Worldcoin: The Power & Pitfalls of Proof-of-Personhood | Roundup

In today’s episode, the fellas take a wide view on the industry, starting with a review on Paris EthCC, Apps vs Infrastructure, and the future of interoperability standards. We also discuss the launch of Worldcoin, why it’s important and what problems it may present. The conversation then turns to AI, the future of Twitter, Crypto regulation, and 2024 Presidential nominees. Enjoy!

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(00:00) Introduction

(02:52) Paris EthCC

(08:41) Apps vs Infrastructure

(13:32) Interoperability Standards

(17:23) DeFi 1.0, Liquid Staking, Derivatives, Stablecoins, & Spot Exchange

(19:52) Trading Bitcoin, Apple, & Snapchat & the Knowledge of Hindsight

(23:19) Bridges as Inventory Solutions

(30:03) Worldcoin Update

(36:00) AI vs Worldcoin Proof-of-Personhood

(39:11) AI’s Impact on COGS

(44:17) Gen Z’s Demand for Private Channels

(45:39) Future of Twitter/X

(49:52 Crypto Regulation Update

(59:16) 2024 Presidential Nominee Review

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