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Khipu Roundtable

Khipu Roundtable

By Khipu Roundtable
Roundtable discussions exploring Decentralization, Blockchain, Distributed Networks & Web 3.0 - The digital democratization of money & governance is quickly growing & spreading cultural changes globally in an unprecedented manner. This program will help keep you up to speed in this exciting era! KRT is a nonprofit educational program.
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Information & Knowledge Storage Systems: Layer Zero & Up
Join hosts Santiago Velez and Malthus John in a sweeping discussion about Information & Knowledge storage systems with guests Professor Ethan Miller and Megan Kelleher. Drawing from the knowledge of decentralized & distributed Aboriginal life, the land and nature form 'layer zero' in our technology stack, informing us of fundamental concepts like law, value, and commons custodianship. At the other end of the scale for archival storage, we find the efficiency of digital terabyte drives starting to fail Kryder's law. Will it be resilient enough to preserve the information tsunami of the digital age? Links from the show:
May 20, 2021
FATF Guidelines Discussion (Part 1)
Hosts Santiago Velez and Malthus John are joined by guests Lewis Cohen & Donna Redel for part 1 of an in-depth discussion on the recently updated Financial Action Task Force (FATF) guidelines, which seek to bring national regulators into global harmony regarding anti-money laundering efforts. Selections from this lengthy document are highlighted, and the ramifications are explored for the US blockchain / cryptocurrency / digital asset markets. Please follow this podcast on your favorite platform! Links from the show:
April 23, 2021
So it begins... MJ & Santiago explain the Khipu Roundtable in the pilot episode!
Take a seat at the Roundtable with Santiago Velez & Malthus John as they explain the program in this in-depth summary introduction. Digital currencies and distributed ledgers & databases are crossing nation-state boundaries and bringing unprecedented changes. The burgeoning web 3.0 is supra-national and allowing for cultural exchange, trade, and supplementary governance. This is not without challenges. The crypto industry is at an important crossroad. It’s at this critical juncture that a choice is being made between continuing with trying to innovate around legal and social norms in the pursuit of profits, or revisiting the original concepts and attempting to lay a better foundation than the haphazard one that was thrown together in the early years. The Khipu Roundtable is taking the second route. These two veterans of this ecosystem talk about these changes and challenges, giving a high-level summary of the broad-ranged topics that this show will cover. Money, trust, communities, and more decentralized forms of governance are discussed, along with the appearance of Bitcoin and its economic & market effects. You'll learn of the Incan connection to the show, and the strong symbolism in the Khipu (also spelled quipu). These all highlight the 'final battles' of the digital revolution, as it turns its focus simultaneously on the centers of power and the edges of our societal networks. Open source vs intellectual property. Debt vs credit. Humanity vs nationality. Flatness vs hierarchies. Knowledge vs misinformation. These are some of the lineups that are framed, and to be taken down rabbit holes as the program moves forward in the future. It's an exciting journey to be on, and we're glad you've joined us! Further reading:
March 18, 2021