06 May 2021 · 0 min read

The Crypto Renaissance w/ Josh Rosenthal

In this episode of Bankless podcast, Ryan Adams and David Hoffman interview Josh Rosenthal, a former historian and is now a partner at 6ixth Event Cataclysmic Capital. They take a wide lens and examine the similarities between the European Renaissance and what is happening in today's society with both the internet and blockchain technology.

Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
4:40 Josh Rosenthal, PhD
6:43 The Later Middle Ages
11:23 Value and Information
14:35 Physical Power
16:20 A Permissioned Life
22:25 The Disillusionment Bubble
25:15 The Renaissance & Value
32:48 The Renaissance & Information
41:40 Technology, the Catalyst
47:05 Fulfillment of the Internet
53:45 Demons Pooping & Early Memes
1:02:11 Money Printer Go BRR
1:07:30 Satoshi & Martin Luther
1:11:25 A Digital Renaissance
1:20:10 A Genie and a Bottle
1:25:03 Get Involved in Crypto Art
1:29:33 Prep with Crypto
1:31:52 Working for Crypto
1:36:20 Change over Time
1:38:36 Closing & Disclaimers

The episode aired on May 3, 2021.