My Top 5 Podcasts to Stay Current in the Rapidly Evolving Crypto Space

Links updated on: 01/03/2023

As an avid sports enthusiast and someone deeply immersed in cryptocurrencies, I capitalize on my workout sessions to fuel the mind while conditioning the body. This dual task of maintaining physical fitness while enriching intellectually not only wards off boredom during lengthy endurance sessions, but also enables me to stay up-to-date in the ever-evolving crypto space.

Here are my top five podcasts that have become indispensable companions on my cycling training rides:

1. The Breakdown, by Nathaniel Whittemore

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A thoughtful analysis of the macroeconomic trends shaping the crypto industry. Whittemore’s insights provide an invaluable perspective for both newcomers and seasoned investors.

2. Unchained, by Laura Shin

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Hosted by a seasoned journalist, this podcast provides comprehensive insights into emerging trends and pivotal players in the crypto world. Shin's journalistic integrity shines through the show, setting her apart from the zealous prose to which other shows have sometimes acclimated us.

3. The Pomp Podcast, by Anthony Pompliano

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Boasting a guest lineup that reads like a who's who of the crypto world, Pompliano's podcast is a treasure trove of insights and perspectives. It's a must-listen for anyone serious about crypto. Although somewhat polarizing, I find that the tone alone serves as a great morale booster.

4. The Charlie Shrem Show, formerly Untold Stories, by Charlie Shrem

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This podcast takes a historical lens to the crypto industry, exploring the untold stories of its early pioneers. Shrem's narrative style and firsthand experience in the industry make this podcast both enlightening and entertaining.

5. Expand your horizons

To fully appreciate the impact of crypto, it’s essential to understand the broader landscape of digital technology. For this, I recommend a couple of FOSS-oriented podcasts from Jupiter Broadcasting. They’ll help you understand the philosophical links between crypto and the digital world.

LINUX Unplugged
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This podcast provides in-depth discussions and analysis about the latest developments in the Linux community.
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It explores how to self-host your digital life, a philosophy akin to the decentralized nature of cryptocurrencies.