On today’s show I am privileged to interview Dana Zhang a PhD student in computer science at Vanderbilt University right here in Nashville Tennessee. This highly intelligent young woman shares with us the path that brought her to blockchain tech and a bit about where she hopes to make an impact in our world.
In the second half of the show I head over to the Vanderbilt University campus to the Department of electrical engineering and computer science. There I spend some time interviewing students to find out what they know (and don?’?t know) about block chain tech and of course Bitcoin. While there, I was fortunate to run into Irfaan Khalid, the President of Vandy Hacks, Vanderbilt?’?s annual hackathon. This hackathon attracts over 400 students from around the world who will compete from October 20th ?'” 22n this year, building cool projects to change the world. Ahh to be young again!
Remember folks: ?’?œThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men and women to do nothing?’ ?'” do something y?’?all and be proud of it!
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Ode To Satoshi
Ode to Satoshi lyrics & melody by John BarrettCopyright 2014 RJM Publishing – BMI Nashville.
Lead Vocal, Harmony Vocals, Harmonica, Snare Drum: John BarrettHarmony vocals: John Barrett, Connie Sinclair and Lij ShawGuitar: Jonathan BrownMandolin: Ben MillerBass Guitar: Michael Rinne
Initial tracks recorded by Mark Thornton of Sidekick Sound Studios, Madison, TN. All other tracks Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at The Toy Box Studio, Nashville, TennesseeEngineer: Lij Shaw. Assistant to engineer: Don ?’?œThe Don?’ BatesProduced by John Barrett & Elijah ?’?œLij?’ Shaw
Special thanks to Alan Baird for his dobro, guitar and mandolin playing on many of the shows. Now that?’?s some pickin man! Thanks also to Alex Munoz Guijarro for his excellent pedal steel playing on many of our shows.
Interviews for this episode were recorded and edited by John Barrett at The Tree House Studio – Nashville, Tennessee. All shows are produced by John Barrett with the moral support of his trusty sidekick Maxwell Rascalnikov CoyoTe Rex, aka Max.
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