Wizard of Dapps

Wizard of Dapps

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A podcast about decentralized applications, how they are built and their impact on the web. Donate (ETH address): 0x865c2F85C9fEa1C6Ac7F53de07554D68cB92eD88


EP 42: Sushi Swap with 0xMaki
Sep 8 • 46 min
During this episode, we talk to 0xMaki from Sushi Swap. We go through his story of the story and where the project is going next. Sushi swap: https://thedefiant.substack.com/p/sushiswap-comes-for-uniswap-as-defis 0xMaki: https://twitter.com/0xMaki
EP41: Aussie Flavoured DeFi Banter with Michael Dunworth
Aug 26 • 60 min
Michael’s twitter: https://twitter.com/MichaelDunwort1
EP40: Cryptograph with Hugh McDonaugh and George McDonaugh
Aug 14 • 41 min
A chat with Hugh and George McDonaugh about NFTs + Crypto = Social good “perpetual altruism” Project: https://cryptograph.co
EP39: WIP Meetup with Matthew.cent.eth
Aug 11 • 45 min
Hangouts :) A chat with Matthew https://twitter.com/niftytime
EP38: Async Art with Conlan
Jul 19 • 20 min
Episode notes: What is a programmable Art? How Async art is changing what Art can become Guest: Conlan: twitter.com/conlan Async Art: async.art Wizard of dapps Twitter: twitter.com/WIZARDOFDAPPS Donate (ETH): gitcoin.co/grants/204/wizards-of-dapps-podcast
EP37: Pre-stablecoin world of DeFi with Stani Kulechov from Aave
Jul 7 • 46 min
Episode notes: Aave originally as ETHLend since late 2016 Building DeFi before the world of stablecoins How protocol design decisions are made with Aave Guest: Stani Kulechov twitter.com/StaniKulechov Aave aave.com Wizard of dapps Twitter:…
EP36: Compound Finance with Robert Leshner
Jul 1 • 46 min
Episode notes: The founding story of Compound Finance and prior ventures Compound’s early game plan for tackling DeFi, 2017 mindset vs. now Vision for community governance Ethics surrounding building financial applications Guest: Robert Leshner…
EP35: Crypto culture with Kenny Rowe
Jun 25 • 57 min
Episode notes: All things Kenny: crypto culture, web 2.0 vs. 3.0, digital <> hyperlocal How communities emerge, their life cycles and how they evolve Reflecting on early MakerDAO culture and the early Ethereum community Guest: Kenny Rowe:…
EP34: All things crypto VR & cryptovoxels, DCL & metaverse with Jin from M3
Jun 3 • 46 min
Episode notes: How cryptovoxels won over the hearts & minds of the NFT crypto artists community All things blockchain VR & Metaverse and what is exciting today Metaverse makers mastermind’s efforts to bridge the VR & Crypto community Guest: Jin…
EP33: Reflections on Aragon Court’s Launch with Jorge Izquierdo
Mar 15 • 42 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ’Žโš–๏ธ The early realities of digital jurisdictions โš”๏ธ๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿš€ Retrospective on the launch of Aragon Court ๐Ÿงš‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ™ How human arbitration can scale decision making Guests: Jorge: twitter.com/izqui9 Aragon Court: court.aragon.org Wizard of dapps…
EP32: All things DAOs/Crypto-social with James Young from Abridged
Feb 27 • 67 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ’ฌ What might DAO based crypto social look like? ๐Ÿ‘น๐ŸŒถ๐Ÿ™ 2nd order effects of DAOS: Moloch, MetaCartel, RaidGuild ๐Ÿ”จ๐Ÿงชโš—๏ธAbridged’s pivot from DApp SDK to DAO-Ops Guests: James Young: twitter.com/jamesyoung Abridged: abridged.io Wizard of dapps…
31: BeToken DAO with Zefram Lou & Guillaume Palayer
Feb 9 • 39 min
