257462824189954?s=20&t=RSxNnZpeHP7LK4Pniy8o-w 
50:00 SEC Fining BlockFi
50:05 Landmark Resolution Says BlockFi
https://blockfi.com/resolution-announcement 
51:44 SEC's Take
https://thedefiant.io/blockfi-sec-100m/ 
55:05 Canada Freezes Protester Funds
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-60383385 
55:38 Ryan Take https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1493433716605079554?s=20&t=8uqyyLuGI4giB9_Tl_Q6QQ 
57:10 Financial Authorities Blacklisting Wallets https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/134475/canadian-federal-police-seek-blockade-of-crypto-wallets-tied-to-freedom-convoy 
59:20 Stablecoin Issuers Must be Banks
https://blockworks.co/treasury-official-says-stablecoin-issuers-must-be-banks-to-ensure-security 
1:00:20 FSB Don’t Like DeFi
https://thedefiant.io/fsb-defi-threat-stability-regulation/ 

1:02:15 ETH
1:02:18 Twitter adds ETH Tipping Support
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/02/16/twitter-adds-ethereum-wallet-support-to-tipping-feature/ 

1:03:18 NFTs
1:03:22 OnlyFans NFT PFPs
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133856/onlyfans-launches-verified-nft-profile-pictures 
1:04:23 Largest CryptoPunk Sale Ever
https://twitter.com/cryptopunksbot/status/1492597270809821193?s=21 
1:05:05 Double the Last Highest Sale
https://decrypt.co/92819/cryptopunks-ethereum-nft-sells-for-nearly-24m-doubling-previous-record 
1:05:30 Size of NFT Market
https://nftgo.io/overview 

1:06:25 BITCOIN
1:06:30 Fidelity Launches Bitcoin ETP
https://twitter.com/EricBalchunas/status/1493581516131213312?s=20&t=qoMlyVjfHGwFQt5ijtCsXg 

1:07:10 GENERAL CRYPTO
1:07:13 Terra $40M MLB Deal
https://decrypt.co/92525/terra-washington-nationals-sponsorship 

1:08:05 Coinbase White Hat Savior https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/srr32t/white_hat_hacker_saves_coinbase_from_possible/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf 
1:10:16 Binance & BNB Chain 
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/134257/binance-renames-bsc-bnb-blockchain-token 

1:11:00 MISC.
1:11:04 Banks Investing in Crypto
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/status/1493263950896640005?s=20&t=b0mFH75DAQ60ikXrRaseNA 
1:12:32 Netflix Bitcoin Heist
https://twitter.com/blockdropspod/status/1492960841670537223?s=21 

1:16:10 TAKES
1:16:15 Mad at NFTs?
https://twitter.com/0xjim/status/1468032612275048450?s=21 
1:19:20 Bitcoin Narrative
https://twitter.com/cburniske/status/1493693680451915777?s=20&t=nIETFmqB0sPw5HwYSIlSXA 

1:20:20 What David’s Excited About
1:21:29 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:24:15 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/kielbasagarage/status/1491458653299572737?s=21 

1:24:40 Disclaimers

1:24:55 Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/mrscottmeyer/status/1494349965627326468?s=21 

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Feb 18, 2022
Vitalik Buterin - Green Pill #1
44:25

Vitalik Buterin is the founder of Ethereum and a researcher at the Ethereum Foundation. 

As the visionary behind the network, Vitalik's values are embodied within the ethos of Ethereum's community-centric nature.

Exploring quadratic funding, pluralism, and sybil resistance, we dive into why Vitalik cares about public goods and how we can utilize novel mechanisms to fund them elegantly. 

Take the Green Pill, anon.  

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:30 Vitalik & Quadratic Funding
7:06 Evolution & Problems
12:14 Vitalik GreenPilled
15:00 Crypto’s Endgame
19:54 Pluralism
24:59 Public Goods Mechanisms
28:55 Sybil Resistance in Argentina
33:30 Community Values
38:55 Public vs Private Goods
42:10 Net Positive Impacts
44:09 Closing

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Resources:

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/owocki?s=20&t=A1yy1WYtQlNAOiSxXtGuNQ 

Vitalik on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin?s=20&t=6oPk84CaEN12Es6e7Nze3A 

Schelling Point Conference:
https://schellingpoint.gitcoin.co/ 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 17, 2022
Announcing the GREEN PILL Podcast | Kevin Owocki
23:00

Kevin Owocki returns to Bankless with a very special announcement—the GreenPill Podcast!

The Gitcoin OG is the embodiment of the best parts of the crypto ethos, and his commitment to public goods is making the world a better place.

GreenPill is launching through the Bankless network, and we’re extremely excited to meme ‘public goods’ and ‘regenerative cryptoeconomics’ into existence.

Take the Green Pill, anon.  

✨ Subscribe to the Green Pill Podcast ✨
https://availableon.com/greenpill 

🟢 Get the GreenPilled Book 🟢
https://greenpill.party/ 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
1:55 GreenPill & Regen
4:20 Moloch in the World
6:58  Why Green?
9:37 The GreenPilled Book
11:58 The GreenPill Podcast
17:04 ELI5 & Details
19:57 Closing

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Resources:

Kevin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/owocki?s=20&t=A1yy1WYtQlNAOiSxXtGuNQ 

Schelling Point Conference:
https://schellingpoint.gitcoin.co/ 

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Music by WABI SABI - snowflake - https://thmatc.co/?l=7786B012 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 16, 2022
ARK Analysts call $1M BTC, $180K ETH | Bullish Crypto Price Predictions
01:12:53

In their seminal 'Big Ideas' report for 2022, the ARK team predicts the prices of $1M for Bitcoin and over $180K for Ether. These numbers may seem outrageous in a short time frame, but with a broader perspective about the total addressable market for cryptoassets over the next decade, these ambitious predictions sharpen into something more than exuberance.

With paradigm shifts underway, we're bringing on ARK analysts Frank Downing and Yassine Elmandjra to discuss the why, how, and when of these hot price predictions–and why it's more than just the price that matters.

How bullish are you? Not bullish enough.

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https://bankless.cc/metamask 

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Timestamps:
0:00 Intro
6:45 Guest Intros
11:32 Big Ideas 2022 Report
14:00 Public Blockchains Transforming Every Asset Class
20:50 Each Revolution Involves A Different Level of Trust
32:50 Bitcoin Could Exceed $1 Million by 2030
48:05 Crypto-Powered Finance Might Scale More Efficiently Than TradFi
53:38 ETH Market Cap Could Exceed $20T In The Next 10 Years
1:02:09 NFTs Could Shift From Static Collectibles to Dynamic Digital Assets
1:05:35 The Growth of the Metaverse
1:07:45 Final Thoughts
1:12:30 Disclaimers

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Resources:

Frank Downing on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/downingark 

Yassine Elmandjra on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/yassineark?lang=en 

Big Ideas 2022 Report:
https://research.ark-invest.com/hubfs/1_Download_Files_ARK-Invest/White_Papers/ARK_BigIdeas2022.pdf 

Ark Invest
https://ark-invest.com/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 16, 2022
105 - Crypto in Washington | Congressman Tom Emmer
01:01:33
Is D.C. taking crypto seriously? Congressman Tom Emmer shares the latest from the ongoings in Washington. Minnesota Representative Emmer is a 4th term member of the House of Representatives. He sits on the House Financial Services Committee and is a dedicated crypto advocate. Many of us have preconceived notions that the majority of the government is anti-crypto. Representative Emmer explains why this isn’t entirely true. We also unpack what’s at stake here. What happens if we get crypto policy wrong? How do we defeat the super-shadowy-legislators? Should we follow in China’s Digital Yuan footsteps?

Lastly, Representative Emmers shares that Bankless—yes—Bankless is having an impact in Washington! Find out in what way and how we’re going to continue crypto-pilling everyone in Washington.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Rep. Tom Emmer
13:20 Why D.C. Hates Crypto
19:53 What’s at Stake?
26:02 Playing Devil’s Advocate
31:55 The Opportunity
37:03 Legislative Solutions
43:56 Securities Clarity Act
52:44 China’s Digital Yuan
57:25 How We Win in D.C.
1:03:24 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Representative Emmer on Twitter
https://twitter.com/reptomemmer 

Representative Emmer’s website
https://emmer.house.gov/ 

Elon Musk vs. Elizabeth Warren
https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1470415896053227522?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1470898920146542592%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es2_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Findianexpress.com%2Farticle%2Ftrending%2Ftrending-globally%2Felon-musk-elizabeth-warren-taxes-twitter-spat-7674225%2F 

PAC.xyz
https://www.pac.xyz/ 

The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/299215.The_Road_to_Serfdom 

The Scandal of Money by George Gilder
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29632093-the-scandal-of-money?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=kaAA6nUX2E&rank=1 

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Feb 14, 2022
ROLLUP: Bitfinex Hack | Super Crypto Bowl | Aave Social Network | Vitalik Supports Assange DAO
01:18:53

2nd Week of February 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:35 MARKETS
4:38 BTC Price
5:01 ETH Price
5:55 ETH BTC Ratio
6:05 $BED
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
6:15 $GMI
7:21 10 Billion DAI!
https://twitter.com/MakerGrowth/status/1491036054581039104 
9:56 Inflation is 7.5%
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/10/january-2022-cpi-inflation-rises-7point5percent-over-the-past-year-even-more-than-expected.html 
https://twitter.com/cryptoconan/status/1491811541448073216?s=21 

13:26 RELEASES
13:52 Aave Social Network - Lens Protocol
https://twitter.com/LensProtocol/status/1490782690651656197 
15:29 Celestia DA Bridge
https://blog.celestia.org/celestiums/ 
17:26 Polygon Edge
https://twitter.com/MihailoBjelic/status/1490036508493250560?s=20&t=ku_imokA2_X2W25WRHIePg 
18:57 FTX -> Arbitrum
https://twitter.com/FTX_Official/status/1490903050269396992 

19:42 RAISES
19:46 Polygon $450M
https://techcrunch.com/2022/02/07/polygon-raises-450m-from-sequoia-capital-india-softbank-and-tiger-global/ 
20:48 Alchemy $200M
https://twitter.com/AlchemyPlatform/status/149104968410152550 7
21:50 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

23:42 NEWS
World’s Worst Bank Robbers
23:44 U.S. Gov $3.6B BTC
https://twitter.com/EamonJavers/status/1491092102792749056 
25:50 Hacked by Who?!
https://twitter.com/HeatherReyhan
https://twitter.com/investmentshulk/status/1491113539117133824?s=21 
https://twitter.com/cobie/status/1491120382610669568?t=w59M8_pRckbclQKtaR5gwA&s=19 
27:10 Tarun’s Event
https://twitter.com/tarunchitra/status/1491104365683552256?s=20&t=7rhxCFfpl3s2nZQnnF-zTw 
https://twitter.com/ruthienachmany/status/1491130571774631936?s=20&t=7rhxCFfpl3s2nZQnnF-zTw 
29:20 BTC Recovery
https://twitter.com/alistairmilne/status/1491124444739555329?s=20&t=dMmstO0dMdWVacUpF3_vqg 
30:59 Bitfinex’s $LEO Explodes
https://thedefiant.io/bitfinex-leo-surge/ 
https://twitter.com/ruthienachmany/status/1491130571774631936?s=20&t=7rhxCFfpl3s2nZQnnF-zTw 
34:37 Offensive Tweets & Cancel Culture
https://thedefiant.io/cancel-culture-crypto-offensive-tweets/ 
36:50 KPMG Crypto Treasury 
https://twitter.com/KPMG_Canada/status/1490728332345987078?t=9Ec_FV1tK2F5VzyihZalvw&s=19 
37:28 BlackRock Crypto Trading
https://twitter.com/DeItaone/status/1491481431159234565 
38:19 Apple Tap to Pay Crypto
https://cointelegraph.com/news/upcoming-apple-iphone-feature-to-give-merchants-a-way-to-accept-crypto-payments 
38:49 We See You Wells
https://saf.wellsfargoadvisors.com/emx/dctm/Research/wfii/wfii_reports/Investment_Strategy/cryptocurrency020722.pdf 

