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Launched in 2016, Unchained is one of the longest-running and most popular crypto podcasts. Tune in every Tuesday to hear host Laura Shin, author of “The Cryptopians,” conduct an hour-long interview or discussion with the most interesting thinkers and doers in the space.

On Fridays, Laura dives into that week’s hottest news story, and then gives a rundown of the biggest headlines in the weekly news recap.

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Why the Celestia Team Sees a Future With 10,000 Roll-Ups - Ep. 610

Episode #610 | February 20, 2024

Why the Celestia Team Sees a Future With 10,000 Roll-Ups

Celestia’s co-founder and its COO talk about how their modular blockchain makes it easier for blockchains to scale.

Friday’s Episode

Is the Short Team Lockup for STRK ‘Misaligned’? No, Says Starkware CEO - Ep. 609

Episode #609 | February 16, 2024

Is the Short Team Lockup for STRK ‘Misaligned’? No, Says Starkware CEO

Starknet community members were not happy about many of the details of who was eligible to receive tokens.

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Laura Shin is a crypto journalist and host of the Unchained podcast.

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Laura Shin is a crypto journalist, host of the Unchained podcast, and author of “The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze” (PublicAffairs, 2022). During the course of writing her book, she and her sources uncovered who they believe was behind the biggest whodunnit in crypto — the 2016 DAO attack on Ethereum.

Formerly a senior editor at Forbes, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time, and her podcasts and videos have had 20 million downloads and views. Shin has spoken about cryptocurrency at places such as TEDx San Francisco, the International Monetary Fund, Singularity University and the Oslo Freedom Forum.

She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors from Stanford University and has a master of arts from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. She lives in New York City.

Read more about her at laurashin.com and follow her on Twitter at @laurashin and on Facebook.

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Amazing guests + smart questions

Unchained is my favorite crypto podcast because Laura’s journalistic approach cuts through the hype. She isn’t afraid to ask billionaires hard questions – a refreshing quality in such a bullish space!

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I listen to about a dozen podcasts – none more journalisticlly (in the old-fashioned, quality sense of the word) sound than Laura’s. She is a Rock of Gibraltar in the killer seas of crypto.

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Jan 28, 2022

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