The Metaverse Podcast
Art for DeFi, with Pplpleasr of PleasrDAO

Art for DeFi, with Pplpleasr of PleasrDAO

September 20, 2021

In today's episode of The Metaverse Podcast, we talk to Pplpleasr, of PleasrDAO - a collective of DeFi leaders, early NFT collectors and digital artists who acquire culturally significant digital work, and experiment with community art ownership. 

Pplpleasr is the DAO's namesake, and a multidisciplinary artist, who found viral fame creating work for well-known crypto brands including AAVE, Sushiswap and Yearn. She, and Jamie Burke, discuss falling into DeFi, the importance of NFT art, creating memetic content, how crypto transformed her career, and the wormhole of crypto 'time dilation'. 

 

WIRED on the Metaverse, with Saira Mueller of WIRED Magazine

WIRED on the Metaverse, with Saira Mueller of WIRED Magazine

September 13, 2021

Today We talk to Saira Meuller, Gaming Editor of WIRED Magazine, reaching more than 30 million people each month, aiming to be the essential source of information and ideas that make sense of a world in constant digital transformation.

Jamie Burke and Saira Mueller discuss the rise of the Metaverse in gaming - tracing the journey from The Sims to Clash of Clans, Fortnite, Axies and Decentraland. They look at eSports as an example of gaming as a profession, women in gaming and diversity in the metaverse, along with the future of game development being taken fully online. 

Hedge Funds on Crypto, with Raoul Pal of Real Vision Group

Hedge Funds on Crypto, with Raoul Pal of Real Vision Group

September 7, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Raoul Pal, founder of Real Vision Group, a media production and aggregation team that are creating a place where the world’s most successful investors share their thoughts about what’s happening in today’s markets.

Raoul is joined by our CEO Jamie Burke, to discuss the system of value created by cryptocurrency, the adoption rates of blockchain usage, the impact of the Metaverse on financial institutions, how the markets stack up against crypto, and more.

Documenting the Early Metaverse, with Benjamin Bertram Goldman of InVision

Documenting the Early Metaverse, with Benjamin Bertram Goldman of InVision

August 31, 2021

On this week's episode, Jamie Burke talks to Benjamin Bertram Goldman, co-founder of Blockfeed, and creative director at InVision, a unified design platform powering the world’s best user experiences through ease of collaboration.

Benjamin has written extensively about the Metaverse and, at InVision, runs a documentary production company covering the future of design and technology.

Jamie and Benjamin discuss virtual world design, the ethics of the metaverse, onboarding governments and regulators, making decentralised spaces fun, the economics of games, and building virtual environments for experimentation. 

Bringing NFTs & Blockchain to TikTok, with Roneil Rumburg of Audius

Bringing NFTs & Blockchain to TikTok, with Roneil Rumburg of Audius

August 25, 2021

This week, we talk to Roneil Rumburg, CEO and co-founder of Audius, a decentralized music streaming platform that allows for direct transactions between listeners and creators, giving anyone the ability to distribute, monetize, and stream audio. 

Jamie Burke and Roneil discuss Audius' recent TikTok integration, how he met his co-founder Forrest Browning, forming the groundwork for Audius, complying to media regulators while using blockchain, ensuring the creator economy for the next generation, and building an economy through NFTs, and contributor interaction.

Replacing Web 2 Infrastructure, with Al Morris of Koii Network

Replacing Web 2 Infrastructure, with Al Morris of Koii Network

August 18, 2021

Today we talk to Al Morris, founder of Koii Network, who are building a decentralized network that can replace traditional Web 2 infrastructure including social media, search, and publishing to enable a more dynamic and persistent metaverse that can mimic the real world

He is joined by Jamie Burke, Outlier Ventures CEO, and cover topics including: the Chicago Blockchain Institute, Arweave and decentralised file storage, the attention economy, Turing completeness, gradual consensus, eco-friendly networks, Atomic NFTs, and more.

Understanding the Crypto Market, with Ambre Soubiran of Kaiko

Understanding the Crypto Market, with Ambre Soubiran of Kaiko

August 10, 2021

In this episode, Jamie Burke is joined by Ambre Soubiran, founder of Kaiko, a cryptocurrency market data provider for institutional investors and enterprises. Kaiko aims to be the foundation of the new digital finance economy by serving as a single source for market information.

Jamie and Ambre discuss the crypto winter, being a serial founder, publically available data, moving from crypto native customers to traditional hedge funds, banks and institutions, understanding what digital currency markets mean for retail investors, and more.

Gamifying DeFi, with Jesse Johnson of PixelCraft Studios

Gamifying DeFi, with Jesse Johnson of PixelCraft Studios

July 26, 2021

Jesse Johnson is the Founder and COO of PixelCraft Studios, a gaming studio and publisher who develop and created Aavegotchi in collaboration with Stani Kulechov’s AAVE. Jesse Johnson is an NFT OG who helped co-found Mintable app, as well as Bullionix, the first ERC721 NFTs staked with ERC20 collateral. 

Jesse and Jamie discuss mixing NFTs and DeFi, their utility token $GHST, their next ‘haunt’ release, keeping work on-chain, AAVE’s open DeFi Protocol, and the importance of composability for the success of any NFT project.

Simplifying Web 3 Development, with Greg Marlin of Idexo

Simplifying Web 3 Development, with Greg Marlin of Idexo

July 19, 2021

Today, Jamie Burke speaks to Greg Marlin, CEO of Idexo, the project building a simplified developer experience for any blockchain, with one meta token and one meta SDK for all transactions.

They discuss compute credits to solve price fluctuations, the universal software development kit (SDK), simplifying blockchain usage, Arweave, Avalanche, Polygon, Ethereum and more.

Building the Coinbase for NFTs, with Peter Wood of CoinBurp

Building the Coinbase for NFTs, with Peter Wood of CoinBurp

July 12, 2021

In this episode, Jamie Burke is joined by Peter Wood, founder of CoinBurp, a multifaceted project with one of the highest-rated CeFi crypto exchange platforms in Europe, and soon to introduce the CoinBurp Wallet, unlocking the world of DeFi, and furthering their mission to be the CoinBase for NFTs.

They discuss community events, FIAT onboarding, games as marketing, and how NFTs will drive the adoption of Crypto in the mass market.

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