Weekly Roundup 09/02/22 feat. Kyle Waters (Merge priced in, Roche and Ava Labs, Will Dai float freely?) (EP.345)

Matt and Nic return for another week of news and deals, also joined by Kyle Waters of Coin Metrics. In this episode:

  • What happens to the GPUs post merge?
  • Will the gamers finally get cheap GPUs back?
  • Is the merge like superbowl sunday or Y2K?
  • Does the success of the merge undo a long-term Bitcoin talking point?
  • Are NFTs going to cc0 screwing over their users?
  • DC sues Michael Saylor and Microstrategy for allegedly skipping taxes in DC
  • The SEC questions whether the certain assets in Grayscale trusts are securities
  • What’s going on with the Roche Freedman/ Ava Labs/ Cryptoleaks situation?
  • Is Roche just David Boies 2.0?
  • The Biden executive order reports are due next week
  • Rune of Maker muses about turning Dai into a free floating unit of account
  • Will Maker be able to survive real world assets as collateral?
  • Did Moonbirds rugpull their buyers with IP issues?
  • Kyle Waters from Coin Metrics joins to talk about the Merge
  • Is the distribution of stakers on Ethereum something to be worried about?
  • What’s going to happen to ETH issuance post merge?
  • How to forecast post-merge staking returns
  • Is the merge priced in?
  • Did Ethereum install a pro-cyclical monetary policy?

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