May 29th, 2018
A new podcast about women and tech. And the blockchain. And anxiety. First two episodes drop June 14th! But meanwhile come say hi at Stableg.com and sign up for our newsletter.
Chapter 1: Meet the Stable Geniuses
June 14th, 2018
Manoush and Jen just formed a new kind of media company. But is it possible for them to simultaneously be entrepreneurs, mission-driven journalists, …
Chapter 2: Blockchain. Blockwhat?!
June 14th, 2018
Manoush and Jen have a LOT of questions. Should they stake their careers on the blockchain? How can they explain it without sounding like …
Chapter 3: Higher Than We Knew
June 21st, 2018
In Chapters 1 and 2, Jen and Manoush decide to gamble their future on new technology that hasn’t been proven and a virtual currency that doesn’t …
Chapter 4: Hedging Your Bets
June 28th, 2018
Manoush and Jen give themselves 36 hours in San Francisco to come up with a financial backup plan, just in case this whole blockchain-token-thing …
Chapter 5: Men, Women and Vulnerability
July 5th, 2018
With Civil’s token launch looming, Manoush and Jen go for one last gut check with the guys who helped inspire their meta journey: Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber, co-founders of Gimlet Media. Season One of their hugely …
Chapter 6: What's a CVL Token?
July 12th, 2018
A heady cocktail of cryptoeconomics and game theory is fueling Civil’s big plan to save journalism. Add a “token curated registry” to the mix and it’s enough to give everyone a virtual hangover. Luckily, economist …
Chapter 7: A New Frontier for Journalism?
July 19th, 2018
The time has come. Civil, the blockchain startup for journalism, made its big announcement: members of the public can now register to buy its digital currency, the CVL token. But Manoush and Jen are surprised by the …
Chapter 8: Putting Crypto Pioneers to the Test
July 26th, 2018
It’s true. ZigZag listeners agree that registering to buy CVL tokens is a pain in the ass. And yet, many still plan to join Civil’s experimental social network for journalism. On this episode, listeners ask tough …
Chapter 9: Letter from Startup-Blockchain-Women-Entrepreneurland
August 2nd, 2018
Civil postpones its token sale until September and lowers expectations of how much the sale can generate. Meanwhile, Manoush and Jen are floored by emails from listeners about the changes they’ve made in their lives …