Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by Daniel Goldman to discuss Arbitrum, Lightning, Layer-2's, and tracking Tether.
Month: October 2021
War Magic Guard
The war magic guard is a homebrew Dungeons and Dragons enemy.
Episode 31 — Decentralization and Tribalism (featuring Oliver Beige) — Crypto Critics’ Corner
https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2021/10/24/episode-31-decentralization-and-tribalism-featuring-oliver-beige/ https://anchor.fm/s/4fa795b4/podcast/rss https://youtu.be/C_oQi_tNvwg In this episode Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Oliver Beige an industrial engineer turned economist who’s work in understanding the structure of networks helps provide an insight into crypto tribalism and crypto networks. AnchorSpotifyAppleGoogleOvercastRSS Feed
My Appearance on NFT QT
I recently appeared on the NFT QT podcast to discuss my thoughts on NFTs and NFT coins. I specifically discuss my worries about scams, securities, and some things I find meaningless. Full show notes. https://feeds.simplecast.com/xCQr3ykc AppleOvercastGoogle
What Stablecoins Might Become
(This article was originally published at Coindesk) Identifying the ideal path to regulatory compliance for a stablecoin has been difficult. It seems that United States regulators have taken a much more active interest in this industry, though it is still not entirely clear what they want stablecoins to be and what they will want stablecoins … Continue reading What Stablecoins Might Become
Episode 30 — Taiwan and Tether (with Sam Reynolds) — Crypto Critics’ Corner
Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by Sam Reynolds to discuss the importance of Taiwan to the Tether story
Tether Settles with the CFTC, Bitfinex Settles with the CFTC…again
Bitfinex and Tether both had to settle with the CFTC for deceptive behavior.
Episode 29 — The Pandora Papers — Crypto Critics’ Corner
https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2021/10/09/episode-29-the-pandora-papers/ https://anchor.fm/s/4fa795b4/podcast/rss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mEgKTXnTWY In this episode Cas and I discuss the Pandora Papers, why they are important, what has been revealed, and most importantly why this type of journalism is so valuable and so important. AnchorSpotifyAppleGoogleOvercastRSS Feed
Tether’s Change of Heart
I have struggled for years to parse Tether's behavior. It is very difficult to determine which of their inexplicable actions are motivated by incompetence, by negligence, by desperation, or by malice. Were they unbacked because they were taking advantage of their users, because they thought they had no better option, or because they didn't realize … Continue reading Tether’s Change of Heart
Episode 28 — Liberty Reserve: The First Stablecoin — Crypto Critics’ Corner
https://cryptocriticscorner.com/2021/10/04/episode-28-liberty-reserve-the-first-stablecoin/ https://anchor.fm/s/4fa795b4/podcast/rss https://youtu.be/Fim-939Cbxg In this episode Cas and I discuss what we call the ‘first stablecoin’ Liberty Reserve. Liberty Reserve was a digital representation of a dollar that was marketed based on its censorship resistance that was frequently used for illicit acts and was shut down thanks to massive cooperation between regulators and law enforcement. … Continue reading Episode 28 — Liberty Reserve: The First Stablecoin — Crypto Critics’ Corner