38:41 L222
39:41 USDC on Immutable
https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1491588322262585344 
40:05 Set <> Perp Protocol Optimism
https://twitter.com/SetProtocol/status/1490747638899163138 

40:52 ETH
40:55 Merge Soon, Then Moon
https://twitter.com/peter_szilagyi/status/1489136403376136193?s=20&t=sFPJZ5K6BXKnKZEnwYnzig 
43:39 ULTIMATE ASSET
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1491788486772330501?s=20&t=4ptQSEhHpc3HQNRP8zC1FA 
48:18 Vitalik Supports Assange DAO
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1490686148087320576
https://assangedao.org/ 

48:17 NFTs
48:30 Exchanges to Run Ads
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133226/crypto-exchange-giants-will-reportedly-run-ads-during-super-bowl 
49:04 Bud Light x Nouns https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133113/bud-light-partners-with-nouns-dao-for-its-upcoming-super-bowl-ad 
49:34 Dapper Labs SB Launch
https://www.ledgerinsights.com/dapper-labs-to-launch-nfts-for-super-bowl-nfl/ 
50:07 Nintendo NFT Interest
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/status/1489559692502351878 
50:42 Zynga Wants In
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133707/gaming-giant-zynga-plans-to-launch-nft-based-game-this-year 
50:50 Ready Player Me Punks
https://punks.readyplayer.me/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=January2022 
51:22 Disney Hiring
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133042/disney-is-looking-for-a-business-developer-with-nft-experience 
51:35 Gucci Buys Sandbox Land
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/133727/gucci-buys-virtual-land-on-the-sandbox-as-part-of-metaverse-experience-bid 
53:25 Brie Larson PFP
https://twitter.com/brielarson/status/1489655405084954625 
54:44 Heidi Klum Cryptopunk
https://twitter.com/heidiklum?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor 

53:00 INTERNATIONAL
53:03 China Debuts Digital Yuan
https://blockworks.co/china-debuts-digital-yuan-at-winter-olympics-amid-warnings-from-us-senator/ 
56:20 Russia Recognizes Crypto
https://blockworks.co/russia-moves-to-recognize-crypto-as-a-form-of-currency 
El Salvador Bitcoin Bond
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/133720/el-salvador-plans-to-issue-first-bitcoin-bond-next-month 

58:35 MISC
58:39 Selkis on Tucker Carlson
https://procrypto.substack.com/p/the-digital-freedom-alliance/comments 
59:28 Binance buys $200M stake in Forbes
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/133786/binance-forbes-taking-200-million-stake 

1:02:30 TAKES
1:03:05 Web3 Quality vs. Web2 Quality
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1489331768448761857?s=20&t=_gnBi6D_sVv_0OYh_pywpQ 
1:04:22 L2 Token Distribution
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1491590027192811521?s=20&t=-P7HJB_lZQzU2V6APMlIWQ 
1:06:03 William Peaster
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/how-to-get-ready-for-l2-tokens 
1:06:15 RAC on NFTs
https://twitter.com/RAC/status/1490431021505867776?s=20&t=BMjgVFj3aZ65a53JTsHzbQ 
1:09:17 Justin Kan Gaming NFTs
https://twitter.com/justinkan/status/1490923171817848842 
1:10:25 Web3 Echo Chambers
https://twitter.com/bantg/status/1490317595421069313?s=21 

1:12:05 What David’s Excited About
1:14:12 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:16:42 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/Ommiii_/status/1491110034453188610?s=20&t=Zx6quzNoLrPuX_5IzBrATg 

1:18:00 Disclaimer

1:18:20 Moment of Zen
https://twitter.com/MoonOverlord/status/1491111919633469443?s=20&t=Uvvt4-DdIf5RrkIRleR92Q 

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Feb 11, 2022
Will MetaMask Drop a Token? Breaking Down the Biggest Wallet Merge Ever
01:12:56

MetaMask and MyCrypto are teaming up to build the ultimate crypto wallet. Revamping efforts on security, user experience, as well as features & integrations, this is a massive moment in the world of non-custodial crypto wallets.

As the passport to Web3, improving and innovating the crypto wallet is increasingly vital as the entire industry continues to scale outwards. Building a secure and intuitive flow for asset management is do-or-die for the crypto space.

With Dan Finlay from Consensys and Taylor Monahan from MyCrypto, we're exploring the implications of this monumental merger and what it means for the broader crypto user experience.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 The MetaMask MyCrypto Merger
13:57 Power & Responsibility
17:58 What Happens Next?
24:08 By the Numbers
25:57 What is a Crypto Wallet?
32:33 The Passport to the Metaverse
35:44 More Merger Details
43:30 What's After Swaps?
47:58 Aggregators and Bridges
52:44 The Layer 2 Metamask
57:03 Polynya's Social Recovery Question
1:02:58 Vitalik's Light Client Question
1:06:00 Wen $MASK Token?
1:11:14 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Dan on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/danfinlay?s=20 

Taylor on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/tayvano_?s=20 

The Announcement:
https://medium.com/metamask/welcoming-mycrypto-to-metamask-8ee46e2ae740 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 10, 2022
Finding Common Ground | Solana, Avalanche, Terra
01:08:29

✨Finding Common Ground✨

Crypto has grown a lot in 2021!

New ecosystems have put new private keys in the hands of so many new users. 

Our interests overlap by 99%! We bring on the leaders from three killer DeFi ecosystems to discuss all the things that we align on, in order to start 2022 off in positive vibes!

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https://bankless.cc/Slingshot 

🏦 GEMINI | TURN FIAT INTO CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/Gemini 

🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Ground Rules
8:16 Why Are You in Crypto?
12:58 Personal Values & Backgrounds
18:26 Who are your Heroes?
21:56 Crypto Tribalism & Politics
27:06 Competing vs Collaborating
31:58 Decentralizing
37:04 What is True Decentralization?
45:00 Are Your Tokens Money?
51:31 Do Kwon Arrives
55:01 Layer 2 vs Multi-Chain
1:03:15 Predictions for 2022
1:07:11 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Anatoly on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/aeyakovenko?s=20 

Do Kwon on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/stablekwon?s=20 

Emin on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/el33th4xor?s=20 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 09, 2022
Behind Axie Infinity's Engine | Jiho (Layer Zero)
01:09:01

Jeff ‘Jiho’ Zerlin—or jiho.eth on Twitter—was an early Axie Infinity community member before becoming the project’s Co-Founder. Ever since he could remember, Jiho was a gamer, collector, and entrepreneur.

Jiho wouldn’t be the engine to Axie’s growth today without his formative childhood. This is what shaped him to become the community leader of the leading play-to-earn game in the world, Axie Infinity. Now—Jiho and the Axie Nation are taking things to the next level.

Jiho shares the stories from his early formative years that shaped him to be the engine of Axie’s growth today, how community building changes in bull and bear markets, and what Axie’s secret ingredient is to the project’s lasting staying power.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:52 Jiho’s Formative Years
15:47 Jiho’s Evolution at Axie
23:44 Axie’s Staying Power
34:50 Community Building in Different Markets
39:50 Organizing Axie Nation
44:50 Investing in P2E
50:44 Axie’s Emotional Bond
58:00 Optimizing for the Metaverse
1:05:46 What Jiho is Optimistic About

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Resources:

Jiho on Twitter
https://twitter.com/Jihoz_Axie 

Axie Infinity
https://axieinfinity.com/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 08, 2022
104 - Why Everything Is Weird | Kyla Scanlon
01:29:07
Everything is weird right now, and Kyla Scanlon is here to tell us why. Kyla is an independent, Gen Z friendly, new age content creator with a fantastic newsletter and youtube channel. In addition, she is the BanklessHQ TikTok correspondent, dropping weekly recaps of the crypto world.

Stepping outside the crypto bubble, there is craziness in the real world. We explore whether inflation is destroying the economy, social unrest, why younger generations are unhappy, and everything happening IRL right now.

Are we approaching war with Russia? Is globalization reversing? Can supply chains be fixed? Hang out with us as Kyla distills these complicated topics into well researched, thoughtful commentary.

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https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-kyla 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 Kyla Scanlon
8:13 Inflation & Supply Chains 
13:58 The Fed
18:15 Labor Markets
24:47 Social Unrest & Revolution
30:16 The Russia Ukraine Thing
35:14 What Modern War Looks Like
39:22 China & Getting Swifted
42:17 Energy Markets
52:35 Globalization
57:30 Narratives Shape Everything
1:01:47 Crypto in General
1:07:20 Line Goes Up Criticism
1:14:02 Green Energy Investment
1:19:53 Is Gen Z Screwed?
1:25:04 Meaning & Creating
1:31:40 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Kyla on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/kylascan?s=20 

Kyla's Website:
https://kylascanlon.com/ 

Bankless TikTok:
https://www.tiktok.com/@banklesshq?lang=en 

Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order:
https://www.amazon.com/Changing-World-Order-Nations-Succeed/dp/1982160276 

Ukraine Meme:
https://twitter.com/Ukraine/status/1468206078940823554?s=20&t=QrBDbm0rG-kp0eNDS2l-SA 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 07, 2022
GAMESTOP NFTs via ImmutableX | Robbie Ferguson
34:53

GAMESTOP! is announcing they're partnering with zk-rollup Immutable X, to open up an NFT marketplace! 

