Conspiratus

Conspiratus

Conspiratus is Latin for consensus. Through discourse and discussion, we attempt to reach consensus on the state and future of distributed consensus and decentralization technologies.... Show More

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September 10, 2019 55 min

Lane Rettig moderates a debate between Sunny and Ryan Zurrer on the merits of Edgeware vs Straightedge and the design decisions that went into things like the generalized lock.  With a surprise guest appearance from Dillon Chen, co-founder of Edgeware!



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In this episode of Conspiratus, we put out a panel on governance that Sunny moderated as part of DappCon 2019, a highlight event event of Berlin Blockchain Week.  On the panel are Ameen Soleimani, Stephanie Hurder, Jorge Izquierdo, and Sebastian Gajek.



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August 26, 2019 83 min

Learn about the origins of the Federal Reserve system, collapse of the Gold Standard, and Rodrik's Trilemma!



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August 18, 2019 19 min

In this episode of Conspiratus, Nate and Sunny discuss Straightedge, a novel zero-day fork experiment of the Edgeware project, designed to amend some of the sketchy design decisions made in it's initial distribution.  The first of many benevolent byzantine behaviors to come!



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July 24, 2019 61 min

In this episode of Conspiratus, Sunny sits down with Eric Meltzer to discuss immortality, death, and Terror Management Theory.  Spurred on by a series of tweets Eric put out a few weeks ago, we talk through different strategies for dealing with one's own mortality.  And to lighten stuff up, we also learn about the Satoshi's Hunt, a global scavenger hunt for $1 Million in Bitcoin organized by Eric and top secret team of p... Read more

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June 29, 2019 46 min

In this episode of Conspiratus recorded live at ZCon1, Sunny and Drew Stone of Commonwealth discuss Edgeware, governance of ZCash, and the implications of Facebook's new Libra project.



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In the episode of Conspiratus, we discuss the social contracts of different blockchain communities and how it impacts their respective governances.  We also discuss the ability to "dissent" in different communities and talk about the level of influence that large projects like MakerDAO have in Ethereum, and how Cosmos aims to keep this in check.



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June 4, 2019 41 min

In the episode of Conspiratus, we discuss some of the latest current events on the Cosmos Hub, including the recent security patch hard fork, the Google Cloud downtime that affected many validators, and some general discussion around Cosmos governance.



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April 8, 2019 29 min

In this episode of Conspiratus, we discuss the one year hiatus from making episodes. We explain some of the causes of the break, what we've been doing in that time, and our plans for the future of Conspiratus. 



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February 13, 2018 72 min

Our first full Conspiratus epsiode where we discuss protocol governance with our two guests, Vlad Zamfir and Arthur Breitman. Check out the associated reading list for this episode here: https://conspirat.us/podcast-resources-1-protocol-governance-300fac63ffa9

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February 13, 2018 72 min

Our first full Conspiratus epsiode where we discuss protocol governance with our two guests, Vlad Zamfir and Arthur Breitman. Check out the associated reading list for this episode here: https://conspirat.us/podcast-resources-1-protocol-governance-300fac63ffa9

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January 14, 2018 5 min

Welcome to the Conspiratus podcast. Here, we introduce ourselves and our new podcast! Check out the resource list for next weeks discussion here: tinyurl.com/con-1-resources

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