Blockchain 2025



Mining on the Blockchain

We saw the success of Binance (BNB) with an exchange token (BNB). ViaBTC, one of the leading mining operations in the world, launched their own utility token. How will it play out?

Blake Moore & Matt Aaron

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About the Episode

Matt Aaron and new co-host Blake Moore go over the sometimes underlooked importance of mining, exchange tokens, token use for the mining world, and finally take and in-depth look at VIAT by ViaBTC.

During our discussion, you'll discover:

0:41 - Presenting new co-host Blake Moore
2:55 - What does peer to peer electronic cash for the world mean?
3:58 - Mining and how it is often overlooked. Why is it so important?
6:16 - Kevin Zhang - The Tibet story - Cleaner energy used for Mining
9:30 - American Express and the payment of anti-mining propaganda
10:58 - VIAT mining token and Binance exchange token
15:09 - A clearer imagery on B&B tokens
17:17 - A sum-up and the “burn” of tokens
18:30 - Back to ViaBTC and payouts within the mining pool
22:02 - Lowering supply of tokens within the long term payout scheme

And much more!

Mentioned in the show:
VIAT Token
Bitcoin Ecosystem Health - A Miner’s Perspective - Kevin Zhang

About the Hosts

Blake Moore

Blake’s interest in cryptocurrencies was sparked in early 2017 when a friend sent him his first bit of Bitcoin on a beach in Thailand. Like most, he then went down the crypto rabbit hole, looking for ways to contribute to the space.

He has been with as Ecommerce Manager since February 2018 and is fully focused on bringing fresh products and exciting services to the store

Matt Aaron

Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.

He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.

His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting for) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.

Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.

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