Immutable and Gamestop are also creating an up to $100 million fund dedicated to supporting the gaming ecosystem on Immutable X. 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 - Intro
3:55 - How Big Is This?
6:01 - What Gamestop is Doing
7:51 - What Immutable is Doing
10:35 - Driving a New Business Model
13:20 - Why ImmutableX?
15:10 - What's Being Built
18:09 - The Gamer Experience
22:30 - The $100M Fund
25:15 - The Power of High Volume
27:55 - Criticism vs Utility
31:31 - What's After Gamestop?
33:20 - Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Robbie on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/0xferg?s=20 

ImmutableX:
https://www.immutable.com/ 

Gamestop Announcement
https://investor.gamestop.com/news-releases/news-release-details/gamestop-forms-partnership-immutable-x 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 05, 2022
ROLLUP: Wormhole Hack | Wonderland Follow Up | Justin Bieber Bored Ape | Gamestop X Immutable
01:40:04

1st Week of February 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:20 MARKETS

4:22 BTC Price

4:51 ETH Price

5:14 ETH BTC Ratio

https://www.indexcoop.com/bed

6:21 New ETH Burning Categories

https://ultrasound.money/ 

9:21 The Fee Flippening

https://twitter.com/cburniske/status/1488346430271934467?s=20&t=8jnMFEGTcxKL4BUOgak8tA 

11:56 DCF Price Forecasts

​​https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_IqNzqm-_Jlk-cK4twQ-bzhJKrsOhrckdQA2isTwKRA/edit#gid=0 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1vqKJlqAmccQOvgzzgy_asz2QVGUYf4Wdfn2nNSDj3cA/edit#gid=1299381756 

16:18 Visa $2B Transaction Volume

https://beincrypto.com/visa-records-over-2b-in-transactions-for-crypto-linked-cards-in-2022-q1

16:55 Stablecoin Big But Still Smol

https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/state-of-the-network-issue-140 

 

24:00 RELEASES

24:03 Aave v3

https://twitter.com/AaveAave/status/1486793032544493577?s=20&t=gVjc4WzEBdvCemwcOddr0g 

25:02 Predicting Hacks on Polymarket

https://twitter.com/PolymarketHQ/status/1486792651567472642?s=20&t=0TAKgnyChvZR8E8fg9JEeQ 

26:21 Kuiper Index Protocol

https://thedefiant.io/kuiper-index-protocol-launches/ 

 

27:10 RAISES

27:12 Dune $69,420,000 - Nice

https://dune.xyz/blog/series-b 

27:53 Solana Wallet Phantom

https://decrypt.co/91574/solana-wallet-phantom-raises-109-million-bringing-valuation-1-2-billion 

28:49 MyCrypto MetaMask Merger

https://medium.com/metamask/welcoming-mycrypto-to-metamask-8ee46e2ae740 

30:14 FTX > Coinbase

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1488235646800080904?s=20&t=LthLbxyfyM7Gx_TRS7FGhw 

32:23 Castle Island

https://blockworks.co/castle-island-ventures-raises-hundreds-of-millions-for-new-fund 

33:40 Jobs

https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

 

35:02 NEWS

35:37 The Bridge Hack

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1488979604362649602?s=20&t=ZsCXhj2PyjdtXJv-KUMjvQ 

36:26 Wormhole Failure

https://twitter.com/wormholecrypto/status/1489001949881978883?s=20&t=jmTVlJmMtkIo1wYfLXj1jg 

38:41 Getting Messy

https://twitter.com/tony_intern/status/1488979589602840581?s=20&t=Yxwn9ebgfQD0H9Z4Es6paA 

39:28 Cascading Effects

https://twitter.com/gakonst/status/1488980822568886279?s=20&t=8swuB2G9HV7HnMk6V-Nlzg 

40:42 TLDR

https://twitter.com/samczsun/status/1489044999211823107?s=20&t=u8aDeLzUhX9FZ8_kVn5k3g 

41:30 Wormhole is Back Up

https://twitter.com/wormholecrypto/status/1489232008521859079?s=20&t=YzMwd8rxxeHYJmAZtxmwsw 

42:31 Takeaways

50:34 Follow Up Trouble in Wonderland

https://twitter.com/danielesesta/status/1487826195978899457?s=20&t=4qIFl89g1cjmbeOjOD-IIg 

52:53 Sifu Exiting?

https://twitter.com/PeckShieldAlert/status/1488504262443540480?t=Y9hIG9vU2zdIQp3BtWra4Q&s=19 

53:18 Directly Managing a DAO

https://twitter.com/genie_trades/status/1488312967716216836?s=20&t=oAxIi76vMcePZPJMYRGUZg 

53:48 Governance Sucks

https://twitter.com/fozzydiablo/status/1486724691024756751?t=StLVrY3RJF_3FyYQrGY79Q&s=19 

54:31 Take https://twitter.com/0xMoral/status/1488112276343345154?t=1WkzDvDqVfCDARQjDJJdkw&s=19 

L222

54:38 Gamestop X Immutable

https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1489209166010847232?s=20&t=4r04eo5ozPx_LKHn6UHkHw 

https://venturebeat.com/2022/02/03/gamestop-launches-nft-marketplace-on-immutable-x-creates-100m-dev-fund/ 

55:40 Bankless Livestream: https://youtu.be/fne4XMhtVf4 

56:13 Arbitrum Drains Binance’s ETH

https://twitter.com/dmihal/status/1486823203632820225?s=20&t=eQcWA4eWW7vcTpLvi8vBqw 

57:23 Polygon NFTs on Rainbow

https://twitter.com/rainbowdotme/status/1488966386059776005 

58:17 NFTs

58:18 Crypto Down, NFTs Up

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/crypto-down-nfts-up-lite 

1:00:30 The Only Trade That Matters

https://news.bitcoin.com/pop-star-justin-bieber-buys-bored-ape-nft-for-1-29-million-pays-more-than-300-above-floor/ 

1:01:38 Kat Dennings Crypto Coven

https://twitter.com/OfficialKat?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor 

1:02:10 Bored Ape New Huge Valuation

https://www.ft.com/content/acc635d6-bb05-4af6-b4da-b8462c06466d 

1:03:50 Coachella NFTs

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/132706/coachella-partners-with-ftx-us-to-launch-nfts 

1:05:19 Contrarian NFT Take

https://twitter.com/cburniske/status/1487852519610929152?s=21 

1:06:58 Regulation 

1:06:59 Facebook’s Diem Selling 

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/01/31/silvergate-bank-confirms-diem-tech-acquisition/ 

1:08:51 The GMI PAC

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/132171/crypto-leaders-launch-political-action-committee-to-back-congressional-candidates 

1:09:25 SEC vs DeFi

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1486818724887805959?s=20&t=zvPKSxtRhj2TahA9Ztwrig 

1:10:27 Biden’s Crypto Agenda

https://decrypt.co/91301/federal-reserve-crypto-regulation-plan-stablecoins-big-banks 

1:14:39 IRS vs. Staking

https://twitter.com/nohardforks/status/1489222500848484354 

https://twitter.com/JTheAccountant/status/1489034212778950656?s=20&t=h07eSeIIkQRkz2_MxrIdSA 

India

17:07 Governments Capturing Crypt

https://decrypt.co/91662/india-proposes-30-tax-crypto-income-announces-digital-rupee-launch 

1:18:49 Taxing at 30%

https://twitter.com/CryptooIndia/status/1488482797064888322 

TAKES

1:21:20 Right-Click-Save

https://twitter.com/cdixon/status/1487258007155232768?s=20&t=Tee_y2QEKF2AMfrR8EjoyQ 

https://twitter.com/scott_lew_is/status/1487857870494486529 

1:25:21 Blue Chips are L1 

https://twitter.com/gabusch/status/1488724132007067648?s=20&t=eauFsFqWMIzpFQ8_YGQtZg 

1:26:29 NFTs are a Scam

https://twitter.com/katxlev/status/1488869476707807233?s=20&t=05s3Q_5yxTQGjWKhH-dFvA 

1:27:29 DC Investor - Conviction

https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor/status/1489249513478885376?s=20&t=yekYSfdsYZtnK4-ktEvGlg 

1:28:57 Can’t Cancel RSS

https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1487965015772733443?s=21 

1:31:56 What David’s Excited About

1:32:00 ETH Denver https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1489265843133243393?s=20&t=4r04eo5ozPx_LKHn6UHkHw 

1:32:41 Brooklyn https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1488373341295501312?s=20&t=4r04eo5ozPx_LKHn6UHkHw 

1:33:37 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:33:40 DCF Model

 

1:38:15 MEME of the Week

https://twitter.com/smilinglllama/status/1488256713493032970?s=20&t=-jGsNQ65JnNiKI_EM9OEJw 

 

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Feb 04, 2022
Why $ETH is going to $3T | Ryan Allis
01:08:38

CORRECTION: It's actually ETH to $4 Trillion 👀

Ryan Allis is the managing partner at Heart Rithm, and a serial entrepreneur with 20 years in technology, marketing, and business. Ryan write about Ethereum, Bitcoin, Polkadot, DeFi, Blockchain, Web3, and the future of money on his substack - Coinstack.

Today, we're evaluating ETH according to Ryan's recent DCF (discounted cash flows) model, and getting to the bottom of why ETH could be fairly valued at $10k with a market cap of $3 Trillion.

Model: 
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_IqNzqm-_Jlk-cK4twQ-bzhJKrsOhrckdQA2isTwKRA/edit#gid=0 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Ryan Allis, ETH, Cash Flows
12:29 Making a DCF for ETH
16:34 Costs & Security
21:16 Generating Insane Revenue
31:42 The Outputs are Sexy
40:55 Monetary Premium
47:00 Buybacks & Distribution
52:14 Markets vs Education
57:02 Alt Layer 1's & L2
1:03:25 Memes vs Fundamentals
1:08:19 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Ryan on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ryanallis?s=20 
CoinStack:
https://twitter.com/coinstackcrypto?s=20 
HeartRithm:
https://twitter.com/HeartRithm?s=20 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 02, 2022
Boys Club | Layer Zero
59:12

The Boys Club is a DAO-in-training that is building products, resources, and communities to make the crypto space a more welcome place for women. Crypto has traditionally not been a particularly women-friendly place, with a sub-culture of basement-dwelling libertarian bros. But that is changing.

There are an increasing number of ways to break into crypto, and the Boys Club is tackling this head on. Natasha Hoskins and Deana Burke are co-founders of the community, and they note that women have far more presence at IRL crypto events than on the internet. And Boys Club members rep the Boys Club. Hard.

With a strong mission, sound goals, and immaculate vibes, the Boys Club have already blazed trails, but there is a strong future ahead of them.

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🚀 SLINGSHOT | LAYER 2 SOCIAL TRADING
https://bankless.cc/Slingshot 

🏦 GEMINI | TURN FIAT INTO CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/Gemini 

🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET 
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
https://bankless.cc/UniGrants 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:30 Natasha & Deana of Boys Club
8:52 Onboarding Women Into Web3
15:56 The Boys Club Vibe
22:56 But What IS Boys Club?
26:34 The Name
28:41 Lessons in Scaling
33:40 More than Mining
36:10 What Women Have that Crypto Needs
40:30 Pet Peeves
42:42 Interviewing Each Other
49:14 I Think This Is For You
52:02 Maximally Successful Boys Club
56:41 Sharing Stories
59:28 How to Get Involved

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Resources:

Natasha on Twitter
https://twitter.com/natashaghoskins?s=20 
Deana on Twitter
https://twitter.com/medeana?s=20 
Boys Club on Twitter
https://twitter.com/BoysClubCrypto?s=20 
BoysClub.vip
https://boysclub.vip/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Feb 01, 2022
103 - Blockchains are Cities | Haseeb Qureshi
01:27:44

First, Haseeb Qureshi was a Texas Hold’em poker player. Then Haseeb learned how to code and worked as a software engineer for Airbnb. He went down the crypto rabbithole and is now the managing partner at Dragonfly Capital, as well as an accomplished writer and coder.

He recently published an article titled Blockchains are Cities, expanding on a mental model for understanding the crypto landscape from a high level perspective. We brought Haseeb back onto the Bankless Podcast to dive into this metaphor, which explains how cities (and blockchains) scale.

We also explore the question of the decade: Will we live in a multi-chain world, or will there be “one chain to rule them all”?

