Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Robert Leshner, Tom Schmidt, and Tarun Chitra chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. 

Show topics:

  • Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter – and its effect on DOGE
  • the irony that people working in centralized companies want to decentralize Twitter
  • whether Twitter is going to become like Facebook
  • why Twitter has been the most pro-crypto among big tech companies
  • why Tarun thinks Binance Pay is an impressive product
  • whether it is possible to run a decentralized social media for billions of users
  • the debate between Sam Bankman-Fried and Erik Voorhees about crypto regulation
  • whether crypto exchange CEOs are true believers in the philosophy of crypto
  • why Haseeb believes Sam Bankman-Fried is a very honest person
  • how Reddit used a simple strategy to gain massive adoption
  • whether it is necessary to rebrand NFTs


Twitter acquisition

  • What Are the Potential Impacts of Musk’s Twitter Purchase?
  • Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and CEO of FTX, will receive between $50 million and $100 million from Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter.
  • Vitalik Buterin said Musk’s idea of charging $8 a month for a blue check on Twitter could “damage the blue check’s anti-scam role.”
  • Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said he would join Twitter’s board if Elon Musk asked him to. 

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