Episode notes: ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿงฑโ˜€๏ธ What its like iterating on a DAO ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐ŸŒด The strengths and realities of community governance ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ›ก Advice for first-time dapp developers Guests: Bacon Labs: baconlabs.dev BeToken: betoken.fund Guillaum Palayer: twitter.com/guillaumpalayer…
30 on the ‘Marble Cards Controversy’ with Matthew (@bread_KRumbs) + Johan Unger and Mattias Tyrberg
Jan 23 • 52 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ“ฒ If creators own IP and content rights. Who owns curation? ๐Ÿ”ฎ What gives NFTs their value? Why do they foster more meaningful human relationships? Guests: Matthew: twitter.com/bread_KRumbs Johan: twitter.com/johanunger Mattias:…
29: Venture DAO with Ameen Soleimani and Gabriel Shapiro
Jan 19 • 42 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ‘น Reflections on Moloch DAO and the next steps for iteration ๐Ÿ‘‘ Design philosophies of Venture DAO (legal and engineering) ๐ŸŒฟ Moloch’s natural legal innovation with minority protection Venture DAO Venture DAO: twitter.com/VENTURE_DAO Ameen…
28: Sight with Stefan George from Gnosis
Dec 12, 2019 • 32 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ—ณโฐโš–๏ธ The various use cases of prediction markets ๐Ÿ’ถ๐Ÿฆ…๐ŸŒ Gnosis’s larger vision for the Sight prediction market Sight Sigh: sight.pm Stefan: Brantley: twitter.com/BrantlyMillegan Wizard of dapps Twitter: @wizardofdapps Website:…
27: ENS with Brantly Millegan
Dec 2, 2019 • 29 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ”– ENS’s vision and north star goals, bridging with DNS ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿ’ธ ENS Auction sales, governance Orochi DAO ENS: ens.domains Brantley: twitter.com/BrantlyMillegan Wizard of dapps Twitter: @wizardofdapps Website: https://wizardofdapps.fm/ Telegram…
26: Orochi DAO with Makoto Inoue & James Waugh
Nov 26, 2019 • 32 min
Episode notes: ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ‘น๐Ÿ The process of forking Moloch DAO ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽข๐Ÿฅณ The journey of a DAO and the potential of community unlocked Orochi DAO Orochi DAO: twitter.com/OrochiDAO Wizard of dapps Twitter: @wizardofdapps Website: https://wizardofdapps.fm/ Telegram group:…
25: Pillar Project with Drew Harding
Nov 14, 2019 • 29 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿ“ฒโœจ UX as a platform and super-app ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŒต๐ŸŽฏ The reality of our current day ability to articulate clear crypto value propositions Drew Harding & Pillar Project Pillar Project: pillarproject.io Drew Harding: twitter.com/DrewHarding Wizard of dapps…
24: bZx & Fulcrum with Kyle Kristner
Nov 7, 2019 • 37 min
Episode notes ๐Ÿฃ Solving for use facing DeFi UX ๐Ÿฅฌ The process of boostrapping a borrowing & lending market ๐Ÿ“Š Locked value, metrics and the pitfalls of DeFi Kyle Kristner & bZx Kyle’s twitter: twitter.com/BeTheb0x bZx: bzx.network Fulcrum trade:…
23: Ethereum & Mist with Alex Van de Sande
Oct 31, 2019 • 34 min
Episode notes: ๐ŸŒณ The first user interfaces of Ethereum and the story of Mist, the first Ethereum browser ๐Ÿšก Lessons learned from being one of the earliest designers in the Ethereum community Alex & Universal logins Alex’s twitter: twitter.com/avsa…
22: Clovers Part 2 (post-launch) with Billy Rennekamp
Oct 25, 2019 • 30 min
Episode notes: โœˆ๏ธ Solving mid-flight post-launch bugs and measure for a live crypto game ๐Ÿ’Ž How are users establishing rules of percieved value within the clovers game economy? Billy Rennekamp & Clovers Clovers Part 1 (Wizard of dapps episode 15):…