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✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-haseeb-cities 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:00 Haseeb and Context
11:35 Why Cities?
17:15 Limitations & Trust
23:27 Scaling Like Cities
31:15 Who’s Building Vertically?
36:27 Application Specific Chains
45:14 Building More Cities
54:23 Goals, Tradeoffs, and Winners
1:01:20 Cross-Chain Bridges
1:05:59 Cities or Nation States?
1:12:36 Security and Military
1:23:20 Individuals vs Chains
1:30:36 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Haseeb on Twitter
https://twitter.com/hosseeb?s=20 
Dragonfly Capital
https://www.dcp.capital/ 
Blockchains are Cities
https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/blockchains-are-cities-564327013f86 
Why Decentralization Isn’t As Important As You Think
https://haseebq.com/why-decentralization-isnt-as-important-as-you-think/ 
I’m Worried No One Will Care About Rollups
https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/im-worried-nobody-will-care-about-rollups-554bc743d4f1 
The ETH2 Metropolis
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/defi-in-the-eth2-metropolis-haseeb 

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Jan 31, 2022
ROLLUP: Wonderland $TIME | Crypto Price Bear Market? | Odell Beckham Jr Bitcoin | Twitter NFTs
01:33:00

WRU Jan 5

4th Week of January, 2022

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https://bankless.cc/metamask 

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https://bankless.cc/Alchemix 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

2:24 Tax Optimizooor
https://twitter.com/Hedgeye/status/1485328439901052930 

4:50 MARKETS
5:10 BTC Price
5:37 ETH Price
6:14 ETH BTC Ratio
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
6:52 Bear Market?
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1484926927718789122?s=20 
8:33 Arthur Hayes
https://blog.bitmex.com/bottomless/ 
11:15 Top 10 Down
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1484966910102052864?s=20 
13:22 Bearish Stocks
https://twitter.com/MacroCharts/status/1484495998864920578?s=20 
14:12 Prices Bounce
https://twitter.com/MichaelGoodwell/status/1485719974522109955?t=CFswY5WhW_R7m2jzD7Br5g&s=19 
15:22 DeFi Still Churning
https://thedefiant.io/uniswap-crosses-milestone-with-greater-eth-stablecoin-volume-than-coinbase-or-binance/ 
17:09 Ark Invest Report
https://research.ark-invest.com/hubfs/1_Download_Files_ARK-Invest/White_Papers/ARK_BigIdeas2022.pdf?hsCtaTracking=217bbc93-a71a-4c2b-9959-0842b6fe301c%7C2653a4d0-af35-42f0-853a-c5f90f002abb 

20:00 RELEASES
21:30 Twitter NFT Hexagons
https://twitter.com/TwitterBlue/status/1484226494708662273 
25:36 Web3 Messaging
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1486000233486209043?s=20 
27:30 SOS Prediction Market
https://www.sosmarket.io/ 
28:08 Opera Crypto Browser
https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/19/opera-launches-a-dedicated-crypto-browser/ 
29:11 Robinhood Crypto Wallets
https://blockworks.co/robinhood-deploys-beta-crypto-wallets-allowing-select-customers-to-transfer-off-platform/ 
29:52 Zora v3
https://zine.zora.co/zora-v3 
31:45 Doola DAO Services
https://twitter.com/arjunmahadevan/status/1486005697175334912?s=20 
32:40 PAC.xyz
https://www.pac.xyz/ 
34:27 Raises
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1486722291870228492?s=20 
37:39 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

39:00 NEWS
39:32 Wonderland DeFi Scandal
https://twitter.com/JackNiewold/status/1486436910599860224?s=20 
44:55 Quadriga Co-Founder 0xSifu
https://twitter.com/zachxbt/status/1486591682728673282?s=21 
48:10 Who is Michael Patryn?
https://amycastor.com/tag/michael-patryn/ 
Statement: https://twitter.com/0xtuba/status/1486724157857415174?s=20 
55:26 Community Takes
57:23 Youtube to Polygon
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1486060351473033218?s=20 
58:46 L222
https://twitter.com/aeyakovenko/status/1486349045635465218?s=20 
Synthetix: https://twitter.com/synthetix_io/status/1486024382988308496?s=21 
Fees: https://twitter.com/BFreshHB/status/1486057303224856578?s=20 
Fuse: https://twitter.com/RariCapital/status/1485661611838877699 
zkDAO: https://twitter.com/zkdao_official/status/1486688440678850569?s=20 
1:07:11 NFTs
Prada: https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1484188307907035138?s=20 
Gucci: https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/01/24/gucci-taps-toy-brand-superplastic-to-drop-10-supergucci-nfts-in-february 
Bud Light: https://decrypt.co/91176/paris-hilton-gives-nfts-away-jimmy-fallons-tonight-show 
Paris Hilton: https://decrypt.co/91176/paris-hilton-gives-nfts-away-jimmy-fallons-tonight-show 
OpenSea: https://twitter.com/opensea_support/status/1486651385793769477?s=20 
1:09:01 El Salvador Bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/01/21/el-salvador-purchases-410-more-bitcoins-amid-market-drop 
1:10:20 Bankless Hayden Adams
https://twitter.com/brianquintenz/status/1485329222453366790?s=21 
1:12:47 Zuck Coin
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-25/zuckerberg-s-stablecoin-ambitions-unravel-with-diem-sale-talks 
1:13:31 NYC Mayor Paid in Crypto
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/131020/nyc-mayor-eric-adams-receives-first-paycheck-in-the-form-of-btc-and-eth 

1:15:00 TAKES
1:16:00 This Isn’t 2018
https://twitter.com/ryansadams/status/1485979638698491909?s=21 
1:17:34 Working Hard
https://www.reddit.com/r/antiwork/comments/scbw37/no_shit/ 
1:20:38 The Real Metaverse
https://twitter.com/haydenzadams/status/1486494690136539136?s=21 
1:21:26 5 Reasons
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/5-reasons-to-be-excited-for-the-bear-2eb 

1:26:16 What David’s Excited About
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1486470697006166017?s=20 
1:28:45 What Ryan’s Excited About
https://chat.blockscan.com/ 

1:30:30 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1486431620525694983?s=20 


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Jan 28, 2022
The Curve Wars | CurveMarketCap
01:12:29

The Curve Wars are the DeFi trenches. Deep in the realm of liquidity and incentives, a battle of tokenomics rages on. Many might not be clued into the mountains being moved in the Curve War, but CurveMarketCap is here to settle it all.

Will there be one automated market maker to rule them all? Does he who control the liquidity control the universe? Tune in and find out!

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0:00 Intro
5:00 CurveMarketCap aka Gerrit Hall
9:56 What is Curve?
16:15 The Curve Wars
24:52 Governance & Rewards
32:54 Convex Finance
40:01 Bribing as a Good?
48:00 The Curve Community
53:16 Valuing Convex & veTokens
57:33 Uniswap vs Curve v2
1:06:08 PAC.xyz
1:11:13 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

CurveMarketCap
https://twitter.com/CurveCap?s=20 

Conway's Game of Life
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/ether-is-equity 

Llama Airforce
https://llama.airforce/#/convex/flyer 

PAC:
https://www.pac.xyz/ 

PAC Discord: 
https://discord.com/invite/Y95mnqewpb 

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Jan 27, 2022
NFT Marketplace Wars | Panel
01:05:54

With OpenSea hinting at a potential IPO in the future and LooksRare swooping in with a vampire sneak attack, it's clear that the war for top NFT Marketplace is starting to heat up. Who will come out on top?

Here to discuss this 4D chess match are some of the space's most influential thought leaders and returning guests: Eric Conner, Co-founder @ethhub_io, DC Investor, advisor and investor, Zeneca_33, investor and content creator, & Carly Reilly, host of Overpriced JPEGs.

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0:00 - Intro
8:51 - Why humans trade JPEGs
13:31 - Non-OpenSea marketplace standouts
19:15 - What’s working/needs to be improved
26:26 - Social integration & plug-ins
31:26 - Fraud/spam prevention
38:06 - Socialization/financialization of everything
42:55 - NFTs on L2s & L1’s future
49:49 - Bullish NFT alpha
55:07 - The NFT x ETH correlation?
59:08 - Short-term vs. Long-term pumps…crash?

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Resources:

Eric Conner's Twitter:
https://twitter.com/econoar 

DC Investor's Twitter:
https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor 

Zeneca_33's Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Zeneca_33 

Carly Reilly's Twitter:
https://twitter.com/carlypreilly 

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Jan 26, 2022
Santiago Siri | Layer Zero
01:30:05

Santiago Siri—or santi.eth on Twitter—is building Universal Basic Income on Ethereum through Proof of Humanity, the project he co-founded. As a community leader in the Ethereum space, Santi comes from Argentina, a country with a rich history of culture, inflation, corruption, resilience, and now… crypto.

Recently touring Argentina with Vitalik, Santi reveals fascinating anecdotes from their travels and exemplifies how Argentina is ripe for a crypto revolution. An internet native country with a catastrophic economic past, Argentina is a perfect breeding ground for crypto innovation and adoption.

Santi tells the story of Argentina from the second half of the 20th century to today’s landscape, and explains why he’s optimistic that a history of corruption and capital control can blossom into a brighter society with the growth of crypto.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:00 What Santi Cares About
9:43 Growing Up in Argentina
17:30 Inflation & Cascading Events
30:50 The Argentine Culture
39:50 The Crypto Bounce
53:00 Swinging into Collectivism
1:04:38 Vitalik
1:10:20 Argentine Crypto Utility
1:18:54 Proof of Humanity & UBI
1:34:08 Why Optimistic?
1:39:24 Closing

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Resources:

Santiago on Twitter
https://twitter.com/santisiri?s=20  
Proof of Humanity
https://twitter.com/proofofhumanity?s=20  
Democracy.Earth
https://democracy.earth/  

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Jan 25, 2022
102 - The Emerging Metaverse | Sam Englebardt & Richard Kim
01:27:28
Sam Englebardt is a co-founder and partner at Galaxy Digital, and is the founding general partner of Galaxy Interactive, which invests in next-generation interactive entertainment. He is also a content producer of film and television, working in a broad range of traditional & digital businesses. Richard Kim is a general partner at Galaxy Interactive, after a stint as COO at Galaxy Digital.

These two guests are getting their hands dirty as the gaming, cultural, and technological worlds converge into the Metaverse. Trying to predict, invest, and help build this emerging phenomenon is a massive endeavor, but it’s one that we need to get right.

Exploring what the Metaverse actually is, how today’s internet compares to the digital worlds of the future, and optimizing the user experience comprise the core of this discussion—but we open it to understanding the skeptics in the space, as well game economies and tokenomics. Sam and Richard expect to see a mass exodus into the Metaverse over the next couple decades… how are you going to play the Metaverse game?

