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Ep: 36: Hedera Hashgraph Public Ledger and Governance Framework | My Conversation with Leemon Baird

  Learn more about Hedera Hashgraph Full Name Email Address In this Hidden Forces exclusive, Demetri Kofinas interviews Leemon Baird about the launch of Hedera, a public ledger built on the hashgraph consensus protocol. Hedera promises to be the public ledger of the future. It’s fast, able to process hundreds of thousands of transactions per second in a single shard. It is secure with asynchronous Byzantine fault-tolerant consensus. It provides fairness in transaction ordering, with consensus timestamping for every event shared… Listen >>

The Hidden Forces Multi-Media Platform | Step-Function Education for the 21st Century

  Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address In this special release of Hidden Forces, Demetri updates listeners on two major developments. The first deals with the Hidden Forces Media Platform, scheduled to be released at the end of this month or in early April 2018. This platform will offer multi-tiered subscriptions with access to interactive transcripts, show rundowns, and full-video service. The second piece of news deals with Demetri’s involvement in Hashgraph, and the company’s upcoming announcement on… Listen >>

Ep.35: Borrowing with Bitcoin | Banking for the 21st Century with Alex Mashinsky

  Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Alex Mashinsky. Alex is the founder, and CEO of Celsius, a next generation lending wallet that aims to be the ‘Killer App’ of the bitcoin and cryptocurrency revolution. Celsius attempts to overcome the limitations of a traditional banking system by leveraging technology and rethinking lending for the 21st century. A serial entrepreneur, Alex Mashinsky is the founder of seven New York… Listen >>

Ep.34: How to Invest in Cryptocurrency | a Financial Perspective on Bitcoin with Brian Kelly

  Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Brian Kelly. Brian is CEO and Founder of BKCM LLC, a digital asset investment firm. He is an experienced Global Macro investor and the portfolio manager of the BKCM Digital Asset Fund – a hedge fund focused on digital currencies and assets. Brian Kelly has over twenty-five years’ experience in financial markets and is the author of the book “The… Listen >>

Ep.33: Katastroika and the End of Glasnost | a Story of High Finance, Corruption and Murder in Russia with Bill Browder

  Join Our Mailing List Full Name Email Address In this episode of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with Bill Browder. Bill is the founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, the largest foreign investor in Russia until 2005, when he was deported from the country and his $4.5bn in assets liquidated. Since 2009, when his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was murdered in prison after uncovering a $230 million fraud committed by Russian government officials, Bill Browder has been leading… Listen >>

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Demetri Kofinas

Demetri Kofinas

What drives the changes we see in the world? What are the hidden forces that influence our lives? Markets, algorithms, the frontiers of physics, culture, technology, space travel, the human mind…

My name is Demetri Kofinas, and I’ve spent the better part of my life asking these questions. I built my career in media obsessing over them. For me, this has always been a quest to discover the true nature of my world, where I come from and where I’m going. This podcast is about uncovering and understanding the mystery of a world that is so rich and beautiful in its design and function, that to not wonder at its magnificence is to miss something profound.

Join me on a journey of discovery as we look to uncover the reality of our world. Where things come from, how they came to be, and what it all means for you.