Ingo Fiedler as guest at the podcast of the Association for Critical and Interdisciplinary Thinking (ACIT)
For episode 28 of the ACIT podcast, our co-founder Prof. Dr. Ingo Fiedler was invited by Manuel Brenner to talk about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. For around two hours Manuel and Ingo discuss topics like Bitcoin and Ethereum, proof of work and proof of stake, the recent crash of Terra and Luna, key concepts behind algorithmic stablecoins, humanitarian aspects of cryptocurrencies and the increasing role they play in developing countries, central banking, fiat currencies and inflation, the work of the Blockchain Research Lab, NFTs, self-sovereign identities, the metaverse, energy consumption of proof of work mining and how mining could help fund renewable energy plants.
The podcast of the Association for Critical and Interdisciplinary Thinking (ACIT) provides a glimpse into the life of scientists to learn about the ideas they are passionate about, to find out what gets them out of bed every day to face the challenges and frustrations of working at the frontier to the unknown, and to share in some of the most important lessons they have learned in their career
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