Moonshot Application for Web3
September 06, 2022
Read Time 1 MIN
On this episode of WEB3 TEA, JP Lee and Matt Bartlett are joined by Patrick Bush, Senior Digital Assets Analyst at VanEck. To continue last week’s discussion, Patrick explains how he got his job in crypto by sending cold emails, listening to crypto podcasts in his free time (watch the episode to learn his favorite ones), and writing a research paper on the Osmosis token.
This episode explores what it may take to increase adoption of Web3, including the importance of network effects, the potential of gaming platforms, and how new blockchain technologies can create long-term value. We also discuss whether Bitcoin’s current price, which is back down to what it was years ago, reflects the global participation that has since taken place — does Bitcoin need to continue going up to be viewed as successful? With the ETH merge coming up, we address the long-term viability of crypto mining, Bitcoin forks, and what challenges the “difficulty bomb” might bring.
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