The Bitcoin Podcast
About This Show
The Bitcoin Podcast is a long form conversation format analysis on bitcoin, blockchain, ethereum and everything in between. Past guests include Andreas Antonopoulos, Roger Ver, Imogen Heap, Lil' B, Jon Fitch, Brock Pierce, Perianne Boring, James D'Angelo, Emin Gün Sirer, and more. Hosted by Marcello Milteer, Demetrick Ferguson, and Corey Petty.
Most Recent Episode
BlockChannel Episode 15: A Hedge on Ethereum, with Numerai
4 days ago
On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee and Dr. Petty are joined by Richard Craib. Richard is the mind behind “Numerai”; an AI-based hedge fund that feeds off of data science and machine-learning modeling. Models that are used on Numerai for algorithmic trading are submitted by users (Data Scientists) on the platform, where they are rewarded “Numeraire” tokens for successful modeling. Numeraire is not a currency in itself; the tokens are used for Data Scientists to essentially “bet” on their own machine learning models and how well they’d actually perform on a live market with real money. This form of “staking” allows the scientist to essentially receive a dividend of sorts for their successful modeling. As the success of Numerai grows, so will the overall proportion of funds being paid of to data scientists. This project is made possible my utilizing the Ethereum public chain; we believe it’s a ground-breaking concept, one that hopefully is replicated across other hard sciences. Dive in and keep an open-mind! Support the Show! ETH Donation Address: 0xa368e33E927D825F5FD05463E6A781414672251c Show Links: Numerai: numer.ai/about Numeraire Token Info: numer.ai/whitepaper.pdf www.wired.com/2017/02/ai-hedge-f…-like-open-source/ Augur: augur.net Intro/Outro Music “Comeback” by Umai: Thebaygerian – Comeback-1 Show Sponsor(s): Cryptodex: www.cryptodex.io