Druid Gatherings and Decentralized Things with Vladimir Understanding and Valentin Medniy


6 February 2024

1 hr 36 mins 51 secs

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This episode of the #citizenweb3 podcast features Vladimir Understanding and Valentin Medniy from Posthuman. Their energy and enthusiasm is contagious, as they take you on a journey through all spheres of Web3.

Posthuman is a decentralized validator. In this interview they reveal that they have many more facets to their work. Their validator school does invaluable work with up and coming and prospective infrastructure providers and their work internationally at grass roots is also really positive. This conversation is eye opening to the various aspects that projects can have that we never get to see.

We spoke to Vladimir Understanding and Valentin Medniy about Posthuman and:
  • Distributed things
  • Trust in a trustless system
  • Conspiracy theories
  • Consensus struggles
  • The power of digital to amplify a message
  • What is true decentralization
  • The demands of running a validator
  • Community development
  • Druid gatherings
  • The journey from illustrations to validators
  • The importance of community in blockchain
  • Passion as a driver for Cosmos at the start
  • The importance of reputation
  • The importance of validator participation
  • Evangelism in Web3
  • Connecting people through education
  • Myths about Web3
  • Ecosystem development
  • Decentralize your life
  • Decentralized management
  • Reputation based systems
  • The need for cooperation over competition
  • Governance
  • Egos

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