ABOUT THE SHOW
The Internet: the most impactful invention of modern human history. It has transformed the way that we talk with each other, do business, educate and learn - even the way we think. But how did we get here? What were the choices, the experiments, and, yes, even the moments of blind luck that created the Internet we use today? And, more importantly, who are the innovators and disruptors that are building what we will use next?
Hosted by podcast personality Zach Valenti with guest hosts Ryan Shea and Muneeb Ali, co-founders of Blockstack, The Internet 3.0 brings you the stories of digital explorers on the frontier of decentralized protocols, cryptocurrencies, and other revolutionary technologies that are changing the face of the Internet forever.
Zach Valenti is a storyteller, technologist, and mental health advocate. He is a Webby Award nominated podcaster and his documentary film work has been selected to screen at The United Nations. Zach's been published in The Wall Street Journal, NY Daily News, and Salon and he has been a featured speaker at The National University of Singapore, Mass General Hospital, and Harvard.
Muneeb Ali is a co-founder of Blockstack. He is a distributed systems PhD from Princeton and gives guest lectures on cloud computing there. Muneeb went through Y Combinator and was awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship.
Ryan Shea is a co-founder of Blockstack. He studied engineering at Princeton, went through Y Combinator, and was inducted into the Forbes 30 Under 30. Ryan has authored several popular open source libraries in cryptography and blockchains.
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