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  1. What in the Web3?! (w/ Molly White of “Web3 is going just great”) - GRIFTONOMICS

    In the last year or so you might have heard a lot about something called "Web3" and how it’s going to change everything we know about the internet. A lot of bold claims have been made and a lot of money invested - but what exactly is this supposedly revolutionary new technology? Is it going to change the world, or is it just another grift?

    To help us answer those questions, we’re joined by Molly White - software engineer, longtime editor of Wikipedia and maintainer of "Web3 is going just great".

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  2. 051 - The Library Value Agenda feat. Donna Lanclos and Dorothea Salo

    Readings

    Library Strategy and Collaboration Across the College Ecosystem - Ithaka S+R

    Huang, C., Samek, T., & Shiri, A. (2021). AI and ethics: Ethical and educational perspectives for LIS. https://doi.org/10.3138/jelis-62-4-2020-0106 

    A Comprehensi

    https://www.librarypunk.gay/e/051-the-library-value-agenda-feat-donna-lanclos-and-dorothea-salo/

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  3. A Macroeconomics Perspective on Cryptocurrencies with Matthew Ranger and Stephen Diehl

    In this episode of our Making Sense of #Crypto and #Web3 series, Stephen Diehl is joined by economist and data scientist, Matthew Ranger, in a discussion on crypto assets from an economics perspective.

    0:00 - Introduction 02:18 - Mainstream economists on crypto assets 03:50 - Can crypto assets function as money? 12:38 - Can the volatility of Bitcoin subside? 15:08 - Comparing Bitcoin and the gold standard 18:58 - What happened in 1971? 28:41 - Austrian Economics 33:54 - The problems with private money 36:47 - What sort of financial assets are crypto assets? 42:17 - What makes Bitcoin a negative sum product? 44:15 - Do crypto-investments have any income? 45:58 - Can crypto assets be used as a hedge against inflation? 48:20 - Why would I add one of these assets to my portfolio? 50:35 - What are the risks associated with investing in crypto assets? 55:23 - How systemic is market manipulation within these markets?

    You can learn more about Matthew and his work here: https://www.singlelunch.com/

    To learn more about our Making Sense of Crypto & Web3 project, visit https://web3.lifeitself.us/

    If you found this video insightful please give it a like and consider subscribing to our channel. By doing so you will be helping us bring this necessary knowledge to a bigger audience.

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  4. Cory Doctorow on Blockchain, Crypto & Web3

    In this episode of our Making Sense of #Crypto and #Web3 series, Rufus Pollock is joined by activist, journalist and author Cory Doctorow. Cory outlines the problems he sees within the web3 space; economic, technological, and ethical.

    You can learn more about Cory and his work here: https://pluralistic.net/ https://doctorow.medium.com/

    To learn more about our Making Sense of Crypto & Web3 project, visit https://web3.lifeitself.us/

    If you found this video insightful please give it a like and consider subscribing to our channel. By doing so you will be helping us bring this necessary knowledge to a bigger audience.

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    Life Itself is a a community of people seeking a wiser world.

    Looking around us we can see that neither our society nor our planet are as well as they should be. Greater wisdom is needed both in diagnosis and in finding cures.

    We emphasize wisdom because we believe this is about more than finding a quick-fix in technology or politics — it is about finding something deeper within ourselves and our societies.

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  5. Unpacking DeFi and Financial Risk with Hilary J. Allen

    Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is a rapidly-growing sector that seeks to use distributed ledger technologies (like cryptocurrencies) to move traditional financial services away from centralized institutions (like banks) and onto the blockchain. Advocates of DeFi say that by removing intermediaries, banking and financial services will become simpler, more accessible, and more secure. But are they right? Will DeFi revolutionize money for the better, or will it only exacerbate the existing issues and inequalities in our economy?This week, the Buzz is joined by Hilary Allen, Professor of Law at American University and author of the forthcoming paper "DeFi: Shadow Banking 2.0?". She argues that DeFi mimics…

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