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Everyday is a day full of drama : Interview with Bobby Ong from CoinGecko ④

It's very hard to predict what will happen in the next coming years in the crypto industry, because it moves really quickly, and I think from what we have found in is that; every 6 month the narrative shifts completely in crypto, and something new comes out that creates some kind of change. 1.5 years ago it was NFT that was in the focus, now it has taken off and will probably stay low for the next couple of years. Maybe in a few years of time, it will get hot again. At another incident, everybody was talking about the lightning network on Bitcoin.
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We cannot apply Online rules to Offline Real World : Interview with N S Nappinai ③

I have heard a crypto evangelist talk about how your entire life can run without a footprint in the real world. You may claim all of this, but at the end of the day, each of us as human beings who are dabbling in technology are anchored to the real world. As much as we want to say that we don't live in this world, and we don't need regulation, but when you shut your computer and step out on the road, don't you need your government to protect you physically? If the same anarchy that you want online were to exist offline, where would you as a human being be? I wonder why we are averse to regulation, and so averse to central authority when it is the same authority or regulation that we turn to when it comes to protecting our physical self.
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Check if people’s claim are True or not : Interview with Bobby Ong from CoinGecko ③

If someone claims that their coin has the biggest community, they can easily back it up by saying ”look we have xx number of people liking us on Facebook, on twitter” or “ we have so many posts and comments, communities and activities on Reddit”.
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The New Generation : Interview with Ashim Sood ②

If I was to be a little philosophical about it, I think fundamentally the new generation will bring a new element of fearlessness and innovation to this country. These are young people who have much less to lose, and they live life differently from the previous generations.
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I Always Wish India would Lead : Interview with N S Nappinai ②

There were two government committees that were formed to decide on what to do with cryptocurrency. The first committee was for regulation, that's why they suggested a crypto asset bill. The second committee said "just ban it all", and in fact the proposed legislation was called “Banning of Cryptocurrency Act”
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ConcenSys and Ethereum : Interview with Philip Matov ①

ConsenSys was found in 2014 by Joseph Lubin only a few months after the foundation of Ethereum. Today, it is the world’s largest blockchain technology company for enterprises and governments. While Ethereum is managed by the Ethereum foundation, Joseph Lubin who is one of the co-founders of Ethereum, started ConsenSys with the mission to build the tools and develop the ecosystem of Ethereum.
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Cashless Society is Inevitable : Interview with Bobby Ong from CoinGecko ②

Malaysia has taken a quite a proactive role in drafting crypto regulation. The government has given out 3 licenses to 3 exchanges so far, one of them called Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd has started operating, while the 2 other exchanges, SINEGY Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd and Tokenize Technology (M) Sdn Bhd, are still pending final approval. I think that in terms of associations, there are multiple association, but they are not the kind of self-regulatory bodies like it is in Japan.
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Crypto ATMs and KYC/AML : Coin ATM Radar Patrick Meuller ②

We do believe that ATM numbers will continue to grow over the years. At the moment, the cryptocurrency world is still very isolated and there is no circular economy; this means that users who own cryptocurrency need to exchange it first to fiat in order to make everyday transactions.
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Necessity of Mining and Block-signing : An in-depth interview with Blockstream Allen Piscitello ③

Mining is a very important part of Bitcoin. The idea of mining is that it is extremely costly to change the history of the ledgers. Due to that all miners and Bitcoin are anonymous, you don’t have to register with the network. All you have to do is to run something that is capable of doing computations. There are many fractures that solves these equipment in many mining farms across the world.
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Regulations and the Future : Interview with Frank from Whale Alert ②

I think the way the market was, it was disaster waiting for it to happen. The existence of the Mt. Gox fund should have been calculated into the price but most of the people didn't know. I’m not sure if they could have known and we didn't see it coming either. If Whale Alert had been available and tracked that big Mt. Gox transfer, more people would have been informed about what was happening and why it was happening, and this could have saved them a lot of money.