Epicenter - Learn about Crypto, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.


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episode 323: Silvio Micali & Steven Kokinos: Algorand – In Pursuit of the Blockchain Trilemma

As the industry is focused on Layer 2 solutions to scale transaction capacity of public blockchains, Algorand believes the blockchain trilemma is a result of current technological limitations.



episode 322: Dillon Chen: Edgeware – Coordinating Distributed Communities With On-Chain Governance

Blockchain protocols are notorious for mitigating centralized control. As the ecosystem grows and communities want to help a distributed protocol advance, governance is a challenge worth pursuing.



episode 321: Charlie Shrem: The Untold Story of a Bitcoin Pioneer and Renegade

Charlie Shrem learned of Bitcoin in an IRC chat in 2011 and quickly became one of the industry’s first builders and evangelists that helped the world understand and use cryptocurrency.



episode 320: Monetary Systems in an International Context

Monetary policy in a globally connected world means policymaking in a single country has far-reaching ramifications. We discuss some of the nuances of monetary policy from a global perspective.



episode 319: Increasing Wallet Usability to Decrease the Anxiety of Self-Custody

Interacting with crypto-assets is an anxiety-inducing experience for many people. A panel of industry leaders discuss usability, design, and how they believe cryptocurrency wallets will evolve.


 2019-12-24  50m

episode 318: David Vorick: Sia – Creating a P2P Marketplace for Data Storage to Disrupt the Cloud Industry

David Vorick discusses Sia and his mission to disrupt centralized cloud storage companies like Amazon Web Services with distributed technologies that use cryptocurrencies to enable a P2P marketplace.


 2019-12-17  1h23m

episode 317: Taylor Monahan: From Side Project to Center Stage – The Story of MyEtherWallet & MyCrypto

Taylor Monahan, CEO of MyCrypto, discusses her history in the crypto-space, why she created MyEtherWallet, and what life was like running one of the most popular tools for cryptocurrency in 2017.


 2019-12-10  1h9m

episode 316: Dr. Luka Müller: MME – The Law Firm Behind the Rise of Switzerland’s CryptoValley

Luka Muller joins us to discuss Syngum: a crypto-asset bank created to fill a crucial missing component between the old world of finance, and the emerging world of distributed protocols.


 2019-12-04  1h7m

episode 315: Viktor Radchenko: Trust Wallet – Building and Growing the Official Binance Wallet

Viktor Radchenko speaks about how he became interested in the cryptocurrency space, and why he built Trust Wallet, a noncustodial wallet solution that's now apart of Binance.


 2019-11-26  1h6m

episode 314: Nishant Sharma: Bitmain – Rising to Mining Dominance

Nishant Sharma, Head of Community Relations at Bitmain joins us to discuss the story of the company and its growth into becoming the largest ASIC manufacturer in the world.


 2019-11-19  1h5m