Author: Josh Hamilton

Chatter #252 – Kee Jefferys on Encryption, Privacy and Encrypted Messaging

Kee Jeffreys is the CTO of Session, a fork of Signal and an encrypted messaging app. Session is a private messaging app that protects your metadata, encrypts your communications, and makes sure your messaging activities leave no digital trail behind. In this conversation we covered encryption, privacy, encrypted messaging, their cryptocurrency Oxen, and…

Read More

Chatter #251 – Simon Kuper – Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Whitehall is swarming with old Oxonians. They debated each other in tutorials, ran against each other in student elections, and attended the same balls and black-tie dinners. They aren’t just colleagues – they are peers, rivals, friends….

Read More

Chatter #250 – Seb Whitehouse on Wrestling, Journalism, Masculinity, and Trauma

Seb Whitehouse may have one of the weirdest stories in terms of how he got to where he is today. He’s former professional wrestler of seven years turned journalist! His insights into the world of WWE can definitely be applied to our politics… We spoke about a whole range of things from the…

Read More

Chatter #249 – Raffaello Pantucci – Sinostan: How China Are Gaining Control Of Central Asia

Raffaello Pantucci is the co-author of the book Sinostan, alongside Alexandros Petersen. China’s rise is changing the world. Much attention has been given to how China’s geo-economic vision is playing out in the global economy, or how its technology is reshaping the planet, yet it is over its western borders, in Central Asia,…

Read More

Chatter #248 – Dr Craig Wright – Is BSV Bitcoin?: Will The Real Satoshi Please Stand Up

Dr Craig Wright is the most controversial person I believe I have ever had on my podcast. Numerous people told me not to speak to him, that he is a crook and swindler, and so I decided I wanted to find out for myself.  Craig Wright claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto – the…

Read More

Chatter #247 – Nicolás Z. Moran on Bitcoin Maximalism: The Path To a Post-Fiat World

Nicolás Z. Moran is the host of Simply Bitcoin TV and the founder of Bitvolt.com. He called in to the show direct from the Bitcoin conference to give me his take on Bitcoin Maximalism, how the banks are going to take the next wave of financial disruption, and the path we need to…

Read More