https://www.omnycontent.com/d/playlist/e73c998e-6e60-432f-8610-ae210140c5b1/8a94442e-5a74-4fa2-8b8d-ae27003a8d6b/982f5071-765c-403d-969d-ae27003a8d83/podcast.rss I recently went on Odd Lots to discuss how Tether works. Apple Spotify Overcast RSS Feed
https://youtu.be/xbARNpXH7jI Bennett Tomlin describes how the pharmacy duopoly of CVS and Walgreens has led to consistently worse experiences for customers, and how their anti-competitive behavior can be curtailed. Other resources from this video: Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Brand-Name Drug Prices, and Patient Cost Sharing from The Annals of Internal Medicine In defense of break-ups from Cornell … Continue reading Why are pharmacies getting worse?
Cas Piancey and I are very excited to launch our new long-form investigative show Innovated. This series will take a look at Blockchains LLC and Jeffrey Berns plan to build a blockchain enabled smart city in the desert. It's a wild story involving brothels, lawsuits, sexual harassment, and company towns.
Way back in 2013 when Bitfinex was a much newer cryptocurrency exchange one of their key early team members left, and while leaving accused Bitfinex of impropriety. Who was 'myself'? 'myself' according to his own accounts was one of the first people brought on to help Raphael Nicolle maintain the exchange, and was at one … Continue reading Bitfinex Accused of Impropriety and Unsecured Lending by ‘myself’
Cas and I went on This Machine Kills to discuss Luna (also here and here), Tether, and crypto more broadly.
https://youtu.be/hLa6CSDIrTk I return to Coffeezilla to discuss Luna and Terra.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by münecat to discuss crypto, web3, and whether or not a neofeudalistic state run by Peter Thiel is desirable.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Josh Cincinnati to discuss whether or not money laundering should be a crime and our global, warrantless, financial panopticon.
In this wide ranging episode we discuss the nature of fraud, what cryptocurrencies look like, similarities between internet fraud and crypto fraud, and why the SEC has been muted in their response to crypto so far.