This episode is work safe.
Interview with Ryan Fugger of the Ripple Project.
We discuss how the Ripple Project works as an alternative mode of electronic currency; why people would want to use Ripple as opposed to a systmen like a bank; what do governments and banks think of alternative electronic currencies; time dollars; e-gold; how anonymous is Ripple; how secure is Ripple; what prevents people from abusing Ripple; why are alternative electronic currencies less popular in the U.S.; how successful is Ripple; ripplepay.com; how the Ripple Project began; Vancouver's Work Less Political Party; Conrad Schmidt; LETSystems; how is Ripple different from other electronic currencies; PayPal; Cyclos; what is the future of alternative electronic currencies; email and Skype; how will alternative electronic currencies change our economy.
Featured song is "Stuck Like" by Maxfield.
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