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Maya Middlemiss is the CEO and lead writer at BlockSparks

Joined December 2018 71 Followers

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Crypto Confidence Podcast: World Book Day Special

21 Apr 2019 2 minute read maya $0.04 tipped

The show this week is a celebration of books and we have some recommendations, from some great people in the Blockchain space, of some of the best books to learn about blockchain and crypto. Here’s a list of the recommended books and where you can f...

A Woman's Place is in Blockchain!

5 Apr 2019 2 minute read maya $0.50 tipped

Jen Greyson is the CEO and founder of CoCo, “the airbnb of office space”. Jen’s career began in corporate America, and found her way to the blockchain world about 2 years ago – finding a huge contrast between the secrecy of the traditional business...

Investing in Crypto: From hedge funds to indexes, options and ETFs...

22 Mar 2019 2 minute read maya $0.10 tipped

Today's edition of the Crypto Confidence show talks to Veronica Mihai from Bloomwater Capital, about the many different ways you can gain investment exposure to digital assets without holding crypto directly: NEW: Join our Facebook Community! If yo...

Launching the Crypto Confidence Community

20 Mar 2019 1 minute read maya $0.10 tipped

Following the growth of the Crypto Confidence podcast, we’ve been aware of a growing need for a ‘safe place’ for people to learn about crypto and blockchain in a really transparent and supportive environment.  To help each other and learn from one an...

Maintaining a global perspective in a fragmented world

12 Mar 2019 5 minute read maya $0.03 tipped

“Think global, act local”, the saying goes. This phrase was intended to get us all to think about the broader consequences of our actions, and to do whatever we can within our own sphere of influence… whether tackling huge global problems from clima...

Proof of Workout: Generating Sweatcoins through physical activity

11 Mar 2019 3 minute read maya $2.69 tipped

I have always been a bit of a QS geek, curious to track and count various performance metrics. As I am far from being an athletic type by nature, I am well aware of the need to move and exercise a bit more than I do - and equally aware of every shre...

Discussing the ethics of data: from privacy to transparency to GDPR and AI---

8 Mar 2019 2 minute read maya $0.03 tipped

We talk a lot about how the blockchain is tamper-evident and censorship-resistant. But what does this mean for the data it holds? How will we have to rethink the way we share, disclose and commodify data – whether that’s our personal data or inform...

World Book Day 2019: Let's Celebrate Blockchain and Crypto Writers!

1 Mar 2019 2 minute read maya $0.51 tipped

Once upon a time, as all good stories start, we learned everything from reading books.  Today, storytelling takes place across a multiplicity of formats, which is fantastic from an inclusivity point of view. Particularly when it comes to something as...

Talking P2P with Local Coin Swap

22 Feb 2019 1 minute read maya $0.16 tipped

Today The Crypto Confidence podcast talks to an expert in the principles of peer-to-peer crypto trading, to bring this important concept to life for listeners seeking to better understand the way bitcoin was originally envisaged. Nathan Worsley, CTO...

Tokenising All The World!

8 Feb 2019 1 minute read maya $0.49 tipped

This week's podcast from Crypto Confidence looks at digital tokenisation. This concept is sometimes poorly understood, but has the potential to radically transform the way we value assets across the world... If you like, tokenisation is the disrupti...