From Bitcoin, Blockchain or distributed
ledger technology to cryptocurrencies, tokens and initial coin offerings - it
seems everyone involved has something to say - but can you really trust their
Barry James has had enough of weasel words
and charlatans and is ready to give you impartial, independent, insights.
With digestible Blockchain Bites, ICO
analysis and need-to-know-news on crypto-currencies, author, speaker,
transparency and clarity advocate and award winning software innovator, Barry James,
brings you Radio ICO.
Episode 2 of The ICO Radio Show is a
quick-fire run through of some of the most frequently asked questions about cryptocurrencies
and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).
If you’re new to this world and what to
learn more, it’s a great place to start; if you’re wondering about Barry’s
motivations to share information – and launch this podcast – then he
answers your questions here too.
Key Takeaways from this episode:
[1:38] What is so transformative about Blockchain?
[3:05] The potential of public and private blockchains to
enable secure transactions, without needing a third party, could enable us to
build a world that is more equal.
[3:53] Are cryptocurrencies a new asset class, a bandwagon,
a dubious get rich quick scheme?
[6:28] Is volatility a problem?
[8:03] Should cryptocurrencies be
regulated? If so, how?
[11:40] What’s an ICO, in really simple
terms; are they safe and are they secure? And again, should they be subject to
[17:19] And what about Barry himself? Does
he have a vested interest – is he holding (or hodling!) a massive pile of
cryptocurrency and hoping to drive the price up?
[19:56] Where can people go for analysis,
news and transparency?
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