In episode 71 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast we speak to Kathy Loizou, Co-founder and Director of The Children’s Media Conference, and we’re also joined by Alex Amsel, award-winning game developer and blockchain expert.
In the first part of the episode, Kathy fills us in on the history of The Children’s Media Conference, how it’s adapted during Covid-times and why digital folk should attend this year’s event (tip: there’s a discount for Sheffield Digital members too). Kathy also tells us about Playground at Site Gallery in Sheffield, which is taking place from 1 to 11 July in 2021.
In the second part of the episode, we speak to Alex about NFTs – what they are, why there’s been a recent boom, his views on sustainability issues, and how to learn more about bitcoin. Chris also asks him what the heck happened with Cryptopunk NFTs.
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Notes and links
Every episode comes with a list of links to all of the various people, companies and topics that we reference.
- The Children’s Media Conference
- Discount for members
- Kathy Loizou on LinkedIn
- Tedx Sheffield 2014: From Bitcoin to Skynet and why it’s all my fault
- The paper that first introduced Bitcoin
- Alex Amsel on LinkedIn
- Join our Slack community – Sheffield Digital
- Meet our members | Sheffield Digital
- Become a member of Sheffield Digital
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Thank you for the music
Thanks to Alex Mclean – aka Yaxu – for the show’s intro music, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.