Crypto Fairy Tales, Open Source and Ethos with Max


7 March 2024

51 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

This episode of the #citizenweb3 podcast features Max from Basement Nodes. He gave us his persepctive on what is needed to run a validator and how best to optimize resources for a smaller validator. As a validator who is in it for the tech, he opened up about his ethos and values in Web3. Max's mission is to show that anyone can take part in crypto and that everyone has an equal opportunity, unlike many other places in life and he is leading by example.

We spoke to Max about Basement Nodes and:
  • Values
  • Marketing
  • Privacy
  • Open Source
  • In it for the Tech
  • Learning from life
  • Decentralization
  • The different kinds of fairy tales Crypto can be
  • Fear
  • Obstacles and solutions for validation setup
  • Motivations and values
  • Ethos of Crypto
  • Decentralized infrastructure
  • Community building

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