EP013: Money, Mining and Media Deep Dive w/ Vic Laranja

Vic Laranja is an entrepreneur and adjunct professor. In this episode, Daniel and Vic go deep on the politics, implications and potentially scary realities of the crypto world.

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  • (00:35) Intro to episode/Guest overview
  • (06:35) When did Vic and Daniel first get into crypto?
    Living through the market in 2017 and 2020
  • (11:20) Fractional reserve banking is so bad it will blow your mind
    Fractional banking in Canada
  • (13:46) World debt clock and the history of the gold standard
    Tha US dollar is slipping as the reserve currency of the world
  • (19:30) How would governments theoretically control the crypto market?
  • (28:15) Vic’s lessons from setting up a simple miner
  • (33:25) Proof of work vs proof of stake
  • (39:21) Olympus DAO – How does it work?
  • (45:00) How can NFTs reshape the music industry for the artists?
    Overview of Audius (Ticker: AUDIO) Can Audius kill Spotify?
  • (50:36) The difficulty of keeping up with the fast pace of the crypto industry
  • (54:46) What were the top internet companies in the late 90s/early 2000s and what happened to them?
  • (1:06:25) Further resources/Where to contact Vic
  • (1:08:30) Outro 


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