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0:00 Intro
5:00 Sam & Richard of Galaxy
8:23 The Year of the Metaverse
13:33 The Gaming Gateway
17:09 Skeptical Pioneers
26:21 Value vs Price
29:30 Enabling, not Escape
36:27 Building Stakes that Matter
43:51 Steak and the Sizzle
47:45 Creating Meaning in the Metaverse
55:21 Social Sandboxes & Other Theses
1:02:55 Viewer Participation
1:07:54 The Power of Emergence
1:13:48 How the Thesis Changes
1:18:40 Overhyped? Top Signals?
1:27:08 Microsoft & Decentralization
1:34:02 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Richard on Twitter
https://twitter.com/galaxyRTK?s=20 
Sam on Twitter
https://twitter.com/samenglebardt?s=20 
Galaxy Interactive’s Thesis
https://www.galaxyinteractive.io/thesis 
Asmongold’s Rant
https://youtu.be/rgg768z2GRA 

Metaverse Episodes

Defining the Metaverse
https://youtu.be/EqQiPseP_P8 
Web3 Gaming 101 with Amy Wu
https://youtu.be/x-3wNEahNl4 
The Crypto Gaming Revolution with Arianna Simpson
https://youtu.be/A_xsjqMcnCQ 

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Jan 24, 2022
ROLLUP: Microsoft Buys Activision | OlympusDAO Has Fallen | LooksRare NFT | IreneDAO
01:37:02

3rd Week of January, 2022

 

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Topics Covered:

 

0:00 Intro

 

4:00 MARKETS

4:37 BTC Price

5:40 ETH Price

7:37 Ratios, DeFi, BED

8:35 Year in ETH

https://stark.mirror.xyz/q3OnsK7mvfGtTQ72nfoxLyEV5lfYOqUfJIoKBx7BG1I

12:30 USDC vs Tether

13:53 Uniswap vs Curve

https://twitter.com/RyanWatkins_/status/1483640421502885888

15:28 Olympus Has Fallen

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/130597/olympusdaos-slide-continues-ohm-down-90-from-all-time-high

24:00 LooksRare

https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/looks-rare

27:25 OpenSea Volume

https://twitter.com/mattmedved/status/1482873703243390981?s=21

30:30 OpenSea & Dharma

https://twitter.com/Dharma_HQ/status/1483484717294964741?s=20

 

34:30 RELEASES

36:00 Polygon EIP-1559

https://twitter.com/0xPolygon/status/1483108516122570753?s=20

38:48 Polymarket Airdrop Futures

https://twitter.com/PolymarketHQ/status/1481710612317184007?s=20

41:11 Fendi x Ledger

https://twitter.com/fendi/status/1482426260676567041?s=21

43:00 CryptoStats

https://medium.com/crypto-stats/announcing-cryptostats-community-owned-data-metrics-ee47fee3c94d

44:05 Coinbase Permissionless

https://twitter.com/DeItaone/status/1484165697756356612?s=20

45:12 Raises

a16z: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/130954/andreessen-horowitz-plans-to-raise-4-5-billion-for-new-crypto-funds

FTX: https://blockworks.co/ftx-launches-2b-venture-fund

Mechanism Gaming: https://blockworks.co/mechanism-capital-launches-100m-fund-focused-on-p2e-gaming/

POAP: https://medium.com/poap/poap-inc-raises-10m-to-accelerate-human-development-a2e36783258d

49:20 Jobs

https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

 

50:00 NEWS

50:20 Fees.wtf… WTF?

https://thedefiant.io/airdrop-eth-fee/

52:44 Tether Blacklisting

https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1481717424118448132

54:44 ETH 2 Client Diversity

https://twitter.com/sproulM_/status/1481109509544513539?s=20

59:20 Layer 2

Arbitrum: https://twitter.com/dmihal/status/1483767477452648455

Optimism: https://twitter.com/optimismpbc/status/1483510492077477889?s=21

Hop: https://twitter.com/HopProtocol/status/1483107395043840001?s=20

1:02:35 Instagram & Facebook NFTs

https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/20/facebook-and-instagram-may-help-you-create-and-sell-nfts

1:04:05 IreneDAO

https://opensea.io/collection/irenedao

1:06:00 China NFTs

https://twitter.com/Carnage4Life/status/1481604778077548544

1:07:34 GAP NFTs

https://blockworks.co/gap-releases-first-line-of-nfts-on-tezos-blockchain/

1:07:49 Walmart Metaverse

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/16/walmart-is-quietly-preparing-to-enter-the-metaverse.html

1:08:16 Microsoft Buys Activision

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-18/microsoft-to-buy-activision-blizzard-in-69-billion-gaming-deal

Take: https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1483978042611437569?s=20

1:09:52 Coinbase x Mastercard

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/130596/coinbase-mastercard-partnership-nft-cards

1:10:38 Bud Light x Nouns

https://mobile.twitter.com/punk4156/status/1483913013900062721

1:12:42 Serena Williams SoRare

https://twitter.com/Sorare/status/1484165886223298565

1:13:38 Solana NFT Volume

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/130874/solana-nft-total-sales-volume-crosses-1-billion

1:14:01 Block Mining & Lightning

https://twitter.com/blockworks_/status/1481748064557846537?s=21

https://twitter.com/Kr00ney/status/1483449320984694785?s=20

1:15:02 Crypto.com Breach

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/130576/crypto-com-allegedly-suffers-15-million-breach-in-latest-exchange-heist?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss

 

1:18:00 TAKES

1:19:30 Property vs Utility

https://twitter.com/jackbutcher/status/1482190266643750912?s=20

1:21:19 NFT Froth

https://twitter.com/stevefink/status/1483494468368187404?s=20

1:22:58 State of DeFi

https://twitter.com/The3D_/status/1484079429391425538?s=20

1:26:32 SEC vs Ethereum

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1482358486126186499?s=20

 

1:28:55 What David’s Excited About

https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1484189933749211139?s=20

1:31:44 What Ryan’s Excited About

https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1484180531281641473?s=20

 

1:34:05 MEME(s) OF THE WEEK

https://twitter.com/HopMemes_/status/1483499433274720258?s=20

 

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Jan 21, 2022
Inflation, The Fed, & Macro Markets | Jim Bianco
01:09:07

The Fed has made a big pivot in 2022, but what does that mean for markets? How aggressive does the Fed need to be to fight inflation?

With the shift from Quantitative Easing to Quantitative Tightening, how are risk-on assets treated differently from risk-off assets? What's going on with the bond market?

Jim Bianco is a seasoned investor, market commentator, and President of Bianco Research. With a sharp view of the past, present, and future, we ask him all these questions in order to know... is the world collapsing?

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6::00 Jim Bianco's Back!
9:17 The Bond Market Got Killed
14:50 Inflation is a Problem
18:53 The Fed's Perspective
27:02 Signaling and Fedspeak
30:04 Transitory vs Reality
34:50 Rock and a Hard Place
43:08 What Should You Pay Attention To?
48:00 Crypto & Expecations
53:20 Deflation?
57:56 Positioning the Portfolio
1:00:11 A Centralized Metaverse
1:07:25 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Jim on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch?s=20 

Bianco Research:
https://www.biancoresearch.com/free-trial/?source=TWTR 

Bond Market Thread:
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1480245516009152513?s=20 

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Jan 19, 2022
The Song-A-Day Man | Jonathan Mann (Layer Zero)
01:19:15

Jonathan Mann writes and publishes a song every single day. He's done this without missing a day since January 1st, 2009, and holds the Guinness World Record for most consecutive days writing a song.

His inspiration, passion, consistency, and all-around charm really comes through as he explores his journey in both music and crypto. Infatuated with the ideas and methodology behind CryptoPunks, he's launched his own NFT project for his daily songs with an accompanying DAO - SongADAO.

Creation, labor, value, and scarcity blend together in Jonathan's world. He exemplifies Layer 0 brilliantly -- a mortal human behind lines of code, expressed through music and commitment. When you stretch art this far, cool things emerge. Tune in to find out what they are!

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:00 Finding Crypto
8:33 Writing a Song a Day
16:14 Inspiration & Emotion
20:46 Creations & Crypto
24:16 Storytelling
28:20 One Thing a DAO
31:03 Because We Die
36:14 The Value of Scarcity
44:17 Product Market Fit
47:38 Proof of Work
55:20 The Song a Day NFT Project
1:00:53 SongADAO
1:04:36 Governance for Creators
1:10:29 Impacting Creativity
1:14:46 Community & Get Involved

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Resources:

Jonathan on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/songadaymann?s=20 

SongADAO:
https://songaday.world/songadao/ 

Fuckin Trolls:
https://fuckintrolls.lol/ 

Songs Hat:
https://cottonbureau.com/products/songs-hat#/12607532/dad-hat-unisex-yupoong-dad-hat-black-100percent-cotton-one-size-fits-all 

Jonathan's Website:
https://www.jonathanmann.net/ 

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Jan 18, 2022
101 - The Ownership Economy | Li Jin
01:37:20

Li Jin is a co-founder and general partner at Variant, a crypto fund investing in Web3 and what Li calls the Ownership Economy. Li is full of massive ideas about the past, present, and future of digital economies.

The core thesis? Next-generation networks grow faster and bigger. The phase we're seeing emerge now with Web3 and crypto is deeply fascinating, with potential to shift power and ownership into the hands of users and creators.

In this new paradigm, everyone is a creator, and everyone is an owner. In addition to her work at Variant, Li is also a painter and an accomplished writer on Substack. After her appearance on the Creator Economy Panel, we knew she had to come back on Bankless to dive deep—this time, into the Ownership Economy.

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https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-the-ownership-economy-li 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:30 Creator vs Ownership Economy
12:58 Phases of Economies
17:34 The Web3 Renaissance
21:53 Issues with the Early Internet
27:11 Original Sin
35:11 From Attention to Ownership
38:48 Digital Scarcity
47:41 Patronage Plus vs Regulation
52:59 100 True Fans
1:01:17 Programmable Business Models
1:09:17 DAOs & Community Ownership
1:14:48 Comparing Renaissances
1:21:36 Wealth Inequality
1:29:58 What YOU Can Do
1:35:23 What ELSE You Can Do
1:38:54 2022 Predictions
1:42:35 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Li on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ljin18?s=20 

Li's Newsletter:
https://li.substack.com/ 

The Web3 Renaissance:
https://li.substack.com/p/the-web3-renaissance-a-golden-age 

100 True Fans:
https://li-jin.co/2020/02/19/100-true-fans/ 

The Creator Economy:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-panel-the-creator-economy-jesse 

Tweets Mentioned:
https://twitter.com/ljin18/status/1434964132042846208 
https://twitter.com/ljin18/status/1422928459425271811 
https://twitter.com/ljin18/status/1404650885788098562 

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Not financial or tax advice. This channel is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. This video is not tax advice. Talk to your accountant. Do your own research.

Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Jan 17, 2022
ROLLUP: LooksRare Airdrop | Fees.WTF | Inflation | PayPal Stablecoin | Top Shots Ban
01:45:32

Second Week of 2022

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:10 MARKETS
3:27 BTC Price
4:30 ETH Price
7:15 ETH BTC Ratio
8:15 Burning ETH
- Burners
- Visualized

14:56 Merge
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status/1481280658135728129?s=20

16:55 DCF
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status...

20:00 Uniswap on Polygon https://twitter.com/haydenzadams/stat...

21:54 Brave Passes 50m MAU https://www.coindesk.com/business/202...

24:00 RELEASES

25:00 LooksRare Airdrop
https://looksrare.org/

33:42 Fees.wtf Airdrop
https://fees.wtf/claim

34:55 Tally Wallet
https://blog.tally.cash/a-community-o...

35:54 GMI Index
https://twitter.com/indexcoop/status/...

37:10 Etherscan NFT Tracker https://twitter.com/etherscan/status/...

38:18 IMX Permissionless
https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/...

39:16 dYdX v4
https://dydx.exchange/blog/v4-full-de...

40:23 Optimism Explosion
https://www.optimism.io/

42:49 Zerion x Avalanche
https://twitter.com/zerion_io/status/...

43:04 Ramp x zkSync
https://www.argent.xyz/blog/ramp-x-usa/

44:09 FairX Coinbase Acquisition https://www.coindesk.com/business/202...

