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Blockchain technology is about to transform every trust-based interaction of our lives, from financial services to identity, from health care to our Internet of Things devices. In this podcast, host Laura Shin talks with industry pioneers across tech, financial services, health care, government and other sectors about how the blockchain and cryptocurrency will open up new opportunities for incumbents, startups and everyday people to interact more efficiently, directly and globally.

Oct 28, 2022

Avraham Eisenberg, blogger at DeepFi Value – more commonly known as the Mango Markets attacker – shared his insights about the exploitation of code, his personal story, and why there’s hatred directed towards profitable traders. 


Show highlights:

  • Laura’s description of the Mango Markets exploit
  • the way in...

Oct 25, 2022

Eric Wall, crypto blogger and investor, and Udi Wertheimer, a recovering Bitcoin maxi, discuss everything about Bitcoin Maximalism, whether BTC can survive, and whether Ethereum constitutes a threat for Bitcoin. 


Show highlights:

  • how Eric and Udi got involved with Bitcoin
  • what Bitcoin was like in the first days
  • how...

Oct 22, 2022

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. 

Show topics:


  • Everyone’s impression of Laura’s interview with Do Kwon
  • The importance to differentiate failure and fraud
  • The Mango Markets...

Oct 21, 2022

Fat Man Terra, the anonymous Twitter account dedicated to bringing Do Kwon to justice, reacts to my recent interview with Do Kwon and says what he thinks it revealed about his personality. 


Show highlights:

  • why Fat Man Terra created the Twitter account
  • whether Terra was used to enrich insiders
  • how Fat Man believes Do...

Oct 19, 2022

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Host Haseeb Qureshi partnered with Zhuoxun Yin, cofounder of Magic Eden, to debate Unchained host Laura Shin and Li Jin, cofounder at Variant Fund, on the topic of NFT Royalties. 


Show highlights:

  • What NFT royalties are
  • Why Laura believes zero NFT royalties is a bad business decision...