May 18, 2022
Episode 96: Simon SharwoodThis week host Derek E. Silva joins journalist Simon Sharwood, The Register's APAC Editor based in Australia. He covers the region's news and virtualization, data center infrastructure, software, cloud platforms, and more. We take a deep dive into China's great firewall, how it impacts Internet policies worldwide, India's data privacy regime, and the unspoken battle of self-censorship.
May 11, 2022
Episode 95: Aishwary GuptaThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Aishwary Gupta, Marketing and Operations lead at Polygon. We take a deep dive into all things Polygon to discuss the Web3 defi ecosystem, building dApps to scale, and how they are bringing the world to Ethereum.
May 4, 2022
Episode 94: Matthew LeisingThis week Derek E. Silva joins author Matthew Leising, and Co-founder of DeCential Media that focuses on telling the stories of the founders, builders and visionaries who are creating a new decentralized economy and internet experience. We take a deep dive into the fascinating early days of Ethereum to discuss Matt’s critically acclaimed book 'Out of the Ether' and his quest to solve the mystery behind the 2016 DAO hack.
Apr 27, 2022
Episode 93: Gilad EdelmanThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Gilad Edelman, a senior writer for WIRED, covering the intersection of tech, politics, and law. Before that, he was executive editor of the Washington Monthly. We take a deep dive into the truth about Section 230, the battle against misinformation, social media censorship, and the future of DAOs.
Apr 13, 2022
Episode 92: Gabriel ShiptonThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Australian filmmaker Gabriel Shipton, the brother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Gabriel talks about what inspired him to become a storyteller and discusses his recent documentary "Ithaka," which tells his brother's story through his family's eyes and gives an intimate behind-the-scenes look at their battle for justice. The film follows his father, John Shipton, and Julian's fiance, Stella, in their campaign to free Julian Assange and their fight for the freedom of the press.
Apr 13, 2022
Episode 91: Travis CannellThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Travis Cannell, Head of Product & Marketing at Orchid. A great conversation on how Travis first met Co-founder Jay Freeman at the College of Creative Studies in Santa Barbara, why Orchid’s VPN is different from other privacy tools, and his predictions on the future of the Internet.
Apr 6, 2022
Episode 90: Tim BeikoThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Tim Beiko, AllCoreDevs at the Ethereum Foundation. We discuss Tim’s journey into blockchain, what led him to join AllCoreDevs to help trailblaze the implementation of EIP-1559 last year, and how the team is mapping out Ethereum 2.0.
Mar 30, 2022
Episode 89: Niam YaraghiThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Niam Yaraghi, Assistant Professor of Business Technology at Miami Herbert Business School at the University of Miami and a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution Center for Technology Innovation. They take a deep dive into digital transformation in healthcare, how to define the value of data, and the right to be forgotten.
Mar 23, 2022
Episode 88: Dr. Sara JordanThis week host Derek E. Silva joins Dr. Sara R. Jordan, the former Senior Researcher, Artificial Intelligence and Ethics at the Future of Privacy Forum. They take a deep dive into how AI can help us harness collective intelligence, ethical issues in data collection and unlocking the power of technology for better governance.
Mar 16, 2022
Episode 87: Dr. Steven Waterhouse at ETHDenverThis week's episode features an exclusive talk from Dr. Steven "Seven" Waterhouse's recent talk from ETHDenver. Seven shares his thoughts on the early Internet, the threat of centralization, and the future of freedom.