45:20 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs

46:00 NEWS

46:23 Inflation at 7%
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/12/cpi-d...

50:42 Moxie on Web3
https://moxie.org/2022/01/07/web3-fir...
Vitalik’s Response:
https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/com...

55:44 Arbitrum Outage
https://twitter.com/arbitrum/status/1...

59:00 AP NFTs on Polygon
https://thedefiant.io/nfts-associated...

1:00:09 Nas on Royal https://twitter.com/3LAU/status/14792...

1:01:23 Penguins Drama https://www.coindesk.com/business/202...

1:03:48 Doodles Soar https://thedefiant.io/doodles-nfts-fl...

1:04:54 World of Women https://boardroom.tv/guy-oseary-signs...

1:06:25 Top Shot Bans Users https://www.coindesk.com/business/202...

1:12:37 PayPal Stablecoin
https://twitter.com/Blockworks_/statu...
CBDC:
https://blockworks.co/fed-chair-powel...
Tom Emmer:
https://twitter.com/reptomemmer/statu...

1:16:46 Aarika Rhodes vs Brad Sherman https://www.fec.gov/data/receipts/?co...

1:21:00 TAKES

1:23:00 Zones of Sovereignty
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/st...

1:29:30 Esoteric Terms
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1...

1:31:38 Cobie
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status...

1:33:35 Preaching
https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status...

1:40:10 What David’s Excited About https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status...

1:41:25 What Ryan’s Excited About https://twitter.com/RyanSAdams/status...

1:43:55 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/sartoshi_nft/stat...

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Jan 14, 2022
The Great L2 Migration | Cross-Chain L2 Panel
01:19:50

We think 2022 is going to be a huge year for Layer 2 scaling solutions. Cross-Chain protocols will be a crucial infrastructure for the great migration to L2s, allowing users to bridge assets across platforms.

Composability and user experience is the glue of modular blockchains, which optimize for decentralization, scaling, and cost. The projects and representatives each present cryptographic solutions for building a web of liquidity across the many suburbs of DeFi, where average users will live and engage.

GUESTS:

Ben Jones - Optimism
https://twitter.com/ben_chain?s=20 

Hart Lambur - UMA 
https://twitter.com/hal2001?s=20 

Arjun Bhuptani - Connext
https://twitter.com/arjunbhuptani?s=20 

Chris Whinfrey - Hop Protocol
https://twitter.com/WhinfreyChris?s=20 

Vaibhav Chellani - MOVR
https://twitter.com/vaibhavchellani?s=20 

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Jan 13, 2022
Aarika Rhodes vs Brad Sherman: Getting Crypto into Congress CA-32
51:20

Aarika Rhodes is running for Congress! Running against incumbent Brad Sherman, who is notoriously misinformed and anti-crypto, Aarika seeks to bring a more crypto-friendly approach to CA-32, representing much of the San Fernando Valley in Southern California.

A schoolteacher by profession, Aarika seems to be breathing fresh air into the stale political landscape. Here's her policy on crypto:

"Aarika believes in the right of every individual to manage their own finances and investments as they see fit. In Congress, Aarika will oppose any attempts to ban this emerging technology. Aarika is also a strong advocate for making sure financial literacy is taught in schools and for people being aware of the environmental impact of their investments."

Learn more about Aarika: https://www.aarikaforcongress.com/ 

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🚀 SLINGSHOT | LAYER 2 SOCIAL TRADING
https://bankless.cc/Slingshot 

🏦 GEMINI | TURN FIAT INTO CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/Gemini 

🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:30 Aarika Rhodes
11:33 Why Get Involved?
16:42 Anti-Crypto Policies
21:09 California's 32nd District
25:17 How America Can Win Crypto
30:00 The Youth & Environment
34:15 Web3 vs Banking
38:11 Financial Literacy
42:31 The Campaign
46:09 Proactive in the Community
47:58 The Single-Issue Voter
50:29 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Aarika on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/AarikaRhodes?s=20 

Aarika's Tweet:
https://twitter.com/AarikaRhodes/status/1468647038925500418?s=20 

Get Involved:
https://www.aarikaforcongress.com/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Jan 12, 2022
Udi Wertheimer | Layer Zero
01:08:22

Udi Wertheimer is a notorious persona on crypto twitter and is endlessly difficult to pin down. At the very least, Udi is an interesting and unique character, describing himself as a cynical optimist with a tendency to antagonize and troll.

Udi is also insightful and pragmatic, constantly making connections and critiques of the space with a sharp eye and a relentless desire to call things out when he disagrees. He blurs a lot of lines, and you always have to be on your toes when Udi’s around.

There’s value in having members in the community who never give the benefit of the doubt and act as a philosophical razor for the space. Udi is full of takes, and this conversation twists and turns through the entirety of crypto—trading, culture, communities, memes, the metaverse, and beyond.

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https://bankless.cc/Slingshot 

🏦 GEMINI | TURN FIAT INTO CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/Gemini 

🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
3:30 Udi, a Meme Tactition
9:08 Trading Ponzis
15:58 Not Changing the World
22:22 Optimism, Memes, Community
30:20 Winners & Decentralization
38:33 Composability & User Experience
42:14 SBF and Competition
49:10 Culture & Meme Communities
55:30 Bitcoin Twitter vs Bitcoin Reality
1:01:00 Pricing Values
1:06:30 Critique of Ethereum & Bankless
1:14:53 2022, Metaverse, Resolutions
1:22:19 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Udi on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/udiWertheimer?s=20 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Jan 11, 2022
100 - How to Survive in Crypto | Cobie
01:49:39

🎉 Happy 100th Episode 🎉

Cobie, fka Crypto Cobain, is a cultural staple in the crypto space. Wearing many hats as a narrative investor, thought leader, and memelord, we dive into the brain of one of our favorite crypto characters.

Having been in crypto for nearly a decade, Cobie tells us his keys to surviving in crypto and what it takes to last long term. We also dive into how much decentralization matters, roles and responsibilities in shaping the world around us, and his outlook for 2022 and beyond.

Cobie advises a healthy dose of skepticism and curiosity, and describes himself as a reality maximalist. He’s gone on an absolute tear recently, dropping a series of excellent thought piece articles that establish mental models for understanding narratives across the ecosystem.

We also go through moral alignment charts and ask Cobie the big question… What does he think of Bankless?

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✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David's Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-cobie 

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 How Cobie Survives in Crypto
13:41 Early Discoveries
21:22 Reality Maximalism
32:38 Responsibility & Roles
43:39 Tribes, Decentralization, Utility
53:10 Profit Maximalism
1:01:31 Staking & Incentives
1:10:42 Wins and Losses
1:19:20 Crypto Brain & Culture
1:28:45 Wealth & Purpose
1:36:18 Chaotic Good & UpOnly
1:39:58 Judging Others
1:54:00 Bullish or Bearish in 2022
2:00:42 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Cobie on Twitter
https://twitter.com/cobie?s=20 
UpOnly
https://uponly.tv/ 
Cobie’s Newsletter
https://cobie.substack.com/ 

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Disclosure. From time-to-time I may add links in this newsletter to products I use. I may receive commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. Additionally, the Bankless writers hold crypto assets. See our investment disclosures here:
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Jan 10, 2022
ROLLUP: Eminem's Bored Ape | Why Crypto Prices Are Down | OpenSea Freezes Stolen NFTs
01:40:53

First Week of 2022

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🚀 SLINGSHOT | LAYER 2 SOCIAL TRADING
https://bankless.cc/Slingshot 

🏦 GEMINI | TURN FIAT INTO CRYPTO
https://bankless.cc/Gemini 

🦁 BRAVE | THE BROWSER NATIVE WALLET
https://bankless.cc/Brave 

🦄 UNISWAP | DECENTRALIZED FUNDING
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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

EF Research Team AMA
https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/comments/rwojtk/ama_we_are_the_efs_research_team_pt_7_07_january/ 

5:15 MARKETS
5:34 BTC Price
6:20 ETH Price
6:43 ETH BTC Ratio
7:26 Why Down?
https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2022/01/05/bitcoin-falls-to-1-month-low-as-fed-minutes-reveal-talks-to-shrink-balance-sheet/ 
10:50 MetaMask MAU
https://twitter.com/ljin18/status/1478122393084305410?s=21 
12:36 Electric Capital Dev Report
https://twitter.com/avichal/status/1478776674648944641 
18:07 NFT Markets
https://decrypt.co/89653/ethereum-nft-market-soars-first-days-2022-opensea-3b 
https://metaversal.banklesshq.com/p/state-of-the-nfts 
https://twitter.com/masonnystrom/status/1472671834239766528?s=20 

26:00 RELEASES
27:45 Zapper NFT Notifications
https://twitter.com/sebaudet26/status/1477695744245219329?s=21 
29:03 Aave Mobile Wallet
https://twitter.com/stanikulechov/status/1477067176733335556?s=21 
29:52 BitGo Index Coop
https://twitter.com/bitgo/status/1478750888059715592?s=21 
30:42 Multidimensional EIP 1559
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1478798036667150346?s=20 
33:47 OpenSea Raise
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/01/05/nft-marketplace-opensea-valued-at-133b-in-300m-funding-round-report/ 
Dharma Rumor? https://www.axios.com/opensea-nft-dharma-acquire-f6df00d5-1cc0-463a-95fd-2f5039947ed8.html 
36:30 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

37:30 NEWS
37:47 Vitalik Podcast
https://cointelegraph.com/news/we-are-50-of-the-way-there-says-vitalik-on-ethereum-s-development 
40:02 Aave Arc
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/01/05/fireblocks-whitelists-30-trading-firms-for-aaves-institutional-defi-debut/ 
44:03 Aave on StarkNet
https://governance.aave.com/t/arc-deploying-aave-on-starknet/6726 
45:05 Game Overwhelms Polygon
https://thedefiant.io/sunflower-game-causes-polygon-fee-spike/ 
46:45 Solana Performance
https://polynya.medium.com/transaction-quality-trilemma-4af36704590b 
Dan’s Take: https://twitter.com/delitzer/status/1479140747353870337?s=20 
52:20 Buying Stolen NFTs
https://twitter.com/marcograssi_/status/1478872167328751618?s=21 
57:29 Freezing Bored Apes
https://cointelegraph.com/news/opensea-freezes-2-2m-of-stolen-bored-apes 
59:35 Fake Bored Apes
https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/30/22860010/bored-ape-yacht-club-payc-phayc-copycat-nft 
1:02:12 Eminem
https://twitter.com/Eminem 
1:03:23 Samsung NFTVs
https://messari.us17.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5b89525c77acdd986027c25d1&id=11853b4ecf&e=ba752c823c 
Metaverse: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/129380/samsung-metaverse-flagship-837-store-decentraland 
1:05:30 BTC Environmental Oversight
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/129336/congress-is-preparing-an-oversight-hearing-on-bitcoin-minings-environmental-impact-sources 
1:09:20 Kazakhstan Internet
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/129312/bitcoin-mining-pool-hashrates-fall-amid-kazakhstan-internet-shutdown 
1:12:04 CFTC Fines Polymarket
https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2022/01/04/polymarkets-cftc-fine-hints-at-defi-regulation-roadmap/?outputType=amp 
1:15:52 Tether Freezes a Million
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/129133/tether-freezes-over-1-million-usdt-single-address 
1:16:32 China’s Digital Yuan Wallet
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/129081/chinas-digital-yuan-wallet-goes-live-on-app-stores-in-pilot-mode 

1:19:00 TAKES
1:20:00 Protocol Mafias
https://twitter.com/jai_bhavnani/status/1477515100940500992?s=20 
1:22:20 Lawyer Fees
https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1478425001900457985?s=20 
1:25:16 Goldfish Market
https://twitter.com/CatfishFishy/status/1478384991491047428?s=20 
1:28:01 Degens & Boomers
https://twitter.com/sassal0x/status/1478702153271169024?s=20 
1:31:32 Greed Ruins Games
https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/rwlo57/nfts_wont_ruin_computer_games_greedy_game/ 
1:32:09 Bull Supply Bear Demand
https://twitter.com/AltcoinPsycho/status/1478643223027273730 

1:32:57 What David’s Excited About
1:33:54 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:36:30 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1478096910871191554?s=20 

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Jan 07, 2022
TribeDAO - The Biggest Protocol Merge Ever
59:16

In the latter half of 2021, Jai Bhavnani of Rari Capital and Joey Santoro of FEI Protocol went to each other's governance forums and proposed the FEI RARI token merge: the biggest protocol merger that we've ever seen in the space.

