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Episode Info: Listen on YouTube We kick the decade off with an irreverent look at the last month of news. Kicking off with YouTube’s Christmas crypto purge, shifting into New Year Drone displays, and taking a hard brake alongside Craig Wright’s 2019 Bitcoin predictions. The economy is fine, quantitative easing is just a bit of light entertainment, and China is building self-sustaining cities in the middle of Africa… All is well. Nevertheless, drone deliveries are becoming a thing, an autonomous fighter jet is undergoing trials, and Segway are creating the dystopian utopia we’ve all been dreaming of. Welcome back, and dive right in! Join our Telegram chat Are you certain you’re private and safe online? Check out our new resource at — it’s a great repository of our favourite tools to understand and improve your online security. New to cryptocurrency and blockchain tech? Check out our blockchain basics series, which covers the fundamentals. It starts from Episode 2 and continues until Episode 8. Show Links [Intro] The Assassination of Soleimani: What You Need to Know[Intro] Roger Ver on Bitcoin vs WarElevation — Drone DocumentaryBitcoin Times — Edition 2YouTube’s Crypto Xmas PurgeGoogle’s Censorship Of Cryptocurrencies Goes Way Beyond YouTubeChristmas Gift: Shenzhen Stock Exchange Launches Index of 50 Blockchain FirmsSingapore Made NYE Virtual Clock With DronesShanghai Pre-recorded NYE DronesCNBC: “Goldman Sachs is saying the economy is nearly recession-proof”Central banks to unleash billions as QE is rebootedClarke & Dawe — Quantitative EasingChina Is Building Enormous Self-Sustaining Chinese Cities All Over The African ContinentThe FOMO Show on China’s Belt & Road [Skip to 34m 7s]China Confirms Birth of Third Gene-edited BabyDeus Ex: The Visionary Game That Predicted the Future Google Adds Interpreter Mode for Real-Time Translations to Assistant on PhonesU.S. Commercial Drone Deliveries Will Finally Be a Thing in 2020Elevation — Drone DocumentaryBoeing’s Autonomous Fighter Jet Will Fly Over the Australian OutbackOkhotnik (“Hunter”) — Russia’s Autonomous Heavy Strike DroneAutonomous Ship Mayflower — Set to Sail in Sept?Segway’s New “Personal Transporter Pod” Looks FamiliarShow Segments 0:00 Intro: Soleimani, Iran, Bitcoin 1:56 Welcome! 2:45 Disclaimer 3:11 What We’ve Been Up To 8:54 Privacy & Security + Bitcoin Basics 9:19 YouTube’s Christmas Purge 14:17 Shenzen Stock Exchange Launch Blockchain Index 15:43 Drones Becoming Big Part of NYE Fireworks 17:20 Dr Wrong? Jan 1st Craig Wright Update 20:29 Bitcoin Halving 23:13 CNBC: Goldman Say US Economy is Nearly Recession-Proof 24:21 Quantitative Easing Strikes Back 28:11 China Is Building Enormous Cities All Over Africa 35:17 China Confirms 3rd GM Baby Born 38:54 Google Launch Interpreter — Real-time Language Translation 40:54 Commercial Dro...
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