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E779: Brian Armstrong, Coinbase & Tim Draper, DFJ on the state of cryptocurrency’s maturing market: ICOs as new funding vehicle, disruption of VC, the end of fiat, rise of open source, & the continued dominance & resiliency of bitcoin

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BONUS TWiST Breaking News: Big tech testifies to congress over Russia’s interference in election

watch   listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by about this episode In today's emergency bonus episode of TWiST, the topic is Facebook, Google, and Twitter testifying to Congress about Russia's interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. The two-day testimony saw no shortage of shocking revelations, most notably that more than 150 million people saw [...]

E679: Internet Harassment & Free Speech: Quinn Norton & Kevin Marks join Jason to debate how trolling, human rights, and anonymity v. transparency play out online and in real life

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E678: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes on his book “Door to Door,” the world of transportation, the tech behind on-demand, & the future of alternative fuel, autonomous travel

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E675: Chain CEO & Co-founder Adam Ludwin on creating the tool helping the top financial firms deploy blockchain, history & future of bitcoin, relevance & the long-term effect of DAO hack, Twitter, Apple, Tesla & a multitude of tech tangents & predictions

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E660: Antonio Garcia Martinez shares insights from his bestselling ”Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley,” revealing the secrets of Facebook, Twitter, Y Combinator, dodgy SV deals & startup struggles

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E657: SeedInvest Co-founder Ryan Feit on his role in passing JOBS Act, spearheading Title III & the equity crowdfunding revolution

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E656: News Roundtable! Robert Scoble (Upload VR) & Iain Thomson (The Register); Tesla’s fatal crash, useless jetpacks, VR craze, gun control, national security & more

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E655: Journalist Virginia Heffernan on her new book, “Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art,” the web’s earliest days, Twitter poetry & pain, free speech, minimalist theism, TV triumphs & more

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by Audible, the leading provider of audiobooks with over 180,000 titles. Get your free audiobook at audible.com/twist. Jason's pick of the week is Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, written by Yuval Noah Harari & narrated by Derek Perkins. about this episode “The internet is the great masterpiece of human [...]