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In this podcast, hosts Vikram Ramakrishnan and Faizaan Shamsi, partners at the software consultancy QuantLayer, talk to investors and builders of the cryptocurrency arena. We discuss how industry participants think about crypto assets, how they uncover fraud in the market, and which technologies will turn the budding, nascent crypto space into the revolutionary powerhouse early market participants had hoped for.

Mar 4, 2019

We have Andreas M. Antonopoulos on, who we were really excited to talk to. With his books The Internet of Money, Mastering Bitcoin and Mastering Ethereum, Andreas has been an amazing ambassador for the cryptocurrency space. On this episode, we get into a lot of interesting topics: What’s changed and surprised him since he published The Internet of Money, how Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrency project teams can learn from one another, fighting back against oppressive regimes with cryptography, opsec, how he sees 2nd layer solutions play out, and a host of other topics.


  • On his books
  • What surprised him since he published his book, The Internet of Money
  • How resilience technologies are
  • Interesting capabilities of a 2nd layer technology
  • How cryptocurrency project teams can learn from one another
  • Difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum


Andreas Twitter:
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Mastering Bitcoin:
The Internet of Money Volume 1:
The Internet of Money Volume 2:
Mastering Ethereum: