How It Works
Jun 15, 2022
Orchid’s Probabilistic Rollups are on Avalanche
Orchid’s layer 2 is running on Avalanche! Using Orchid’s account manager (dapp), anyone can make an Orchid account with AVAX and pay for VPN service by the byte using Orchid’s layer 2, which harnesses probability to send huge numbers of tiny payments.
Jun 14, 2022
Umba Daima’s Iris Nevins on NFTs, diversity, and wealth inequality
This week we join Iris Nevins, a former teacher and software engineering manager at MailChimp. Currently, she is the co-founder of Umba Daima, an NFT Studio building and curating community in Web3. Umba Daima creates virtual galleries featuring multicultural projects by artists worldwide, including the Black NFT Art network and The Unseen Gallery. In today's conversation, we take a deep dive into her entrepreneurial journey to talk about the current state of the creator economy, the art of curation, and how her studio is diversifying the NFT ecosystem.
Jun 6, 2022
Nanome’s Steve McCloskey on nanotechnology and the science of health
This week host Derek E. Silva joins Steve McCloskey, CEO of Nanome, a company building VR solutions for Scientists and Engineers working at the nanoscale. They dive into the early days of Bitcoin, building DAOs and the decentralized science metaverse.
Jun 1, 2022
Secret Double Octopus’s Horacio Zombrano on decentralized identity
This week host Derek E. Silva joins Horacio Zambrano, CMO at Secret Double Octopus, is a software company specializing in passwordless authentication for enterprise environments. We take a deep dive into global privacy laws, what is the holy grail of cybersecurity, and why the future of digital identity will be decentralized.
May 23, 2022
The Register’s Simon Sharwood on global crypto regulation
This week host Derek E. Silva joins journalist Simon Sharwood, The Register's APAC Editor based in Australia. He covers the region's news and virtualization, data center infrastructure, software, cloud platforms, and more. We take a deep dive into China's great firewall, how it impacts Internet policies worldwide, India's data privacy regime, and the unspoken battle of self-censorship.
May 16, 2022
Polygon Marketing Lead Aishwary Gupta on building blockchain solutions
Last week host Derek E. Silva joined Aishwary Gupta, Marketing and Operations lead at Polygon. We took a deep dive into all things Polygon to discuss the Web3 defi ecosystem, building dApps to scale, and how they are bringing the world to Ethereum.
May 9, 2022
Author Matthew Leising on the evolution and use of decentralized tech
This week Derek E. Silva joins author Matthew Leising, and Co-founder of DeCential Media that focuses on telling the stories of the founders, builders and visionaries who are creating a new decentralized economy and internet experience. We take a deep dive into the fascinating early days of Ethereum to discuss Matt’s critically acclaimed book 'Out of the Ether' and his quest to solve the mystery behind the 2016 DAO hack.
May 2, 2022
WIRED’s Gilad Edelman on the role of social media in propaganda
This week host Derek E. Silva joins Gilad Edelman, a senior writer for WIRED, covering the intersection of tech, politics, and law. Before that, he was executive editor of the Washington Monthly. We take a deep dive into the truth about Section 230, the battle against misinformation, social media censorship, and the future of DAOs.
Apr 25, 2022
Filmmaker Gabriel Shipton on why Julian Assange created WikiLeaks
This week host Derek E. Silva joins Australian filmmaker Gabriel Shipton, the brother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Apr 20, 2022
Welcome to Orchid, Fantom frens!
Orchid’s decentralized VPN is now live on Fantom network! Now you can fund an Orchid account using FTM on Fantom’s EVM-compatible blockchain.
Download the app and join Orchid’s privacy network today!
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