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Exploring the frontiers of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations and Distributed Self-Organizing.


DEORA.earth | LeapDAO
Mar 19 • 59 min
In this episode (amidst the corona crisis) I met Max, Victor, and Johann from DEORA.earth, who shared a lot of cool things around what they are building and how they are doing it. An approach that differs from many of the things we see out there. For…
Joshua Tan | Metagovernance Project
Jan 20 • 49 min
“As communities grow, as they get more complicated, they need more and more complicated rule sets and mechanics to deal with the problems that inevitably arise. And what we want to do is provide a set of shared natively cross-platform tools that allow…
Will Harborne | DeversiFi | NecDAO
Jan 6 • 45 min
“And I think only a decentralized organization will be able to grow the largest exchange.” Happy 2020! The year has begun very early for DAOcast! And to kick things off, we received Will Harborne, founder of DeversiFi and one of the initiators of necDAO.…
DAO to 🌍 | 9 | Felipe Duarte
Dec 20, 2019 • 73 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 8 | dOrg
Dec 11, 2019 • 71 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 7 | Jason Vandal
Dec 4, 2019 • 73 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 5 | Luuk Weber
Nov 14, 2019 • 51 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 5 | Eylon Aviv
Nov 5, 2019 • 40 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 4 | Grace Rachmany
Oct 31, 2019 • 63 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
DAO to 🌍 | 3 | Pepo Ospina
Oct 19, 2019 • 49 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO (DAOstack’s…
DAO to 🌍 | 2 | Patrick Rawson
Oct 16, 2019 • 59 min
“If you think about it, every DAO can be its own bank. Every DAO can behave as a community credit union, or as an insurance collective of some sort.” The second episode of the “DAO to Earth” series is on! This time, we receive Patrick Rawson, DAOstack’s…
Luis Cuede | Aragon
Oct 13, 2019 • 31 min
“Because I think, today, a lot of the uncertainty around DAOs is that they cannot grow out of their code in their smart contract. And smart contracts don’t know about all human subtleties.” DAOcast finally features Aragon! We received Luis Cuende, CEO of…
DAO to 🌍 | 1 | Eric Arsenault
Oct 8, 2019 • 55 min
“DAO to Earth” is an inquiry based project that seeks to further understand the experience of participating in a DAO, and how this new framework for organizing relates to the world we’re currently living in. It was funded by the Genesis DAO through…
Max Semenchuk | DGOV | Commons Stack | EthSignals
Sep 5, 2019 • 60 min
“Sometimes the biggest value is not in the central node, which has most of the connections, but with the nodes who have unique connections.” Speaking from Kiev, Ukraine, Max Semenchuk joins us to talk about his involvement with the DGOV Foundation, The…
DAOcast Teaser
Aug 12, 2019 • 1 min
Episode teaser with Lucas Tauil.
Auryn Macmillan | Colony
Jul 26, 2019 • 45 min
“I can easily see a situation where you can have an informal relationship where, say, an Aragon DAO or a DAOstack DAO holds a pot of funds and basically trickle feed funds into a Colony.” —- In the first DAOcast episode with Colony, we are joined by Auryn…
P2PTALK | Wise Playgrounds | John Kellden & peers
Jul 3, 2019 • 146 min
DAOcast is an open platform for the investigation of the emerging fields of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations and Distributed Organizing. In that spirit, it welcomes the conversations happening around these topics in other cyber-spaces, as it is with…
Michael Zargham | Blockscience | Commons Stack
Jun 8, 2019 • 65 min
“The key is that, by not trying to claim there’s a universal law of social activity, I can actually derive reasonably useful models of a local system.” In what is perhaps the densest DAOcast interview yet, Dr. Michael Zargham, co-founder of BlockScience…
Antonio Tenorio, David Loop, and Jordi Burguet | P2P Models
May 28, 2019 • 50 min
“We are really excited to work on it and to see how far we go bringing the commons and the communities’ perspectives into the blockchain arena.” Antorio Tenorio. As a 5-year EU-sponsored research project, P2P Models is producing infrastructure for the…
Raymond D. Powell | CoGov | Holochain
Apr 10, 2019 • 42 min
To quick off the second season of DAOcast with max (holo)fuel, we receive Ray Powell, a long time decentralization enthusiast and one of the early developers of Holochain. In this conversation he introduces the fruit of his current work: Cogov, a…
DAOcast is back! 🎙️🎇
Apr 1, 2019 • 21 min
No jokes! 🎙️🎇 Come check the “Intro Catch-up” between Stratis and I (Danilo) on the “State of the DAO(cast)”.
 There are a couple of experimental (and to me exciting) changes to the show this “season”, and we talk about that here 😃…
Episode 9 - Felipe Duarte
Dec 26, 2018 • 38 min
> “I think DAOs are attempts at more distributed than centralized organizations. And we need to create a language that can conceive of a spectrum. And we need to create sort of distribution KPIs or distribution perception indexes.” The last episode of…
Episode 8 - That should be us (but I’m here to contribute) with Jossbot
Dec 12, 2018 • 47 min
> “I don’t know what the DAO is because I don’t see it yet, but my hope is that it will be something that helps us to find the answers here and now, instead of thinking that we will find it elsewhere.” In what is perhaps the craziest and most creative…
Episode 7 - Daniel Shavit & Olivier Sarrouy
Dec 5, 2018 • 54 min
> “What I do expect to see is how DAOs will enable a small group of people to enlarge and to scale progressively without losing their spirit.” In this double-DAO episode, we interview [Horatii Partners](http://www.horatiipartners.com/) co-founder Daniel…
Episode 6 - Pedro Parrachia
Nov 29, 2018 • 58 min
“When you look at the Bitcoin’s blockchain network, you’ll see that with some very strict rules, not really complicated, we were able to bootstrap the most secure digital network nowadays. Or at least the most expensive one to attack. And with DAOs we are…
Episode 5 - Lucas Tauil de Freitas
Nov 21, 2018 • 66 min
> “I feel we’ll the see the creation of guilds, of circles of trust inside the DAOs, pretty much as we have political parties and NGOs on society. So people will create their circles of trust and support one another.” What does sailing have to do with…
Episode 4 - Cem F Dagdelen
Nov 14, 2018 • 38 min
“And I think this is a kind of DAO fantasy, like termites building their house. That is something that really makes me optimistic about it (Genesis).” Cem’s had only one job in his life, which was enough for him to experience the inefficiencies of…
Episode 3 - Ezra Weller
Nov 7, 2018 • 26 min
> “What’s gonna happen after we leave? It’d be nice to give the guardianship of the project to the community at large somehow. That feels like one the best ways to make sure that the mission of the project continues in the spirit that represents the…
Episode 2 - Ben Visser
Oct 31, 2018 • 41 min
“The thing that we envisioned, which is made possible by what I believe a DAO can do, that was not possible yet.” Ben Visser is a researcher at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at TU Delft, specializing in Construction Management. During his attempts to…
Episode 1 - Theodor Beutel
Oct 24, 2018 • 46 min
“If you then have this thought of open source and forks, where you can just fork a project if you don’t really agree with certain details, that’s something people are not really aware of, really not familiar with. So this whole line of thinking requires…
DAOcast Introduction
Oct 24, 2018 • 10 min
Welcome to DAOcast! We hope you will enjoy the show and the amazing mosaic of perspectives we’re gathering around the emerging field of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations. Listen, share, and please do let us know what you think through…