Digital Bytes by Team Blockchain Radio; Powered By Cyber.FM

Digital Bytes by Team Blockchain Radio; Powered By Cyber.FM

Each week on the Digital Bytes Show, James Tylee, founder Cyber.FM in the USA, talks to Jonny Fry from TeamBlockchain reviewing the latest Digital Bytes. They explore how, where and why Blockchain technology and/or Digital Assets are being used in various industries and jurisdictions globally. Cyber.FM Radio, a product of Distributed Ledger Performance Rights Organization (DLPRO LLC), was established in 2008 and has 4.6 million listeners across 140 countries.

Episodes

November 26, 2022 20 min

Decentralised autonomous organisations (DAOs) provide a novel way of governing by using smart contracts that automate voting in a trustless and transparent way. However, in many DAOs the voting power is overly concentrated to just a few members. We examine the reasons and consequences of concentration, together with the governance trade-offs that DAOs face.

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Could the greenback from Uncle Sam be replaced by a ‘green-backed’ digital currency? - for over 100 years the US$ has been the world’s reserve currency. Whilst its demise has been heralded many times, as with all things at some time it will be replaced. But, by what? Will Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) create their own d...

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Is the digitalisation of $100trillion of assets a lifeline for traditional stock exchanges? - the asset management industry is beginning to understand the benefits of digitalisation and is offering digital funds to investors. The underlying funds remain the same but are made available in a digital wrapper. These new digital funds enable greate...

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Adoption of blockchain/Web3 continues to be restrained by a number of myths and by conventional wisdom. ‘Who, what, and when’ have held back ‘why’ as to what should be the primary driver of this discussion. And when we get to ‘why,’ it also takes us down the ‘coopetition’ path, meaning that for blockchain/Web3 to scale it will take a global village working together in a pro-competitive effort – for the benefit of all. It is not abo...

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How many of us check any email recipients’ physical addresses before hitting the send button? Whether they are in Mogadishu or Mexico City or Miami, as long as the recipients are connected to the internet, they’ll receive your message. Now imagine that same frictionless protocol applied to value - not just currency, but assets and information. Just as the internet up-ended government control over communication and information, bloc...

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Crypto infrastructure maturing, but what are the institutions really focused on? - global financial institutions have built the infrastructure to buy, sell and store cryptocurrencies. However, given that cryptos are relatively small in terms of adoption and market capitalisation, is there a hidden agenda as we see the financial services sector...

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Traditional and decentralised finance are no longer the strangers they once were. These two once disparate worlds are colliding whilst at the same time multiple new technologies are converging to fundamentally change the future of finance. But what does the ‘era of convergence’ mean today? How are traditional firms embracing the digital asset revolution? And why are blockchain and crypto firms also beginning to look to traditional ...

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James and Jonny, guest free, guilt free, and .... maybe thought free!  The metaverse is disappointing certain people, is it worthy?  Is Meta the Metaverse?

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The role of blockchains for supply chain management in the food industry - the supply chain management process plays a critical role in the food industry. Blockchain technology offers the food industry new tools to improve food safety, reduce waste, offer provenance of supplies and bring together diverse stakeholders over what can be complex global supply chains. Blockchain technology is also being used in the food industry by firm...

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- blockchain, along with its close friend, AI, and their ‘children’ - DAOs, NFTs and metaverses - are being watched globally to see if they will be the next panacea for the world’s crises. Whilst being no magic bullet, blockchain technologies have the unique capacity to provide automated solutions that certainly support many of the United Nations’ (UNs’) ESGs.

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Reach out to Marco Aniballi at https://block-blox.com


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The music industry has digitally transformed and now that the asset management sector is too - many industries have put a digital wrapper around their businesses, promoting themselves online via their websites, emails, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, etc. However, digital transformation is about business transformation and not merely...

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- despite the recent downturn in many asset classes, there is an ongoing interest in having exposure to digital assets. Arguably, this is best achieved via professional managed funds as there undoubtably remain challenges as well as opportunities presented by having exposure to this exciting, but volatile, asset class.

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How will the metaverse impact e-commerce? - to most people, the metaverse is all about gaming and entertainment. But much more than gaming and entertainment, the metaverse has a notably important role to play in the business world. We all know the internet has changed the way we connect, live, shop and much more. It has totally changed the way...

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- in a society that strives to be woke, inclusive and mindful of its ESG credentials, the world’s disabled are often ignored. An app to reward both the able-bodied and disabled while they exercise has been established and pays its users in crypto tokens, which can be used to pay for equipment and future workshops. How inclusive is your company really and has it ignored this huge market?

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NFT and copyright challenges - since the explosion of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in 2021, copyrights have been a major problem in the industry as many fake and cloned NFTs have been sold to individuals who have little or no knowledge about them. Although there are many authentic tokens which have been sold for substantial amounts, the internet...

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The global economy stutters, but maybe we will see lower electricity prices - An analysis of the current economic backdrop of rising inflation, lower economic growth and the prospect of interest rates increasing further. Coupled with this we have seen the prospect of utility bills rising substantially, particularly in Europe and the UK. However, help may indeed be at hand. If Europe can weather this winter, then more time can be cr...

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How blockchain technology can support corporate ESG credentials - due to its tamper-resistant nature, blockchain fits as an assurance of accuracy and transparency of data. This decentralised database of records is designed to facilitate raw data authentication problems. The technology acts as a light node to transfer the data of smart infrastr...

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Ethereum’s: the Merge - Ethereum’s (ETH) long waited upgrade, ‘the Merge’, has heralded an exceptional occurrence in the crypto space because its success could kickstart a number of chain reactions. But a lot has happened since the Ethereum network began merging with Beacons Chain, raising many questions for both members and non-members in the...

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Muslims and the metaverse - the Islamic faith is practiced by approximately 1.8 billion people worldwide, 240 million of whom live in Southeast Asia but for a metaverse to be generally permissible in this area of the globe, it would need to be in line with the guiding principles of the Islamic faith, known as Shariah. When considering this, therefore, a Shariah-based metaverse could have the potential to be value-adding and benefic...

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The rise of ‘digital nomads’ and decentralised autonomous organisations (DAOs) - it is estimated that by 2035 there could be as many as one billion digital nomads globally, which could generate $5.5trillion of tax revenues. No wonder governments are scrambling to attract these young, mobile and well-educated workers. At the same time, as worke...

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