21: YoloRekt with Yogesh Srihari
Oct 14, 2019 • 33 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ˜ Light, lean & incrementally decentralized dapps ๐ŸŒด Users don’t need to care about decentralization with user-owned contract wallets โœจ Building an addicting dapp YoloRekt and Yogesh Yogesh twitter: twitter.com/yogeshgo05 YoloRekt twitter:…
20: Flex Dapps with Alexander Ramsey and Tom Nash
Sep 28, 2019 • 53 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿคน‍๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿน The realities of deploying dapps in real-time environments for crypto native experiences (crypto fortune cookie, burner house party, web3summit app +) ๐Ÿฆ˜๐Ÿฆ˜๐Ÿฆ˜Australian buzzwords and banter PoolTogether & Brendan Asselstine Twitter:…
19: Audius with Roneil Rumburg & Forrest Browning
Sep 24, 2019 • 31 min
Episode notes: ๐ŸŽง Solving the misalignment of existing web 2.0 creator communities โ›ต Abstracting crypto and on-ramping existing communities to web 3.0 Audius (now live and launched) Audius: audius.co Roneil: twitter.com/roneilr Forest:…
18: PoolTogether with Brendan Asselstine
Sep 16, 2019 • 35 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ“ˆInterest based business models ๐Ÿ›  State of UX infrastructure PoolTogether & Brendan Asselstine PoolTogether: pooltogether.us Brendan: twitter.com/b_asselstine Wizard of Dapps Twitter: @wizardofdapps Website: https://wizardofdapps.fm/…
17: Cryptowars (e11.io) with Matias Nisenson
Sep 4, 2019 • 24 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ›ถ Creating Ethereum’s first RTS eSports game via cryptowars โš”๏ธ Addressing today’s challenges that crypto game companies face Cryptowars & Matias Nisenson Mintbase: mintbase.io Matias Nisenson: twitter.com/MatiasNisenson Wizard of Dapps…
16: Mintbase with Nate Geier
Aug 27, 2019 • 23 min
Episode notes: ๐ŸŽŸ Lessons learnt from piloting NFT artwork as conference tickets ๐Ÿงฉ The composability of NFTs and how they can fit in with other systems Mintbase & Nate Geier Mintbase: mintbase.io Nate Geier: twitter.com/nategeier Wizard of Dapps Twitter:…
15: Clovers with Billy Rennekamp
Aug 14, 2019 • 32 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ“ท Using a proof of work game to crowd source puzzle solutions โ˜˜๏ธ Understanding value from first principals with uniquely interpreted art collectibles ๐Ÿงฉ More conversations on composability! Billy Rennekamp & Clovers Clovers (launching 20th…
14: SuperRare with John Crain
Aug 8, 2019 • 27 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ’‘ How NFTs and tokens are deepening contextual relationships ๐ŸŽญ The weird and exciting paradigm of composable digital scarcity Nexus Mutual & Hugh Karp SuperRare: superrare.co John Crain: twitter.com/gnarzly Wizard of Dapps Twitter:…
13: Nexus Mutual with Hugh Karp
Aug 1, 2019 • 27 min
Episode notes: ๐Ÿ›ก How to buy insurance for smart contracts today โš–๏ธ Using DAOs to form curated judgement for insurance ๐ŸŒพ Enabling insurance in under served and inefficient markets Nexus Mutual & Hugh Karp Nexus Mutual: nexusmutual.io Hugh Karp:…
12: Cent.co with Cameron Hejazi
Jul 26, 2019 • 40 min
Episode notes ๐Ÿฅ• Propagating social networks through incentives ๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍โค๏ธ‍๐Ÿ‘ฉ How to build intimacy between internet strangers ๐Ÿงฒ How web 3.0 can change internet social graphs Cent & Cameron Hejazi Cent: http://cent.co Cameron’s twitter:…
11: Wednesday Coin with Mike Vargas
Jul 17, 2019 • 29 min