The concept garnered high engagement and a ton of community response, and the formal votes received overwhelming support on both sides. This unprecedented merge is a historical moment for DAOs. The verticalization of DeFi is happening with new 'mafias' emerging in several corners of DeFi. Uniting capital efficiency, values, and communities, we are right alongside Jai with his excitement to see how this all plays out.

With new conversations of anti-trust and competition, it's clear that the DAO space is continuing to mature. Integrated DeFi stacks are increasingly exciting, and in this episode, we dive into the details with two pioneers of interDAO relationships.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:50 The TribeDAO Merger
10:48 Rari Capital & FEI
13:37 FEI & Rari Capital
17:14 Liquidity Engines
24:36 Turbo Verticalization
29:12 Aligning Incentives
32:08 The God Theory of DAOs
35:19 RGT & Operations
40:53 The Broader DAO Space
46:36 Anti-Trust in Crypto
52:36 TribeDAO Roadmap
56:42 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Jai on Twitter: 
https://twitter.com/jai_bhavnani?s=20 

Joey on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/joey__santoro?s=20 

FEI:
https://twitter.com/feiprotocol?s=20 

Rari:
https://twitter.com/RariCapital?s=20 

Jai's Forum Post:
https://tribe.fei.money/t/fip-51-fei-rari-token-merge/3642 

Joey's Forum Post:
https://forums.rari.capital/d/177-feirari-token-merge 

Swap RGT for TRIBE:
https://feirari-swap-interface.vercel.app/ 

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Jan 05, 2022
Cooper Turley | Layer Zero
01:19:31

Cooper Turley is all in, all the time. He’s been that way since he was a kid. In the crypto space, it truly seems like he’s everywhere at once. He knows everyone and has his hands in nearly every relevant project.

However, none of this happened by chance. Cooper is a champion of the grinder mindset, and it echoes through everything he touches. His approach to his career, relationships, and self-improvement buzzes with a productive energy to build and bring value to all that he does. We all have something to learn from Cooper Turley.

As crypto continues to mature, it’s clear that big things are lined up for Cooper. We can’t wait to see what he comes up with next.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:39 Cooper Turley & Runescpe
9:22 Grinding & Sports

13:18 Video Starts

15:19 College & Music
18:36 Mindfulness & Schedule
25:38 Crypto in 2017
33:26 Bear Market Building
40:59 Working on Everything
45:31 🔥_🔥
51:08 Hollywood Cooper IRL
57:48 Bull Market Behavior
1:00:49 Intersecting Crypto & Culture
1:05:14 A Horizontal Approach
1:12:01 On the Road
1:16:21 Closing & Disclaimers

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Cooper on Twitter:
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Jan 04, 2022
99 - Endgame | Vitalik Buterin
02:28:58

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin returns to the podcast to discuss his recent article Endgame, as well as the massive year we observed in 2021. From the future of Ethereum to the rise of alternative Layer 1 platforms, it only makes sense to kick off 2022 by exploring how far we’ve come and figuring out where we’re headed.

How far are we along on Ethereum’s roadmap? What challenges lie ahead?

In a recent tweet, Vitalik posted a graphic of the updated progress of the Ethereum roadmap, and there are five throughlines that are progressing in parallel:

• The Merge
• The Surge
• The Verge
• The Purge
• The Splurge

We dive into what each of these means, as well as discuss what Ethereum will look like as these milestones are met. Holding this up against conversations of maximalism and alternative L1s, now is the time to start asking the big questions.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro

4:09 Debrief

7:27 Vitalik Returns after 2021
11:40 2021 Ethereum Milestones
16:33 Roadmap Progress

19:35 The Merge (Proof of Stake)

24:20 The Surge (Rollups & Sharding)
32:59 Life after Sharding

42:40 The Verge (Verkle Trees)

49:35 The Purge (History Expiry)
57:03 State Expiry & Snake
1:03:40 Snakes & States

1:08:20 The Splurge (Everything Else)

1:15:20 What Makes Vitalik Happy

1:20:17 Rise of Alt Layer 1s
1:26:03 Gas Costs & Decentralization

1:29:11 Maximalism

1:34:03 Endgame
1:40:16 Alt L1s and Rollups
1:44:02 Multi-Rollup World
1:49:21 The Ground Floor

1:53:56 Solving the World’s Problems

1:58:33 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

VITALIK'S ARTICLES
Endgame
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/12/06/endgame.html 
The Limits to Blockchain Scalability
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/05/23/scaling.html 
Verkle Trees
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/06/18/verkle.html 
Pragmatic Destruction of Self-Destruct
https://hackmd.io/@vbuterin/selfdestruct 
Crypto Cities
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/10/31/cities.html 
Legitimacy
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/03/23/legitimacy.html 
Moving beyond coin voting governance
https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/08/16/voting3.html 

VITALIK ON BANKLESS
Legitimacy
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-legitimacy-vitalik-buterin
Beyond Coin Voting
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/beyond-coin-voting-vitalik-buterin
Vitalik Speaks (Playlist)
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmkdAgtxf3agqnA5IieA7OkKBjlhx9mn-

MISC.
Roadmap Tweet
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1466411377107558402?s=20 
Merge Testnet
https://kintsugi.themerge.dev/ 
ETH TPS
https://ethtps.info/ 

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Jan 03, 2022
ROLLUP: Jack Dorsey vs Web3 | Apes Flippening Punks | Weeknd NFTs | SOS & GasDAO Airdrop | FEI RARI
01:18:45

Last Week of 2021

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0:00 Intro

2:20 MARKETS
2:35 BTC Price
3:05 ETH Price
5:24 ETH/BTC Ratio
5:47 BED Index
https://www.indexcoop.com/bed 
6:06 Dex Volume
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/128500/decentralized-exchanges-saw-over-1-trillion-in-trading-volume-this-year 
7:45 YFI Tokenomics
https://thedefiant.io/yearn-tokenomics-change/ 

11:00 RELEASES & RAISES
12:30 Shopify NFTs
https://www.shopify.com/nft 
14:29 Opera Polygon
https://twitter.com/opera/status/1473654561059446784?s=21 
16:23 Clarity DAO Tool
https://twitter.com/clarityteams/status/1471913111309504512?s=21 
17:27 Parachains on Polkadot
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/128026/parachains-officially-launch-on-polkadot-network 
18:30 BitMEX Token
https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2021/12/21/bitmex-announces-bmex-tokens-to-revive-retail-interest/ 
20:20 Hashflow HFT Token
https://twitter.com/hashflownetwork/status/1473463052951760899?s=20 
20:59 Huobi on Arbitrum
https://twitter.com/HuobiGlobal/status/1476045335357132801 
21:54 Alexis Ohanian & Polygon
https://twitter.com/VentureBeat/status/1471857751223582728?s=20 
23:35 Figment
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/12/20/figment-reaches-unicorn-status-with-110m-series-c/ 
25:25 B.Protocol
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/12/22/bprotocol-raises-22m-to-backstop-defi-liquidations/ 
27:25 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

NEWS
28:59 Airdrop Szn
SOS: https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/12/28/opendaos-sos-token-hits-250m-market-cap-despite-unclear-goals-security-risks/ 
GIV: https://giv.giveth.io/ 
GasDAO: https://mirror.xyz/gasdao.eth/AwZGIpiVuIOkcwUaKqn4ZdcI4MetmYmvVdnuZsNZlaQ 
32:06 Merge Testnet
https://blog.ethereum.org/2021/12/20/kintsugi-merge-testnet/ 
32:53 Polygon Bug
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/128784/polygon-critical-bug-24-billion-matic-tokens-at-risk-hard-fork 
34:41 FEI RARI Merge
https://www.coindesk.com/tech/2021/12/21/rari-capital-fei-protocol-token-holders-approve-multibillion-dollar-defi-merger/ 
36:24 Mastercard & Consensys
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/12/16/consensys-collaborates-with-mastercard-on-new-ethereum-scaling-solution/ 
37:32 RadioShack
https://decrypt.co/88712/yes-radioshack-pivoted-defi 
39:17 BlockbusterDAO
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/128564/a-dao-wants-to-buy-blockbuster-and-turn-it-into-a-decentralized-film-streaming-service 
39:49 Jeopardy
https://twitter.com/davidesilverman/status/1475989132598026240?s=21 
40:50 .eth Leaderboard
https://twitter.com/ethleaderboard/status/1476647213044416512 
41:58 Apes Flip Punks
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/128338/bored-ape-yacht-club-nft-flip-cryptopunks-floor-price 
44:32 Adidas NFTs
https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/17/22843104/adidas-nfts-metaverse-sold-bored-ape 
45:33 Weeknd NFTs
https://decrypt.co/88839/the-weeknd-releases-ethereum-nfts-via-tom-bradys-autograph-platform 
46:02 Meta Web3 Compatibility
https://decrypt.co/89153/meta-targeting-deep-compatibility-blockchain-web-3-incoming-cto 
47:42 Jack vs Web3
https://twitter.com/jack/status/1473139010197508098?s=20 
55:12 Ray Dalio
https://blockworks.co/ray-dalio-crypto-should-be-part-of-a-diversified-portfolio 
57:00 Kraken Acquires Staked
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/128294/crypto-exchange-kraken-acquires-staking-startup-staked 
1:00:11 Web3 Candidates
https://blockworks.co/a16z-poll-voters-will-prefer-candidate-that-supports-web3/ 

1:02:30 TAKES
1:03:30 Decentralization is Insurance
https://twitter.com/hughkarp/status/1471446570382118916?s=21 
1:07:03 Hacks vs Banks
https://twitter.com/lay2000lbs/status/1472691654121426966?s=21 
1:07:59 BTC vs ETH
https://twitter.com/stakeborg/status/1474327539657342976?s=21 
1:09:53 Risk is Relative
https://twitter.com/danielgothits/status/1474904081072209920?s=21 

1:13:10 What David’s Excited* About
1:15:32 What Ryan’s Excited About

1:17:02 MEME of the Week
https://twitter.com/BanklessHQ/status/1474270619189473280?s=20 

1:17:28 Closing & Disclaimers

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Dec 31, 2021
98 - 5 Things We Got Right
01:32:49

Breaking down our recent '5 Things We Got Right' article, in this episode we tackle this year in crypto from a high level. We cover the predictions we made, what we planned to look out for, and then we dive into how it all played out.

