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Fireside Chat with Arthur Hayes Part 1

This discussion between Arthur Hayes, Sinclair Skinner and John Wainaina Karanja covers multiple topics related to cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin, and its role in both developed and developing economies. The text first highlights the potential for Bitcoin to act as a decentralized currency that gives ordinary people, not just the political elite, a means to trade…

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crypto & cognac podcast

The Crypto & Cognac Podcast: The 2023 Black Blockchain Summit

John, the co-founder of the Black Blockchain Summit, is a guest on a podcast to discuss the impact of blockchain technology in Africa and the African diaspora. He is also involved in GitHub Africa, a Nairobi-based incubator aimed at promoting blockchain adoption across Africa. With a Master’s in Political Sociology from Oxford and a Bachelor’s…

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solar wind

Driving adoption of Sustainable Energy Solutions Globally!

In this video John Wainaina Karanja C.E.O Melanin discusses the African energy market has untapped potential worth $2 trillion. With Africa’s fast-growing population, technologies like blockchain, IoT, machine learning, and AI can revolutionize access to energy. However, the high cost of solar systems and renewables, particularly when compared to oil and nuclear energy, poses a…

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blockchain tech

ProofOfWork Show S01E05 Chaining em Blocks!

Blockchain is a data structure that stores records in a queue system. There are two types of blockchains: public and private. Public blockchains, like Bitcoin, allow anyone to view all transactions, while private blockchains restrict access to authorized individuals. In this session, we explain that a “block” is essentially a bundle of transactions. This bundling…

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coin supply

ProofOfWork Show S01E04 Coin Supply & Demand!

In this episode we explain that supply and demand, fundamental principles in economics, also apply to Bitcoin and its pricing. These forces can either increase or decrease supply and demand, thereby affecting price. Bitcoin was developed to address issues like inflation that erode people’s purchasing power over time. Traditional financial systems, managed by governments or…

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