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The Blockchain and Us: Conversations about the brave new world of blockchains, cryptoassets, and the

By Manuel Stagars

Conversations and stories about the brave new world of blockchain technology, cryptoassets, and the token economy. This podcast is the follow-up project of Manuel Stagars' documentary film The Blockchain and Us (2017). The podcast includes 62 interviews with pioneers in the blockchain space that took place between early 2018 and summer 2019.

  1. 1.
    How Cosmos Enables the Internet of Blockchains - Brian Fabian Crain, Co-Founder & CEO Chorus One, Co-Host at Epicenter03/27/2019
    46:55
  2. 2.
    "Blockchain is Successful When People Don't Know They're Using It" - Johannes Schweifer, Co-Founder & CEO, CoreLedger03/20/2019
    51:43
  3. 3.
    How a Blockchain Venture Studio Works - Mervyn G. Maistry, CEO & Founder, Konfidio and Kintaro Capital03/13/2019
    57:44
  4. 4.
    Why New Technologies Need Sharper Critical Thinking - Andrea Bauer, Founder & Senior Advisor, BEAM Innovation Studio03/06/2019
    53:30
  5. 5.
    Why You Need Digital Identity Before Anything Else - Daniel Gasteiger, Founder & CEO, Procivis02/27/2019
    43:26
  6. 6.
    Why the Blockchain Space Needs Better Access - Alexis Gauba, she(256), Mechanism Labs02/20/2019
    38:27
  7. 7.
    Why Good Content is King in Blockchain PR - David Wachsman, Founder and CEO, Wachsman02/13/2019
    41:10
  8. 8.
    How Skin in the Game Leads to Truth - Preethi Kasireddy, TruStory02/06/2019
    28:59
  1. 9.
    "Crypto Means Cryptography" - Jan Camenisch, Head of Research at Dfinity01/30/2019
    40:07
  2. 10.
    "This Is What the Blockchain Is and How It Can Change Your Life" - Niloo Ravaei, Blockgeeks01/23/2019
    58:40
  3. 11.
    How to Build on Bitcoin - Lucas Betschart, 21 Lectures, Bitcoin Association Switzerland01/16/2019
    50:27
  4. 12.
    How Blockchain Technology Could Keep Humanity Human - Anne Connelly, Singularity University01/09/2019
    53:19
  5. 13.
    Just Keep Your Head Down and Build - Jason Goldberg, Open Simple Token (OST)01/02/2019
    44:03
  6. 14.
    How Blockchains Could Create Community Consciousness - Toni Lane Casserly, Cultu.re12/26/2018
    56:23
  7. 15.
    Why Some Blockchain Ideas Can't Wait - Aparna Krishnan, Mechanism Labs12/19/2018
    43:18
  8. 16.
    Why Blockchains Empower a New Social Contract for the Digital Age - Don Tapscott, Blockchain Research Institute12/12/2018
    35:37
  9. 17.
    Blockchain Identity and the Importance of Ethics - Monique Morrow, The Humanized Internet12/05/2018
    55:14
  10. 18.
    The Human Story Behind Blockchain Technology - Matthew Allen, Zurich Bureau Chief/Business Reporter at Swissinfo11/28/2018
    57:28
  11. 19.
    Why Crypto Funds Have to Become Tech Companies - Ryan Yi, CoinFund11/21/2018
    1:09:37
  12. 20.
    Why China Will Be the World's Largest Token Economy - Tony Tao, X-Order, Neo Global Capital11/14/2018
    47:30
  13. 21.
    Why Blockchain Technology is Transformative and Irritating - Monty Munford, Mob7611/07/2018
    29:34
  14. 22.
    What Blockchains and Linux Have in Common - Phil Zamani, Aergo, Blocko10/31/2018
    39:02
  15. 23.
    How Digital Scarcity Helps Artists and Creators - Eric Elliott, Author, Developer, Mentor10/24/2018
    42:19
  16. 24.
    Why Executives Need Blockchain Literacy - Alison McCauley, Author of Unblocked10/17/2018
    57:12
  17. 25.
    The Antifragility of Cryptoassets - Alexander Bulkin, CoinFund10/10/2018
    1:11:12
  18. 26.
    Trent McConaghy - "Hey Zuck, Let's Tokenize Facebook!" How Blockchains Could Stop People Farming10/03/2018
    1:12:41
  19. 27.
    Ryan Jesperson - How Blockchains Could Solve the Tragedy of the Commons09/26/2018