Episode notes ๐Ÿ“… Why is there a coin & a dapp that only works on Wednesdays? โณHow time restrictions can augment reality to create digital scarcity Wednesday Coin & Mike Vargas Website: wednesdaycoin.io Mike V. twitter: twitter.com/Aelchim Wizard of Dapps…
10: Axie Infinity with Jiho
Jul 14, 2019 • 37 min
Episode notes ๐ŸŒŽ Using game worlds as an integrated portal to DeFi and Web 3.0 ๐ŸŽฎ How Axie built up its gamer and developer community ๐Ÿ’ฌ The importance of Axie’s discord community chat Jiho & Axie Infinity Jiho twitter.com/Jihoz_Axie Axie Infinity…
9: Humanity DAO with Rich McAteer
Jul 3, 2019 • 27 min
Episode notes The product challenge of scaling up DAOs to 1000+ members Using DAOs to unbundle identity and create an unstoppable opt-in passport system Building products alongside unique identity Rich McAteer Twitter: twitter.com/richmcateer Website:…
8: Cryptokitties with Benny Giang
Jun 26, 2019 • 38 min
Episode notes Virtual clothing, and the decoupling of status and value with the physical world Digital avatars and altering reality through digital scarcity Origins of how Cryptokitties came to be and the birth of the kittyverse Fully exposing what Web…
7: Burner Wallet with Austin Griffith
Jun 19, 2019 • 37 min
Episode notes Tuning product abstractions with various user personas The journey of the Burner wallet from Devcon4 to ETH New York Bottom up identity systems that are now possible The need for faster and tighter iteration cycles for web 3.0 Austin…
6: ImToken with Philipp Seifert
Jun 13, 2019 • 21 min
Episode Summary This week we talk to Philipp from ImToken about… how the ICO boom of 2017 facilitated growth user feedback and use cases where ImToken is going Episode Notes ImToken: @imTokenOfficial Philipp: @Philiff Wizard of Dapps Twitter:…
5: Unlimited Tower with Tom and Brian
May 31, 2019 • 19 min
Episode Summary This week we talk to Tom and Brian from Unlimited Tower and talk about… building on EOS the developer experience on different chains the inspiration behind the game and how it works Episode Notes Unlimited Tower: @UnlimitedTower Wizard of…
4: Bunz with Sascha Darius M.
May 1, 2019 • 45 min
Episode summary Bunz is a marketplace that allows users to trade goods and services locally using their data backed token currency: BTZ. With over 300,000+ users, and 3.5 million transactions facilitated within the last year, Bunz has begun to experiment…
3: Peepeth with Bevan Barton
Apr 16, 2019 • 33 min
Episode summary This week we talk to Bevan Barton of Peepeth and talk about… The evolution of Peepeth’s architecture and tech implementation as one of the earliest Ethereum dapps How Peepeth is more than just a twitter clone, and what it is building How…
2: OpenSea with Devin Finzer
Apr 10, 2019 • 30 min
Episode summary This week we talk to Devin Finzer of OpenSea and talk about… OpenSea’s first customers, platform power users and NFT games using the marketplace The marketplace’s unique revenue share business model with NFT developers Open game economies,…
1: Instadapp with Sowmay Jain
Apr 1, 2019 • 31 min
Episode Summary: This week we talk to Sowmay Jain from Instadapp where we talk about… How Instadapp cut down the process of opening a CDP from 12 transactions to one The direction of Instadapp 2.0, implementing a fee based business model Problems with…
0: Radi Cards with Lili Feyerabend & Chris Maree
Mar 20, 2019 • 27 min
Episode summary During this episode, we will be talking to the team of Radi Cards, a dapp that allows you to send NFT e-cards / post cards along with custom messages, ETH and DAI. Over the periods of Christmas and Chinese New Year, over 850+ NFTs post…