13 Oct 2018

Zig Zag: demystifying Blockchain

From The Podcast Hour, 12:50 pm on 13 October 2018
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'Zig Zag' tells the story of two people navigating their way through a period of profound personal change, against a backdrop of technological upheaval.

Manoush Zomorodi used to host New York Public Radio's popular tech show 'Note To Self'. But she and producer Jen Poyant ditched their jobs to find a future for themselves inside an emerging form of journalism powered by the Blockchain.

And if you start glazing over at words like Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Ethereum then don't fear- the Zig Zag team are well versed in explaining tricky tech concepts!

 We play an extract from Episode 2 called 'Blockchain. Block What?!' where they grapple with some of the big questions that potentially obstruct their narrative: like what is Blockchain? And why should we care?!