There were some things we got right—and some things that surprised us—but perhaps most of all, we learned a ton.

Come reflect with us on all the lessons from 2021 that we can arm ourselves with as we head into 2022. Will it be another bullish year?

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Topics Covered

0:00 Intro
4:00 Reflections on 2021
8:43 Reviewing our Predictions

5 Things We Got Right
17:53 Multi-Trillion Dollar Asset Class
23:14 ETH Strong Against BTC
27:20 ETH is Money
31:40 It’s Raining Airdrops
33:03 DeFi Usage

5 Things that Surprised Us
34:10 NFTs Exploding
38:45 Axie Infinity
41:47 Web3
45:15 DeFi Lagging
49:00 Alt-L1 Tokens

5 New Mental Models
55:17 Cryptography
58:17 Legitimacy
1:01:56 Ultra Sound Money
1:05:38 Modular vs Monolithic
1:09:54 Crypto Renaissance

1:14:50 5 Bets for 2022
1:17:31 Bullish Blockspace
1:21:34 Next Gen DeFi
1:24:33 DAOs
1:27:00 Crypto Gaming
1:29:16 Decentralized Identity

1:33:30 Is 2022 A Bullish Year?

1:39:18 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

5 Things We Got Right
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/5-things-we-got-right 
Ultra Sound Money
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-ultra-sound-money-justin-drake 
Ultimate Guide to Airdrops
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/the-ultimate-guide-to-airdrops 
The Crypto Renaissance
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-the-crypto-renaissance-josh-rosenthal 
Ultra Scalable Ethereum
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/ultra-scalable-ethereum 
5 Mental Models for Web3
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-90-5-mental-models-for-web3-chris 

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Dec 27, 2021
2021 ROLLUP: Top 20 Crypto Moments in 2021
01:16:27

As the year comes to a close, it's time to ask ourselves: What are the Hottest Stories of 2021?

This has been an unquestionably historic year for Web3, and massive events happened both in and outside of the space. From NFTs to the Infrastructure Bill, we narrowed down this year into 20 overarching themes and narratives.

What will take the #1 spot? Spoiler: it's not Ryan's Tiny Turtle.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
6:30 20 | New All Time Highs
8:33 19 | GME & Memestonks
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/gamestop-stock-short-seller-squeeze-losses-reddit-traders-citron-gme-2021-1 
11:17 18 | Michael Saylor & Tesla
https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/microstrategy-buys-414m-more-bitcoin-in-q4/ 
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/08/tesla-buys-1point5-billion-in-bitcoin.html 
12:58 17 | Rise of Layer 2s
https://l2beat.com/ 
14:54 16 | DeFi over CeFi
https://twitter.com/haydenzadams/status/1361356927226310668?s=20 
https://twitter.com/AntonioMJuliano/status/1442234625120608256?s=20 
17:03 15 | China Ban
https://youtu.be/Cz14dpWxgKk 
20:12 14 | El Salvador
https://www.npr.org/2021/09/07/1034838909/bitcoin-el-salvador-legal-tender-official-currency-cryptocurrency 
22:25 13 | Beeple $69M Sale
https://www.businessinsider.com/art-auction-nft-beeple-top-selling-most-expensive-sale-millions-2021-3 
25:01 12 | Punks, Apes, and PFPs
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/116715/collection-of-bored-ape-nfts-break-sothebys-estimates-with-3-days-to-go 
https://www.sothebys.com/en/digital-catalogues/sealed-cryptopunks-five-punks-on-paper 
29:28 11 | Axie Infinity
https://twitter.com/Psycheout86/status/1423719170315800581?s=20 
32:00 10 | OpenSea Sales Volume
https://beincrypto.com/opensea-crosses-10-billion-in-all-time-sales-volumes/ 
36:50 9 | Coinbase IPO
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/100235/coinbase-direct-listing-april-nasdaq 
40:15 8 | Gary Gensler
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/101595/us-senate-confirms-gary-gensler-as-joe-bidens-sec-commissioner 
44:25 7 | Constitution DAO
https://www.theverge.com/22820563/constitution-meme-47-million-crypto-crowdfunding-blockchain-ethereum-constitution 
47:20 6 | EIP-1559
https://blockworks.co/eip-1559-is-live-thanks-to-ethereums-london-hard-fork/ 
50:20 5 | Ultra Sound Money
https://ultrasound.money/ 
53:50 4 | Gas Fees
https://twitter.com/drakefjustin/status/1392556085941350400?s=20 
57:03 3 | Alt Layer 1s
https://defillama.com/chains 
1:00:12 2 | Infrastructure Bill
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/112877/white-house-says-crypto-tax-enforcement-will-help-pay-for-bipartisan-infrastructure-deal 
https://twitter.com/jchervinsky/status/1421150344051048451 
1:04:45 1 | Inflation
https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1414948397233082372?s=20 
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1469722686939140101?s=20 
1:09:40 Honorable Mentions
1:14:20 Closing & Disclaimers

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Dec 23, 2021
97 - The Bull Case For ETH III | Anthony Sassano, DC Investor, Cyrus Younessi
01:19:31

Anthony Sassano, DC Investor, and Cyrus Younessi return to Bankless to complete the Bull Case for Ethereum Trilogy. Comparing this episode with the previous two Bull Cases, we can see what has held up so far and what we have to look forward to in 2022.

Spoiler: these guys have gotten a lot of things right.

Covering topics like the meteoric rise of NFTs, the BTC Flippening, and Ethereum Maximalism, there remains much to be incredibly excited about as we close out a historic 2021. While macro conditions remain uncertain, the conditions of the crypto markets and ecosystems are perhaps surprisingly more digestible.

With the Proof-of-Stake merge on the way and the modular blockchain thesis taking shape, the inevitable conclusion is that ETH is destined to go up.

What’s 2022 going to look like? No one knows for sure, but this episode left us feeling incredibly bullish.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:45 Recapping the Prequels
10:21 Crypto in 2021
17:09 Narratives and Scaling
23:21 The Cultural Asset Layer
27:57 Core Value Pillars
35:34 Do the People Know?
40:24 PoS and Monetary Policy
46:45 Bullish APY
52:52 The Merge and Price
57:12 Users & Gas Fees
1:05:59 Layer 1s & Modular Blockchains
1:09:40 Extreme Decentralization
1:12:15 Chains that Care
1:18:00 Maximalism
1:22:42 Is ETH Going to Scale?
1:28:09 Market Conditions
1:38:10 The Flippening & Price Predictions
1:46:14 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

DC Investor on Twitter
https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor?s=20 
Anthony Sassano on Twitter
https://twitter.com/sassal0x?s=20 
Cyrus Younessi on Twitter
https://twitter.com/cyounessi1?s=20 
Bull Case for Ethereum I
https://youtu.be/36HkwlqfBaQ 
Bull Case for Ethereum II 
https://youtu.be/85M3yGvzCe4 
Ultra Sound Money
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWqhn1hXvVc&t=0s 
Ultra Scalable Ethereum
https://youtu.be/xjxyjgWiqLE 

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https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/bankless-disclosures 

Dec 20, 2021
ROLLUP: Inflation, Nike NFTs, Disney & Marvel IMX, CryptoPunk Sale, Ledger Debit Card
01:30:15

3rd Week of December, 2021

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
Permissionless Conference 2022:
https://newsletter.banklesshq.com/p/discount-to-permissionless-2022 

4:00 MARKETS
4:19 BTC Price
5:16 ETH Price
6:15 ETH/BTC Ratio
7:34 Inflation
https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1469722686939140101?s=20 
11:56 Issuance Tracker
https://twitter.com/dmihal/status/1468950264304467971 
19:34 Sotheby’s Sales
https://twitter.com/TheBlock__/status/1471169594802987021?s=20 

21:00 RELEASES
22:15 Optimism Floodgates
https://thedefiant.io/optimism-removes-whitelist/ 
24:27 ETHGlobal 2022
https://ethglobal.medium.com/announcing-the-ethglobal-2022-season-51a7906bb3a4 
25:25 Balancer Boosted Pools
https://fernandocmartinelli.medium.com/ba3daadb59f9 
26:37 Superfluid on L2
https://twitter.com/Superfluid_HQ/status/1471176342733479936?s=20 
28:20 Forgotten Runes RPG
https://twitter.com/forgottenrunes/status/1471197252437741573?s=20 
29:15 Bitwise NFT Index
https://twitter.com/matt_hougan/status/1471489244824674306?s=21 
30:45 Aztec Connect
https://medium.com/@aztecnetwork/beb2982a92f3 
33:07 Slingshot
https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/12/09/defi-trading-platform-slingshot-raises-15m-led-by-ribbit-capital/ 

33:37 RAISES

37:38 Jobs
https://pallet.xyz/list/bankless/jobs 

38:45 NEWS
39:12 Ether Capital
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211215005502/en/Ether-Capital-Corporation-Announces-First-Commitment-to-Ethereum-Staking 
40:12 Polygon Zero
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/126991/polygon-acquires-mir-protocol-400-million-zk-rollups 
41:48 Uniswap Polygon
https://app.uniswap.org/#/vote/2/10 
42:23 Ledger Debit Card
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/126914/ledger-unveils-crypto-debit-card-partners-with-ftx-coinbase-rarible 
43:46 ETH Client Validators
https://twitter.com/AyaMiyagotchi/status/1470654120180649986 
45:30 Aave v3
https://twitter.com/StaniKulechov/status/1470874379152150535?s=20 
46:16 Nike & RTFKT
https://twitter.com/Nike/status/1470504318671458307?s=20 
47:16 Marvel & Disney
https://twitter.com/Immutable/status/1471178240643448837 
48:35 Mintable & IMX
https://twitter.com/epolynya/status/1470251518741811205?s=21 
50:29 CryptoPunk $10M Sale
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/127049/a-rare-cryptopunk-has-sold-at-a-record-10-2-million 
51:35 Dr Seuss NFTs
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/digital/dr-seuss-nft-seussibles-1235062806/ 
52:12 BTC Core Devs
https://twitter.com/mikeinspace/status/1469377581015355397?s=21 
53:27 90% of Bitcoin Mined
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/127275/90-of-all-bitcoin-has-now-been-mined 
53:55 Coinbase Earn
https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-makes-it-easy-to-earn-yield-with-defi-bd38156e2715 
57:45 Facebook Stole Meta
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/13/technology/instagram-handle-metaverse.html 
1:00:32 Elizabeth Warren
https://twitter.com/senwarren/status/1470843764843458560?s=21 
1:03:03 Hester Peirce
https://twitter.com/HesterPeirce/status/1470475491580825601?s=20 
1:04:34 Russia Ban
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bank-of-russia-to-ban-mutual-funds-from-investing-in-bitcoin 
1:04:55 IMF
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/127218/imf-advocates-for-coordinated-crypto-policy-among-the-worlds-governments 
1:06:19 Quick Takes
Katie Haun a16z
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/127672/katie-haun-to-depart-a16z-form-new-fund-focused-on-crypto-and-web3-report 
Kevin Durant
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-15/nba-star-kevin-durant-signs-deal-to-promote-crypto-platform-coinbase 

1:08:00 TAKES
1:09:00 POAPs are Memories
https://twitter.com/izgnzlz/status/1470789729348112386 
1:11:29 Linguistics