    1:34:05
  20. 28.
    Cedric Waldburger - Why Education Is the Killer App for Blockchain Technology09/19/2018
    1:00:28
  21. 29.
    Joey Krug - Why Healthcare, Finance, Energy, Education, and Government Are Ripe for Disruption09/12/2018
    55:57
  22. 30.
    Jesse McWaters - Why Blockchain Technology Might Become Less of a Binary Idea in the Future of Finance09/05/2018
    42:52
  23. 31.
    Peter Hody - How Journalists and the Financial Press Stay Objective About Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology08/29/2018
    1:03:15
  24. 32.
    Hubert Ritzdorf - Why Hacking Smart Contracts is Easier than Hacking Web Servers08/23/2018
    47:24
  25. 33.
    Niklas Nikolajsen - Why Cryptoassets Will Soon Be Part of Every Bank's Business08/20/2018
    1:08:39
  26. 34.
    Lars Thomsen - How a Futurist Looks at Blockchain Technology08/16/2018
    46:59
  27. 35.
    Saifedean Ammous - Why Bitcoin is the Hardest Money We Ever Had08/13/2018
    51:14
  28. 36.
    Ron Resnick - Why Blockchain Standards Create New Business Models for Companies and Developers08/09/2018
    57:55
  29. 37.
    Daniel Doll-Steinberg - How Blockchain Technology Redefines Entrepreneurship08/06/2018
    1:05:48
  30. 38.
    Dolfi Mueller - A Recap of Zug's Bitcoin Experiment and How it Energized Switzerland08/02/2018
    31:13
  31. 39.
    Luzius Meisser - Bitcoin's Early Days and its Eternal September, Bitcoin Association Switzerland, and Why Regulation Kills Innovation07/30/2018
    37:50
  32. 40.
    John Hargrave - Marketing Basics for ICOs and Blockchain Projects07/26/2018
    20:54
  33. 41.
    Luis Cuende - How Digital Jurisdictions Help Us Escape 1984 and Take Back Control07/23/2018
    44:18
  34. 42.
    Mathias Ruch - From Dot-Com Entrepreneur to Blockchain Investor and Enabler07/19/2018
    1:05:55
  35. 43.
    Tone Vays - Analyzing the Price of Bitcoin07/16/2018
    1:19:59
  36. 44.
    Tom Lyons - How to Tell the Story of Blockchain Technology07/13/2018
    56:23
  37. 45.
    Michael Sidler - How the Blockchain Disrupts Venture Capital07/11/2018
    56:29
  38. 46.
    Joe Lubin - The Future is Decentralized, and Why Decision-Making is a "Big, Fuzzy, Hairy, and Messy Thing"07/09/2018
    16:47
  39. 47.
    Thomas Naegele - A New Blockchain Law in Crypto Country Liechtenstein07/09/2018
    59:13
  40. 48.
    Roger Wattenhofer - Science, Academia, and the Blockchain07/06/2018
    1:18:38
  41. 49.
    Paul Meeusen - Putting Insurance on the Blockchain07/04/2018
    40:56
  42. 50.
    Zhang Ruidong - China and the Blockchain07/02/2018
    1:00:52
  43. 51.
    Jack Tatar - The Rise of Cryptoassets06/29/2018
    1:05:39
  44. 52.
    Adriano B. Lucatelli - Is The Real Value of Bitcoin Zero?06/27/2018
    1:12:18
  45. 53.
    Anish Mohammed - From Cryptography to Token Economics06/25/2018
    1:06:13
  46. 54.
    Olga Feldmeier - The Bitcoin Queen and Her Mission to "Tokenize Everything"06/22/2018
    1:29:38
  47. 55.
    Alexis Roussel - The UN, the Pirate Party, and Bitcoin06/20/2018
    1:15:22
  48. 56.
    Christian Decker - The World's First Bitcoin PhD06/18/2018
    47:28
  49. 57.
    Steve Wilson - Why Blockchains Won't Fix Digital Identity06/15/2018
    1:53:46
  50. 58.
    Jonas Schnelli - Making Bitcoin More User-Friendly06/13/2018
    51:44
  51. 59.
    Lidia Bolla - Cryptoasset Management in Switzerland06/11/2018
    1:00:06
  52. 60.
    Rik Willard - The Promise of Blockchain Technology06/08/2018
    1:06:27
  53. 61.
    Alex Tapscott - Blockchain Revolution, Two Years Later06/06/2018
    46:35
  54. 62.
    Mauro Casellini - Making Cryptocurrencies Bankable06/03/2018
    36:47
  55. 63.
    Trailer - The Blockchain and Us05/28/2018
    0:38

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