HODL That Thought Podcast #1: Voting with the Blockchain with Jamie Skella from Horizon State

Posted: 7 March 2018 2:47 am

Gather round! The first episode of the HODL That Thought podcast is here. Meet your hosts Marc, Adam and Liz and take a dive into the recent comings and goings in the cryptocurrency world, and also listen to an interview with Jamie Skella from Horizon State about how the blockchain could improve voting forever. Horizon State is a company which facilitates voting using the blockchain for enhanced security and transparency at a cheaper cost. You can read more about Horizon State in our guide.

Also on the show, Adam, Liz and Marc talk about KFC’s entry into the world of bitcoin and the impact cryptocurrencies are having on the search for extra terrestrial life.

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Introduction and outline of the podcast

  • 9:07 – Are you broke yet/discussion of ridiculous coins
  • 11.10 – Coins that were started as a joke
  • 12:50 – Decrypted


Interview with Jamie Skella from Horizon State

  • 31.35 – How does blockchain work? How can blockchain solve some of the problems in voting?
  • 32.44 – How secure is it to use Horizon State to vote?
  • 34.20 – How tokens factor into Horizon State
  • 35.14 – Likelihood of government adopting a blockchain-based voting system
  • 36.30 – How can blockchain fuel change in the frequency of voting and change how we vote
  • 37.56 – Possibility of knee jerk reactions in voting as it becomes faster
  • 38.57- Jamie’s thoughts on trading crypto
  • 40:40 – Jamie’s recommendations for blogs, podcasts
  • 41.04 – Ideal world in 10 years

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