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Events in crypto take place at warp speed. This weekly crypto podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines. With host Laura Shin, the guests also discuss what they’re thinking about these days and reveal what they believe is on the horizon in crypto. Discl… read more


Dmitry Buterin, Vitalik's Father, on Ethereum at 5 Years Old - Ep.136

Dmitry Buterin, father of Vitalik Buterin and cofounder of BlockGeeks, discusses Ethereum at 5 years old. In this episode, he talks about:

  • how he feels upon Ethereum's 5th birthday
  • how he introduced Vitalik to Bitcoin
  • what he thought when Vitalik dropped out of college to explore Bitcoin more
  • his thoughts on Vitalik's initial idea and white paper for Ethereum
  • what he thought of the ICO craze
  • whether or not he worried about the SEC charging Ethereum or Vitalik with securities violations
  • how Steven Nerayoff told Vitalik he should be worried about the SEC coming after him
  • whether he tried to help Vitalik with the social challenges in growing Ethereum
  • how Vitalik has changed through his work with Ethereum
  • what he looks forward to as Ethereum shifts to 2.0
  • what he thinks should happen with ether's monetary policy under Ethereum 2.0

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