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Joshua Scigala on Solving Inflation with Standard.io
Episode 2109th September 2021 • Crypto Current • Richard Carthon
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Joshua Scigala joins us to discuss solving inflation with Standard.io.

Joshua Scigala has been working in the alternative economy space for over 20 years building the first swap website where people could swap items rather than buying and selling, Joshua soon realised that a non-government currency would make the market better but the cypherpunks had not yet figured how to fix the double-spend problem. Joshua followed the work of the cypherpunks mailing list and in 2010 read Satoshi Nakamoto's solution. 


A decentralised peer to peer currency without the double-spend problem had been invented. Joshua has been working with Bitcoin ever since and has been instrumental in everything from the scaling debate and solution to launching the first lighting network exchange as well as the first exchange to trade between bitcoin and physical gold. Joshua is now working on a new stablecoin protocol called The Standard DAO (TheStandard.io) that will enable people to generate stablecoins pegged not to fiat but collateralized by gold bullion, bitcoin and ethereum. 


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https://thestandard.io/

https://crypto-current.co/invest-in-crypto-assets-by-hedging-with-physical-gold/


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