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S7:E1 - The Pudgy Penguins NFT Debacle, a Dev Intentionally Breaks His Own Open Source Libraries, and Gen Z’s Distaste for Green Text Bubbles
As a refresher, DevNews is the news show for developers by developers. Each season, our hosts cover the latest in the world of tech, and speak with diverse guests from a variety of backgrounds to dig deep into meaty topics such as security, the pros and cons of outsourcing your authentication, and the latest bugs and hacks.
- @saronyitbarek is the founder of Disco, founder of CodeNewbie host of the CodeNewbie Podcast, and co-host of the base.cs podcast.
- @joshpuetz is the Principal Software Engineer at Forem — the open source community software that powers DEV, CodeNewbie and a growing number of other online communities.
- Dr. Merav Ozair is a leading blockchain expert, a FinTech Professor, and the Editor-in-Chief of the World Scientific Series in FinTech. Her work focuses on decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and the Metaverse, across different industries and business use cases. She is a member of the Academic Advisory Board at INATBA (International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications) and holds a PhD from Stern Business School at NYU.
In this episode, we talk about a developer who broke around 19-thousand projects by intentionally corrupting his own open source libraries, and how iMessage won in the smartphone battle for favor amongst Gen Z. Then we speak with Dr. Merav Ozair, Leading Blockchain expert and FinTech Professor at Rutgers Business School, about NFTs and the turbulent removal of the founders of the Pudgy Penguins project.
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