Released May 27th, 2022
Laura Shin - Uncovering Ethereum’s Founding
Laura Shin is a crypto journalist and author. We cover her decision to cover crypto full-time as a journalist, what it is like to gather information in the crypto space, and why she was able to find the Ethereum DAO hacker before the government.
Crypto
Blockchain
Ethereum
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Web3 Breakdowns Research: The Cryptopians
Learn about the early days of Ethereum and its cast of characters, in this report prepared ahead of Eric's conversation with Laura.
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Aaron Wright - A Primer on DAOs
Aaron Wright is a law professor at Cardozo School of Law and founder of Tribute Labs. We cover the hive-mind that makes a DAO special, the mechanics of decision making within a DAO, and other possibilities DAOs could unlock.
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Jeremiah Lowin - Hash Power - Part 1
We cover the potential of blockchains, the idea of scarcity in digital assets, and hashing. Our guides are leaders in this field such as Naval Ravikant, Olaf Carlson-Wee, Fred Ehrsam, Ari Paul among others.
Colossus
Brian Armstrong - The Future of Crypto
Brian Armstrong is the co-founder and CEO of Coinbase. We cover the current state of the crypto industry, how crypto can build a more open financial system and bring more economic freedom to the world, and how he has built Coinbase into a company with 1000+ employees.
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Bob Pittman - Lessons from Building Media Empires
Bob Pittman has a storied career that includes running MTV, AOL, Six Flags, and is now the CEO of iHeartMedia. We cover his philosophy on the consumer, the lessons he learned while creating MTV, and the future of the media landscape with the abundance of user-generated content.
Podcast
Crypto’s Biggest Whodunnit: Who Was Behind the 2016 DAO Attack on Ethereum?
Discussion of the DAO hack and the process of finding the DAO attacker.
Video
How crypto could allow more people to be their own boss
Laura talks about her journey into covering bitcoin and crypto full-time and the future of work.
Article
Austrian Programmer And Ex Crypto CEO Likely Stole $11 Billion Of Ether
Laura lays out the evidence to prove that Toby Hoenisch was the programmer responsible for the DAO hack in 2016.
Book
The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze
The story of the idealists, technologists, and opportunists fighting to bring cryptocurrency to the masses.